Arc Northland will be having their Chocolate After Dark event on Thursday, February 9 at the Historic Duluth Depot, 506 West Michigan Street in Duluth, from 5-8p.  Many area chefs will have their chocolate inspired specialties available to sample, even chocolate stout beer and you will be asked to pick your favorite.  Farley's Family Restaurant in Hermantown was gracious enough to share the secret to the cupcakes their bringing to the competition.

What else can you expect at the 20th Annual Chocolate After Dark?  According to the Arc Northland website you'll be sampling from these exquisite chef artists.

185Chocolat: Decadent Chocolate Samplers
Canal Park Brewing: Chocolate Stout Beer
Essentia Health: Blueberry White Chocolate Risotto Cake topped with lemon scented jicama served on fresh greens and a balsamic reduction
Farley’s: Chocolate Redwine Cupcake with Cheesecake Filling
JJ Astor’s: Indulgent Dark Chocolate Filet Mignon Bites with a port wine reduction
Ledge Rock Grille: Dark Chocolate Panna Cotta
Meadowlands Chocolate: Chocolate Sampler Bags
Pita Pit: Falafel Spinich Salad with Chocolate Balsamic Reduction
Positively 3rd Street Bakery: Skidmark Cookies
Whole Foods Coop: Italian Chocolate Covered Cherries

And more from:
Splashing Rock
Pizza Luce
Vikre Distillery
Famous Daves
How Sweet It Is

Tickets are $30 pre-sale or $40 at the door.  You can save by getting your tickets now.  Good luck to all the competing chefs of the Northland!  Thank you for lending your time and talents to a very worthy cause!