Don’t miss the 2013 Oregon Chocolate Festival, and a special 20% discount on your stay at The Iris Inn!
The 9th annual Oregon Chocolate Festival will take place at the Ashland Springs Hotel between March 1 and 3, 2013. For this fun weekend we are offering a 20% discount for your weekend stay. OSF and the Cabaret Theatre are offering the same discount! Tickets for the weekend event are $20/day. CALL NOW FOR RESERVATIONS AND TICKETS! A bottle of Roxy Ann Claret or Windsor Vineyard Pinot Gris or Chardonnay will be awaiting your arrival at the inn. Below are the yummy details of this delicious weekend. (Can not be combined with other discounts or applied to previous reservations.)
- Best Traditional Use of Chocolate
- Best Truffle
- Best Drinking Chocolate
- Best Use of Chocolate in Baked Goods
- Best Chocolate Candy
- Best Raw Chocolate Product
- Best in Show
In addition to the tastings and treats offered throughout the weekend, festival goers can attend number of educational presentations and chef demos that will take place in the hotel lobby. Meet chefs, pastry chefs and chocolatiers who will demonstrate their favorite recipes, cooking tips, and baking secrets! Each month Ashland Gallery Association organizes the First Friday Art Walk. Check out Ashland galleries on Friday, March 1st and enjoy diverse forms of art, local wines and of course chocolates. You might have heard about Dagoba (our good-night chocolates) or Lillie Belle Farms. These are well established and nationally recognized chocolatiers, who originated right here in the Rogue Valley. Expect to meet them together with some less known companies including Coastal Mist Fine Chocolates, Sipping Dreams, Love Bucket Baking Co, Stirs the Soul Organic Raw Chocolates and many others. Don’t they all have great names! That’s just the beginning. Wait to taste their products. Try unique combinations, unexpected flavor profiles, and decadent infusions with truffles, bars, crunchy toffees, marshmallows, drinking chocolate, chocolate flavored cheeses, chewy cookies, cupcakes, sauces and syrups, chocolate covered nuts, ice cream and other gooey, delicious goodness. WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR? GIVE US A CALL TO RESERVE A ROOM NOW!