Episode 32

Published on:

15th Oct 2020

3 Unique and Non-Traditional Ways to Incorporate Chocolate into Your Wedding Day - with Sam Mauro of Noteworthy Chocolates

Hello and welcome back to the show! This is show number 32 and today we're talking about one of my favorite foods...CHOCOLATE! Who doesn't love chocolate? But we're not talking dessert or favors here. We're talking about 3 unique and non-traditional ways to incorporate chocolate into you wedding day and my guest today knows all about chocolate. Not only is she a recent (like last month recent) bride, but she also spend some time on a Cacao farm in Hawaii planting and harvesting cacao and learning how to transform it into the chocolate we love today. She is Sam Mauro, the Creative Director and Chocolate Designer at Noteworthy Chocolates in Bethel, CT

Today, Sam is sharing 3 ways you can wow your guests with chocolate, from signature drinks, to table numbers even Save-the-Dates!! Yes, a chocolate STD!!

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We'd love to know how you're incorporating your favorite food into your wedding.

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About your host

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Felicia Zammit-McMann

Felicia is a former bride helping future brides and believes wedding planning should be fun and easy, not overwhelming and stressful. In addition to hosting this awesome podcast, Felicia is the the owner and editor of Wedding Connections of the Hudson Valley - a regional online wedding publication and is a 2019 Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce 40 under 40 Honoree!

Her tips and advice have been featured in prominent wedding industry publications including The Overwhelmed Bride, The Budget Savvy Bride, Wedding Industry Education, as well as the International Bloggers Association, and Organic Hudson Valley Magazine, where she wrote about green and sustainable weddings.

She holds and M.A. in Communications and a B.A. in Fashion Design. During her time as an undergrad she studied in London and apprenticed with luxury couture wedding dress designer, Phillipa Lepley.

Outside of weddings, Felicia is a life-long Disney fan. She got engaged there and honeymooned there. She loves the New York Yankees, cooking, sketching and crafting (she received art scholarships in college), cats and koalas, and almost all the shows on HGTV and The History Channel.