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BLOOM BAKERY RELEASES FOUR NOT-TO-BE-MISSED CULINARY EXPERIENCES

Attend a private dinner with a Food Network’s Chopped champion; tour a local winery; get an insider preview of a new Akron eatery; or go fishing with a chef!

September 5, 2018 – CLEVELAND – Bloom Bakery, a social venture of Towards Employment, is auctioning four exclusive culinary experiences now through the last day of summer, September 20.

A Toast to Cleveland Chefs are not-to-be-missed culinary experiences, ranging from your own private dinner with a Food Network Chopped champion; a tour and tasting at a local Geneva winery; an insider preview of a new Akron brewery and restaurant; and a luxury lake-to-table fishing experience! Packages will be auctioned online only through September 20 at midnight at https://bloombakery.com/.

Chefs donating their skills and unique food insight to the auction are members of Northeast Ohio’s top culinary talent: Adam Bostwick, the Food Network’s Chopped Champion and co-owner of new restaurant Polpetto in Rocky River; Michael Lyons, Accessible Gourmet chef and writer; John Taylor, executive chef at Akron’s hottest new restaurant, Lock 15 Brewing Company; and Cleveland Chef and Vice President of Green City Growers Jeremy Lisy.

For full package details, visit https://bloombakery.com/.  Poster to share: HERE.

Auction proceeds will benefit Bloom Bakery’s mission to provide opportunities prepare individuals who face barriers to employment for a career in culinary arts, providing them with training and a path to self-sufficiency. Bloom, a social venture of Towards Employment, does this by preparing people who face barriers to employment with a career in culinary arts with training; producing delicious baked goods, deli sandwiches, salads, and soups using the freshest ingredients at two cafes in downtown Cleveland; and creating meaningful career opportunities for Towards Employment graduates beyond Bloom so Greater Cleveland can prosper.

Auction winners will be announced on September 21 at Towards Employment’s annual event, A Toast to New Tomorrows.

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About Bloom Bakery: Bloom Bakery, a Towards Employment social venture, prepares individuals who have faced barriers to employment for a career in culinary arts; produces exceptional handcrafted baked goods; and creates meaningful career opportunities for individuals beyond Bloom so Greater Cleveland can prosper. Download our full café and catering menus on our website, www.bloombakery.com.

About Towards Employment: Our mission is to empower individuals to achieve and maintain self-sufficiency through employment. Towards Employment is a proven leader in workforce development that connects people to careers, which changes people’s lives, advances businesses, and strengthens community in Northeast Ohio. Learn more about our work at www.towardsemployment.org.