Friday, July 29, 2011

The Los Angeles Luxury CHOCOLATE SALON on 9/25

Chocolate lovers, en garde! The premier major chocolate show in the Los Angeles area this millenium takes place at the 5th Annual Los Angeles CHOCOLATE SALON on Sunday, September 25th, 2011.

Chocolate aficionados, fanatics, lovers and addicts can taste & experience the finest in artisan, gourmet & premium chocolate in one of the world's great culinary metropolitan areas.

This year's event will take place in the new and beautiful Ballroom at the Pasadena Center, in the center of old town, surrounded by restaurants, lounges and upscale boutiques.

Celebrating its anniversary, the 2011 Fifth Annual Los Angeles Luxury CHOCOLATE SALON participants include chocolatiers, confectioners, and other culinary artisans, such as Choclatique, Amano Artisan Chocolate, Mignon Chocolate, Nicole Lee Fine Chocolates, Jer's Chocolates, Chocoveda, David Bacco Chocolatier, Seattle Chocolate Company, Chava Vital Chocolate, Ciel Chocolatier, Amella, Monterey Chocolate Company, The Toffee Box, Butterfly Brittle, The TeaRoom Chocolate Company, Blissed Out Chocolates, Bootleg Chocolates, Farm Fresh To You, Gourmet Blends, Precept Wine, The New York Times, Shell Vacations, Yelp,, TasteTV, Chocolate Television, and more.

Salon highlights features chocolatiers, confectioners and other culinary artisans, with chocolate tasting, demonstrations, chef & author talks, wine tasting and ongoing interviews by TasteTV's Chocolate Television program. (Salon Entry includes all chocolate & wine tastings, demos, etc.).

New this year: New Ballroom location. A celebrity tie-in with the 3rd Annual TASTY Awards, including an attendee Taste-Off for the People's Choice picks in specific artisan food and wine categories.


5th Annual Luxury Chocolate Salon
Event: Sept. 25, 2011
Hours: 11am-5pm

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Monday, July 25, 2011

Awards announced for Bridal Chocolate Salon and Chicago Chocolate Salon

TasteTV and the International Chocolate Salon
are pleased to announced the Awards for the 2011 Bridal Chocolate Salon and the Chicago Chocolate Salon.

This year's competitions saw a variety of new and existing artisans with a wide range of exciting new products. The submissions highlighted the ongoing increase and focus on quality, innovation, and taste.

Award winners in various categories can be seen on the sites: and

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Tuesday, July 05, 2011

Celebrity Wine TASTE-OFF and TASTY Awards Launch Party

An intimate, exclusive, food & wine celebrity-filled party celebrating the launch of the 3rd Annual TASTY Awards takes place on July 17th in San Francisco.

Celebrate with food, wine and fashion TV celebrities scheduled to attend such Leslie Sbrocco (PBS, Thirsty Girl TV), Dominique Crenn (Food Network - Next Iron Chef), Brian Boitano (Food Network), Marisa Churchill (Bravo, Top Chef, Author), Justin Kan (, Elizabeth Howes (The Next Food Network Star), Philip Gums (JE Model), Chef John Mitzewich (Food Wishes), Vikrant Mathur (, Zuzy Martin Lynch (Cooking for the Clueless), celebrity chefs and designers, and more. (subject to change)