Benefitting Pediatric Cancer Research

Metropolitan Pavilion
123 West 18th Street, 2nd Floor
New York City

Hosted By:

Christina Tosi
Chef, Owner and Founder of Milk Bar & Judge on FOX's MasterChef and MasterChef Junior

A huge thanks to our 2016 Family Fun Day event committee:

Committee Chairs:
Daniela & Guy Ben-Zion
Danyelle Freeman & Josh Resnick
Ruby Gelman & Shimon Shkury

Benefit Committee:
Alison & Bobby Berna
Mary & Colbert Cannon
Dr. Elyse Dub
Michela & Mark Gatto
Berly & Wayne Issak
Michelle & Corey Jassem
Maryjo & John Jureller
Julia & Diego Kuschnir
Michelle & Daniel Lehmann
Yichih Lin & Dino Wu
Amy & Alan Littman
Allison & Craig Schlanger
Christine & Toby Stern
Stacey & Eric Tavel
Jonna Gallo Weppler & Tom Weppler

Meet, Make and Munch!

Meet amazing pastry chefs and munch on delicious treats and make holiday gifts with food magazine experts for everyone on your shopping list (even Fido!) while mingling with friends. Lots of fun activities for all family members and a sweet way to kick off the holiday season!

Create Hands-On Holiday Gifts:

  • Decorate cupcakes with the authors of The New York Times best-seller Hello, Cupcake!
  • Make no-bake cookie balls with Health Magazine
  • Water color cookie decorating with Better Homes & Gardens
  • Dip and decorate pretzels at the Valrhona chocolate station
  • Create sandwich cookies with Woman's Day Magazine
  • Decorate gingerbread cookies with Family Circle Magazine

Activities Include:

  • Music by DJ Fulano
  • Color, make, wrap and create in the Apple Seeds Creative Center
  • Sit for custom character sketches by Artist Matthew Langille
  • Spin art with Kulinary Kids NYC
  • Enjoy coffee at the La Colombe coffee cart
  • Balloon twisting
  • Face painting
  • Airbrush tattoos
  • Snap pics in the photo booth

Enjoy Treats By:

Richard Capizzi

Pastry Chef,
Lincoln Ristorante

Karen DeMasco

Pastry Chef & Author

Fany Gerson

Founder, Dough Doughnuts &
Le Newyorkina

Jenny McCoy

Pastry Chef, Instructor and Author
Institute of Culinary Education

Samantha Mittler

Owner and Executive Pastry Chef,
The Dessertist

Sarah Sanneh

Owner, Pies 'n' Thighs

Karen Tack and Alan Richardson

Best-Selling Authors
of Hello, Cupcake!

Michelle Tampakis

Owner, Whipped Pastry Boutique

Mark Welker

Executive Pastry Chef,
Eleven Madison Park & The NoMad

Meet & Greet:

Tara Bench

Founder & Editor of

DJ Fulano


Make, Meet and Greet with Food Editors From: