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death by chocolate

death by chocolate


Join us for an evening of tantalizing chocolate treats, live auction and silent auction.  Be a part of this signature event in your area and show your support for building tomorrow’s leaders.

Bismarck, North Dakota
Best Western Plus Ramkota Hotel
800 S 3rd St, Bismarck, North Dakota
5:00 PM-9:00 PM
Individual Tickets: $40
Table of 8: $240

Tickets can be purchased at:
Bismarck Girl Scout Office
735 Airport Road
Any Bismarck Dan’s Supermarket Locations
Or by calling Kathy at 701.223.4525.

2014 Best in Presentation Winner
Chef Marie Mills of Marie Ann’s Gourmet Kitchen with “Mint to be Brownies”DSC_2829 DSC_2640
2014 Best in Taste Winner
Chef Kelsey Schutt of Lady J’s Catering with “Luxurious Pomegranate Volcano Dessert”DSC_2827 pomegranite dessert
Event Features:

  • Dessert Sampling & Competition
  • Live Auction
  • Silent Auction
  • Plated Dinner


  • Braised Beef Tips in Burgundy Wine Served Over Pasta
  • Fresh Vegetable Medley
  • August Salad
  • Popover


Featured Chefs:

  • Kelsey Schutt, Lady J’s Catering
    Luxurious Chocolate Pomegranate Volcano
  • Stella Baetsch, Magicandle Cakery, LLC
    Chocolate Caramel Crunch with Sea Salt
  • Marie Mills, Marie Ann’s Gourmet Kitchen
    Mint to Be Brownie
  • Olivia Peterson, Jessica Bunnell & Latoya Carpenter
    Peanut Butter Snowballs



5:00 PM   Social Hour, Silent Auction Opens, Dessert Tasting  & Voting Begins6:00 PM   Chef Introductions

6:30 PM    Blue Silent-Auction Section Closes

6:35 PM    Green Silent-Auction Section Closes

6:40 PM   Black Silent-Auction Section Closes

6:50 PM   Dinner Served & Dessert Voting Ends

7:10 PM     Heads or Tails

7:15 PM     Live Auction

7:35 PM    Fund a Mission

7:45 PM    Live Auction Continues

8:10 PM    Chef Awards

8:45 PM   Silent-Auction Check Out Begins

Check out new and updated packages weekly!

Live Auction

Name of Package                        Fair Market Value                          Description 
Sweet Deal $48 1 Case of Girl Scout Cookies
Dinner with Friends $100 Captain Freddy’s Dinner Package Including: Scenic Dinner for 4 and 2 Bottles of Wine
Party at My House $280 $50 Gift Certificate to A-1 Steam Brothers & Fode’s Carpet, Inc.
Package of 6 “Big Green Egg” Spices
$30 Gift Certificate to Bismarck Floral and Greenhouse
$100 Gift Certificate to Walmart North
Gooood Morning! Priceless Guest DJ Experience at KNDR Christian Radio
Chilled Wine $250 Wine Refrigerator and 7 Bottles of Wine
Exclusive Dog Sledding Experience for 2 $640 Prairie Isle Dog Sledding Weekend Package at Red Willow Bible Camp Including: Friday and Saturday Night Lodging, 2 Meals, Dog Sledding Experience on Saturday and Sunday, Access to Sauna, Fireplace, Snowshoes, Cross Country Skis and More
Redecorate $375 Earth-Toned Area Rug with Floral and Damask Accents, Set of 3 Craft-Style-Home Collection Lamps and $25 Gift Certificate to Ken’s Flower Shop
Kiss $300 Sterling Silver and Cubic Zerconia Hershey Kiss Necklace
Friends & Chocolate $150 Truffle Making Class for 6-8 People
Warm It Up $220 Milwaukee Cordless Heated Jacket, Hot Chocolate and 2 Mugs
Accentuate $380 $200 Gift Certificate to Carpet World, $30 Gift Certificate to Robert’s Floral and Hanging Grape-Vine Wine Rack
Originally Bismarck $175 Vintage Photo of Bismarck Drug Store Featuring Iconic Coca-Cola Images, Vintage Valentine and Retro Items

