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DC’s Only Chocolate Fashion Show Was More Than Just Chocolate..

September 8th, 2013 • No Comments

Chocolate Fashion Show is a great concept..this is a winning event for any city

Charity in Chocolate Fashion Show – Over 50+ Top DC Chefs Express in Chocolate!

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Top chefs turned chocolate and sugar into fanciful costumes and accessories for a delicious fashion show to benefit local charity with national impact.

Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate! This event had so many great dishes and some great drinks too including Catoctin Creek Rye and Boxwood Winery’s Red wine.

Award-winning chefs  unveiled their mastery of cocoa and couture at the decadent Charity in Chocolate benefit event, featuring DC’s only Chocolate Fashion Show.  The proceeds from Charity in Chocolate go to The Heart of America Foundation® (HOA), a DC-based nonprofit that combines volunteer service and literacy programming to support the needs of children living in poverty in the D.C. area as well as nationwide.

2013-09-06 20.17.082013-09-06 18.21.55offered sweet and savory tastings. Attendees sampled delicacies, enjoyed an open bar before the event highlight – the Chocolate Fashion Show, where models walked the runway in chocolate and sugar couture designed by local chefs.

2013-09-06 18.34.57Celebrity guest judges of the fashion show included WTOP’s Kristi King, Kate Michael, President of K Street Kate, Heather Roth, 2008 RAMW Pastry Chef of the Year, and Michael McCarthy, Editor-in-Chief, DC magazine.

Some dishes were sweet, but chocolate was also incorporated into savory dishes.I enjoyed dishes with octopus, Nutella, passionfruit, something that looked and tasted like tapioca, olive oil, Wagyu Beef and on and on!2013-09-06 21.02.29