Maybe I'm biased since I'm a judge, but the San Francisco International Chocolate Salon is a fabulous chocolate experience! This will be the 4th Annual San Francisco International Chocolate Salon.
When: Saturday, March 20: 10 am. to 6 p.m.
Where: Fort Mason Center, Festival Pavilion
With 50,000 sq ft of Chocolate, Wine & Confections--that's 66% more floor space than in 2009, this premier chocolate show on the West Coast is for chocolate afficiandos, fanatics, buyers and journalists. You'll be able to experience and taste soooo much chocolate. You can wash it down with vodka and wine!
Some of the chocolatiers and confectioners:
Amano Artisan Chocolate, Sacred Chocolate, Guittard Chocolate Company, Saratoga Chocolates, The Tea Room chocolate, Ghirardelli Chocolate Company, TCHO, Neo Cocoa, Kikas Treats, CJ's Bitz, Socola Chocolatier, Divine Chocolate, Drexelius Chocolates, Alter Eco Fair Trade Chocolate, Chocolate, Amella Caramels, Jade Chocolates, Ococoa, Malie Kai Chocolates, Happy Chocolates, Choclatique, Coco Delice Fine Chocolates, Clarine's Florentines, Napa Valley Fudge Company, Nicobella vegan organic truffles, Robyn's Chocolates, Vice Chocolates, Dolce Bella Chocolates, William Dean Chocolates, Edible Love Chocolates, Marti Chocolatt, Coco-luxe Confections, Sterling Confections, Christopher Michael Chocolates, Posh Chocolat, Gateau et Ganache, Poco Dolce, XOX Truffles, Schoggi Swiss Chocolates, Divine Organics by Transition Nutrition, Her Coconess Confections, Snake & Butterfly, Truffles in Paradise, Cacao Atlanta, Barlovento Chocolates, AF2 Chocolatiers, Beaux Gateaux, The San Francisco Chocolate Factory, Plush Puffs Gourmet Marshmallows, Vermeer Dutch Chocolate Cream Liqueur, Quady Winery, Blue Angel Vodka,
New 2010 Chocolate Salon Additions include the Chocolate Chef Competition and the TasteTV Wine Competition. Other Salon highlights feature chocolate tasting, demonstrations, new product launches and flavor combinations, fair trade & organic offerings, chef & author talks, wine pairings, a live chocolate body frosting demonstration, ongoing interviews by TasteTV's Chocolate Television program, and book signings.
To purchase tickets in advance, go HERE. $25 in advance. $30 at the door.