CELEBRATING THE CHOCOLATE LIFESTYLE ACROSS THE BAY AREA

March 9h-18th 2017

10 Days of Chocolate!

  • SF CHOCOLATE WEEK

    A weeklong celebration of cocoa creations, desserts, drinks, dinners, pastries, chocolates and confections across the San Francisco Bay Area. 10 Days of Chocolate!
    March 9-18, 2017.

  • SF CHOCOLATE SALON

    Round3b1The Annual SF CHOCOLATE SALON is the premier artisan chocolate and confection event on the West Coast, and attended by thousands of food lovers and media outlets. March 18, 2017, details here.

CALENDAR OF EVENTS FOR CHOCOLATE WEEK

See what is happening and join the fun of 10 Days of Chocolate

Chocolate Tours with Gourmet Walks

Chocolate Tours with Gourmet Walks

San Francisco

Join the San Francisco Gourmet Chocolate Tour for Chocolate Week, and get 15% off. On this tour you will learn about what makes fine chocolate and sample from a wide array of locally made San Francisco chocolates. Your chocolate obsessed guide will fill you in on the history of chocolate, its health benefits and all the latest trends.

To Purchase Tickets or more information, click on photograph.

SF Chocolate Salon, 11th Annual

SF Chocolate Salon, 11th Annual

Hotel Kabuki, Japantown Center

The Original and Premier Artisan Chocolate Show on the West Coast takes place this Spring at the 11th Annual San Francisco International CHOCOLATE SALON, March 18th, 2017. Purchase Tickets at SFChocolateSalon.com

Amano Meet Your Maker

Amano Meet Your Maker

Hosted by Bar Cacao at Sixth Course, 1544 15th St, San Francisco

Art Pollard of Amano Chocolate
Guided tasting of Amano Chocolate
3/14 Saturday 5-7 pm

Chocolate Workshop with Rachel Dunn

Chocolate Workshop with Rachel Dunn

1021 Detroit Avenue, Concord

Come join us inside our chocolate factory to experience a hands-on chocolate workshop where you’ll make your very own delicious American and French chocolates with acclaimed Chocolatier Rachel Dunn!
Dates: March 7th (Sold Out) March 12th, March 13th. To Purchase Tickets or more information, click on photograph.

Visit the Chocolate Guru: Jack Epstein

Visit the Chocolate Guru: Jack Epstein

Chocolate Covered: 4069 24th St, SF (Noe Valley)

Love to talk about chocolate? Visit Jack Epstein and friends, founder of San Francisco’s Original Chocolate Boutique, respected across North America as a chocolate destination. Discover the Best and Most Unique in Premium Chocolate. For more information, click on photograph.

Chow SF Chocolate Making Classes

Chow SF Chocolate Making Classes

Feve Chocolates, San Francisco

Learn from one of the finest chocolatiers in the U.S. the art of making caramel and chocolate confections. We will be making three caramel based confections that will take you back to your childhood. March 7th. To Purchase Tickets or more information, click on photograph.

Ghirardelli Chocolates

Ghirardelli Chocolates

Bay Area Ice Cream & Chocolate Shops

San Francisco native Ghirardelli Chocolate has a Chocolate Week deal at Ghirardelli Ice Cream & Chocolate Shops: 10% off any retail chocolate purchase or $1.00 off any Specialty Sundae when you mention “Chocolate Week” at check out (cannot be combined with other discounts or coupons). To Purchase Tickets or more information, click on photograph.

Jade Chocolates

Jade Chocolates

4207 Geary Blvd @ 6th Ave, San Francisco

Jade Chocolates has a Chocolate Week deal. Visit the Shop, "Buy 3 Truffles, Get 1 Free." Jade Chocolates creates a sophisticated and luxurious tasting experience by blending teas and spices from Asia and the Pacific Islands into our line of chocolates.

For more information, click on photograph.

