From October 28th to November 1st, 2023, to the delight of the most devoted chocolate enthusiasts, the Salon du Chocolat returns to Porte de Versailles in Paris for a delectable edition.
Chocolate lovers simply cannot afford to miss this enticing event, promising chocolate fashion shows, monumental sculptures, and a wide variety of chocolates and pastries to savor.
For this new gourmet edition, two new spaces make their debut. Firstly, "Once Upon a Pastry" will showcase French pastry classics from three renowned houses. Secondly, "Gourmet Journey" will take you on a tour of sweet delights from various regions of France, allowing you to discover or rediscover regional specialties. After a two-year hiatus, the Japanese section also makes a grand return, offering a dive into the fascinating world of Japanese pastry.
Each year, this essential Parisian rendez-vous fills visitors with joy through numerous activities. Tastings, workshops, live demonstrations, are all reasons to lose oneself in the alleys filled with the intoxicating aroma of cocoa, enchanting chocolate enthusiasts.
Among the highlights and must-see moments of the event, you can witness the famous chocolate fashion show, astounding chocolate sculptures, prestigious competitions such as the World of Sweet Arts and the French Pastry Trophy, and the Pastry Show, a delightful spectacle featuring the finest French pastry chefs. Additionally, pastries specially designed for the Christmas season will be on display to inspire your holiday celebrations.
Professionals and enthusiasts will have the chance to meet the most renowned figures in French chocolate and pastry. Esteemed chefs from prestigious Parisian hotels and palaces, Michelin-starred restaurants, and renowned pastry shops will be in attendance. Children are not forgotten, with a dedicated program and space for young chocolate aficionados.
In summary, the Salon du Chocolat 2023 promises to be a culinary extravaganza par excellence. It's the perfect opportunity to discover and purchase chocolates from artisans around the world, all gathered in one place in Paris. So, prepare your taste buds and get ready to indulge!
For the complete program, be sure to visit the official Salon du Chocolat website! And if you're wondering where to stay in Paris, the hotel Moderniste is just a 5-minute walk from Porte de Versailles! We look forward to welcoming you!
From October 28th to November 1st, 2024. Open from 10 am to 7 pm, Pavilion 5 of the Paris Expo Porte de Versailles.
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