Hansel & Greatness – The ArCH Gingerbread Build Off is Saturday December 8!

This Saturday December 8th the Schipulites will once again participate in the annual Gingerbread Build Off  put on by the Architecture Center of Houston  (ArCH)!

Schipul Gingerbread Build off Team 2011

Schipul’s 2011 AIA Gingerbread Build Off Team: “Hansel and Greatness”

Event Details ~ Come Out and Vote for Your Favorite Gingerbread Creation!

The build off will take place at City Hall’s Hermann Square  from 9 – 4 PM this Saturday December 8.

Over 20 teams will be competing – creating Gingerbread Masterpieces out of completely edible materials. Come out in the afternoon to see all of the completed pieces!  Judging begins at 3 PM – this is also when you can vote for you favorite team. (We hope you’ll vote for us!)

Local food trucks It’s a Wrap, Ladybird, Monster PBJ, and Porch Swing Desserts will be on site selling food.

Full Event schedule:

9:00am Teams check-in
10:00am Competition begins
10:00am Kids Construction Zone Opens
12:00pm – 2:00pm Santa!
3:00pm Judging and public favorite voting
4:00pm Awards

Hansel and Greatness Competes Again!

Houston Alabama Theater Gingerbread

At  last year’s Gingerbread Build Off  we created a Gingerbread version of the historic Houston landmark the Alabama Theater, complete with vintage movie posters made of fondant and decorated with edible markers. This year we hope to top last year’s creation!

>> Check out photos from last year’s Gingerbread Build Off!

Follow Schipul on Twitter and Facebook!

We will be updating our Schipul Twitter and Facebook page from the event!

And you can check out all the action on Twitter by following the official hashtag  #ArCHgbbo

We hope to see you there!