Chocolate lovers, en garde! The premier major chocolate show in the Los Angeles area this millenium takes place at the 5th Annual Los Angeles Luxury CHOCOLATE SALON on 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.
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,Sterling Truffle Bar, Ciel Chocolatier, Amella, Monterey Chocolate Company, The Toffee Box, Butterfly Brittle, The TeaRoom Chocolate Company, CocoTutti, Christopher Michael Chocolates, Bootleg Chocolates, Marti Chocolatt, L'Amourette Chocolatiers, Droga Confections, Farm Fresh To You, Gourmet Blends, Precept Wine, Hearthstone Vineyard and Winery, Buena Vista Winery, Quady Winery, QURE Water, Epicurean School of Culinary Arts, The New York Times, Yelp, Meetup.com, TasteTV, Chocolate Television, and more.
New this year: In the ballroom of the Pasadena Center.
Danielle Keene of Bravo TOP CHEF: JUST DESSERTS and Bittersweet Treats has joined the Chocolate Judging Panel for the Los Angeles Chocolate Salon on 9/25. The Panel helps decide award winners for the Chocolate Salon.
Other celebrities scheduled to appear and participate include Manouschka Guerrier (Food Network, "Private Chefs of Beverly Hills"), Dave Shelton (film/television/writer), Jane Park Smith (Ms. America 07-08), Diane Rossen Worthington (Cookbook Author, Radio Host SeriouslySimple.com), Linden Goh (Actor / Director, The Gastronomnom), Andrea Lowell (Co-Host SIRIUS, "The Playboy Morning Show", "The Surreal Life on VH1"), and Thushari Jayasekera ("Outsourced", NBC).