How much chocolate can you eat within 30,000 square feet? Find out when the sixth annual SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL CHOCOLATE SALON returns on Sunday March 4th to Fort Mason. Over 55 master chocolatiers, confectioners, wineries, and other culinary artisans will be wooing attendees with their wares—be there if you want a bite of the action.
Participating chocolatiers and confectioners include Amano Artisan Chocolates, William Dean Chocolates, The TeaRoom Chocolate Company, Guittard Chocolate Company, La Chatelaine Chocolat Co., Monterey Chocolate Company, CocoTutti, Saratoga Chocolates, CC Made, Toffee Talk, Dandelion Chocolate, David Bacco Chocolatier, Socola Chocolatier, Nicole Lee Fine Chocolates, Toffeeology, Neo Cocoa, Sixth Course Artisan Confections, Vice Chocolates, Clarine’s Florentines, Victoria Chocolatier, Christopher Michael Chocolates, Jade Chocolates, Truffles in Paradise, NewTree, Alter Eco Fair Trade Chocolate, Kika’s Treats, and Kallari.
Additional participants include Farm Fresh To You, Jerk’NPickle artisan beef jerky, R&B Cellars, Urban Legend Cellars, Sol Rouge/Winery Collective, The Winery SF, Quady Winery, VAD Vodka, Alquimia Organic Tequila, 21st Amendment Brewery, Firehouse Grill and Brewery, Books Inc., the Bread Project (nonprofit), The New York Times, Rigolo Café, Cuisine Noir magazine, and many more.
Chef appearances to note: Tanya Holland (of Cooking Channel, and Brown Sugar Kitchen and B-Side BBQ in Oakland), and Marisa Churchill (Bravo’s Top Chef). Look for panels, demos, and book signings as well, and a screening of the public television program Chocolate FRENCH.
Tickets are available online for $25, or at the door for $30. Up to two children under 6 free per adult. $10 each additional child under 6 and all children 6-12.
Socola chocolates at the 2010 SF Chocolate Salon. Photo from Flickr.
Sunday Mar 4, 2012 10am–6pm $25 advance, $30 door, $10 children 6-12; up to two children under 6 free per adult Info/tickets Herbst Pavilion Fort Mason Center, San Francisco