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From our partners @ Chocolate Fest
5th Annual ChocolateFest Is Sweeter Than Ever
Annual Fundraiser for World Forestry Center Makes Dentists Cringe As It Expands to Include an Extra Evening
For the 5th year in a row, the World Forestry Center will present ChocolateFest, the Pacific Northwest's biggest and best celebration of the food we all love so well. The event is Friday, January 29 from 6:00 -9:00pm and Saturday, January 30 and Sunday, January 31 from 10am -5pm.
Pre-sale tickets are available at www.worldforestry.org. Ticket prices are $8 for adults, $7 for seniors (62+) and $5 for children (3-18).
This celebration of sweet has become so popular the World Forestry Center is expanding the hours to include Friday night. This evening will be extra special as chocolate-lovers will get a sneak preview of the Center's newest exhibit The Chocolate Story which opens January 30 and is on view through April 25.Ãƒâ€š The exhibit explore the history, production and consumption of chocolate — a food which is derived from the cacao tree that grows in the tropics. On Friday night visitors will also be able to vote for their favorite chocolatier and products.
Categories to be voted on are:
Best Truffle Category
Best Confection Category
Most Innovative Ingredient Combination Category
Best Organic or Fair Trade Products Category
Best in Show Category
As is typical of ChocolateFest, over 45 of some of the finest chocolatiers in the Pacific Northwest, and beyond, will tempt visitors with luscious truffles, decadent brownies, heavenly fudge, and more. Demonstrations, presentations as well as a few wine, beer and coffee vendors will be on hand to explore all the pairing possibilities of chocolate. Vendors include: multi-award winning Lillebelle Farms based out of Central Point, Oregon — maker of the smoky blue cheese truffle; Two Brothers Foods showcasing their decadent chocolate sauce; award-winning Coastal Mist Fine Chocolates and Desserts based in Bandon, Oregon; Brownies from Heaven with offerings such as Raspberry brownies and Peppermint brownies; and the very popular Pearl District eatery, Cupcake Jones.Ãƒâ€š For a complete list of vendors, demonstrations and presentations, please visit www.worldforestry.org or call 503-228-1367.
This is one of the biggest fundraisers for the World Forestry Center which is a 501(c)(3) non profit educational organization dedicated to teaching about the world's forests and trees and environmental stewardship. The Center is located in Portland's beautiful Washington Park. There is a $2 Metro parking fee per car that is waived if visitors take public transportation. The museum is five minutes from downtown Portland, just off Hwy 26 and is also accessible by MAX light rail line. For more information, please call 503-228-1367 or visit www.worldforestry.org.