Gingerbread House Workshop at Davios Philadelphia

This holiday season, Davio’s Philadelphia is throwing a house party. A gingerbread house party, that is!
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Nov. 14, 2012 - PRLog -- WHAT:This holiday season, Davio’s Philadelphia is throwing a house party. A gingerbread house party, that is! On Sunday, December 9th, 2012, from 12:00PM to 3:00PM, children of all ages are invited to participate in a one-of-a-kind workshop with some of Philadelphia’s renown pastry chefs including chef Robert Bennett of Classic Cake, chef Jennifer Smith of Le Bec Fin, chef Jessie Prawlucki of Belle Cakery & FOND and chef Diana Anello Bredenbeck's Sugar Artist! Join pastry chef Thomas Heck of Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse to lead a demonstration and workshop, teaching guests how to build personalized gingerbread houses fit for the North Pole! The event is $50.00 per child, and adult admission is free. Each participating child will receive one gingerbread house to decorate (with delectable decorations included courtesy of Nuts to You, a buffet lunch, and the chance to meet Santa, himself, for some photos!

*This event is sweet as can be with gingerbread, marshmallows, and all kinds of candy. In the generous spirit of the holidays, we ask that each family help in one small way: arrive at the workshop with one unwrapped toy and help Toys for Tots spread the seasonal joy!

WHERE:Davio'sPhiladelphia | 111 South 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 | 215-563-4810 |

WHEN:Sunday,December 9th, 2012 from 12:00PM to 3:00PM.

COST:$50.00 per child. Adults are free. Reservations are necessary. Please call 215-563-4810 for more information.


About Davio's:
In 1985, at the young and ambitious age of 24, Steve DiFillippo purchased a locally owned family restaurant called Davio’s on Newbury Street in Boston’s trendy Back Bay. As Boston’s culinary tastes evolved, he transformed the location into a destination, retooling the menu, the space and wine list. The new Davio’s soon garnered rave reviews.
The concept behind Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse is simple. Regional Italian food with a focus on the grill. Everything is prepared by hand from the best ingredients. Davio's serves everything from aged steaks to simple-yet-unique pasta creations. Davio's takes great pride in serving guests with an expertkitchen and attentive staff in the dining room, seeing to every customer's enjoyment of their meal. Steve has since opened locations in Foxborough, Massachusetts (Patriot Place), and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and with a new location in Atlanta, Georgia. For more information visit

About Bredenbeck’s:
A delicious day. Every day. A Philadelphia tradition since 1889, Bredenbeck’s Bakery and Ice Cream Parlor bakes its exquisite cookies, cakes, pies and pastries with the finest all-natural ingredients. Located in the heart of Chestnut Hill, Bredenbeck’s is famous for its melt-in-your-mouth butter cookies, fancy miniatures, and gourmet wedding and specialty cakes, all baked on premises. And don't forget about the ice cream! Bredenbeck's serves the area's tastiest sundaes, shakes and more using Bassett's Ice Cream. Visit, call us at 215-247-7374, or stop by to taste for yourself! Our historic shop is located at 8126 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19118.

About Toys for Tots:
Toys for Tots is a program run by the United States Marine Corps Reserve, which donates toys to children whoseparents cannot afford to buy them gifts for Christmas. The program was founded in 1947 by reservist Major William L. Hendricks. Toys For Tots began as a Los Angelescharitable effort in 1947. Hendricks was inspired by his wife Diane when she tried to donate a doll to a needy child but could find no organization to do so. At her suggestion he gathered a group of local Marine reservists, including Lieutenant Colonel John Hampton, who coordinated and collected some 5,000 toys for local children that year from collection bins placed outside of Warner Bros. movie theaters. Their efforts were so successful that, in 1948, Toys For Tots was launched as a national campaign. Hendricks used his position as director of Public Relations for Warner Brothers Studio to enlist celebrity support, as well as have Walt Disney Studios design the red toy train logo.

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