Cacao, Confections & Cocktails presented by Local First Bank

Friday, Sep 13, 2019, 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Location: French Broad Chocolate Factory
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Experience a behind-the-scenes tour of a working Chocolate Factory and discover how fine cacao is transformed into craft chocolate. Delight in decadent desserts from four notable pastry chefs, thoughtfully paired with wine and cocktails from high-profile mixologists. Sip and savor at our bubbles & bonbon station or catch a caffeine buzz at our Methodical Coffee pop up. Taste various origins of bean-to-bar chocolate and learn about cacao at the source.

Featured Participants

 


Ashley Capps

Pastry Chef, Buxton Hall


Beth Kellerhals

Pastry Chef, French Broad Chocolate


Camille Cogswell

Chef, K'Far


Charlie Hodge

Owner, Sovereign Remedies


Debbie Word

Founder, Chemist Gin


Erik Andersson

Brand Ambassador to Hendrick's Gin East, William Grant & Sons


Hickory Nut Gap

57 Sugar Hollow Rd, Fairview, NC 28730


Jonny Burritt

General Manager, Antidote


Kaley Laird

Executive Pastry Chef Rhubarb, The Rhu and Benne on Eagle


Kellie Thorn

Beverage Director, Hugh Acheson Restaurants


Michael Tiano

Owner Haw River Wine Man

Other Participants:

Looking Glass Creamery

Sponsors

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French Broad Chocolate