All the chocolate lovers out there, the Chocolate Festival awaits you this weekend! What better way to spend the weekend than indulging yourself in chocolate? Not just few but whole variety of chocolates and many celebrities too. So pop down to Southbank Center Square in London this weekend (from 9th December 2011 to 11th December 2011) to get your chocolate fix at the Chocolate Festival. You will get nothing but the fine aroma of brewing hot chocolate, sizzling churros with chocolate sauce, chocolate-covered strawberry skewers and everything chocolate to fill your senses.
London Chocolate Festival
What To Expect At The Chocolate Festival
The Chocolate Festival, mostly free, will feature more than 30 stalls. You can expect to sample chocolate in various forms. Everything from Hot Chocolate, Artisan Truffles, Chocolate Chili and much more. If that’s not enough, how about tasting Paul Wayne Gregory’s award-winning Coconut & Passion Fruit Bonbons? There will be plenty of recipes and prizes for the ones who dare to attend this chocolate gala.
The Chocolate Festival will feature series of talks, tours and demonstrations over all three days in the Chocolate Cookery Theater. Visitors can also chat with British chocolatiers like William Curley, Bill McCarrick, Damian Allsop and Paul Wayne Gregory about how to become a more discerning taster. You are bound to learn about chocolate’s health benefits, among many other uses. Chantal Coady, the founder of Rococo Chocolates will also be present at this extravagant event along with food writer Rachel de Thample and chef Steve Walpole.
That’s not all. You will be able to purchase books about chocolate and get those books signed too. Wonder if they would sign with chocolate :) After all, it’s the Chocolate Festival.
Highlights of London Chocolate Festival
- Sample the delights of the world’s best Chocolatiers like William Curley, Bill McCarrick, Damian Allsop and Paul Wayne Gregory
- Chat to Britain’s best artisan chocolate producers and pick up delectable gifts for friends and family
- Savor an array of sweet and savory chocolate dishes and cocktails
- Become a chocolate connoisseur at a tutored tasting session
- Learn about raw chocolate’s many health benefits
Southbank Center Square (Behind Royal Festival Hall)
Friday & Saturday – From 11:00am to 8:00pm
Sunday – 11:00am to 6:00pm
Truffles to healthy cocoa bars, there are chocolates designed for all palates. I’m sure you will find that Forrest Gump was right when he said “life truly is like a box of chocolates”. You will never know what you’re gonna get at London Chocolate Festival!