Events: Saturday benefit bake sale at Second Bar + Kitchen

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As they so often do, restaurant industry folks are rallying to support one of their own. Second Bar + Kitchen chef Monica Senclair and her family lost their home and belongings to a fire on February 5. The financial hit was severe, especially given the fact that the family was without renters’ insurance.

Talent from more than 25 local restaurants are teaming up for a bake sale from noon to 6 p.m. at Second Bar + Kitchen (200 Congress Ave.) to raise money for the family. Chefs from Emmer & Rye, Isla, Sweetish Hill Bakery, Geraldine’s, Elizabeth St. Café, Jeffrey’s and more have prepared baked goods that will be sold at the event. The fundraiser will also feature a raffle for gift cards, knives and more. Organizers are also accepting donated baked goods or gift cards. Contact Michelle at or 512-865-9737 for more info. or drop off donated items can at Second Bar + Kitchen today before 8pm or Saturday before 10 a.m.

More info at Second Bar + Kitchen’s Facebook page.

Author: Matthew Odam

Restaurant critic & features writer at Austin American @Statesman and @Austin360. Austin-born 6th generation Texan. Left-handed.

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