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Presentations

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All presentations are included with your ChocolateFest ticket.

(Please note that those seated will receive samples first.)
*Schedule subject to change. Please stay tuned for updates and additions!

STAGE ONE

Friday, January 22

 5pm-8pm Enjoy the sweet guitar sounds of Joey Apple
Saturday, January 23
 11am “Bittersweet Teff Brownies” and “Maya’s Chocolate Fudge Cake with Milk Chocolate Frosting” by Alice Medrich
12:30pm “Chocolate from the Bean in 25 Minutes” by Charley Wheelock of Woodblock Chocolate
 2pm “Fresh Fusilli Chocolate Pasta with Spicy Coppa and Peppers” by Clive Wanstall, CEC of Lane Community College
 3:30pm “Cayenne Caramel Enrobed in Dark Chocolate” by Chef Michael Poole of Hot Chocolat
Sunday, January 24
 12pm “Graham Cracker Strawberry Shortcake with a Goat Cheese Chocolate Creme Anglais” by Mindy Huggins of Decadent Creations
 1:30pm Vanilla Extract Demonstration with Triple XXX Vanilla
 3pm “Bittersweet Teff Brownies” and “Maya’s Chocolate Fudge Cake with Milk Chocolate Frosting” by Alice Medrich

 

STAGE TWO

Friday, January 22
 6pm Chocolate and Wine Pairing with Cocotutti and Hip Chicks Do Wine
Saturday, January 23 
 12pm “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: the Fact Behind the Fiction,” by Erin Andrews of indi chocolate
 1:30pm Chocolate and Wine Pairing with Coastal Mist and HV Cellars
 2:30pm “Get to Know Your Chocolate”* by Janet Straub, chocolate maker at Creo Chocolate
Sunday, January 24 
 11:30am “Farm to Factory: The Journey of a Chocolate Maker to Ecuador,” by Kevin Straub, chocolate maker at Creo Chocolate
 2:30pm “Get to Know Your Chocolate”* by Janet Straub, chocolate maker at Creo Chocolate
*This presentation is comprised of two parts: “What’s the Difference Between Craft and Industrial Chocolate?” and “Compare Single Origin Craft Chocolate, with Tasting”