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For The Love of Chocolate, Escondido Chocolate Festival

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ORGANIZATION: Escondido Downtown Business Association

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 68 people are interested
Escondido Chocolate Festival

SATURDAY, 2/11/2023

**ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE AGE 21+**

Please review the positions below (CLICK READ MORE TO SEE ALL) and:
  1. Confirm you are over age 21
  2. Tell us which position you prefer (We do our best to accommodate your choice but appreciate if you can be flexible)
  3. Confirm your availability for the hours indicated for the position you have requested.
  4. If you have not already provided your email and phone, please do so.



WINE/BEER POURERS:
10:30am-5:15pm
12 Volunteers needed to pour wine, beer or champagne at one of our Tasting Locations for 350 festival attendees. Must take mandatory 15 minute ABC required Responsible Beverage Service Training Class on the morning of the event at Maple Street Plaza at 10:30am.

CHOCOLATE SERVERS:
11am-5:15pm
12 Volunteers needed to serve chocolate at one of our Tasting Locations for 350 festival attendees.

DOOR MONITORS:
11:00am-5:15pm
10 Volunteers needed to monitor door to ensure no one leaves business with open wine/beer container.

WILL CALL ASSISTANTS/ID CHECKERS:
11:00am-2pm
2 Volunteers need to assist at the "Will Call" station to check ID's and Check-in 350 guests.
(This Will Call position is located outdoors under a tent, so please dress according to weather conditions. )


This is a super fun event! :-)



HERE IS MORE GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE EVENT ITSELF...

The Escondido Downtown Business Association is excited to bring back...

For The Love of Chocolate
Escondido Chocolate Festival "A Tasting Affair"
Located in Historic Downtown Escondido
Saturday, February 11, 2023
12pm - 5pm

Give your Valentine a sweet memory. Bring your sweetheart or just your "sweet tooth" to beautiful Downtown Escondido to enjoy the "For The Love of Chocolate" Escondido Chocolate Festival. Stroll through designated restaurants, shops and spas while sampling chocolates paired with local fine wines and craft beers. Take a fun and nostalgic Old Town Trolley ride down Historic Grand Avenue. Plus, don’t miss the 2nd Saturday, Escondido Arts & Culture!

WHAT’S HAPPENING?
* Gourmet Chocolates
* Pairings with Local Fine Wines & Craft Beers
* Chocolate Themed Restaurant Tastings
* Chocolate Making Class (limited space)
* Old Town Trolley rides
* Long Stemmed Roses (while supplies last)
* Raffle Prize Drawings
* Valentines Specials & Treatments at Downtown Spas & Restaurants
* 2nd Saturday Arts & Culture with live music & entertainment

FACEBOOK:
https://www.Facebook.com/EscondidoChocFest/

TICKETS: (must be age 21+)
www.brownpapertickets.com/5662195

PASSPORT TASTING TICKETS:
$45 Early Bird Discount - Purchased prior to 12am on 2/3/23
$55 If purchased 2/4-2/10/23 or at Will Call on 2/11/23

DESIGNATED DRIVER (No Alcohol) TASTING TICKETS:
$35 Early Bird Discount - Purchased prior to 12am on 2/3/23
$45 If purchased 2/3-2/10/23 or at Will Call on 2/11/23

CHOCOLATE MAKING CLASS
Note:This is an additional $35 Ticket Option with limited seating of 24 per class
Learn to make chocolate with Le Cordon Bleu trained chocolatier, Dayleen Coleman of D'liteful Chocolat. 10:30AM or 12:30PM on 2/11/23 @ Cute Cakes Bakery & Café. Includes wine pairing+$5 food voucher. Class time is approximately 1 hour and will be held in the enclosed outdoor classroom area.


"Will Call" (Located on Maple St. Plaza between Grand Avenue and Valley Parkway)

Must be age 21+ and show ID.


PRESENTED BY:
Escondido Downtown Business Association

Portions of the proceeds from this event will be used to promote Historic Downtown Escondido as a shopping, dining and entertainment destination.

Thank you for supporting Historic Downtown Escondido.

This event typically attracts 350 attendees with an average age of 25-60 from Escondido and neighboring cities. Both couples, as well as groups of friends with "Sweet Tooth’s" are drawn to this event. They are chocolate eating, often wine & beer drinking, friendly people who like to experience something different, all the while, supporting small local businesses. Thank you, in advance, for helping spread the word about this fun and exciting event!


If you are over 21 years of age and would like to volunteer to help with this event, please contact us for more information.

Thank you and we look forward to hearing from you!

More opportunities with Escondido Downtown Business Association

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About Escondido Downtown Business Association

Location:

243 S Escondido Blvd #701, Escondido, CA 92025, US

Mission Statement

The Escondido Downtown Business Association, a 501(c)6, for the marketing, support, and preservation of the 127 year Old Historic Downtown Business District. Portions of the proceeds from events will be used to promote Historic Downtown Escondido as a shopping, dining and entertainment destination. Learn more about the Escondido DBA at: http://www.downtownescondido.com/

Description

The Escondido Downtown Business Association is comprised of volunteers and Downtown Escondido Business owners. Meetings are held with local merchants to discuss and resolve various improvements and issues in the downtown area. Events are held in order to promote the downtown businesses as well as generate funds to improve the downtown area in matters of beautification, aesthetics, lighting, parking, safety, etc. A few of our events include the Escondido Street Festival (Spring), Grand Avenue Festival (Fall), Escondido Tamale Festival, For The Love of Chocolate, Escondido Chocolate Festival and The Wedge, Escondido Cheese Festival.

Community Volunteers are needed from time to time to help with these events. Please contact us to see where you can best be utilized. We're thankful to our volunteers and excited to work with you!

CAUSE AREAS

Arts & Culture
Community
Arts & Culture, Community

WHEN

Sat Feb 11, 2023
10:30 AM - 05:15 PM

WHERE

Maple Street PlazaEscondido, CA 92025

(33.09029,-117.04999)
 

SKILLS

  • Food & Beverage Services
  • Customer Service
  • Photography
  • Event Management
  • Bartending

GOOD FOR

  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Different times as indicated in job description with most starting at 10am and ending at 5:30pm.
  • Must be able to stand for fairly long periods of time. Will Call is an outdoor location but most Chocolate Servers, Wine/Beer Pourers and Security positions will be located inside of a designated retail, restaurant or other downtown location.

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