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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.


SAVE THE DATE: For the Love of Chocolate Scholarship Foundation
Annual Gala – Saturday, February 28, 2015
Black Tie
The Union League Club of Chicago
65 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, IL 60604


Where: Union League Club of Chicago, 65 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, IL
When: Saturday, February 28, 2015, - 7:00 PM to 1:00 AM

Tickets: $150.00/person

  • Dress like your favorite British Mod Rocker, Mad Men Ad Character or Glam Diva!
  • Delight in decadent desserts, candies, ice creams and chocolates
  • Indulge in the ultimate savory grazings offered by the top Chicago celebrity chefs
  • Bebop, groove and boogie to the LP’s of the past with multiple live bands and DJ’s



Check out details from last year's event!


VIP Reception and Dinner:  Dessert Dance Party
Great Gateau : Entertainment
: Event Sponsors : Special Thanks



Thank you to the 2014 - 2015 Foundation Sponsors:




Special Hotel Packages


Plan your night out with For the Love of Chocolate and cap off your glamorous evening at one of these hotels.  See special offers for attendees of For the Love of Chocolate Below:


The Union League Club of Chicago 

At the end of the night, simply take an elevator up to your room and retire in the comfort of this historic club’s lodging.  Find out more about their special rates( $149.00 + 20% surcharge w/ breakfast) by phoning 312.427.7800 or 800-443-0578 by January 24th, 2014.
Reference: For the Love of Chocolate Event

** Book Early!! **



Holiday Inn Mart Plaza 

Take in gorgeous views of the city from your room at the Holiday Inn Mart Plaza – after a night of Hollywood glamour, you’ll feel that all those lights are twinkling for you.  There are a block of rooms reserved for guests of For the Love of Chocolate at the rate of $89 for the nights of February 21st and 22nd + tax.  Please call 312.836.5000 to make your reservations or click here.  If needed the code is EF5. Cut off is 02/07/14.
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Special Tuxedo Rental Deal


Formally Modern Tuxedo tuxes usually rent for $139 to $169.  For the Love of Chocolate guests will get any style in the store for $79.  It includes everything the customer would need, i.e. coat, pant, shirt, vest/cummerbund, tie/bowtie, shoes, studs and cufflinks. 


Any of the locations will be happy to honor the "Love of Chocolate" special pricing.  Their Chicagoland list of locations and a preview of the styles they carry can be viewed on their website:



Chicago Costume


Chicago Costume is prepared to rent to you a dress for the occassion.  The theme is The Roaring Twenties.  Give them a call before going in so that they can have some selections ready for you.  Visit their website at