Chocolate Fest winners named

MARQUETTE – Included in winners announced from the 2013 Chocolate Festival that was sponsored recently by the Superior Alliance for Independent Living were:

  • The Best Dessert and Best Customer Service awards went to Donckers Candies, which served a hand-dipped sea salted caramel. In addition, its also served a variety of truffles, chocolate covered oreos and other signature candies.
  • The Best Dressed Table award went to Simply Superior Events and Catering of Northern Michigan university. They provided Spanish hot chocolate/fresh fried churros and chocolate garache cherry tartlets/chocolate wine habanero sauce.

Other local businesses participating in the event included Sayklly’s Confectionery & Gifts, The Cookie Jar, Up North Lodge, Aubrees Pizzaria and Grill, The Brownstone Inn, Dead River Coffee, Wahlstrom’s Restaurant, Marquette Food Co-Op, Super One Foods Bakery, Econo Foods Bakery and Jilbert’s Dairy.

Also sponsoring the fundraiser was Thrivent Financial for Lutherans.

The Chocolate Festival is an annual fundraising event to help raise awareness about the inclusive social and recreational activities for persons of all abilities through the Single Point for Activities and Recreation program,

For more information about SAIL programs and services visit our website www.upsail.com or on Facebook by searching Superior Alliance for independent Living.