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A Chocolate Affaire

Please join us again next year!

For our signature fundraiser, A Chocolate Affaire!

It’s a chocolate lover’s dream…a real extravaganza that brings over 300 people from all over North Carolina to celebrate and support Cornucopia’s mission. The event includes chocolates all kinds from more than 20 Triangle-area restaurants, hors d’oeuvre, complementary beverages, savories, an exciting raffle, and a live band.

Tickets are available for purchase at the door the day of the event.

Ways to Get Involved:

Auction Items

What will YOU bid on? Auction items will be updated as we approach the next year’s Chocolate Affaire in February 2017.

Participating Restaurants and Bakeries

♥ Carrabbas Italian Grill
♥ Carolina Brewery
♥ Crook’s Corner
♥ The Food Fairy
♥ Foster’s Market
♥ Glasshalfull

♥ Guglhupf Bakery & Café
♥ Hope Valley Diner
♥ Loaf
♥ Mad Hatter’s Cafe and Bake Shop
♥ Mama Dip’s Kitchen
♥ Nantucket Grill

♥ Parizade
♥ Raleigh Cake Pops
♥ Saratoga Grill
♥ Sweetneecy
♥ Toast
♥ Williams Gourmet Kitchen

♥ Carolina Caramel
♥ Breadmen’s
♥ Ninth Street Bakery
♥ Once in a Blue Moon Bakery
♥ Bread & Butter
♥ Maple View Farm

The Chocolate 5k


Race for Chocolate and Cornucopia at our 4th annual Chocolate 5K next year in February 2017! Registration information to come soon. Don’t miss the early bird rates!

Food and Beverage Donations


Would you like to donate tasty desserts, savory specialties or delicious beverages? Please complete this online form today.

Live and Silent Auction Item Donations


Your auction donation will help raise funds for Cornucopia and demonstrate your support for this great cause among your fellow community members. Please complete this online form today.

Our 2016 Honorary Chair

Dr. Katy Peters, MD, Ph.D.


Our Honorary Chair has been a huge fan of Cornucopia for almost a decade. Dr. Katy Peters, MD, Ph.D., is a neuro-oncologist at The Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke University Medical Center and a member of our MEDiC advisory board. She knows first hand the significant benefits that Cornucopia’s complementary therapies provide her patients.

Join Dr. Peters and all our guests for the best chocolate extravaganza ever and help Cornucopia celebrate its 20th anniversary. You don’t want to miss the decadent desserts and scrumptious savories from your favorite restaurants. And, our live and silent auctions will feature excursions, jewelry, sports memorabilia, one-of-a-kind handcrafted items and more.

Our 2016 Sponsors

White Chocolate


Creme Brulee


Cornucopia Board of Directors:

Lois Boynton, William Boswell, Moyer Smith, Joanne Zimmer, Sara Sousa, Price French

Chocolate Praline


Joanne Zimmer

Perry Colwell – Fund of Triangle Community Foundation

Dr. Katy Peters and The Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke

Red Velvet

Barbara Siegel