Limited Number of VIP Tickets Remain for Souper Bowl Fundraiser Jan. 25

cupcakebowlCupcake aficionados hoping to sample the amazing array of cupcakes at ArtsQuest’s annual Cupcake Bowl will have to wait until 2014 now that the popular fund-raising event Dec. 28 at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks is sold out. The nonprofit’s Souper Bowl fundraiser, featuring more than 20 different restaurants serving up sensational soups, is also nearing a sell-out, with only a limited number of VIP experience tickets remaining for the event, set for Jan. 25, noon-3 p.m., at the ArtsQuest Center.

At the Souper Bowl, area restaurants and eateries serve up a variety of hearty soups while competing for the title of Souper Bowl Champ. Restaurants already confirmed for the event include Cafe The Lodge, Cathy’s Creative Catering, Copperhead Grille, Culinary Experience Catering, Fegley’s Brew Works, Forks Mediterranean Deli, Hops Fogelsville Hotel/Hops at the Paddock, Iron Lakes Country Club, Lehigh Catering, Riverton Hotel & Restaurant, The Steel Pub, The Villa Fine Italian, Vintage Restaurant & Bar and Volpe’s Sports Bar.

souperbowlWith a Souper Bowl VIP Experience Ticket, guests enjoy exclusive access to the soups and chefs for one hour prior to the public, as well as receive a special Souper Bowl commemorative item. Tickets are $50 for ArtsQuest Members and $55 for the public; they’re available at and 610-332-3378.

Started in 2009, the Souper Bowl has raised more than $34,000 to support ArtsQuest’s arts and cultural programming for young people over the past four years. Proceeds from the event help the nonprofit present a variety of arts and educational programs and experiences for students from throughout the Lehigh Valley.