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Source: Dallas Chocolate Festival | 6/10/17 | Dallas
The eighth annual Dallas Chocolate Festival (DCF) will take place September 8-10, 2017 in the heart of the Dallas Art District at the Fashion Industry Gallery F.I.G.. A celebration of everything chocolate, guests are invited to meet artisans, watch live demonstrations of the chocolate making process, and sample and shop from over 40 vendor participants. Tickets for the 3-day extravaganza go on sale August 10, 2017.
The Dallas Chocolate Festival includes a Friday night cocktail party and Chocolate Cake Walk featuring gourmet cakes from popular Dallas eateries including the Hotel Intercontinental, FT33, chocolatier Zach Townsend, Chocolate Secrets and more.
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On Saturday from 9am - 4pm, guests sample and shop chocolates, pastries and specialty foods. To date, Saturday Dallas Chocolate Festival vendors include Amano Artisan Chocolate (Orem, UT), Bisous Bisous Patisserie, Cacao Santa Fe (Santa Fe, NM), Chocolate Secrets, CocoAndré Chocolatier, Collin College, Dallas by Chocolate, Dallas Caramel Company, Dr. Sue’s Chocolate, Eileen’s Pralines, El Centro, Escazú Artisan Chocolate (Raleigh, NC), Fresco Chocolate (Lynden,WA), FT33, Guittard Chocolate, Hello Cocoa (Fayetteville, AR), Hoja Verde (Ecuador), Isabelly’s Chocolates and Sweet Treats, Izard Chocolates (Little Rock, AK), Jammit Jam, Kate Weiser, K’UL Chocolates (Minneapolis, MN), Letterpress Chocolate (Los Angeles, CA), Pacari (Ecuador), Potamac Chocolate (Woodbridge, VA), SRSLY Chocolate (Austin, TX), Toffee Treats, Wackym’s Kitchen, Wiseman House (Hico, TX), Xocolla (Sugarland, TX) and Yelibelly Chocolates.
Madame Cocoa (Adrienne Newman) once again serves as Mistress of Ceremonies along with Kandace Krueger in the Whole Foods classroom. Free demonstrations and classes throughout the day include “Strange Chocolate Pairings” with Megan Giller and “Breaking Down the Chocolate Wall” with Heather Holland.
Sunday classes offer participants a hands-on chocolate experience in Bisous Bisous Patisserie’s state of the art commissary kitchen located in the Design District.
Since its inception in 2009, the Dallas Chocolate Festival has tripled in size, showcasing nationally and locally recognized chocolate makers, bean to bar artisans, specialty foods craftspeople and top pastry chefs.
Sponsors include Whole Foods, Guittard Chocolates, Barry Callebaut, and D Magazine. A portion of the proceeds benefit local pastry students.
For more information, schedules, sponsor information and to purchase tickets beginning August 10, go to www.DallasChocolate.org. The F.I.G. is located at 1807 Ross Avenue.
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