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Fox Run Residents Will Bask in Nostalgia and Romanticism of Chocolate on Valentine's Day

February 6, 2013

NOVI, MI (February 6, 2013) -- 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 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:

Chocolate Cheesecake

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


Hot Chocolate

White Hot Chocolate

Mini bumpy cupcakes  


Chocolate macaroons  

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.