Notable D.C. Chefs Create Art-Inspired Birthday Cakes for the Phillips Collection’s 89th Anniversary


WASHINGTON, DC.- The Phillips Collection kicks off its yearlong “90 Years of New” celebration on January 15 and 16, 2011, featuring free admission, the newly renovated Phillips house, special art installations, interactive tours, complimentary champagne, and a display of birthday cakes by some of the finest chefs working in Washington, D.C. Celebrity chefs, including 701’s Melanie Parker, 1789’s Travis Olson, Blue Duck Tavern’s Peter Brett, Cake Love’s Warren Brown, Hook’s Heather Chittum, Restaurant Eve’s Rebekka Baltzell, caterer Susan Gage, and a pastry chef from Equinox, among others, will create work-of-art cake designs that capture the spirit of The Phillips Collection and celebrate its 90-year milestone. They will be on display in the museum for one weekend only, when visitors can vote for their favorite cake by donating $1 in support of The Phillips Collection’s e