July 28, 2013

With the popularity of Cronut® pastries going strong, Chef Dominique Ansel decided to put it to good use and give back to the community through a series of charitable campaigns with Food Bank NYC. The first is The Cronut® Project (www.thecronutproject.com) followed by Crolanthropy T-Shirts (soon to be launched on Teesprings.com).

“Hunger is a problem I have experienced myself growing up,” says the Chef. “Not many
people know, but I grew up in a very poor family with three other siblings. I remember
counting coins from my mom for just a piece of bread. It is a cause that is close to my
heart and I hope to support.”

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