Let Them Eat Cake A Sweet Competition

Let Them Eat Cake A Sweet Competition


The 15th annual Let Them Eat Cake event took place Sunday at the Loews Hotel. 35 of the area’s best pastry chefs competed for the best decorated and most tasty cake. This year, Variety, the Children’s Charity fundraiser’s theme is In the Jungle, so let’s not monkey around and see what they created.


The judges for Let Them Eat cake arrive at the Loews Hotel about 2 hours before the doors open for the guests.

Philadelphia Dance Academy
was on hand to entertain the guests, as was Mole Street Entertainment.

Variety Executive Board – Tangi James-Boone, Maribeth Roman Schmidt, President Of The Board Of Directors at Variety – The Children’s Charity and Jerry Bollenbach, Variety, the Children’s Charity

Amanda Kaewvichien, Executive Pastry Chef at Bank and Bourbon Bourbon.
The fourth annual Bourbon Bash is coming Tuesday, April 17th … get your tickets today!

Chef Amanda creates the most delicious dessert bar for you to enjoy after you dine on the delicious dinner bits from Chef Thomas Harkins

Van Cleve models modeled fashionable wedding gowns and evening wear
Cake was served as slices or in containers like these

Salon Thalia

Best Design winner Masterchef Pastry Shop

Best Themed Unique Cakes

Since 1935, Variety – the Children’s Charity of the Delaware Valley has fulfilled its mission to enrich the lives of children and young adults with intellectual disabilities through social, educational, and vocational programs that nurture independence and self-confidence, and prepare them for life.

If I were the judge I would have picked this for most creative, I love it

Sheila Hess – A huge THANK YOU for recognizing me w/2018 during 🎂🍰 on my bday.What a night! 🎉😉So special presenting award, hosting as Harry Giordano, Marketing director of Variety looks on. ❤📸

Student Winners: Gabriella Messina and Frankie Sangiuliano of The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College

Audience Choice Diane Michelle, Diane Michelle Cakes

Emily Maynard, Wedding Sales Consultant at Bredenbeck’s and Irvin Boyd with Diana Anello, Head Sugar Artist/ Lead Cake Decorator at Bredenbeck’s winning for Best of Show and Best Tasting cake.