In its 22nd year, the lobby of the Hyatt Regency Vancouver is adorned by more than 40 gingerbread houses built by amateur and professional bakers, as well as college and high school students enrolled in culinary arts programs.
I noticed that there are more non-traditional gingerbread houses this year. In particular, I was quite impressed by this coral reef display made by the David Thompson Secondary School Cafeteria. What a unique interpretation of a “house”:
Here is one on the story of the Nutcracker:
I also liked this side-by-side display that reminds us of the reason why we’re celebrating the holiday season:
Be sure to check out the following gallery for some of my favourite displays this year. This is only a glimpse of the Gingerbread Lane. If you’re in the area, drop by the hotel, have a walk through all the displays, and vote for your favourite to win the People’s Choice Award and make a donation to Make-A-Wish BC & Yukon!
The gingerbread houses will be on display until December 27, 2012.
Gingerbread Lane at Hyatt Regency Vancouver
655 Burrard Street, Vancouver