14th Annual Chocolate to the Rescue

The 15th Annual Chocolate to the Rescue
will be held on March 26, 2017!
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Over $17,000 raised for Columbus House Middlesex Family Shelter at the 14th Annual "Chocolate to the Rescue!"

Thank you to all who came out to the Inn at Middletown for the 14th Annual 'Chocolate to the Rescue!' to benefit our Middlesex Family Shelter. Guests, along with our panel of expert judges - Joan Gordon, Tommy Juliano, Priscilla Martel, Chris Prosperi, and Lee White - sampled an array of the region's finest chocolate delicacies and voted for their favorites. Jim Masters, joining us as emcee for a fifth year, announced the winning participants. 

Tschudin Chocolates & Confections won People's Choice Most Creative Chocolate Creation and Critics' Choice Most Amazing Chocolate Flavor. MELT Chocolatier won People's Choice Most Amazing Chocolate Flavor. Marjolaine Pastry Shop won Critic's Choice Most Creative Chocolate Creation. Thank you to the other participants who shared their delicious chocolate treats: Fascia's Chocolates, ION Restaurant, Perk on Main, Scratch Baking, and Sweet Sage Bakery.

We are grateful to our event sponsors Guilford Savings Bank, Middlesex Hospital, Rose & Kiernan, Inc., Edible Arrangements, Mohegan Sun, Webster Bank, Community Health Center, Engineered Handling Systems, Inc., O&G Industries, Inc., and Scope Construction Company, Inc.; our volunteers; judges; silent auction donors; wine donors; the Inn at Middletown; and all who made 'Chocolate to the Rescue!' a success!

Click here to view photos from the event on Facebook!



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March 13th, 2016 | 1pm - 4pm | Inn at Middletown


Proceeds from "Chocolate to the Rescue" benefit our Middlesex Family Shelter.

Help families and children experiencing homelessness while enjoying the region's finest chocolate

  • Sample mouthwatering chocolate delicacies from local restaurants, bakeries, caterers, and chocolatiers

  • Observe judging from a panel of culinary experts

  • Bid on an array of silent auction items including exciting trips! CLICK FOR AUCTION PREVIEW

  • Vote for your favorite chocolate creation

  • Sponsorships available: For more information call Linda at (203) 401-4400 x 150
    Click here for sponsorship information(PDF)

  • View photos from the 13th Annual Chocolate to the Rescue on Facebook HERE.

At the beautiful Inn at Middletown, located at 70 Main Street, Middletown, CT.

Master of Ceremony

Jim Masters, TV and Radio Personality


2016 participants include:

Fascia's Chocolates

ION Restaurant

Marjolaine Pastry Shop

MELT Chocolatier

Perk on Main

Scratch Baking

Sweet Sage Bakery

Tschudin Chocolates & Confections


  • Joan Gordon, restaurant review writer for the Norwich Bulletin
  • Tommy Juliano, Pastry Chef, formerly of Community Table, On20, & Food Network's Sweet Genius
  • Priscilla Martel, All About Food
  • Chef Chris Prosperi, Metro Bis Restaurant
  • Lee White, food editor and restaurant reviewer for more than 25 years



Guilford Savings Bank

Middlesex Hospital

Rose & Kiernan


Edible Arrangements

Mohegan Sun

Webster Bank


Community Health Center

Engineered Handling Systems, Inc.

O&G Industries, Inc.

Scope Construction Company, Inc.

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