Let Them Eat Cake 2019

Save the date for the 2019 Let Them Eat Cake

"Once Upon a Time"
Friday, October 18, 2019
Hotel Monaco

Sponsor the event

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VIP Dinner Host Committee tickets will go on sale soon. Learn about joining the Host Committee.

VIP and Cake Reception tickets on sale this summer.

8:00pm | Cake Reception
Enjoy the decorated cake gallery in Hotel Monaco's stunning foyer and a cake tasting featuring cakes by the region's best bakers and decorators. Plus a fabulous silent auction, hors d'oeuvres, refreshments from the bar, and more!

6:00pm | VIP Champagne Reception & Dinner
Join us in Hotel Monaco's beautiful ballroom for a champagne toast and hors d'oeuvres followed by a plated dinner from the culinary team at The Commoner. After dark, join us for the Cake Reception.

Check out photos from last year's event, "Make Waves," on Flickr


Getting there and parking: The closest paid parking garage is Mellon Square Garage. Hotel Monaco also offers paid valet parking. There are a number of bus lines that run close to the hotel; please check out the Port Authority website for details. There are Healthy Ride bike share stations (map) within blocks of the hotel.


VIP Dinner Host Committee
As of April 23, 2019

Valerie McDonald-Roberts, Chair

Vivian & Bill Benter
Debra Caplan
Verna Corey, ScD
Nora Peace
Nancy Reese
Cecile & Eric Springer
Betsy Teti

This year's theme is "Once Upon a Time." Local bakers and decorators will be asked to create amazing cakes inspired by children's literature. Check back for more information about the theme.

Check out photos from last year's Let Them Eat Cake, "Make Waves" on Flickr.

Thank you to our sponsors

With Woman Fridays

 Janice Anderson, MD & Pat Downey

Vivian & Bill Benter

Nancy Bernstein 

Bill Flinn Agency

Educate & Inspire

Verna Corey, ScD

Cecile & Eric Springer

Betsy Teti

Cathy Raphael

Judy Ruszkowski & Ken Regal

Dinnie Goldring


Piece of Cake
Cake Pop

Chatham University Women's Institute

Cake above by:
Kaylie Carini of Hyeholde Restaurant
Cake photos by Andy Johanson Photography


If you have any questions about Let Them Eat Cake or would like to learn more about sponsoring the event, please contact Ceree Wilkerson, Development & Communications Manager at c.wilkerson@midwifecenter.org

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