Your very own Chocolate Festival
Salon Du Chocolat, Chocolate Lovers’ Festival, Eurochocolate, Chocolate Rush, Garfield Park Chocolate Show, Ghirardelli Square Chocolate Festival; these are just some of the best chocolate festivals celebrated all over the world. They are usually attended by hundreds of thousands of chocolate lovers. They flock to these chocolate for love events to view and taste fantastic creations from world-renowned chocolatiers and take pleasure in chocolate for love inspired activities.
The joy and fun experienced is doubled when you attend these festivals of merriment in the company of your chocolate loving friends. You will surely go crazy eating loads of chocolates of different kinds and sizes. These days you do not necessarily have to spend a lot of money to go to these festivals but why not think of having a chocolate party in your place? You can be an expert party planner to make this happen, all you need is a little help and some flickers of ingenuity!
Start with the Menu
Don’t force a sit down, four course meal. Do it just like you would on a regular barbecue Sunday. Serve grilled chicken, pork chops, pasta, and mashed potatoes, anything you are familiar with! Then, the simple chicken pieces and pork chops can be made magical by adding chocolate inspired sauces like Mole, a Mexican, chilli-chocolate essential. Round it off with chocolate deserts such as chocolate cakes and pastries and don’t forget to serve a pile of different kinds of chocolates. Make sure to have tons of them because you will be using them on games and other activities ! You don’t need to buy expensive gourmet chocolates, just grab the regular ones, your favourite brands – unless the gourmet chocolates are really what you’re going for.
If you want to serve fondue, then prepare fondue matches like marshmallows, pretzels and fruits. Research on wines that would go well with chocolates and keep the idea for the party! And last of all, max out on a variety of drinks that could help clean your guests’ palates.
Stage the Grandeur
Take out your best linens. If you have chocolate designed-linens, that would be great! You can line two or three tables with them. One table will be for eating and the other for chocolate and wine tasting. It can also be a place where you can display desserts that fellow chocolate lovers may want to indulge in anytime they want while at the party.
Decorate your party area by incorporating chocolate brown colors in your design. Set the sound system and make sure you have great happy music to match the ambiance. And finally, make sure that your programme is ready along with the materials that you would need in games or activities.
Make the Chocolate for Love Party fun
Here’s a list of things that you can do at your chocolate for love party aside from chocolate and wine tasting. You may choose one or few of them, at least whatever is possible and could easily be done without having to spend so much.
- Game – Who can eat the most Chocolates?
2. Chocolate Painting – where you use chocolates and your hands to draw pictures
3. Stage an exhibit on the history of chocolates, print pictures and put them on display so everyone could have a look and learn while having fun
4. Choco Poker – Use chocolate pieces as chips. Your guests can take home whatever chocolates they win.
5. Bake-off Challenge – Who can make the best Chocolate Chip Cookie?
6. Special cooking demonstration – learn a new chocolate recipe and share it with friends
It’s so simple, right? You don’t have to wait for a special occasion to throw a chocolate party! Being a chocolate lover is reason enough. But if you want to make your birthday, Thanksgiving, reunion or any get together fancier, let the chocolate lover in you come out and let your loved ones experience a feast that was originally made for Gods and Kings!