Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer

Celebrate Boston’s sweetest week with Buca di Beppo, Da Vinci Ristorante, Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse, Poe’s Kitchen at the Rattlesnake & Stanhope Grille

By Bryan Barbieri

Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer! Courtesy photo.

WHAT: Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer is celebrating its 12th year of success in the city! This year, some of the area’s premier restaurants and bakeries will be joining forces to help raise money to benefit breast cancer research and care at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Establishments will choose one dessert to feature for a week where 100 percent of the proceeds goes directly to the Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer organization. This year, Buca di Beppo, Da Vinci Ristorante, Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse, Poe’s Kitchen at the Rattlesnake and Stanhope Grille at The Back Bay Hotel have promised to donate all of its selected dessert proceeds to join in the battle against breast cancer.

Dessert options include: Buca di Beppo – Strawberry Cannoli; Da Vinci Ristorante – Raspberry Cheesecake; Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse – Warm Chocolate Cake with Vanilla Bean Ice Cream; Haru – Cheesecake Tempura; Poe’s Kitchen at the Rattlesnake – Jalapeño & Cinnamon Chocolate Soufflé with Jalapeño Basil Ice Cream and Smoked Cinnamon Anglaise; and, Stanhope Grille – Strawberry Shortcake.

WHEN: Available May 2nd through 8th, 2011

WHERE: Participating restaurants include the following:

Buca di Beppo (locations in Dedham, Lexington, Seekonk and Shrewsbury)

Da Vinci Ristorante (162 Columbus Avenue, Boston)

Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse (75 Arlington Street, Boston)

Poe’s Kitchen at the Rattlesnake (384 Boylston Street, Boston)

Stanhope Grille at The Back Bay Hotel (350 Stuart Street, Boston)

ABOUT BOSTON BAKES FOR BREAST CANCER:

Now in its 12th year, Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer has evolved and grown into one of the sweetest weeks Boston and the Greater Boston area has experienced. Teaming up with restaurants, bakeries, and cafes across the region, Boston Bakes offers the opportunity to enjoy a delectable dessert, and support breast cancer research and care at the same time. Previously a part of The Eva Brownman Breast Cancer Fund, Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer is now registered through the Attorney General’s Office as an official commercial co-venture. For more information, please visit: www.bostonbakesforbreastcancer.org.

Bryan is the senior media relations rep for these restaurants — and this great cause. He wrote this for Globalfoodie.