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This dinner that features chocolate, chocolate and more chocolate should be on your calendar for Saturday


A few seats remain for a special dinner this weekend where chocolate takes center stage.

Dallas Chocolate Festival is hosting a multi-course dinner at Fairmont Dallas hotel this Saturday night that incorporates artisan chocolate into every course. It’s all part of the lead up to DallasChocolate.org founder Sander Wolf’s 10th annual Dallas Chocolate Festival, which takes place Saturday, Sept. 7.

For the dinner, Fairmont executive chef Jared Harms and pastry chef Cristal Gonzalez are teaming up with modern craft chocolate makers Art Pollard of Amano Artisan Chocolate, Greg D’Alesandre of Dandelion Chocolate, Jael Rattigan of French Broad Chocolate, and Shannon Neffendorf and Jessica Young of Five Mile Chocolate. The dinner is $150, all-in. Tickets here.

Dallas Chocolate 10th Anniversary Dinner Menu:

First Course

Jeff’s Summer Salad | Local Summer Greens and Herbs | Pickled Gooseberry | English Peas | White Chocolate & Elderflower Vinaigrette

Second Course

Slow Roasted Cartermere Chicken | Grilled Corn | Black Bean Mousse | 5 Mile Chocolate& Foie Gras Mole

Third Course

Cocoa Crusted Axis Venison | Dandelion Greens | Fennel Cream | Black Currant and Esmeralda’s Dark Chocolate Jus

Fourth Course – Cheese Course

Local Chèvre & Dark Chocolate Ganache | Apricot

Fifth Course – Desserts

70% Amano Chocolate Bourbon Brulee Tart | Chocolate Shortbread Crust | Cocoa Nib Tulie

65% Dandelion Dark Chocolate Ganache Bar | Passion Fruit Curd | Hibiscus Meringue

50% Guittard Flourless Chocolate Cake | Cherry Compote | Pistachio Mousse | Dark Chocolate Mirror Glaze

44% French Broad Malted Milk Mousse Dome | Banana Jam | Banana Cake

5 Mile Chocolate Shortbread Sandwich | 5 Mile Ganache | Salted Caramel

Cocktails by Balcones Distilling, wines from O’Neill Vinters & Distillers and port from Taylor Fladgate.

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