YBLC announces local chefs joining the ‘Ace of Cakes’ for its upcoming ‘Night of Dessert Stars’ Benefit
YouthBuild Lake County announces the pastry chefs that will be appearing with Ace of Cakes, Duff Goldman, at this year’s Spring Benefit, A Night of Dessert Stars. As many as 300 guests will gather on Saturday, May 19thfrom 7-10pm at the Hyatt Deerfield (Lake Cook and 294) to Duff Goldman, TV’s Ace of Cakes meet, sample and help Duff judge the sweet creations of seventeen local pastry chefs from Chicago to Gurnee including:
Big Ed, Big Ed’s BBQ
Carol Goldman, Carol‘s Cookies
Omar Martinez, Food For Thought Catering
Deborah Landfear, Hyatt Deerfield
Jackie Jackson, Kilwin’s Chocolate, Fudge and Ice Cream
Kim and Ellory Bisk, Kim & Ellory’s Kitchen
Maria Levitt, Maria’s Sweet Bites
Leisa Mitchell, Tasty Treasures
Liz Bearwald, The Bent Fork
Russ Grant, The Boiler Room
Ann Heinz, Three Tarts Bakery & Café
Kristi Loucks, Wildflour Bakery
Shebyll ‘Neecie’ McGill, YouthBuild Lake County
Marc Zerivitz, Z Best Bakery
Vanessa Moses, Chicago Cooking Chicks
Cindy Kienzle, Hungry Monkey Baking
Philip Jones, Serious Gourmet
You don’t want to miss this event. Tickets are going fast. And be sure to save lots of room for dessert on May 19th. A Night of Dessert Stars will benefit YouthBuild Lake County, a non-profit dedicated to helping young people achieve their dreams through education and job training. Ticket price is $150.
This year’s YBLC Spring Benefit is underwritten by Proctor & Gamble who is joined by the following event sponsors:
A.C. Properties LLC
Aldridge Electric Inc.
Alper Services LLC
Blinderman Construction Company
BMO Harris Bank
Cole Taylor Bank
Corkhill Insurance Agency, Inc.
Curran Contracting Company
First Midwest Bank
Katten Muchin Rosenman
Kole Asset Management
Krügel Cobbles, Inc.
Lake Forest Bank & Trust
MB Financial Bank
Mr. & Mrs. Bill Kelley
Mr. & Mrs. Randy Polen
Mr. and Mrs. David Rosenbloom
Project Management Advisors, Inc.
Rocco Fiore & Sons
Sutter Day Architects, Inc.
Temps Now Employment & Placement
The Hackberry Endowment Partners
The Hill Group
West’s Insurance Agency, Inc.
If you or your organization would like to become a sponsor, or donate items for the auction, please contact event coordinator, Lexi Zerivitz at LZerivitz@youthbuildlakecounty.org or 847.473.3483.
About YouthBuild Lake County (YBLC)
YBLC is a non-profit organization that helps build communities and transform lives by offering low-income young people in Lake County the chance to earn a GED, learn job and life skills, and secure employment in a construction-related industry. Over 50% of our participants dropped out of high school, 80% were involved in gangs, and about 35% are parents. EveryYBLC graduate represents a life lifted, a family saved from poverty and a community served. YouthBuild Lake County is affiliated with YouthBuild USA, voted among the nation’s most effective non-profit organizations because of its successful partnering with local community businesses to reach its goals. For more information, visit www.youthbuildlakecounty.org.