Delve deep into the culture of chocolate growing, trading, creating, and tasting at the 17th Annual Oregon Chocolate Festival, March 5-6, 2021. Engage with virtual demos and discover recipes from esteemed chocolatiers, food artisans, pastry chefs, sommeliers, and mixologists, all from the comfort of home or hotel and at your own pace! Explore cheese & chocolate pairings by the World’s Best Cheese Award-Winning Rogue Creamery, tour exotic cacao farms, and sample seminars and cooking classes that inform with the shared secrets of all things chocolate. Check out the schedule and grab your pass today!
The popular Chocolate Maker’s Wine Dinner has become the Chocolate Maker’s Sweet & Savory Provision Box for takeout that serves two to relish at home or at the hotel. Start with the Salad of Organic Field Greens with Sherry Vinaigrette, and sip the RoxyAnn Winery Merlot while enjoying Orange & Cocoa Nib Spiced Duck Leg Confit and Rise Up! Rosemary Ciabatta Bread. Then savor a Wildwood Chocolate Bar and Chocolate Brownie & Tahitian Fleur de Sel Tartlets. Afterward, explore the recipes and ingredients to create Maranatha Peanut Butter Chocolate Bars and Double Chocolate Pistachio Cardamom Cookies. Plus, the Provision Box includes virtual Festival access. Pre-order online, and pick up at LARKS Restaurant during the festival weekend.
Unite brunch and chocolate for a taste of heaven. The annual Sunday Chocolate Brunch is now a Chocolate Brunch Take & Bake. Begin with the Oregon Waldorf Salad, House-Made Italian Sausage & Bacon Egg Bake, and Blue Cheese Scalloped Potatoes; pause to appreciate the scintillating Chocolate Chunk Banana Bread, and then dive into the Triple Chocolate Mousse Torte. The addition of Argyle Vintage Brut, Sokol Blosser, or a split Freixenet Cordon Negro Cava kicks things up to a Champagne Brunch. Making things sweeter, enjoy virtual festival access. Pre-order online and pick up on the festival weekend at Luna Cafe.
Be it an Ashland staycation or regional weekend trip, consider the chocolate-inspired getaway to beautiful Ashland that you crave with 2021 Festival packages. Both packages are available for either March 5th or 6th, 2021. Each comes with a specially curated Chocolate Box featuring a variety of chocolates and virtual Festival access.
The Chocolate Escape package offers an overnight stay for two at Ashland Hills Hotel & Suites with all hotel amenities, complimentary continental breakfast for two, and a Festival T-shirt. The Chocolate Dreams package provides an overnight stay for two at Ashland Springs Hotel, a $50 voucher towards dinner at LARKS Restaurant or via room service, complimentary continental breakfast for two, plus a Festival mug.
Explore exciting chocolate, wine, beer, and cheese gourmand offerings to tease, please, and delight.