Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity - George Brown College Chef School bakes & delivers holiday gift baskets to War Veterans



    Faculty, students and volunteers to present more than 1000 "PEACE
    Baskets" to War Veterans at Sunnybrook Hospital and other charities
    across the city

    TORONTO, Nov. 30 /CNW/ - For the fifth year, George Brown College's
annual PEACE of Cake holiday community giving campaign will provide Toronto's
war veterans with holiday goodies, courtesy of the College's renowned Chef
School.
    Pastry Chef Ian Gallacher, Coordinator of the Pastry Arts Program and
founder of the PEACE of Cake, is once again leading the campaign and will be
joined by faculty, students and volunteers from the College and the Canadian
Armed Services. A variety of holiday treats - including the famous fruitcake
Chef School Director John Higgins created in his days at Buckingham Palace -
will be packaged into more than 1,000 gift baskets then distributed to
Sunnybrook Hospital's Long Term and Veterans' Care Unit, the Yonge Street
Mission and Regent Park's Pathways to Education Centre.

    
    WHAT:  PEACE OF CAKE 2007
           Volunteers from George Brown College and the Canadian Armed Forces
           will celebrate the fifth anniversary of this new Toronto holiday
           tradition by delivering more than 1,000 "PEACE Baskets"

    WHERE: George Brown Chef School
           300 Adelaide St. East, Lower Level
           Sunnybrook Hospital's Long Term and Veterans' Care Unit
           2075 Bayview Avenue

    WHEN:  Saturday, December 1, 2007, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
           Baking and decorating of holiday goodies at George Brown Chef
           School

           Sunday, December 2, 2007, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
           Packaging of "PEACE Baskets" at George Brown Chef School

           Monday, December 3, 2007, 2:00 p.m.
           "PEACE Basket" delivery to Sunnybrook Hospital's Veterans' Care
           Unit

    WHO:   Interviews available with:
           Pastry Chef Ian Gallacher, Coordinator of the Pastry Arts Program
           at the George Brown Chef School and creator of PEACE of Cake
    

    For more information, visit:
http://www.georgebrown.ca/peaceofcake/index.aspxNo.maincontent.

    About George Brown College

    Established in 1967, George Brown's (GBC) three campuses are located in
downtown Toronto, the most multicultural city in the world. With more than
14,000 full-time students, including 1,400 international students, GBC is one
of Ontario's fastest growing colleges. GBC offers more than 150 programs
ranging from one-year certificates to four-year bachelor's degrees. In
addition, over 50,000 continuing education students are enrolled in more than
1,300 courses.





For further information:

For further information: Friday, Monday: Brian Stock, George Brown
College, (416) 415-5000 ext. 2268, bstock@georgebrown.ca; Saturday, Sunday:
Suzanne Caskie, George Brown College, (416) 906-5975, scaskie@georgebrown.ca


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