Chocolate Dreams

GuardiaCare’s signature event– Chocolate Dreams: An Evening of Decadent Bliss!– is Monday, February 1, 2016 at The Pointe from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. The Pointe is located in Butchertown at 1205 E. Washington St. (Louisville, KY 40206).

Chocolate Dreams is eagerly anticipated by guests and participants throughout Metro Louisville. 25 culinary professionals enter their chocolate creations for a juried competition and offer samples of those delights to our guests. Chocolate Dreams also features hors d’oeuvres, bourbon tasting, unique live and silent auction items, and the presenting of Today’s Transitions Caregiver of the Year award.

Special thanks to our wonderful sponsors for supporting our mission!

WAVE 31  The CJ1  Louisville Magazine1Kosair1  Republic Bank1  LJSTodays Transitions1  Stites Harbison  Kindred Healthcare1  Henderson Services  Dignity Memorial2  MCM  Elmcroft  Hilliard Lyons  Home Instead1  Norton Healthcare  UofLSHOA  KDA1  Publishers Printing1  Baptist Health  Passport  Commonwealth Bank  Outfront Media  In Bloom AgainPartyZone

We also thank the following companies for their contribution:
~ Prudential Heating and Air Conditioning
~ Vivid Impact

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Watch this video for a glimpse of what Chocolate Dreams is all about:


TICKETS. Tickets and reserved tables can be purchased online or by phone. Please click here to make a purchase. To order by phone, contact Lauren Curry at (502) 585-9949 or chocolatedreams@guardiacare.org.

Ticket prices:

~ Single ticket, $75 each
~ Couple’s ticket, $135
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Reserved table for 10 guests, $700

PARTICIPATE. Chocolatiers and chefs are welcome to join us. To those that participated in past years, we thank you! To those new to Chocolate Dreams, you don’t want to miss it! Due to the popularity and growth of our event, space is limited to the first 25 companies who confirm participation. Please complete our online form or contact Lauren Curry at chocolatedreams@guardiacare.org or (502) 585-9949 to reserve your space as a 2016 participant.

The following chocolatiers will share their delicious creations at the event:

~ Art Eatables
~ At the Italian Table
~ Buck’s Restaurant
~ Cadillac Coffee Company
~ Cake Flour Bakery
~ Cellar Door Chocolates
~ Chef Z’s Catering
~ Churchill Downs – Levy Restaurants
~ DelectaBites
~ Gumby’s Custom Catering
~ Kandies of Kentucky
~ Long John Silver’s
~ Macaron Bar
~ Mert’s Kitchen
~ Old 502 Winery
~ Roux
~ Rye
~ Seelbach Hotel
~ The Arctic Scoop
~ The Goat
~ The Oakroom at Seelbach
~ Vincenzo’s Italian Restaurant
~ Volare
~ Zi Olive

Call for Volunteers: We request your time and talent to help make this a successful event. Volunteers are needed in all areas the night of the event, including participant set up and tear down, judging, and guest services. If you can volunteer on February 1, we’re happy to have you! Please contact Lauren Curry at (502) 585-9949 or chocolatedreams@guardiacare.org to sign-up.

This is the perfect time to for your business to consider sponsoring our signature fundraising event. Your sponsorship would ensure a truly unforgettable experience for you and your guests, as well as generate valuable exposure for your business and brand to an audience of 350+ people. Click here to complete our online sponsorship form. For details about our sponsorship levels, please contact Lauren Curry at (502) 585-9949 or chocolatedreams@guardiacare.org. Don’t miss the opportunity to take place in our pre-event promotions!

To donate an item or service to either the silent or live auction, please call or email us. Your in-kind donation and support is greatly appreciated.

BID ON SILENT AUCTION ITEMS. Our silent auction is managed through Wedo– an online auction system. The Chocolate Dreams bidding site is designed to enhance your bidding experience. The online system allows you to (a) identify items of interest, (b) have 24-hour access to the auction, (c) review your bid and position at any time. You can access the site and bid on silent auction items using your cell phone, tablet, or computer. On the night of the event, please be sure to bring your cell phone. We’ll also have tablets and laptops available for bidding. The silent auction is open. Please visit www.wedoauctions.net/chocolatedreams2016 to view our silent and live auction packages.

Download Auction Bidding & Event Registration info sheet.

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