Cupcake Smash 2012 is on! The annual cupcakes-for-a-cause challenge brought to you by Philabundance is taking over PYT in the Piazza at Schmidts on Saturday, April 28th. This year, both amateur and professional bakers will be asked to draw inspiration from the PYT menu when creating their unique cupcakes. Dare to compete? Contact Cupcake Coordinator Melissa Mae at [email protected] for more details.
EMCEE & CELEBRITY JUDGES
- EMCEE & JUDGE: South Philly’s man of many talents Tony Luke Jr., Tony Luke’s
- Drew Lazor, City Paper
- Wendy Rollins, Radio 104.5
- Tommy Up, PYT
- Michael Klein, The Philadelphia Inquirer
- the sounds of DJ Jay Yo on the ones and twos
- a tasting of over a dozen PYT-inspired cupcakes
- complimentary beverages from Pabst Blue Ribbon, FUZE, and St-Germain Liqueur
- live painting by the Root 222 Crew
- delicious eats from some of The Piazza’s outdoor market vendors
- and many more surprises in store for the festivities…
Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door, and you can purchase them here. Last year's event sold out, so get 'em quick!
[image via Philabundance]
It’s a Cupcake Smash, a baking competition with a twist - challenging the area’s cupcake masters to think outside the box (or should we say bun) while they create, compete, and most importantly…give back to their communities!
Philabundance and PYT are challenging bakers to create cupcakes inspired by Tommy Up’s adventurous menu. It’s an opportunity for competitors to be truly original and create one of a kind treats that surprise and delight the senses.
We’ll be joined by the sounds of DJ Jay Yo on the ones and twos. Foodie Extraordinaire, Felicia D’Ambrosio, will be our celebrity emcee along with a panel of celebrity judges including Tommy Up, Anna Goldfarb from Shmitten Kitten, The Philadelphia Inquirer’s Michael Klein, & Phrequency’s Leah Kauffman. Our judges will select the winning cupcake, which will be featured on the PYT menu, for a limited amount of time.
Both amateur and professional bakers are welcome to compete. If you have an interest in participating, please reach out to our Cupcake Coordinator, Melissa Mae at [email protected], for more information.
Advance tickets are available online. All proceeds will go to Philabundance. Note: you must be 21 and older to attend this event.
When: April 30, 2-6 p.m.
Where: PYT, Piazza at Schmidts, 1050 N. Hancock Street
Cost: $15 in advance, $20 at the door
More info: www.philabundance.org
[previously posted on Access Philly]