Once again, it‘s on.
Here’s what it looked like last year:
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And here’s somebody’s shot from 2008. (Not sure if you can get your body painted if you show up in a bathing suit but, you know, anything’s possible…}
All the deets:
“The lips of Bay Area food and wine lovers are again tingling in anticipation and excitement as TasteTV prepares for the return of the 5th Annual San Francisco International Chocolate Salon on April 17th, www.SFChocolateSalon.com.
An unforgettable chocolate stimulus for their tastebuds, chocolate aficionados, fanatics, lovers and addicts will taste & enjoy the finest in artisan, gourmet & premium chocolate in one of the world’s great culinary metropolitan areas.
Featuring a delicious selection chosen and curated by the Organizers, International CHOCOLATESALON participants include over 50 master chocolatiers, confectioners, wineries and other culinary artisans.
The 5th Annual San Francisco International CHOCOLATE SALON participants include The Tea Room chocolate, Guittard Chocolate Company, Christopher Michael Chocolates, Plumeria Flours, Saratoga Chocolates, Choclatique, DivineChocolate, Landru Chocolates, Alter Eco Fair TradeChocolate, Goat Milk Candy Company, Snake & Butterfly, Clarine’s Florentines, Salt Side Down Chocolates, Dolce Bella Chocolates and Cafe, Neo Cocoa, Fabrica de ChocolateMomotombo, CocoTutti, Her Coconess Confections, Marti Chocolatt, Ghirardelli Chocolate Company, Gateau et Ganache, Nicole Lee Fine Chocolates, Vice Chocolates, Socola Chocolatier, Amano Artisan Chocolate, Cacao AtlantaChocolate Co., William Dean Chocolates, Seattle ChocolateCompany, Jade Chocolates, Kika’s Treats, CJ’s Toffee and Toppings, Valrhona Chocolates, Pure Dark, Taza Chocolate, 5th Avenue Chocolatiere, New Tree, Madecasse, Sterling Confections, Lulu’sChocolate, Quady Winery, Punk Dog Wines, Sol Rouge / Winery Collective, Greater Purpose, The Winery SF, and the East Bay Vintner’s Alliance, including R&B Cellars, Rock Wall Wine Company, Respite Wines, and more.
NEW CELEBRITY SPEAKER ADDED
Q&A with a Chocolate Master, Chef Stephen Durfee of the Culinary Institute of America, and contestant on the Food Network’s “World Chocolate Masters” (12:45 PM)
IN THE NEWS
This week catch chocolatier Jim Martin of Sterling Chocolates on the Food Network’s program, “Kid in a Candy Store” (“Whimsical Chocolates” episode). Also on television, Bill Brown of William Dean Chocolates is once again on HSN (see previous video)
More about the SF Chocolate Salon in LA Times Travel, FlavorPill, SFStation.com, 944 Magazine, SF.Eater.com, and more.
Advance Tickets available through April 16th for 25 USD, while quantities last. (Tickets are 30 USD at Door) at www.SFChocolateSalon.com.
UPCOMING CHOCOLATE SALONS
To view a schedule of other upcoming TasteTV Chocolate Salons in Seattle, Napa, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, and more, go to www.LuxuryChocolateSalon.com
See you there!