Chocolate Salon San Francisco

Chocolate Salon San FranciscoThe 5th Annual San Francisco International Chocolate Salon returns to San Francisco this year on April 17, 2011 with over 70 participants in over 50,000 square feet of exhibit space. Organized by TasteTV, the full-day Chocolate Salon presents new flavors, textures, combinations, and imagination to tantalize attendee tastebuds.

The Salon takes place at San Francisco’s Fort Mason Festival Pavilion.

This year’s event also includes selections from local wineries, and Celebrity Chef Demonstrations from Elizabeth Falkner (Top Chef Masters), Candice Kumai (TLC, Lifetime), Alice Medrich (bestselling author), Jake Gandolfo (MasterChef), Andrea Immer Robinson (, and Leslie Sbrocco (PBS, Thirsty Girl TV).

New 2011 Chocolate Salon luxury additions include YOSH Olfactory Sense fragrances, VAD Vodka, 100% Pure cosmetics, Sun Valley Equestrian, and Adult Chocolate Milk. Other Salon highlights feature chocolate tasting, demonstrations, new product launches and flavor combinations, fair trade & organic offerings, chef & author talks, a chocolate and wine pairing panel, a Chocolate Spa with makeovers, ongoing interviews by TasteTV’s Chocolate Television program, and book signings.

The 2011 San Francisco Chocolate Salon features a delicious selection chosen and curated by the Organizers, and includes master chocolatiers, confectioners, wineries and other culinary artisans such as The Tea Room chocolate, Guittard Chocolate Company, Christopher Michael Chocolates, Plumeria Flours, Saratoga Chocolates, Choclatique, Divine Chocolate, Landru Chocolates, Alter Eco Fair Trade Chocolate, Goat Milk Candy Company, Snake & Butterfly, Clarine’s Florentines, Salt Side Down Chocolates, Dolce Bella Chocolates and Cafe, Neo Cocoa, Fabrica de Chocolate Momotombo, CocoTutti, Her Coconess Confections, Marti Chocolatt, Ghirardelli Chocolate Company, Gateau et Ganache, Nicole Lee Fine Chocolates, Vice Chocolates, Socola Chocolatier, Amano Artisan Chocolate, Cacao Atlanta Chocolate Co., William Dean Chocolates, Seattle Chocolate Company, Jade Chocolates, Kika’s Treats, CJ’s Toffee and Toppings, Valrhona Chocolates, Pure Dark, Taza Chocolate, 5th Avenue Chocolatiere, New Tree, Madecasse, and Sterling Confections.

The 5th Annual San Francisco International Chocolate Salon

April 17, 2011

Fort Mason Festival Pavilion San Francisco.

Adult tickets are $25 Advance / $30 Door. Sunday April 17, 2011, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

For Advance Ticket purchases or Salon information, go to

Monica Turner
Contributor to Stark Insider for tech, the arts and All Things West Coast for over 10 years.