Join us on March 8-10 for the 15th annual
Oregon Chocolate Festival in 2019!

2019 Festival Schedule – Additional Details Announced Soon!

#ORChocoFest

FRIDAY, MARCH 8, 2019

FESTIVAL KICKOFF EVENTS

6:30–9:00pm    Chocolate Maker’s Wine Dinner Grand Ballroom/Ashland Springs Hotel

7:00–10:00pm    Social Hour Party in the Cosmos at Cosmos Ballroom/Ashland Hills Hotel & Suites

8:00pm              20% off Oregon Shakespeare Festival shows – mention “Chocolate”

SATURDAY, MARCH 9, 2019

10:30–1:00pm   Chocolate Product Competition – product submission and judging 

11:00–4:00pm    Oregon Chocolate Festival Expo, Day 1, Ashland Hills Hotel & Suites

11:30–12:00pm   Chef Demo: Charred Shishito + Picada Sauce with Executive Chef, Matthew Robinson of Larks Medford

12:00-12:45pm    Workshop: Divine Dessert Pairings: Chocolate & Wine with Larks Sommelier, Jennifer Williamson – Cosmos Ballroom – (60 guests max)

12:15–12:45pm   Techniques for Constructing Chocolate Cocktails Demo – Mixologist Freddie Herrera of Hearsay Restaurant

1:00–1:30pm    Chocolate Cocktail Demo – Mixologist Alex Simich of Young’s Market Company

1:30–2:15pm     Workshop: Around the World of Chocolate Tasting – guided tasting of award-winning chocolates with the festival judge, Charlie Douglass  – Galaxy Ballroom – (35 guests max)

2:30-2:45pm       Chocolate Product Competition Award Ceremony – results announced – Grand Ballroom Main Stage

3:00-3:45pm       Workshop: History of Chocolate – presented by festival judge, Lee Scott Theisen, Ph.D. – Cosmos Ballroom – (100 guests max)

4:00–5:30pm     Spa Chocolate Cocktail Party in the Stardust Lounge at Ashland Hills Hotel

6:30 –8:30pm   Chocolate inspired dinner at Hither Market & Restaurant

SUNDAY, MARCH 10, 2019

9:00am                Charlie’s Chocolate 5K & 10K Run/Walk at Emigrant Lake

9:15 –12:30pm   Chocolate Sunday Brunch in the Stardust Lounge at Ashland Hills

11:00–4:00pm     Oregon Chocolate Festival Expo, Day 2, Ashland Hills Hotel & Suites 

11:00–12:30pm     Chocolate Dessert Contest Judging– live on festival’s main stage

11:30 –12:00pm   Chef Demo: Chocolate Mirror Glazing with Larks Executive Pastry Chef, Sara Variel 

12:00–1:30pm    Workshop: Chocolate Heaven for Everyday Cooks – Learn how to work with chocolate, make decadent chocolate crepes, chocolate cheesecake bon bons and wine-chocolate truffles with Chef Tim Keller, Cosmos Ballroom (50 guests max)

12:30 –1:00pm   Chef Demo: Chocolate Drip Cake demo with Danielle Glarum of G.G. Sugarplum’s Bakeshop

1:30–2:15pm     Workshop: Around the World of Chocolate Tasting  – guided tasting of award-winning chocolates with the festival judge, Charlie Douglass – Galaxy Ballroom (35 guests max)

2:00–2:45pm    Workshop: Chocolate & Wine Pairing: Myth or Magic? Workshop with Wine Expert, Liz Wan.

2:45–3:00pm      People’s Choice & the Best in Show Award Ceremony – live on festival’s main stage

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CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL 2019 TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR
Saturday $20//Sunday $20
Two-day pass (Sat & Sun) $30
Children 8 years old and under are Free