Visit the Chocolate Guru: Adam Smith

Visit the Chocolate Guru: Adam Smith

Fog City News: 455 Market Street, San Francisco

Adam Smith and staff at Fog City News Fog City News import, evaluates and offers hundreds of premium chocolate bars from around the world — one of the largest collections in the United States. Located on Market Street in downtown SF, something chocolatey is always going on at Fog City. For more information, click on photograph.

Michael Kalanty Croissant Workshop

Michael Kalanty Croissant Workshop

Draeger’s Cooking School, 222 East Fourth Avenue San Mateo

March 14, 2015, 11 am. Learn from Michael Kalanty how to make Classic Butter Croissants and Chocolate-Filled Croissants. Kalanty is Craft Bread Instructor at International Culinary School at The Art Institute of California. To Purchase Tickets or more information, click on photograph.

Bar Cacao Happy Hour

Bar Cacao Happy Hour

Cacao upstairs at Sixth Course, 1544 15th St, San Francisco

March 8th, 3-6pm. Come craft chocolate bar hopping with Jessica Ferraro of Bar Cacao upstairs at Sixth Course. Explore the remarkable world of craft chocolate by TASTING through some of the finest craft chocolates in the world. Jessica has traveled the world in search of beautiful cacao and the chocolate painstakingly crafted from it. For more information, click on photograph.

FRENCH CHOCOLATE Author Signings

FRENCH CHOCOLATE Author Signings

Various Locations

Author and Contributor signings of the new edition of he cookbook FRENCH CHOCOLATE will take place at the SF Chocolate Salon on March 15th, as well as other locations throughout the week. To Purchase Tickets or more information, click on photograph.

OTHER PLACES TO FIND GREAT CHOCOLATE

With a Bay Area Connection

Charles Chocolates

Charles Chocolates

535 Florida St, San Francisco
Poco Dolce

Poco Dolce

2419 3rd Street San Francisco
Socola Chocolatier

Socola Chocolatier

535 Folsom St., San Francisco
Sixth Course

Sixth Course

1544 15th Street , San Francisco
Christopher Elbow

Christopher Elbow

401 Hayes St San Francisco
Dandelion Chocolate

Dandelion Chocolate

740 Valencia St San Francisco
Scharffen Berger

Scharffen Berger

Westfield San Francisco Centre Kiosk, 865 Market St, San Francisco
Michael Mischer Chocolates

Michael Mischer Chocolates

3352 Grand Avenue, Oakland
Feve Artisan Chocolatier

Feve Artisan Chocolatier

2210 Keith Street San Francisco
Cocoa Bella San Francisco

Cocoa Bella San Francisco

Westfield San Francisco Centre 845 Market Street
TCHO

TCHO

Westfield San Francisco Centre 845 Market Street
Nuubia

Nuubia

1355 Market Street San Francisco
SusieCakes

SusieCakes

2109 Chestnut St, San Francisco
Craftsman and Wolves

Craftsman and Wolves

746 Valencia St, San Francisco
Recchiuti Confections

Recchiuti Confections

One Ferry Building, Shop #30 San Francisco
Chocolatier Blue

Chocolatier Blue

Berkeley and San Francisco
Cocoa Bella San Jose

Cocoa Bella San Jose

Westfield Valley Fair 2855 Stevens Creek Blvd
The Chocolate Garage

The Chocolate Garage

654 Gilman St, Palo Alto
Icing on the Cake

Icing on the Cake

50 W. Main Street, Los Gatos
Kollar Chocolates

Kollar Chocolates

6525 Washington St, Yountville
Saratoga Chocolates

Saratoga Chocolates

14572-B Big Basin Way, Saratoga

OTHER RESOURCES FOR CHOCOLATE LOVERS

With a Bay Area Connection

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North America’s Best Chocolate Truffles

TasteTV in the International Chocolate Salon have selected some of the top chocolate truffles, and the artistry behind them, in North America. These truffles come from the East Coast, the West Coast, the middle planes, and even Canada.

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