Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Zermatt Resort Hosting Chocolate Festival Feb. 23

Zermatt Resort in Midway, Utah. Photo by Valerie Phillips

Zermatt Resort in Midway is hosting its first annual Chocolate Festival on Saturday, Feb. 23. From 2-5 p.m., local Utah chocolate makers will be on hand to show off their products. The Homestead Gift Shop will present  their famous homemade fudge. Others are Ruth Kendrick of Chocolot Artisan Chocolates, Millcreek Cacao Roasters, Fernwood Finest Candies, Food of the Gods Chocolate and Hatch Family Chocolates.   There will be cupcake decorating for the kids, and live music from acoustic guitarist, B.D. Howe. 

Admission is free for the first 50 people to call the resort at 1-435-709-9532. Regular admission is $11.99 per person. 

If you want even more of a chocolate fix, that evening Z's Steak & Chop Haus is hosting a Chocolate Themed Dinner. The menu is: 

Dark Chocolate and Espelette Soup
Golden Beet and Strawberry Carpaccio, Arugula, Chocolate-Balsamic Vinaigrette

Basil and Macadamia Nut Crusted Halibut
White Cocoa Gnocchi, Buttermilk Chocolate Sauce

Cocoa Cured Duck Breast
Wheatberries, Swiss Chocolate and Pequillo Pepper Mole

Mint Chocolate Chipped Granita

Z’s Famous Chateaubriand with Bittersweet-Zinfandel Sauce
Mushroom Tart, Asparagus

Warm Cinnamon Donuts with Swiss Chocolate Fondue

Chocolate Covered Pretzels
Price is $59.99 per person, wine pairings are available  for $35.99
Reservations required.  Call 435-709-9572 to reserve your table.

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