~THE SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL CHOCOLATE SALON~ returns for its second year! Salon highlights include chocolate tasting, demonstrations, chef and author talks, wine pairings, a chocolate spa, ongoing interviews by TasteTV's Chocolate Television program, and book signings of the newest International Chocolate Salon publication, The Chocolate Guide (2008 Western Edition). The Salon will also include a silent auction charity fundraiser for Holy Family Day Home, providing care and education for homeless children.
New chocolatiers to the event will include Guittard Chocolate, The Chocolate Traveler, San Francisco Toffee Company, Chuao Chocolatier, Marti Chocolatt, Christopher Elbow Artisanal Chocolate, Chocoholics Divine Desserts, Jade Chocolates, Patchi Le Chocolat, Ghirardelli Chocolate, Gateau et Ganache, Moonstruck Chocolate Cafe, and Schoggi. Some of these, such as Schoggi, are new to SF.
Ones returning from last year include NEWTREE Gourmet Belgian Chocolate, The TeaRoom, Coco-luxe Confections, Saratoga Chocolates, Sacred Chocolate, Cosmic Chocolate, Poco Dolce, The Xocolate Bar, Charles Chocolates, Amano Artisan Chocolate, Trader Joes, and Rushburn Toffee Company.
SF International Chocolate Salon
Sun., April 13, 2008
Fort Mason Conference Center
San Francisco, CA
tickets at the door: $20
advance tickets: $17.50