Chevy Chase, MD (August 13, 2013) – Located in The Shops at Wisconsin Place, Boxwood Winery’s Tasting Room & Wine Shop was host to the Heart of America Foundation’s Charity In Chocolate Open House.
The intimate and sophisticated venue welcomed members of the media, who were introduced to the 16 year old children’s literacy organization’s most anticipated fundraiser held this September 6, 2013. Host committee members were present, as well as two accomplished pastry chefs in the Washington, DC area; Carlo Figarella and Shaun McCarty.
The Charity in Chocolate event, hosted at the Mandarin Oriental in the southwest quarter, includes 50 celebrated chefs showcasing sweet and savory tasting stations and a chocolate fashion show with 15 top-tier pastry chefs creating chocolate couture for the runway. Sample of restaurants confirmed to participate include CoCo Sala, 2941, Del Campo, Vidalia, Art & Soul, Newton’s Table, and Béarnaise.
All proceeds from the event will help The Heart of America Foundation’s Books From The Heart program provide thousands of books to local DC area children living in poverty, who have few or no books of their own. This event will sell out, so grab your tickets soon! For more information, check out at www.chocolatefashionshow.org.