The Official Photos from Tosan Jemide’s (Cakes by Tosan) “The Tallest Cake in Africa” Project in Lagos
Earlier this month, we told you about Tosan Jemide’s plans to break a Guinness world record by building the ‘Tallest Cake in Africa.’ The project took place at the Silverbird Galleria, Victoria Island, Lagos from Thursday 16th May 0 Sunday 19th May 2013.
The 28ft cake was unveiled at a ceremony attended by celebrities, members of the media, government dignitaries, partners and friends of the Nigerian sugar craft cakes maestro. The event which was planned and coordinated by No Surprises Event Architects saw hundreds of people walk in everyday to see the much publicized creation. The Cakes by Tosan team was present to engage with the crowd and explain the creative process that went into crafting the cake.
The pulling down of the cake party was a star studded affair as celebs such as Waje, Lami Phillips and IK Osakioduwa as well as Mo Abudu, Lanre Olushola and Tara Fela-Durotoye, Ifeoma Williams were in attendance. The yummy creation was served to all.
At the core of the four day outing was Cakes by Tosan’s corporate social responsibility initiative. All proceeds from sales of souvenirs and cash donations will be utilized for the construction of an ultra-modern home economics laboratory for Eko Akete Grammar School, Lagos Island. The Cakes by Tosan CSR initiative is hinged on empowered citizenship, hence the CSR team will be working with the staff of the school to help student hone their bakery & culinary skills and develop their business acumen as they grow into their future.
The rest of the cake will be donated to orphanages and other charity organization in Lagos state to commemorate the children’s day celebrations. Here are the exclusive official pictures from the event.
Setting Up the Cake
All About the Cake & Guests
Taking Down the Cake