Monday, June 30, 2008

Seattle CHOCOLATE SALON to be a Foodie Staycation

Chocolate lovers in the Northwest can enjoy a delicious "staycation" in Seattle on July 13th!

The first major chocolate show in the Northwest this millennium takes place at the SEATTLE LUXURY CHOCOLATE SALON on Sunday, July 13th, 2008. 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.

Featured chocolatiers and confectioners include Amano Artisan Chocolate, Kekau Chocolatier, Cocoa Chai Chocolates, Petit Noirs, Guittard Chocolate, Poco Dolce, Theo Chocolate, Blissful Brownies, Island Angel Chocolates, Alma Chocolate, Lula's Chocolates, Intrigue Chocolates Co., Andy's Handmade Chocolates, Fiori Chocolatiers, Dilettante Chocolates, Posh Chocolat, GrendelSweets Handcrafted Chocolates, Oh! Chocolate, Decadent Tastes, Cadeaux Chocolates, Emily's Chocolates, Cosmic Chocolate, Sweet Beauty Organic Chocolate Spa, Sol Rouge Wines and more.

Chocolate demos are also spotlighted by local talent, including Carol Dearth of Sizzleworks Cooking School in Bellevue. Members of the Salon's Chocolate Tasting Awards Panel include Seattle food and city journalists Molly Wizenberg (Orangette, Bon Appetit), Eric Scigliano (Seattle Metropolitan Magazine), Viv (Seattle Bon Vivant), Ritzy Ryciak (Conscious Choice Magazine) and Dana Cree (, Pastry Chef - Veil Restaurant). Chocolate Tasting Panelists have the luxurious responsibility of tasting all chocolates and confections and rating them for receipt of Luxury Chocolate Salon Awards.

The Seattle Luxury CHOCOLATE SALON is Sunday, July 13th, 2008, at the Bell Harbor International Conference Center, 2211 Alaskan Way, Pier 66. 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Tickets are $20 for adults, $17.50 in Advance (recommended). For Advance Ticket purchases, Salon information, updated chocolatiers and other exhibitors, or for the Menu of events, go to

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