Our Chocolate Fest judges, Vic, Lanie, Bill, Glenn and Noah, had the tough assignment of tasting ALL the entries— a chocolate smorgasbord! And the judges’ choices for the best of the 2018 Chocolate Fest are—
Chocolate pulled pork with slaw by Sweeney’s at 50 Shades of Hair
Dessert (Sweet): A TIE
Assorted Chocolate cheesecakes by Grandma Apple’s Cheesecakes at Rebuilding Together and Chocolate truffles by Jessicakes at Corina Contemporary Jewelry
Beverage: Kahlua/vanilla vodka/Baileys shots (with Oreo cookie) by Henry’s Tavern.
Our Fan Favorites, as chosen by public ballot that night are:
Bacon S’more by Pizza Works
Assorted Chocolate cheesecakes by Grandma Apple’s Cheesecakes at Rebuilding Together
Turtle Mocha by Coffee Planet
Thank you to all the fabulous chefs, all the businesses who participated and all the other great First Friday venues and the hundreds of hardy souls who braved the frigid temps for the love of Chocolate!
We would like to thank this year’s sponsors, The Candle Collective, Ballston Spa National Bank, Tech Valley Talent and The Adirondack Trust Company, for their generous support.