Chocolate lovers, rejoice! One of the world’s largest chocolate shows, is coming to our area in November. If you have a passion for chocolate, for pastry, and for food artistry—and a curiosity about the fascinating world of chocolate-making—you will not want to miss Salon du Chocolat NY.
The event takes place November 16 and 17, 2019, at the Jacob Javits Center
- Saturday, November 16: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Sunday, November 17: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tickets: $10 to $25 Click here to purchase.
The show is a sprawling fantasyland of featured exhibitors, demonstrations, samples (oh, the samples!), panel discussions, Q&A sessions, and access to purchasing some of the most incredible chocolate from around the world. It’s even perfectly timed for holiday shopping—if you can’t justify buying everything for yourself. You’ll find live chocolate sculpture throughout the weekend as well as a dazzling Cocoa Capsule Fashion Show that promises “pageantry dripping with glamour, decadence, and otherworldly couture.”
Special Sessions and Exciting Experiences
Special sessions include such enticements as the Valrhona Hot Chocolate Festival that will feature samples of unique hot chocolate recipes created by the city’s most celebrated pastry chefs. There is a modest additional fee for this session, a portion of which will be donated to the nonprofit Food Recovery Network. Check out the full list of demos and special event sessions here.
This family-friendly event also includes an immersive experience for kids in Salon du Chocolat Junior, offering the opportunity for chocolate lovers of all ages to play, learn, taste, and discover the coveted secrets of gourmet chocolate and pastry-making in educational workshops and activities.
Back to the Big Apple
The upcoming show will be Salon du Chocolat’s first in New York City since 2011. Salon du Chocolat has put on more than 220 events in 16 countries with more than 27,000 participants. If you’re in the area, consider yourself lucky to join the ranks of those who can experience this truly one-of-a-kind event.
Salon du Chocolat
November 16-17, 2019
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
655 W 34th St.
New York, NY 10001
All images are from past years, courtesy of Salon du Chocolat.
Photo at top by Paul Winch-Furness.