|INDULGE IN DELICIOUS CONFECTIONS AT AVENTURA MALL’S CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL|
AVENTURA, FL - (October 12, 2009) – Satisfy that ever-present sweet tooth at Aventura Mall’s Chocolate Festival on Sunday, October 18th from 12:00pm – 4:00pm. A chocoholic’s dream, the mall’s Center Court will showcase a decadent display of delicious chocolate morsels prepared by some of South Florida’s most popular restaurants.
A true celebration of all things chocolate, visitors can tantalize their taste buds by purchasing mouthwatering treats from participating restaurants, while admiring the latest in chocolate-inspired fashions designed by students from Miami International University of Art & Design. Children can play with their food without a word from Mom and Dad at the kid’s chocolate station, and raffles offering fabulous prizes will be held throughout the event.
Guests can be a part of the Chocolate Festival by purchasing tickets for $1 each or 13 tickets for $10. The tickets can then be traded in to vendors for the chocolate treats. Proceeds from the Chocolate Festival benefit the Children’s Craniofacial Association.
Participants in Aventura Mall’s Chocolate Festival include: Alisa’s Painted Bisstro, Bar Rosso, Bella Luna, Canyon Ranch, Casoata Grille, Chef Allen’s, Godiva, Grand Lux Café. Il Migilone, Nordstrom Café Bistro, Ocean Prime, Pastry Chef Malone, Porto Vita, Starbucks, Taylor Made, Timo Restaurant, We Take the Cake, Aquafina Water, Schakolad Chocolate Factory and Woodfield Country Club.
The South Florida Super Bowl Host Committee will also be on hand providing information on how to volunteer and be a part of this year’s big game, in addition to displaying a chocolate replica of the Super Bowl trophy, created by the Fort Lauderdale Art Institute, which will be part of a silent auction taking place during the event.
Aventura Mall’s Chocolate Festival is sponsored by Epic Hotel & Residences, Gym Kids, WineNFood and Spotmaster Dry Cleaners, The Party Depot, Allure Multimedia, Over the Top Linens, DJ I, Porto Vita, Miami International University of Art & Design, Top Hat Entertainment and Cupcakes for Change and Shape.
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About Aventura Mall
South Florida's #1 shopping destination among international visitors, Aventura Mall was voted Best Local Shopping Destination by the Miami Herald's "Hot List" and ranks as one of the top five highest grossing malls in the country in sales per square foot. The 2.8 million square-foot multi-level mall recently premiered a new three-level wing featuring Nordstrom and more than 30 upscale stores and restaurants.
Aventura Mall is home to Nordstrom, Bloomingdale's, Macy's, Macy's Men's Home Furniture, JCPenney and Sears, more than 280 stores and restaurants, a 24-screen movie theater, and an artist-designed interactive playground, Rainbow Valley. Located at 19501 Biscayne Boulevard, the mall is open Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., and Sunday, Noon to 8 p.m. For more information call (305) 935-1110. Or visit us online at: www.aventuramall.com. Aventura Mall is owned and managed by Turnberry Associates.