92Y Presents

CHOCOLATE FEST 2017

 

Sunday, May 7, 7 pm, tickets from $35

 

"All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt." -- Charles M. Schultz

 

A lot of chocolate in various forms, plus cheese and choc-tails are on the menu at 92Y’s annual Chocolate Fest on Sunday, May 7. New exhibitors and returning favorites will be on hand for an evening of award-winning bonbons, ice cream, origin chocolate, cheese and chocolate pairings and more, including the first New York City tasting of Bonnat’s Selva Maya chocolate. New participants and offerings are being added; below is the line-up to date:

 

NEW

 

Amazona Cocoa: freshly made (12 hour-old) chocolate straight from a melangeur, and tastings of Jouvay Chocolate, one of Grenada's new origin chocolate companies

 

Chocolate Fashionista by Drizzle: Chocolate-couture-on-a-stick

 

Ecuador’s Conexión Chocolate

 

Megan Giller, Chocolate Noise blogger and author of the upcoming

Bean-to-Bar Chocolate: America's Craft Chocolate Revolution: The Origins, the Makers, and the Mind-Blowing Flavors

 

Joys of Chocolate’s “personal chocolate shopper” Adrienne Hensen, with hard-to-find exotic chocolate from her recent travels

 

Truffle Shots: Ganache-in-a-glass; a 2016 International Chocolate Awards winner

 

RETURNING

 

The Atlantic Confectionery Company

 

France’s Bonnat: the first New York City public tasting of Selva Maya, a 75% dark bar made from rare cocoa grown in a UNESCO-designated biosphere reserve located in Southeastern Mexico.

 

Torino’s DeMartini Cioccolato: Pralina di Cavour made with the region’s Barolo wine

 

Chocolat Moderne with cheese partner Lucy's Whey

 

Laurie and Sons: Hand-made toffee

 

Liddabit Sweets

 

Marie Brizard: Choc-tails

 

Penny Lick Ice Cream: Blond chocolate praline cones, milk chocolate and mini fudge pops

 

Raaka Chocolate

 

serendipiTea

 

Tumbador: hand-made dark, milk and white chocolate peanut butter cups