TasteTV is a food channel and food network with Food Video, Fashion Video, Recipe Video, Restaurant Video, Wine Video, Chocolate Video and an Online Community. 11TH ANNUAL

March 18, 2017



See Video about the SF International Chocolate Salon
(filmed by TasteTV)



(filmed by NBC)



"The Original and Premier West Coast Event to Taste and Savor the Chocolate Lovers Experience"

NOW IN ITS ELEVENTH YEAR!

LOCATION AND TIMES

March 18, 2017
10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m

Location
Hotel Kabuki
Garden Level (Entire)
1625 Post St
San Francisco, CA 94115


TICKET INFORMATION

*All Tasting & Events Included with Entry*
Adults: $20 Advance Purchase
Adults: $30 (Door)

Children under 6: Free*
Children, 6 to 12: $10
*Applies to 2 children per adult. Each additional child under 6: $10

(Salon Entry includes all chocolate & wine tastings, demos, etc.).

This year's Official Charity: TBA






WHAT CAN I TASTE?

Once you enter the Chocolate Salon, you can savor, discover, and enjoy samples from any of the participants.

(*must be over 21 to taste wine or spirits, if available)

Follow us on Twitter @ChocolateSalon



WHAT IS A SALON?

A Few Useful Definitions:

  1. An assembly of guests in such a room, esp. an assembly, consisting of the leaders in society, art, politics, food, etc.
  2. A hall or place used for the exhibition of works of art.
  3. A shop, business, or department of a store offering a specific product or service, esp. one catering to a fashionable clientele

 


2016 SPEAKER & PRESENTATION SCHEDULE

subject to change

TIME COCOA-DEMONSTRATION STAGE  

PRESENTATIONS & DEMOS
PRESENTER
11:00

History and Culture of Chocolate and how to taste chocolate


Frank Price and Janet Rudolph
Dying for Chocolate



 
11:45

The History of Drinking Chocolate




Liam Blackmon
CACOCO



 
12:30

DIY chocolate tours of the San Francisco Bay Area


Nancy Martin & Ronnie Sampson
Chocolate by the Bay

Visit: Chocolate by the Bay






 
1:15

Chocolate + Love = A Delicious Life


Joey Garcia
Sacramento Food & Lifestyle Author






 
2:00

Artisan 101: Launching my Artisan Food Business from a Home Kitchen with the Cottage Food Law



Jen Cooper
Ben and Max Snacks
benandmaxsnacks.com
(Sacramento)




 
2:45

Pairing Chocolate and Wine
TBA



Kristen Wynn
Marich Confections
(Hollister)




 
3:15

Chocolate Demonstration
TBA



Michael Poole
Hot Chocolat
(Seattle)





 
4:00 Adventures of a Master Craft Chocolate Maker


Amano Chocolate, was recently ranked by the New York Times as the #1 Bean-to-Bar Chocolate Maker in the United States




Art Pollard
Amano Artisan Chocolate
(Utah)



     
4:45 TBA
TBA



 


 
5:00 Announcement of CHOCOLATE SALON People's Choice AWARDS Voting Results



 


 


Hotel Kabuki
Garden Level (Entire)
1625 Post St
San Francisco, CA 94115

*All Tasting & Events
Included with Entry*
Adults: $20 Advance
Adults: $30 (Door)

Children under 6: Free*
Children, 6 to 12: $10
*Applies to 2 children per adult. Each additional child under 6: $10







The Chocolate Guide:

North American
2nd Edition eBook
for Kindle, Nook, iPads, iPhones





The Official
Chocolate Journal

Mon Journal du Chocolat




French CHOCOLATE
:
Recipes, Language & Directions to Francais au Chocolat
New 4th Edition