Le Madeleine...
The booth for Le Madeleine at
the 2014 Evening of
Chocolate and wine event
Time To Start Thinking About 2015...........
The 12th 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
15, 2016 , and A Day of Chocolate and Art, Saturday,
April
16, 2016.  Both events will be held at the Grapevine
Convention Center in downtown Grape
vine, TX.

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 emergency assistance, information and lost and found assistance programs.

Travelers Aid is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, and is supported by donations, special events, program fees,
designations through United Way of Tarrant County, and other sources.   If you would like more information about
Travelers Aid Dallas/Fort Worth or would like to make a donation to support our programs, please click the link below:




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.   
12th Annual ChocolateFest
12th 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.
Festival News and Updates......
Toffee
Toffee Treats booth at the 2014
ChocolateFest
DATE AND LOCATION ANNOUNCED FOR 2016 CHOCOLATEFEST!!!

The 2016 ChocolateFest will be held Friday, April 15, 2016 and Saturday, April 16, 2016.  Both events will be held at the Grapevine Convention Center in downtown
Grapevine.

Thank you to those who participated in our post-event survey from 2015.  Please know we are taking your
suggestions and comments to heart.  In particular, the 2016 event will feature:

A return to the $50 admission price for the Evening of Chocolate and Wine
Better wine selections for the Evening of Chocolate and Wine
A more intimate setting without sacrificing the additional space for seating and visiting.

Mark your calendars now, and watch here for details.













THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO
CAME TO THE 2015 CHOCOLATEFEST!!!

WE HOPE YOU HAD A GREAT TIME, AND APPRECIATE YOUR
SUPPORT OF TRAVELERS AID!

THANK YOU TO THE VENDORS AND ARTISTS FOR THEIR
GENEROUS GIFTS OF THEIR TIME AND DELICIOUS CHOCOLATE
THAT MADE THIS YEAR'S EVENT A SUCCESS.

LISTED BELOW ARE THE WINNERS OF THIS YEAR'S CONTESTS:

EVENING OF CHOCOLATE AND WINE:

Best Sample, 1st Place:  GRAND HYATT DFW

Best Sample, 2nd Place:  GOUFRAIS  GERMAN CHOCOLATE

Best Sample, 3rd Place:  BRIO TUSCAN GRILLE

Most Unique Sample:  GRAND HYATT DFW

People's Choice Best Sample:  DALLAS CARAMEL COMPANY

People's Choice Best Display:  XOCAI CHOCOLATE


DAY OF CHOCOLATE AND ART:

Best Sample, 1st Place:  LE CORDON BLEU

Best Sample, 2nd Place:  YELIBELLY CHOCOLATES

Best Sample, 3rd Place:  GOUFRAIS GERMAN CHOCOLATE

Most Unique Sample:  YELIBELLY CHOCOLATES

People's Choice Best Sample:  BRIO TUSCAN GRILLE

People's Choice Best Display:  LE CORDON BLEU