Fox Run Residents to Bask in Chocolate's Romanticism on Valentine's Day
Residents of Fox Run retirement community in Novi, MI, will feast on hundreds of chocolate delicacies prepared by the nation’s finest chefs when they celebrate Valentine’s Day by basking in the nostalgia and romanticism of chocolate . Family members of residents who have flown into Novi will also participate. And there promises to be a few “surprises,” according to the participating chefs.
Kevin Cunningham, Director of Dining Services and a chocolatier who admits to having a constant craving for truffles and cheesecakes, will create many of the chocolate masterpieces himself as part of this “History of Chocolate” extravaganza.. The event will be held Thursday, February 14, from 4 - 6:30 p.m., in the Fireside and Signatures restaurants on the Fox Run campus located at 41000 Thirteen Mile Road.
The Entrée will consist of sliced beef tenderloin rubbed with organic cocoa nib, cinnamon spices and served with a chocolate infused red wine sauce.
Chocolate delights will include the following:
White Chocolate Cheesecake
Cream puffs w/ vanilla ice-cream and chocolate ganache
Chocolate mousse cups
White Chocolate mousse cups
Chocolate dipped Strawberries
Chocolate dipped Cherries in Vodka
Chocolate chip bars
Chocolate bread pudding
Peanut butter cups
White Hot Chocolate
Mini bumpy cupcakes
Fox Run’s Chefs de Cuisine have assisted Cunningham by gathering chocolate recipes and history from around the world. The final presentation will challenge some of the best “chocolatiers” across the globe
ABOUT FOX RUN: Fox Run, which is managed by Erickson Living, has nearly 1,000 residents. It offers extensive wellness and prevention programs, balance assessment and fall prevention programs, and Fitness and Aquatics Centers. Also, there are scores of resident-inspired and resident-led clubs, committees and interest groups in these categories: art; cards; computers and technology; dance; faith-based and interfaith; film, fitness and sports; games; gardening; lifelong learning; music; literature, philanthropy; political awareness; theater; woodworking; and writing.