Maui Food and Dining

Load Up on Antioxidants at the Taste of Chocolate Event

May 31, 2015, 1:00 PM HST
* Updated May 31, 6:54 AM
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By Maui Now Staff

Taste of Chocolate courtesy photo

Taste of Chocolate courtesy photo

This Friday, June 5, chocoholics have a reason to come out of recovery.

The Maui Film Festival’s annual Taste of Chocolate event offers a solid method to boost your serotonin levels.

Held at the Four Seasons Resort Maui in Wailea, expect five actions stations and two additional opportunities to o.d. on sugar.

Action Station 1 – Chocolate Filled Donuts
Freshly made Donuts, filled to order with Milk Chocolate Custard
Chocolate Grand Marnier Dipping Sauce
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Action Station 2 – Mmm  Mmmm  Mmmmm
JAFFA cakes (molten)
Raspberry Vodka Coulis
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Action Station 3 – Holy Crepes!

Chocolate Crepes
Flambeed Bananas
Chocolate Baileys Gelato
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Action Station 4 – OMG
Chocolate Chevre Cheesecake
Liquid Nitrogen Sour Apple Sorbet
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Action Station 5 – Chocolate Fountain

Homemade Strawberry Marshmallows
Mini Chocolate Chip Cookies
Coconut Cake
Vanilla Shortbread Buttons
Fresh Pineapple, Strawberries and Banana
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Station 6 – Buffet Heaven
Chocolate Strawberry
Red Velvet Cake Pops
Mini Boston Cream Pies
Boozy Chocolate Tubes: Peppermint  Schnapps, Rum, Grand Marnier
Lemon Meringue Crème brûlée
Raspberry White Chocolate Trifle
Banana Cream Pie
Better than S.x Chocolate Parfait
Walnut Brownie Morsels
Salted Caramel and Chocolate Tart
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Station 7 – Savory Sustenance

Chocolate Tagliatelle Pasta, Toasted Walnuts, Parmesan, Truffle, Bitter Cocoa
Parsnip Veloute, Cocoa Nib Cream, Smoked Honey
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The event runs from 8 to 10 p.m. or whenever you get the shakes from all that sugar.
Tickets are $170 (through June 2) and include admission to Friday Night’s Celestial Cinema Double Feature of LEARNING TO DRIVE (7:45 p.m.) and PRETEND WE’RE KISSING (10 p.m.)
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