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Cupcake Smash To Take Over The Piazza in Northern Liberties

Tickets available for Cupcake Smash, a baking competition benefiting Philabundance, the Delaware Valley’s largest hunger relief organization

Philadelphia, Pa- April 2, 2012- Philabundance, the Delaware Valley’s largest hunger relief organization, is throwing the second annual Cupcake Smash at The Piazza at Schmidts on Saturday, April 28th from 1- 5pm. This year, Philabundance and PYT are joining forces with The Piazza to raise money for our neighbors in need of food in the Delaware Valley. Professional and amateur bakers alike will vie for the tastiest PYT themed cupcake to be deemed #1 by celebrity judges and the “People’s Choice”. Advance tickets are on sale now for $20 and can be purchased at www.philabundance.org/CupcakeSmash. There will also be tickets on sale at the door for $25.

This year, Cupcake Smash will be held in the middle of The Piazza and Tony Luke Jr. of Tony Luke’s will emcee the event. Celebrity judges include Tony Luke Jr., Drew Lazor, editor of Meal Ticket for Philadelphia City Paper, Wendy Rollins, Radio Host on Radio 104.5, Tommy Up of PYT, and Leah Kauffman, Executive Entertainment and Lifestyle Producer, Philly.com. Judges will vote on the best cupcake for the amateur category and professional category, while attendees will vote for the “People’s Choice”. The winning cupcakes will be featured on PYT’s menu through May.

DJ Jay Yo will be on the ones and twos while complimentary beverages will be provided by Pabst Blue Ribbon, FUZE, St-Germain Liqueur and Bare Foot Wine and Bubbly. Root 222 Crew will be doing a live painting onsite and attendees will have an opportunity to grab something to eat from a number of outdoor vendors like Mompops, who will be donating 50 percent of proceeds back to Philabundance.

Tickets to last year’s Cupcake Smash sold out before the event and raised $3,400 for Philabundance helping them provide 6,800 meals to people in need. The goal for the second annual Cupcake Smash is to raise enough money to provide 10,000 meals for people in need.

Sponsors include The Piazza at Schmidts, Pabst Blue Ribbon, FUZE, Philadelphia Chocolate Tours, Radio 104.5, St-Germain Liqueur, Mompops and Barefoot Wine and Bubbly.

For more information, please call 215-339-0900 or visit www.philabundance.org.

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