Date(s) - 02/23/2024 - 02/24/2024
The American Club
The Village of Kohler is combining travel and chocolate for an unforgettable experience with the return of the “Celebration of Chocolate” festival from February 23-24, 2024.
Chef demonstrations, curated wine pairings, ice skating, music, and, of course, chocolate tastings are among the happenings. Kohler’s Terrapins, a chocolatey mix of nuts and caramel, may become your new favorite candy. The ‘Sweet Escape Package’ includes a two-night stay at their charming inn, a celebration of chocolate and wine dinner, and other sweet perks.
The 10th annual immersive weekend features chef demonstrations, curated wine pairings, chocolate tastings, an intimate dinner, and the highly anticipated Sugar High Party with DJ Eric Rhodes.
The festivities begin Friday evening with the Celebration of Chocolate 4-course Wine Dinner. Esteemed Kohler Chefs Robert Brown, Nicolas Blouin, Thomas Hauck, and Zeke Fitzgerald will each present a course, setting the tone for a weekend brimming with delightful flavors.
“After ten years, this festival continues to evolve as one of our most cherished events,” said Jenna Check, Associate Director of Events & Experiences. “It’s a celebration of our immensely skilled chefs in an engaging and luscious atmosphere. Attendees can sample and preview unique KOHLER Original Recipe Chocolates against the backdrop of our magical resort, providing memorable moments for guests and locals. We are also thrilled to introduce a new pinnacle event on Saturday – Sugar High at Frozen Fairways featuring DJ Eric Rhodes – elevating the entertainment and joy this year.”
Additionally, on Saturday, the itinerary boasts an array of enticing and engaging events, including seminars such as Mexican Food & Chocolate and Chocolate Babka, as well as wine and chocolate pairings. Attendees can also partake in delightful winter activities, such as gliding across the ice rink or venturing into the world of curling.
Package and Event Details:
- Sweet Escape Package: Enjoy a two-night stay with exclusive access to the Celebration of Chocolate Wine Dinner and KOHLER Original Recipe Chocolates & Wine Pairing Seminar. End your weekend perfectly with Sugar High at Frozen Fairways, the marquee event poised to be an unforgettable experience. Starting at $630 per person, based on double occupancy.
- Tickets, starting at $60.00, are also available a la carte for several events offered.
Savor Beyond the Event:
- Kohler Original Recipe Chocolates Love Collection: Currently 30% off all products now through February 10. New wine-inspired flavors include Pinot Noir dark chocolate ganache, Rosé pâte de fruit, and Champagne pâte de fruit.
- Berry Kiss Cocktail: In between events, guests can indulge in the limited-edition Berry Kiss cocktail at The American Club restaurants, including The Immigrant Restaurant and The Wisconsin Room. (Can share recipe to make at home upon request)
Celebration of Chocolate is a part of the brand-new Frozen Fairways experience. The enchanting winter extravaganza is nestled within the esteemed Blackwolf Run golf course and offers an immersive winter experience for all ages and interests. The curated lineup includes cherished cold-weather favorites such as ice skating, where an enchanting rink will emerge upon the course, inviting guests to glide through the wintry landscape. Visitors can also test their skills at curling or embark on exhilarating adventures like fat tire biking, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and sledding.
For more information on Destination Kohler, including pricing, a schedule of events, and details on group bookings, visit https://destinationkohler.com/explore-more/activities-and-events/in-celebration-of-chocolate.