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The 2nd annual Chocolate Festival comes to Hotel Roanoke

By Melissa Gaona, mgaona@wdbj7.com
Published On: Mar 14 2014 06:25:05 AM EDT
Updated On: Mar 14 2014 10:40:08 AM EDT

The Chocolate Festival is coming up on Sunday at the Hotel Roanoke

ROANOKE, Va. -

The American Culinary Federation (ACF) is an organization in Southwest Virginia and its mission is to fight childhood hunger, malnutrition, and obesity.

Every week, the ACF is inside Roanoke city schools educating students about proper eating habits, portion control, and how to use your favorite foods in healthy ways.

The ACF also focuses on education and scholarship opportunities with culinary students.

The Chocolate Festival kicks off at Hotel Roanoke on Sunday, March 16th from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Before the festival starts, folks can get in on education demos from the chocolate experts starting at 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

The festival will have 24 different booths from 24 different chefs to learn and taste from.

Tickets are $27.58 and there are a few left, to purchase tickets click here.