Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Aventura Mall Hosts 7th Annual Share Our Strength’s Great American Bake Sale

Aventura Mall will "bake a difference" when it hosts the 7th Annual Share Our Strength’s Great American Bake Sale, a culinary benefit to end childhood hunger in America. The event takes place  Sunday, May 22, from noon-4pm at Aventura Mall's Center Court.
Local bakeries, restaurants, marketplaces, and hotels will offer samples of sweet treats for $2 to $5. Tickets for all bake sale items will be on sale at the event for $1 each or $10 for 13 tickets - a baker's dozen. Proceeds will be distributed to local organizations that feed children and assure them access to good nutrition.
The 2010 bake sale

Participating vendors include: Grand Lux Café, Nordstrom Café Bistro, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, Ocean Prime, Alisa’s Painted Bistro, Turnberry Ocean Colony, The Fairmont Turnberry Isle Resort and Spa, Chef Allen's, Florida International University, Edda’s Cake Design, Hot Cookies, Cookies by Shar, The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, Caramel Swirls, Chocolate 4 Charity, Forever Sweet Cakes By Design, Jennifer's Homemade, Joe's Stone Crab, Nestle Waters, and Whole Foods Market.

The event will also include raffles for great prizes, a cupcake decorating station for kids and several pastry demonstrations.

One in almost four children in America goes to bed hungry each night – that’s 17 million nationwide and more than 637,000 kids in Florida alone. Proceeds from Share Our Strength’s Great American Bake Sale will be distributed to local organizations that feed children and assure them access to good nutrition; past recipients have included Feeding South Florida, Florida Impact and FLIPANY.

Chef Allen Susser of Chef Allen's
Event Chairman is Chef Allen Susser of Chef Allen's Restaurant and Co-Chairwoman is Jennifer Behar, of Jennifer’s Homemade.

South Florida's number one shopping destination among locals and international visitors, Aventura Mall ranks as one of the top five highest grossing malls in the country in sales per square foot. Anchored by Bloomingdale’s, Nordstrom and Macy’s, Aventura Mall boasts 300 specialty stores, ranging from chic, internationally renowned names such as Herve Leger by MaxAzria, Burberry, Faconnable, Henri Bendel, Michael Kors and Hugo Boss to many of the most popular and recognized retailers, including Abercrombie & Fitch, Apple, Calvin Klein, Forever XXI, True Religion and Diesel. Aventura Mall is also home to 10 full-service restaurants and an exclusive contemporary art collection featuring 10 installations positioned throughout the shopping center. 

Located at 19501 Biscayne Boulevard, the mall is open Monday through Saturday, 10am-9:30pm, and Sunday, noon-8pm. For more information call 305-935-1110, visit online at www.aventuramall.comFacebook and Twitter.   

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