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Chocolate Fantasy

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KPMG Presents
Deco and Decadence:
The Roaring Twenties

The 32nd Annual Chocolate Fantasy

The 32nd Annual Chocolate Fantasy will be held at Sandia Resort & Casino (see parking info) on Saturday February 3, 2024 from 6 p.m. to Midnight.

Chocolate Fantasy has become an unforgettable Albuquerque experience - don't miss out on this magical and delicious evening!

Tickets are $250 each and benefit the New Mexico Museum of Natural History Foundation. This amazing event sells out every year - get your tickets today!

About the Event

The night's schedule will include a welcome champagne, entertainment, a silent auction (live viewing with online bidding), a plated sit-down dinner (view menu), live auction, dancing, and of course, we can’t forget, CHOCOLATE!  

 

New Mexico's leading chocolatiers will be preparing chocolate sculptures based on the gala’s theme for our guests' visual enjoyment, along with bonbons for culinary enjoyment! Black tie or cocktail attire is recommended.

Support Chocolate Fantasy

Sponsorships

Chocolate Fantasy sponsorships are available now at $15,000, $10,000, $7,500, $5,000, and $2,500 levels. Use the buttons below to see details regarding benefits of each sponsorship level, or to complete a sponsorship online.

 

Contact ernaaz@naturalhistoryfoundation.org with any questions.

Donations

Donations are always welcome to help support our efforts. Please consider a contribution to the New Mexico Museum of Natural History Foundation. To donate now, use the button below.

Chocolate Truffles

Chocolate Fantasy Online Auction

If you would like to donate an item for the 2024 auction please contact aeaton@naturalhistoryfoundation.org. Thank you!

The Chocolate Fantasy online auction is now live! Bid on amazing items such as an Angel Fire escape ($600 value), a one-of-a-kind Lilly Barrack pendant ($1,099 value), a case of 2009 "Purple Angel" cellared wine ($1,020 value), and much, much more!.

You do not need to purchase a ticket to Chocolate Fantasy or be present to win.

Raffle Tickets

Get your raffle tickets for a chance to win a Roberto Coin 18K Gold Bangle or a Tudor Black Bay 41, valued at $5,500 each. Two winners will be chosen, with the first winner getting their choice of the two prizes shown.

 

Winners will be drawn on Saturday, February 3, 2024. You do not need to purchase Chocolate Fantasy tickets to purchase raffle tickets, and you do not need to be present to win.

Raffle tickets are $100 each and 1,000 raffle tickets are being made available. To secure your raffle ticket call (505) 841-2805, or email mireland@naturalhistoryfoundation.org.

 

All proceeds benefit the New Mexico Museum of Natural History Foundation. Winner is responsible for reporting and payment of all applicable federal and state taxes and raffle ticket is not tax-deductible.

Judges

Dark Chocolate Chunks

Chocolatiers

SCULPTURE AND BONBONS:

Amaran Senior Living – Liliana Quiroz and Echo Wilkins: Let the Good Times Roll

Casey Trent: Well Ain't That the Bee's Knees!

Fram’s Desserts – Michael Fram: Dripping In Black and Gold

Heavenly Chocolate – Dolores Aragon and Ali Maes: Shall We Dance?

Kris Mills and Adrienne Toubbeh: What's the Password (Who's Your Dada)

Sandia Resort & Casino – Stephanie Valerio, Carlos Diaz Campos, Luna Feliciano: Reflection in Chocolate; Inspired by Georgia O'Keefe

SCULPTURE ONLY:

Ashley Briand and Victoria Briand: Giggle Water

Cake Ingenuity – Amber Torres, Jose Torres, and Jose Torres III: The Social Butterfly

Jimson – Pedro Toledo

Laura Bakes – Laura Gonzales: Atlas Shrugged

Navajo Technical University – Sheila Begay: The Charleston Hop Trot

Snow Heights Productions – Austin Phillip: A Gentleman Mickey

BONBONS

Darren Maes and Sierra Hanson

DebbieRae’s Cakes and Treats – Yvonne Maes, Debra Maestas, and Marisa Maes

Jamie Semarge and Emma Wolverton

Ms Bea’s Sweet Treats – Malina Sangre and Kaylynn Gallegos

Raquela Trujillo

Sandia Resort & Casino – Stephanie Valerio

Shamrock Foods – Dan Gilpatrick and Rodney Estrada

Thank You to Our Sponsors

Great Gatsby - Presenting Sponsor

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Partnering with Chocolate Fantasy for 27 years.

Speakeasy Sponsors

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All That Jazz Sponsors

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The Charleston Sponsors

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Susan Scott

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Flapper Sponsors

Carolyn & Tony Chan

The Cool Kids & Tysselings

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RSI Wealth Management & Consulting

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Toubbeh/Wiggins

In-Kind Sponsors

The Albuquerque Journal

Alexa Verardo

Chef Rubber

Edible Magazine

Foodlinks USA

I Heart Radio

KRQE

Sandia BMW

Shamrock Foods

Southern Glazier Wine & Spirits

Frank Frost Photography

Lee Michaels Fine Jewelry

Chocolate Truffles

Photos from Chocolate Fantasy 2023: Fables & Folklore