Silent Auction

Name of Package                                      Fair Market Value                                     
Winning Weekend $335 Grand Falls Casino Resort Package Including:  Weekend 1-Night Stay, 1-Hour Massage Service, Lunch for 2 at Robert’s Buffet
Family Reunion $350 2-Night’s stay at Girl Scouts’ TDAF Lodge, S’mores Kit, Thanks-A-Lot Girl Scout Cookies
Ready, Set, Summer! $250 1-Month Pass to Healthways Fitness Center
Tan Express Package Including: Women’s XL Pull-Over Jacket and (20) $10 Off Body Spray Coupons
A Night at the Movies $70 2 Grand Theatres Movie Passes
(5) $10 Gift Certificates to Ruby Tuesday
Health Care Heroes $90 Uniform Center Package Including: Headband, Sockwell Compression Socks, and Clinical 1 Stethoscope
Animal Kingdom $90 Christmas Dog Stocking, Animal Kingdom Package Including:
$25 Gift Certificate, Dog Dish, Dog Toy, Dog Bone, and Dog Treats
Kittson Style $83 Kittson Package Including: Light Brown Handbag, Scarf and $10 Gift Certificate
Girl Scout Salute $80 Girl Scout Patch Tote Handmade by Donnie Riedel
One Case of Girl Scout Cookies
Family Fun $175 Red Radio Flyer Wagon
1-Day Family Pass to Dakota Zoo
STRIKE! $115 (5) Midway Lanes Thunder Alley Passes
(4) $10 Gift Certificates to Bruno’s Pizza
Family First $50 1-Time Family Admission to Gateway to Science
(50) $1 Gift Certificates for Erbert and Gerbert’s Sandwich Shop Family Frame
Cookies & Coffee For A Year $92 Mocha Momma’s Freshly Ground Coffee selections, Case of Girl Scout Cookies and Coffee Mug
Classy $120 $50 Gift Certificate to Zorell’s Jewelery, $25 Gift Certificate to Olive Garden, $25 off Coupon to Country Suites by Carlson, Black Evening Bag
Hit the Alley $60 (5) Midway Lanes Thunder Alley Passes
(5) $5 Gift Certificates to Space Aliens Grill & Bar
Specialty Beer
Family Science $100 $20 Gift Certificate to Applebee’s North
24″ Stuffed Artic Fox
12″ Stuffed Artic Fox
One-Time Family Admission to Gateway to Science
On the Road $520 $500 Gift Certificate to Tires Plus
Car Items
Family Outing $120 1-Day Family Pass to Dakota Zoo
24′ Stuffed Arctic Fox
(2) $25 Gift Certificates to Big Boy
31 Bags Utility Tote
Kick it Up $60 (6) $5 Gift Certificates to Famous Dave’s
Little Boot Peep Boot Toppers
Spicy Dark Huckleberry Chocolate Bar
Saturday Morning $70 Starbucks Package Including: 1 lb. Organic Yukon Blend Coffee, 1 lb. Pike Place Decaf Coffee
$20 Gift Certificate to Magnolias
Coffee Mug
Lookin’ Good on the Go $75 Black and Gray Scarf and Matching Earrings
(2) $5 Gift Certificates to Red Lobster
Fix it Up $125 (2) $25 Gift Certificates to O’Reilly
11-Piece Precision Tool Kit
Acme Tool Clock
Irwin Vice Grip
Husqvarna Cap and T-Shirt
Staycation Celebration $170 (4) $25 off Coupons to Country Suites by Carlson
6-Layer Dip Gift Certificate to Taco Del Mar
$20 Gift Card to Walmart South
Jet Setter $130 Coffee Cup Fuel Stop Package Including: Exotic-Print Travel Bag, Brown Scarf and Black Necklace
Deluxe Comfort Pack $182 Coach Wine Carrier, Con Air Heated Foot Spa, Book and  Snacks
Now Showing $135 2 Flex Tickets to the Dakota Stage 2013-2014 Season
Black and Gray Feathered Evening Bag
$35 Gift Certificate to Nightlife Limousine
$25 off Coupon to Country Suites by Carlson
Sweet Harley $81 Harley Davidson Onesie and Bib
Harley Davidson Dog Collar
Case of Girl Scout Cookies
What’s Cookin’ $100 7 Hand-Made Dish Towels                                                                                                                   Tastefully Simple Basket Package Including: Blueberry-Pineapple Margarita Mix, Bountiful Beer Bread Mix,
Sweet-Pepper Jalapeno Jam, Seasoned Salt, Onion-Onion Seasoning Blend, Merlot Sauce, Bayou Bourbon Glaze
Chocolate Delight $80 Dakota Pride Chocolate Gift Basket                                                                                                 Pink Handbag
Forever Fabulous $282 Coach Signature Wristlet, Oxygen Mouth Refresher Spray,
Nerium Night Cream, Nerium Day Cream and Picture Frame
Sweet Child $150 Child’s Rocker, Baby Throw Blanket and Baby Frame 
Gentleman’s Special $165 $75 Gift Certificate to Hansen’s Mens Wear
$50 Gift Certificate to Arrowhead Cleaners
(4) $10 Gift Certificates to Fiesta Villa
Chocolate, Tea & Me $82 Dusty Green Hand Bag
Steep Me a Cup of Tea Package Including: 3 Energy Bars, 24 Chocolate Teas, Tea-Bag Bamboo Tool, Travel Beverage Container
Fit & Fabulous $130 Unlimited Yoga for 1-Month at Yoga for You
Scheel’s Package Including: 3 Under Armour Headbands, Green Under Armour Workout Top, Blue Under Armour Workout Top, Scheel’s Water Bottle
Celebration $80 $25 Gift Certificate to Olive Garden, $25 off Coupon to Country Suites by Carlson, Bottle of Wine with 2 Wine glasses
Cheers to You! $175 1-Night’s Stay in a Standard Room at Best Western Plus Ramkota Hotel  $25 Gift Certificate to Olive Garden, Bottle of wine with 2 Wine Glasses
All About Me $240 Massage for 2 at Glance Salon & Spa                                                                                    1-Night’s Stay in a Standard Room at Best Western Plus Ramkota Hotel
A Toast For Her $125 Jeweled Bracelet Hand-Made by Bead Chicks, $25 Gift Certificate to Olive Garden, $25 off Coupon to Country Suites by Carlson, Bottle of Wine with 2 Wine Glasses

All auction packages subject to change.