Del Lago Press

Special Touch Bakery Receives Largest Single Day Sale from del Lago Resort & Casino

From the start, the mission behind del Lago Resort & Casino has been to act as a gateway to the region. The mission continues as the resort and casino purchased 3,500 pies from Special Touch Bakery in Rochester. The purchase is the largest same day sale that the bakery has ever received. The pies will be gifted to del Lago Resort & Casino’s top guests during the month of December.

“This is the largest same day sale of Special Touch Bakery pies in our history,” said Director of Bakery Operations Joe Perdicho.  “We’re grateful to del Lago Resort & Casino for the opportunity to showcase our delicious gourmet pies made by our dedicated team of bakers.”

At Special Touch Bakery, a baker is a baker.  The bakery employs an integrated workforce that includes people with and without disabilities, working side by side, creating the amazingly delicious Special Touch Bakery pie that customers have come to love many years.  In October, the bakery moved into a new 20,000-square-foot expanded facility to allow for continued growth.

“Since del Lago opened in February 2017, we have established ourselves as an asset to the region, embracing local businesses and organizations and we are proud to support Special Touch Bakery through the sale of 3,500 pies,” said Executive Vice President and General Manager Jeff Babinski. “Special Touch Bakery is an incredible asset to the Rochester region and we are thrilled to share the bakery’s delicious pies with our casino guests.  We can’t wait to introduce Special Touch Bakery pies to a new audience — we know our guests will fall in love at first bite just as we did.”

Del Lago Resort & Casino is a steward of the region, working to leverage the natural beauty and unique offerings to enhance tourism. This mission has been woven throughout the development of del Lago through amenities like Savor New York — MacKenzie-Childs at del Lago, a 2,000-square-foot store featuring MacKenzie-Childs and Jay Strongwater products, as well as other local items.  The store showcases Finger Lakes wineries, breweries, spirits, cheesemakers, artisans and more. Each Friday through Sunday, del Lago features different vendors that sample and sell their products. Items featured have included wine, beer, maple syrup, honey, mustard, wing and BBQ sauces, Italian ice/ice cream and lotions/salves. These opportunities greatly help vendors reach new audiences, resulting in increased traffic and online sales for local businesses. 

About del Lago Resort & Casino

Del Lago Resort & Casino is a $440 million casino, 205-room hotel and spa in Waterloo, New York. The mission behind del Lago Resort & Casino has been to act as a gateway to the Finger Lakes region, leveraging the natural beauty and unique offerings while enhancing tourism. Del Lago offers a Players Reward Club, free to join with instant winnings, free slot play, table games match play, gifts and hotel, spa and entertainment offers. Players may redeem earned points at the casino and at local participating retailers, wineries and restaurants. Savor NY — MacKenzie-Childs at del Lago is a unique retail outlet where local vendors bring the Finger Lakes region directly to del Lago patrons with MacKenzie-Childs and Jay Strongwater products and a wide variety of local fruits, cheeses, baked goods, wines and beers, and other area specialties. Del Lago Resort & Casino features 1,956 slot machines and 99 gaming tables, including 14 poker tables; award-winning Portico by Fabio Viviani, a restaurant serving lunch and dinner with a sophisticated take on Old World Italian-inspired foods and spirits; 4,200-square-foot food court; The Vine, a 2,400-person entertainment center, bar and restaurant; Farmers Market Buffet, featuring locally sourced comfort foods and Centrifico, a bar/lounge area in the center of the gaming floor. The hotel wing features The Sociale Café & Bar, serving “gastro spa” cuisine and beverages, Lavazza Italian coffee shop, serving homemade pastries and gelato and the 14,000-square-foot European-style Spa del Lago. For more information, visit