Le Madeleine...
The booth for Le Madeleine at
the 2013 Day of Chocolate
and Art event
About The Festival......
The 10th annual ChocolateFest is a fund
raising event benefiting Travelers Aid
Dallas/Fort Worth.  

It consists of two events - an Evening of
Chocolate and Wine, Friday, April 4, 2014 at
Delaney Vineyards and Winery in
Grapevine, and A Day of Chocolate and Art,
Saturday, April 5, 2014 at the Palace Arts
Center in historic downtown Grapevine.

Enjoy great wine, wonderful art creations,
live music, and of course outstanding
chocolate from area chocolatiers, bakeries,
restaurants, hotels and more.
About Travelers Aid Dallas/Fort Worth
Travelers Aid Dallas/Fort Worth is committed to assisting individuals and families who are in transition,
in crisis or who are separated from their normal support systems and are facing a travel-related
crisis.  

With offices at DFW International Airport, and the Fort Worth Intermodal Transportation Center,
Travelers Aid Dallas/Fort Worth offers the following human service and information programs:

Client Intervention Program
  • Crisis Counseling and Intervention
  • Information and Referral
  • Emergency Travel Assistance
  • Child Safety Seat Rental
  • Runaway Transfer Supervision

Volunteer Information Program
  • Information booths staffed by volunteers
  • Lost and Found

Travelers Aid is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, and is supported by donations, special events,
program fees, United Way of Tarrant County, and other sources.  Travelers Aid Dallas/Fort Worth is a
member of Travelers Aid International, the oldest non-sectarian social welfare organization in the
United States.  Travelers Aid Dallas/Fort Worth assists over 60,000 clients annually, comprised of
DFW area residents, travelers in need and members of the military.   
10th Annual ChocolateFest
10th Annual ChocolateFest
A CHOCOLATE AND ART FESTIVAL BENEFITING
TRAVELERS AID DALLAS/FORT WORTH
The Travelers Aid "Traveler"
dressed in chocolate and
his blue artist's smock and
holding his paintbrush is the
official representative of the
ChocolateFest  Chocolate
and Art Festival.
  • Translation Services
  • Military Assistance
  • Protective Travel Services
  • Western Union
Festival News and Updates......
Plate of Chocolates
A plate of outstanding chocolate
samples from the 2013
ChocolateFest
ITS TIME - CHOCOLATEFEST IS HERE.......

ADVANCE ONLINE TICKET SALES HAVE ENDED.  HOWEVER

THERE ARE TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR SALE AT THE DOOR
OF BOTH THE EVENING OF CHOCOLATE AND WINE AND THE DAY
OF CHOCOLATE AND ART EVENTS!!!  So, get there early, buy your
tickets and indulge in the world of chocolate!!!!!


Rob Holbert and Mirage Are Back!
We are happy to announce that Rob Holbert and Mirage will be performing their wonderful smooth jazz
at both the Evening of Chocolate and Wine and the Day of Chocolate and Art.  Welcome back Rob!!!


Shop for Chocolate at the Festival:
If you are interested in buying some of the Chocolate that you sample, our festival is for you!  Many of the
vendors will have chocolate for sale at their booths, so bring your wallet with your taste buds!  After you
enjoy a sample, visit with the vendor representative about their products, then buy some for later!  A
great way to remember your good times at ChocolateFest!
Picture of hand painted chocolate truffles courtesy of Chef Jeff Glick.
THANK YOU FOR ANOTHER
SUCCESSFUL EVENT!!!!!

The 10th Anniversary ChocolateFest was a great success!  Needed funds were
raised allowing us to provide assistance to those in need.  Thank  you.

Thank you to our outstanding sponsors, vendors, and artists for their generous
donation of financial resources, time, and outstanding chocolate creations.

And a special thank you to everyone who bought a ticket and came to the event - you
too are a helping hand along the way!

During both the Evening of Chocolate and Wine and the Day of Chocolate and Art
events, panels of judges tasted the chocolate samples and selected best and most
unique samples.  In addition, the guests at the event were asked to select a Peoples
Choice winner for best sample and best looking booth.  Listed below are the winners
from the contests.  Please join us in congratulating them.

EVENING OF CHOCOLATE AND WINE

CELEBRITY JUDGING:

BEST SAMPLE - FIRST PLACE
TOFFEE TREATS

BEST SAMPLE - SECOND PLACE
GRAND HYATT DFW

BEST SAMPLE - THIRD PLACE
GOUFRAIS GERMAN CHOCOLATES

MOST UNIQUE SAMPLE
TOFFEE TREATS



PEOPLES CHOICE:


BEST SAMPLE
DALLAS CARAMEL COMPANY

BEST BOOTH
GRAND HYATT DFW




DAY OF CHOCOLATE AND ART

CELEBRITY JUDGING:

BEST SAMPLE - FIRST PLACE
EPIC TRUFFLES

BEST SAMPLE - SECOND PLACE
GOUFRAIS GERMAN CHOCOLATES

BEST SAMPLE - THIRD PLACE
BRIO TUSCAN GRILLE

MUST UNIQUE SAMPLE
EPIC TRUFFLES



PEOPLES CHOICE:


BEST SAMPLE
GOUFRAIS GERMAN CHOCOLATES

BEST BOOTH
REMINGTON COLLEGE






The information about all of our outstanding vendors and artists will remain on this
site until we prepare for our next big event.  Please check the vendor and artist
buttons above, and support these generous and outstanding companies.