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Sweet Box

Sweet Box owner Gretchen Fantini limits her cupcake menu for events.
Sweet Box owner Gretchen Fantini limits her cupcake menu for events.

Name of business: Sweet Box

Chef/Owners: Gretchen Fantini

Where are you from: Philadelphia

What kind of food do you serve?: Premium ingredient cupcakes...and more.

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  • Specialties: Every single cupcake is special because they truly are Made with Love, but the favorite is my Southern Red Velvet.  It is a cocoa buttermilk cake made with a Madagascar bourbon vanilla cream cheese frosting.

    Tell us something about you or your business that you want the world to know: Before starting my sweets-to-the-streets business, my previous profession was in the legal field.  Don't wait any longer,  follow your heart and make it a reality.

    Why do you deserve to win the Vendy Award?: I might not be able to win us the Super Bowl but I can make Philadelphians happy by creating modern desserts that not only look good but taste just as good.   I am committed to bring that high standard that they look for in every single dessert that I make.

     

    The 2012 Vendys are set for Saturday, July 28, 2012, 3:00-7:00 p.m. at The Lot @ 39th and Market. Tickets for the Philadelphia Vendys, which is all-you-can-eat and includes beer, can be purchased at http://phillyvendys2012.eventbrite.com for $55 in advance and $60 day of event.

     

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