Friday, April 1, 2011

 Artisanal bread, gourmet cheese sticks, chocolate parfaits: definitely not your average school bake sale fare. But this was not just any bake sale. Food Network star Sandra Lee, hosted a benefit for the Food Bank for New York City in Grand Central Terminal's historic Vanderbilt Hall this past Tuesday. 

The Hall was filled with amazing treats from New York hot spot's Del Posto and Gotham Bar and Grill as well as Magnolia's delicious cupcakes and Junior's cheesecake.  My favorite-the addictive cheese sticks from Murray's Cheese Store-definately worth the trip!  The event raised a total of $50,368.80 for the Food Bank-great cause, great cookies!
Murray's Cheese shop-delicious savory snacks
I couldn't resist Murray's cheese puffs!
 Butter Lane Bakery icing demo
 Tonnie's Minis of Harlem
 Artisanal bread from Sullivan Street bakery
Gotham Bar and Grill's homemade cookies
 Grand Central's Vanderbilt Hall

Artisanal bread, gourmet cheese sticks, chocolate parfaits-not your average school bake sale fare. But this was not any bake sale. Food Network star Sandra Lee, hosted what she had hoped to be the largest bake sale of all time in Grand Central Terminals historic Vanderbilt Hall.  The event, benefitting the Food Bank for New York City featured some of 


classic • casual • home said...

What a cute idea for a good cause.

The enchanted home said...

Looking at this post while I am famished and have another hour to go until I meet a lunchdate was probably not a wise idea...far too many outrageously delicious looking yummies hear that are all my weakness! But what a wonderful cause...looks like it was a big success!

The enchanted home said...

PS Stop by...doing a fantastic giveaway!

Splendid Market said...

What a great way for the food community to give something back -- and have fun!!

Stitchfork said...

Bake sale on a grand scale! I'd zero in on those Murray's cheese puffs in a hearbeat!
xo Cathy

Stephanie @ La Dolce Vita said...

what a great idea! glad it was a success!

Jamie Herzlinger said...

Greatost for a fabulous cause!
And what a fun venue!
Jamie Herzlinger

'LUSH' said...

Absolutely the ONE Bake Sale I would want to spend my money and time at! How incredible!

red ticking said...

i could eat cheese puffs for days... esp from murrays!!

quintessence said...

My kind of bake sale!! Looks fabulous and for such a great cause. Glad to hear it was a success!

The Devoted Classicist said...

I have not tried the cheese sticks, but will, based on your recommendation.