'World of Chocolate" event

December 3, 2009 9:15:12 PM PST
There was a lot of chocolate sampled in Chicago tonight - in the name of a good cause.A competition was held at the Chicago Hilton involving 30 chocolatiers, restaurants and caterers.

The "World of Chocolate" is an annual holiday benefit held to raise money for the AIDS Foundation of Chicago.

ABC7's Kathy Brock and ABC 7's Kevin Roy were among the judges.

(News Release) "World of Chocolate" features scrumptious chocolate creations from more than 30 of Chicagoland's finest restaurants, caterers and chocolatiers in an effort to raise awareness while celebrating the world's achievements in the fight against HIV/AIDS.

An evening spent at "World of Chocolate" includes a light buffet, open bar, chocolate martinis, live Jazz music and a Holiday Bazaar featuring ornaments, purses and gifts from notable Chicago retailers, as well as "Cooking Doesn't Have to be a Drag," an entertaining cookbook that fuses the art of food with the art of drag queens.

AFC.aidschicago.com


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