Cakes, tarts, cookies and pies – we could go anywhere for baked treats. But because we love you so, we decided to go an extra mile. Thanks to our very generous donors, we have a line-up of really exciting stuff that we are going to auction/raffle* off at our bake sale venues on Apr 9-10, 2011. Do you really want to miss this?
A big round of applause for our fabulous sponsors and their equally fabulous donations**:
If you’re tired of the same old movie-and-dinner date and have a love for good food, then Aphrodite Cooks is the place for you. Professional chefs will guide you through a simple but spectacular menu and at the end of the class, you can enjoy the meal you cooked together. Win a Couples Cooking Class gift certificate from Aphrodite Cooks – an unhurried, fun, interactive date idea, which beats that boring movie any time.
Arvinda’s specializes in authentic, healthy, gourmet Indian cooking. They have a great respect for wholesome and natural ingredients and their flavorful recipes reflect the same. Join Arvinda and his daughter Preena as they guide you through the intricacies of Indian cuisine. Learn more about the ingredients, techniques and recipes with an Indian Cooking Class in Toronto. Arvinda’s has kindly donated 2 gift certificates (value $85.00 each).
A Taste of the World
A Taste of the World is your gateway to discovering Toronto’s off-the-map treasures and giving yourself a taste of the local cuisine. They specialize in interactive walks and bike tours of Toronto’s multi-cultural neighborhoods. If you’re new to Toronto, this is your chance to get familiar with the local scene. Even if you’ve stayed here for a long time, chances are you’ll discover something new. Get intimate with Toronto with a gift certificate for 2 on the Kensington Foodies Roots Walk ($90.00 value) or get familiar with some phantoms and urban legends with a gift certificate for 2 on a Ghost Walk of your choice ($50.00 value).
Cakes, cupcakes, cake-pops, cookies and more: Cake Bites is a veritable store-house of baked goodies. Indulge in some sweet treats as Gabriella gives away 3 gift certificates – each for 12 cupcakes of one flavor of your choice.
We’re sure that Flight Centre needs no introduction. But we recently found out how committed to a cause they are. Thanks to their generosity, you can now win a $200 Flight Centre gift certificate and a Flight Centre branded luggage set. Thanks also to Shannon Kelly for connecting us. Bon voyage!
Flour Fancies believes that each cake and cookie is an expression of your own unique style. Their cakes and cookies are all individually made from scratch – you can now share in the bounty with a gift certificate in the amount of $100 compliments of Flour Fancies Inc., redeemable for custom cakes, cupcakes, and cookies.
Guy Who Bakes
Ike Okafor is the Guy Who Bakes. His recipes traverse the world and include a Heavenly Bacon Cake from Portugal, an Almond Cake from Spain, a Chocolate Amaretti Cake from Italy among many others. You can now taste his delightful creations at the event and with his donation of 3 gift certificates valued at $50 each.
Le Dolci, Toronto’s fun food education studio, has generously donated four spots in a cupcake decorating class – for 2 winners + friend (value $80 each). At this absolute beginners class, suitable for any age(!), you will have a fun time in a relaxing atmosphere, gain confidence in working with food colouring, cutters and piping bags and leave with a set of fabulously decorated cupcakes that your friends and family will be suitably impressed by.
Liberty Entertainment Group
The Rosewater is elegant, intimate and showcases classic comfort food with a modern twist. We are happy to bring to you their generous donation of 4 gift certificates to dine in style at the Rosewater, valued at $50 each.
Mickey’s Pizza has a commitment to great taste, the freshest ingredients and absolutely no cardboard-crap-excuse-for-a-pizza. Owners Mickey & Sandi’s dedication to quality is matched by their generosity to a cause – they are donating to this cause 30 gift vouchers for their delicious pizza valued at $20 each (Total $600!).
Robin Sharp Photography
Robin Sharp is a talented photographer based in Toronto. Her portfolio consists of an impressive blend of portraits, events and food photography. Robin has generously offered to be our event photographer on April 9 at Evergreen Brickworks. In addition, she has generously donated a matted version of this absolutely adorable print – check it out: it will make you smile.
The Cookie Messenger
Need an alternative to flower bouquets that wither away the nest day? Then say it with cookies. AtThe Cookie Messenger, you’ll find beautifully designed edible cookie bouquets. Each cookies is made from scratch and hand-decorated for a personal touch. You can now win a gift certificate worth $75.00 for a cookie bouquet for any occasion from The Cookie Messenger.
Thomas Allen & Son
We can never resist a good book and cookbooks are very close to our hearts. You can now win a copy of the super creative What’s New, Cupcake? (a personal favorite) and the delightful A World of Cake thanks to the wonderful generosity of Thomas, Allen & Son. Thank you also to Bonita Mok for connecting us.
(More coming up!)
*Rules and details to be finalized.
**Applicable terms and conditions will be printed on the gift certificates.