This chocolate lover’s event consists of local chocolatiers and chocolate artisans including restaurants, bakeries, patisseries and catering companies. All participants will vie for a People’s Choice Award for the “Best Chocolate Dessert in the Upper Valley – 2012”. At the end of the tastings you can cast your vote for your favorite entry. In addition to tasting chocolate delights, festival guests will have the opportunity to purchase items from many of the vendors. Admission entitles each guest to one Competitive Sample from each vendor. This year’s sweet details:
When: Saturday, February 4, 2012, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Tracy Hall, Norwich Vermont
Admission: $10 per person (at the door)
So if it you want a break from life’s hubbub, stay at Breakfast on the Connecticut before Valentine’s Day and stock up for your favorite sweetheart (wife, husband, parents, siblings or, in my case, grandchildren) on dark chocolate at the Upper Valley Chocolate Festival 2012. Remember 1.6 ounces daily of dark chocolate is heart healthy!