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Fort Ticonderoga to host sweet event

History of chocolate to be presented

A “Chocolate Covered History” symposium will be held at the fort Friday and Saturday, Oct. 12 and 13. It’s billed as a celebration of chocolate, wine and spirits.

A “Chocolate Covered History” symposium will be held at the fort Friday and Saturday, Oct. 12 and 13. It’s billed as a celebration of chocolate, wine and spirits.

— The event will conclude with a Saturday evening gala at The Sagamore Resort and will include a cocktail reception and four course meal integrating chocolate into every recipe.

“Guests will have a once in a life-time opportunity to enjoy dishes such as Native Corn Stew paired with Chocolate Dusted Pine Island Oysters; Preserved Ducking, Pickled Fall Vegetables, Dandelion Greens with Chocolate Huckleberry Conserve; and Lavender and Knotweed Honey Marinated Lamb Chops with Roasted Rutabaga Mash and Chocolate Sassafras Sauce,” Hill said. “Rum Spiked Chocolate Cake with Bergamot Tea Infused Pumpkin Custard and Mulled Cider Glaze will complete the meal. Each dish will be paired with appropriate wines to create an unforgettable evening.”

Proceeds the “Chocolate Covered History” symposium and gala will support Fort Ticonderoga’s educational and interpretive programs.

“Chocolate Covered History” is presented in partnership with The Sagamore Resort (www.thesagamoreresort.com) and American Heritage Chocolate (www.americanheritagechocolate.com). Additional “Chocolate Covered History” sponsors include Amtrak, William Grant & Sons, Banfi Vintners, Veuve Clicquot Champagne and Tuthilltown Spirits.

A variety of symposium event pricing is available including symposium only options as well as package pricing.

For information go online at www.fortticonderoga.org or call 585-2821.

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