April 27, 2014 Chocolate Fling Benefit FAQ's:



What kind of chocolate will be there?

 All sorts! Truffles, cupcakes, cookies, cannolis...  


Click here to see what restaurants / bakers / caterers / personal chefs will be showcasing this year!


To-go boxes will be available (if there is any chocolate left...) at the end of the event for $5 each.



Will there be refreshments?

 Mayfield milk, water, and coffee will be offered for free.  A cash bar will also be available.  A portion of these proceeds support Epilepsy Foundation.



How much money do I need to participate in the Silent Auction?

Available at the Silent Auction will be items ranging from $20 certificates to entire weekend vacation packages normally valued approximately $1000.



What does Epilepsy Foundation of Southeast Tennessee do with the proceeds?

Epilepsy Foundation offers our resources at no cost.  It is our goal to educate the community, reduce stigmas, and support anyone affected by seizures.  We offer the following resources:

  • Advocacy
  • Case management
  • Education to individuals and groups like school staff and first responders
  • Prescription assistance for seizure medication
  • Support group
  • Travel expense fund (via EFA)


How does the Silent Auction work?

  • Each person has a bid number on their ticket. 
  • Each item/package has a bid sheet. 
  • If you're willing to bid on the item, simply write your bid number down on the sheet and how much you're willing to bid. 
  • Keep checking the table to see if someone outbids you! If they do, simply outbid them!
  • Following our presentation, the number of each winning bidder will be called.
  • You will retrieve your winning bid sheets, then see the cashier to checkout.
  • You auction items will then be given to you.



What is in the Silent Auction?

Gift certificates or items for every part of your life! 

  • Auto Care
  • Eateries
  • Electronics
  • Entertainment
  • Fashion
  • Personal Care
  • Sports
  • Staycation Packages
  • Vacations Packages

Many of these items will be auctioned off below their retail value and 100% of the proceeds go to the Epilepsy Foundation! Click on this page to see an updated list on which local businesses have donated!



How much are Chocolate Fling tickets?

$75 for our new VIP ticket

$30 by April 22th at 3:00 p.m.

$35 at the door

$10 Children 5 - 12

Children 4 and under are free.


100% of the proceeds go to helping fund the Epilepsy Foundation of Southeast Tennessee's programs!



How do I get tickets?

Call (423) 634-1772.

We take visa or mastercard.


Mail check to:

Epilepsy Foundation

One Siskin Plaza

Chattanooga, TN 37403


We are currently unable to sell tickets online. 



What does a VIP ticket include?

  • Reserved seating in VIP area
  • Champagne
  • Butler Service
  • First option to bid on Buy It Now auction items
  • Snacks
  • First to check-out 



Where is The Chattanoogan?  

1201 Broad Street

Chattanooga, TN 37402


Click here for a map and directions.


The Chocolate Fling is indoors and fully wheelchair accessible.



What should I wear?

Please dress comfortably.  Most will wear business casual.