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For the Love of Chocolate Foundation awards scholarships to students in the full-time programs taught by The French Pastry School of Kennedy-King College at City Colleges of Chicago, promoting commitment in pastry arts education for individuals looking to change careers, as well as individuals who have shown potential in the culinary field but have no formal pastry education.

2012 Special Thanks

Saturday, February 25, 2012  •  Chicago, IL
Ticket Price: $200 (includes food & drink)

7:00pm - 11:00pm Black Tie Attire

Cocoa Venetian Carnival : Sweet as Sin : Cocoa Candy Land 
Confectiatory : Chocolate Spa : Chocolate Sutra
Entertainment : Photography : Event Sponsors : Special Thanks


Thank you to our partners who help make this event such a special one!


The French Pastry School
The French Pastry School at the City Colleges of Chicago is a culinary institute dedicated solely to the art of pastry. The school was co-founded in 1995 by internationally acclaimed Master Chefs Jacquy Pfeiffer and Sebastien Canonne, M.O.F., who teach the school's six-month L'Art de la Patisserie program along with a roster of award-winning Chef Instructors. Offering the finest pastry training in the United States, the school produces the best-prepared chefs entering the profession. The foundation of instruction is the European artist-apprentice teaching model, which employs constant exposure to master chefs, hands-on training and the use of the finest tools and ingredients. • 312.726.2419

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Black Tie Formal Wear is renting tuxes to attendees of For the Love of Chocolate for only $75! Choose from Perry Ellis one-, two-, or three- button styles and visit this website to see their many locations.

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In a society overshadowed by corporation franchises and strip mall overgrowth, unscene assertively promotes a 'boutique' style sensibility. It provides the community with a succinct, portable, functional guide of the valuable amenities that make the urban experience unique. Our curation enables us to filter out the "dime-a-dozen" spots and showcase businesses that have heart and soul, offering products and services for a more discerning taste.
Through innovative marketing strategies, consistent distribution and an extended national network, unscene relentlessly strives to generate new business for those willing to break the mold. Utilizing multi-media devices such as an interactive website and strategic event partners, unscene promotes the independent spirit that is necessary for our economic sustainability.