Chocolate lovers, this one is for you! Salon du Chocolat, the world’s largest event dedicated to chocolate & cocoa, is coming to New York soon! On November 16th and 17th at the Javits Center, this festival will bring chocolate, pastry, and food artistry to Manhattan.
The show is a massive exhibition of chocolatiers, demonstrations, tons of free samples, and panel discussions about chocolate from around the world. There will be Q&A sessions and you’ll be able to shop for chocolate that can’t be found in stores. Further, there are special sessions offered throughout the weekend throughout a variety of disciplines. Offerings include a festival with unique hot chocolate recipes created by the city’s famed pastry chefs and special speaker appearances.
If you’re crazy for chocolate, this is a must-attend event. The upcoming show is Salon du Chocolat’s first time in New York City since 2011. The organization has held more than 220 events in 16 countries with more than 27,000 participants. This event will be perfect for aficionados and enthusiasts of all ages to enjoy, explore, and celebrate their love for chocolate.
Chefs from Jean-Georges, Gramercy Tavern, and the Institute of Culinary Education will be providing demos throughout the weekend.
For bakers or amateurs looking for a learning experience, the full schedule is available.
For those looking to buy unique and special gifts for friends and family, this event is perfectly timed for holiday shopping.
Salon du Chocolat takes place November 16th and 17th at the Jacob Javits Center. On Saturday, November 16th, doors are open from 10am to 6pm. On Sunday, November 17th, doors are open from 11am to 5pm. Tickets range from $10 to $25.
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