3rd ANNUAL CHOCOLATE CHALLENGE:

  SATURDAY: MAY 19th,  2007

press release/community note

 What: 3rd chocolate chall

 Where: Fenario Gallery,

 881 Willamette St. (across from Scan Design) Eugene

BENEFIT FOR: CASCADES RAPTOR CENTER

WHO: ALL THE PUBLIC IS INVITED; EVERY AGE AND GENDER, CHOCOLATE HOLDS NO BIAS.

 EVERYONE IS INVITED TO TASTE ORIGINAL CHOCOLATES FROM OREGON'S BEST CHOCOLATIERS FROM PORTLAND TO ASHLAND.  Most $1.00 per bite

 Participating Chocolatiers are:  Trufflier, Kekau Confections, Conscious Creations, Fenton & Lee, Euphoria, Silly Rabbit Chocolate Company, Chocolate Decadence, Goodies, Wingnut, Phibrations and Theo Chocolates

                  For local skillful Chocolatiers:

EVERYONE IS ENCOURAGED TO ENTER HIS OR HER FAVORITE CHOCOLATE DESSERTS AND CONFECTIONS IN THE COMPETITION.  CAT ORGIES INCLUDE:

    CONFECTIONARY any chocolate based candy, except truffles

     TRUFFLES, one type of filling only, may be dipped or rolled

     DESSERT,            cake, mousse, tart, cookie, etc.

           CENTERPIECE, display, may use non-edible support, not to exceed 15%. 

Bring you entries between 8:30 10:00am.  Entry fee $5.00, we have scholarships available, contact: 541 342 6411 to apply. 

At 3:30   Fenton & Lee Confections, 35 E. 8TH St. downtown Eugene, will be doing a demo in their storefront window, they will be creating a special treat and will donate a portion of all sales for the day to the CASCADES RAPTOR CENTER. 

We are expecting lots of great entries from the culinary School at Lane Community Collage, The culinary departments of 4J schools along with La Petite Gourmet Network Charter School and the many chocolate lovers of the community.  Be sure to check out their entries. 

Judges for the Professional Chocolatiers are: Denuta Pfeiffer of Pfeiffer Vineyards, Tom Barkin, representative from the Slow Foods Society and Toby Sovak, pastry chef at Marche Restaurant.

Our judges for the Skillful chocolatier are:  Kathryn Reinhardt, Sweet life, Victor Blum, Chocolate lover, and Rockin Rome, KRVM radio extradionare.           

We are very luck to have Glorybee foods as a major sponsor for this event along with Eugene Weekly.  

For further information contact: Candy Moffett: 541 342 6411 or pet@alderart.com

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