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OUR 2017 “A CHOCOLATE AFFAIR”

A fun night of chocolate sampling, dancing, silent auction, music and fun

Our 3rd annual "Celebration of Chocolate in All Its Forms" supports UWKC's work in Early Childhood Development.

Chocolatiers

Michelangelo Wood Fired Pizza uses the highest quality ingredients—and organic, whenever possible. They are bringing back their (in)famous Nutella Pizza for A Chocolate Affair, which will be wood-fired on-site.

Delicious Designs is a made-to-order custom cake shop in Bakersfield that specializes in the tasty and unusual. Last year, the team created a special chocolate hibiscus cupcake that had a chipotle bite to it. Fabulous, unusual and gorgeous! We can hardly wait to see what they have in store for us this year!

“Mexican Inspired with California Love,” Camino Real Kitchen and Tequila loves exploring food fusions. Take last year, for example: a mouth-watering Chicken saté with mole sauce. Is it south of the border? Is it Asian? YES! Is it delicious? OH yes!

Last year, Tasteries Bakery created a display of chocolate yummies that had people swarming around it all night.

The Hen’s Roost is a new chocolatier this year. Their specialty: Chocolate Almond Butter. It’s great in cookies, yes. But frankly, it’s equally  great on a plastic spoon.

We’ve got one word that encapsulates the wonder of De Coeur Bake Shop: Truffles. Just typing it is making us salivate.

How many of you know that we have a bakery devoted to nothing but bundt cakes? In fact, that’s what it’s called: Nothing Bundt Cakes! There was a fierce battle amongst the Chocolatier committee to see who would get Nothing Bundt Cakes on their list of folks to contact. Why? The Chocolate “Bundtlet,” that’s why.

In addition to their exquisitely potent chocolate martinis, the Petroleum Club will be using the occasion of A Chocolate Affair to showcase the wizardry of its pastry chef, Marah Jackson. What will we be seeing? It’s all very hush-hush…

2017 SILENT AUCTION ITEMS:

  • 4 Disney All-Park Passes w/ Hotel Room
  • Solvang Weekend Getaway
  • LA Clippers Game Tickets
  • Day of Beauty/Spa Package
  • Wine and Chocolate Basket
  • Everything Mexico Basket
  • Sports Basket
  • Casino Entertainment Package for 4 from Eagle Mountain Casino
    Includes: $400 in gambling cash; dinner for 4 at The River Steakhouse; 4 tickets to choice of show in 2017.
    Value $800
  • Multi-colored pearl necklace and earrings (see at right)
  • Italian Themed Basket
  • Movie Night Basket
  • Golf Theme Basket
  • Family Fun Basket
  • Quilter's Corner Basket
  • Wheel of Fortune/Jeopardy Prize Pack:
    Four Tickets to Wheel Taping
    Four tickets to Jeopardy taping
    Two tote bags
    Two t-shirts
  • Four tickets to the Condors Game on Feb. 24th

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