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The following information might be helpful
in planning your special event:
The Elegant Touch
Chocolate Fountains can serve an unlimited number of guests by adding more chocolate throughout the event, but our initial package includes chocolate for up to 200 guests. Additional guests can be added at .50 per person, over 200 guests. Call for special pricing on large events.
Our Chocolate Fountain is
a stainless steel fountain. There is a 35" fountain and/or a 44"
fountain available. The total weight
is approximately 100 lbs. when full, so a sturdy table is a must!
We will arrive at your
event approximately 1 hour prior to
the starting time listed on your contract. We take care of setting
up the fountain; the chocolate will be melted and flowing as your
guests arrive so they'll enjoy the exquisite aroma as they enter. We
normally run the fountain from the start of your cocktail hour for 2
hours . (additional time available 25.00 per ½ hour). Other
arrangements can be made if you prefer it after dinner. We'll take
care of all the details of cleanup and taking down the fountain
after your event.
Our operator will be on duty to to run the
machine, to prevent any possibility of damage or misuse.
You can use the Elegant
Touch Chocolate Fountain as long as you like, but our package includes use of the fountain for 2
hours. This is usually plenty of time for most occasions where it is
being used for the appetizer portion of your event. The set up and
tear down is on our own time and is not deducted from your 2 hours .
The fountain will be running and available for your guests for 2
For occasions where a longer time and/or
higher quantity is needed, such as trade shows or other events,
additional charges will apply. Ask about our special rates for all
No special table or
electrical requirements are required,
except for a level tabletop in order for the chocolate to flow
properly. An extra tablecloth is a good idea, since sometimes the
chocolate will spill. We'll need a 110-volt, 3 prong electrical
outlet fairly close by for plugging in the unit - preferably within
The Chocolate Fountain
will be the center of attention on your table. It can be surrounded with strawberries, pineapple,
apple slices, marshmallows, and other fruits - anything edible that
goes with chocolate! Stay away from any item that will fall off the
skewers, or fragment and possibly drop into the fountain, and clog
Decorating your table is
limited only to your imagination! The
Elegant Chocolate Fountain is, of course, an elegant decoration with
its cascading chocolate.and wonderful aroma, with possibilities like
fruit, flowers surrounding it. (See our photos page for some
examples). We suggest a colored satin or pretty fabric to scrunch on
the table; it accents your food trays beautifully. We'll be happy to
offer other suggestions along the way.
The Elegant Touch
Chocolate Fountain must be set up indoors. (You don't want flying creatures in your chocolate,
do you? They love chocolate, too.) Where the fountain is placed is
very important, too, so it won't be affected by air movement, like
heaters or air conditioning. The fountain is a tempering heating
unit, as as long as it's not in a draft, it will maintain its
temperature so the chocolate will not harden.
Having an outdoor wedding? Thought you couldn't use a chocolate fountain outside? Now you can !! We now offer a plexi surround so that you can enjoy a chocolate fountain in any weather in any location with out worry. Only $ 75.00 to add the wind guard.
We can supply the dipping
items for an additional fee, or you
can have your caterer provide them.. If you decide to do it
yourself, please keep I mind that the way you present your dipping
items makes a big difference in the presentation.
To reserve the Elegant
Touch Chocolate Fountain for your event, you will need to sign a contract and a make a $200.00
deposit. The balance will be due at least 14 days prior to the
scheduled event. Reservations are on a first-come, first-serve
basis. Be sure to book your event early.
Our rate includes the
Sequim - Port Angeles area, but we
will travel outside this area. Travel fees may
You will need to provide
the following for your Elegant Touch
Chocolate Fountain event: Table · Plates · Napkins · Skewers (500
provided)· Dipping items· One hour
pre-event access for setup. · Half hour post-event access for
takedown. · Location with access to 3-prong 110v ac
How much should we tip our chocolate fountain attendant? Most people tip them around $25 - $40.00.