Employee Appreciation Picnic: Baking contest deadline approaching

Is your favorite TV show The Great British Baking Show? Do you secretly long for fame like that guy from Cake Boss? Now’s your chance to prove you’re the next Duff Goldman. Wow the judges with your decadent cookies, cakes and pies. Enter the Employee Appreciation Picnic: At the County Fair baking contest.

Check out the official rules and guidelines on our website. You also can submit your entry there; be sure to have your recipe handy when signing up, as you are required to submit the ingredient list prior to the event. The deadline to enter is Friday, May 10.

This year’s picnic is set for Tuesday, May 14, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

To gain admission, bring your valid Vanderbilt University ID to the ticket booth under the main tent on Magnolia Lawn to enjoy a free food truck meal (or buffet), games, prizes and more.

The annual Employee Appreciation Picnic is an opportunity to express thanks to Vanderbilt employees for playing an integral role in the university’s purpose and mission.

Be sure to share your comments and photos on Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr and Twitter using #youmakevu to add it to our online collection.

Download a flyer to post in your area, and save the event to your calendar.

Questions? Email, or for more information, visit the 2019 Employee Appreciation Picnic page.