Macaron Day was created
by la Maison
WHAT IS MACARON DAY NYC?
In 2010, François Payard,
chef and owner of FP Patisserie and
François Payard Bakery in
New York, organized the first annual
Macaron Day in NYC. Macaron Day NYC is inspired by and
coincides annually with the Jour du
Macaron in Paris, created by la Maison Pierre Hermé
Paris in association with the Relais Desserts.
Join us on
Friday, March 20,
2015 to discover macarons in New York as bakeries across the
city once again come together to provide free macarons
To receive a
free macaron tell the shop you are there for
Macaron Day NYC.
that participating locations will provide
one macaron per customer with quantities by
location between 10am and 5pm (or until
Want more macarons? At many participating
locations, a portion of the day’s macaron
sales will be donated to City-Harvest.
Indulge in macarons while contributing
the efforts of City Harvest.
1982 as the world’s first food rescue
organization, City Harvest is dedicated
to helping feed the more than 1.4
million New Yorkers facing hunger. City
Harvest will collect 50 million pounds
of excess food from restaurants,
grocers, bakeries, manufacturers, and
farms, and deliver it free of charge to
more than 500 community food programs
across the city this year. In addition
to helping meet the immediate need for
food, City Harvest takes a long-term
approach to fighting hunger by
partnering with residents, local
organizations and businesses through
Healthy Neighborhoods programs which
increase the availability of affordable
fruits and vegetables in low-income
communities and provide the nutrition
education and resources to maintain a
wholesome, food-secure diet.
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