06 March 2010
Posted in Press and Media
Taste Exotic Foods Dipped in Chocolate During “Double Dare You” at The Festival of Chocolate
Saturday & Sunday, March 6 & 7, 2010
WHO: The Festival of Chocolate “double dares you” to experience the wild side of chocolate with tastings of exotic foods dipped in chocolate. Can you handle it?
WHAT: The “Double Dare You” activity at the Festival of Chocolate will feature colorful creations like chocolate-dipped jalapeno peppers, pork rinds, pop rocks and gator jerky. Combine an old favorite with some distinctive new tastes as delicious chocolate embraces spicy, savory and a few downright odd flavors. Don’t miss the chocolate-covered Gummy “zits.”
WHEN: Saturday and Sunday, March 6 and 7 - 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
WHERE: Orlando Science Center, 777 E. Princeton Street, Orlando 32803
WHY: The Festival of Chocolate is the region's largest chocolate shopping, tasting, educational and interactive experience. With four floors of vendors, displays, competitions, workshops, demonstrations and so much more, it will stimulate the mind as well as the tastebuds. Guests will also explore the history and cultural significance of chocolate with themed museum displays.
COST: Admission to the Festival of Chocolate is included with the general admission to the Orlando Science Center, which is $17 for adults and $12 for kids (ages 3-11). During the Festival of Chocolate, guests are also welcome to experience all the Science Center's exhibits, including Frogs and Science in Toyland and giant screen films like Amazon and Mystic India. Each ticket purchase will be entered into a Chocolate Decadence raffle drawing featuring many gourmet chocolate creations from Central Florida's most acclaimed businesses
During the Festival of Chocolate, guests can purchase delectable delights using "Chocolate Chips" as currency with the vendors. Chocolate Chips have the value of $1 and are the ONLY currency accepted for purchases during the Festival of Chocolate. Chocolate Chips can be purchased at the time of ticket purchase and throughout multiple booth locations with CASH, MASTERCARD OR VISA.
INFO: Visit www.festivalofchocolate.com or call 407-514-2000.