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1:47 pm
Wed July 17, 2013

Hundreds Wait For Free Cake and A Chance to Meet Celebrity Chef

Let them eat cake: hundreds line up to receive one of 10,000 free cakes, and a chance to meet the "Cake Boss."
Credit John Bender / RIPR

Despite a hot weather advisory people lined up outside in downtown Providence for free cake and and the chance to spot a celebrity chef.

Ten Thousand.  That is the number of cakes that were handed out for free Wednesday near Kennedy Plaza in Providence.  The bright yellow cakes were part of a collaboration between the store BJ’s and celebrity chef Buddy Valastro.

The giveaway was in celebration of the one year anniversary of the collaboration.

Valastro, a New Jersey pastry chef, became famous thanks to his reality show Cake Boss on TLC.

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