2017 Caramel Awards: Call for Entries Closes June 9th

2017 Caramel Awards: Call for Entries Closes June 9th

  TasteTV and the International Chocolate Salon are pleased to announce the following Chocolatier and Confection awards competition and event updates: ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CHOCOLATE SALON AWARDS COMPETITION: Top Caramels Registration Now Open Registration closes June 9 Details and to Register here...
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2017 Chocolate AWARDS Call for Entries Extended to May 22nd

2017 Chocolate AWARDS Call for Entries Extended to May 22nd

TasteTV and the International Chocolate Salon are pleased to announce the following Chocolatier and Confection awards competition and event updates: ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CHOCOLATE SALON AWARDS COMPETITION: Best Chocolate Bars Top Toffee Best White Chocolate Best Bridal Chocolates Top Caramels Best Vegan Chocolate* (NEW) Best Spicy Chocolate* (NEW) Registration Now Open Registration closes May 22 (June 9 for Caramels) Details and to Register here...
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Chocolate Salon events in Seattle and Los Angeles Announced

Chocolate Salon events in Seattle and Los Angeles Announced

Chocolate lovers, get ready for a world of premium chocolate! The Original and Premier Artisan Chocolate Shows in Los Angeles and Seattle return in 2017! The Seattle Chocolate Salon takes place this July at the 9th Annual SEATTLE CHOCOLATE SALON, on July 23rd at The Arctic Club in downtown Seattle. Returning for an 9th year, the Seattle CHOCOLATE SALON participants includes chocolatiers, confectioners, and other culinary artisans. www.SeattleChocolateSalon.com TasteTV and the International Chocolate Salon are also pleased to announce the October 1st return of the Original Artisan and Premium Chocolate event in Southern California, the 11th Annual LOS ANGELES CHOCOLATE SALON. www.LAChocolateSalon.com https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wG9fyzGj974&feature=youtu.be Visit the Salon at www.LAChocolateSalon.com...
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Chocolate & Wine Cruise on the Bay

Chocolate & Wine Cruise on the Bay

Join us for the Chocolate & Wine Cruise Because it was great fun the previous times, a grand adventure, and sold out, we will be going on a Chocolate & Wine Cruise on the Bay on May 6th. The day's adventure takes place onboard a luxury yacht, where you will taste wines from a local winemaker, along with samples from a curated selection of local chocolatiers and culinary artisans. Walk among the various chocolatiers and experience their latest creations. Explore and luxuriate on the yacht, and enjoy it all during the 2-hour cruise on the San Francisco Bay. Then take home some of that great chocolate and wine you've discovered and purchased onboard for continued enjoyment. The Chocolate Cruise is Limited to a lucky 130 attendees. RESERVE YOUR SPACE AND TICKETS HERE   VIDEO FROM THE FIRST CRUISE https://vimeo.com/197132521 TICKETS Must be over 21 years of age. $50/person. 1:00-3:00pm (yacht sets off at 1pm SHARP). RESERVE YOUR SPACE AND TICKETS HERE     To participate as a partner or vendor, please contact the Organizers here. MAP ...
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2017 Chocolate AWARDS Call for Entries

2017 Chocolate AWARDS Call for Entries

TasteTV and the International Chocolate Salon are pleased to announce the following Chocolatier and Confection awards competition and event updates: ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CHOCOLATE SALON AWARDS COMPETITION: Best Chocolate Bars Top Toffee Best White Chocolate Best Bridal Chocolates Top Caramels Best Vegan Chocolate* (NEW) Best Spicy Chocolate* (NEW) Registration Now Open Registration closes in May (June for Caramels) Details and to Register here...
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Int’l CHOCOLATE SALON adds 2 New CHOCOLATE AWARD Categories for 2017

Int’l CHOCOLATE SALON adds 2 New CHOCOLATE AWARD Categories for 2017

TasteTV and the International Chocolate Salon are pleased to announce that based on chocolatier requests, as well as trends in the artisan chocolate world, two new award competition categories* have been added for 2017. These new categories are for chocolates and confections in the following: BEST SPICY CHOCOLATE * (flavored by hot or picant spices or ingredients) BEST VEGAN CHOCOLATE * (including no animal products or by products) In addition, Registration is now open for the annual award competitions in these categories: BEST CARAMEL AWARDS SALON CHOCOLATE BAR AWARDS BRIDAL CHOCOLATE AWARD TOP TOFFEE AWARDS BEST WHITE CHOCOLATE AWARDS Juried "Best of Salon" Awards Competitions for the top artisan, gourmet and premium chocolates & confections in the listed categories. Judged by regional and national panels of food and media experts. Chocolatier attendance is NOT required to participate in these Juried product-submission only Awards Competitions. FOR MORE INFORMATION...
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2017 Best Chocolatiers and Confectioners in America Announced

2017 Best Chocolatiers and Confectioners in America Announced

TasteTV and the International Chocolate Salon are pleased to announce the 2017 award winners for the title BEST CHOCOLATIERS AND CONFECTIONERS IN AMERICA The Best Chocolatiers and Confectioners in America Award winners are based on the combined total number of Gold and Silver Awards received by each entrant in the 2016 TasteTV Chocolate Salons in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle, Sacramento, and Fall (SF), as well as in the standalone Chocolate Salon Award Competitions for Best Caramels, Toffees, Bars, Truffles, White Chocolate, Best Hot Cocoa and Drinking Chocolate, Top Design and Branding, and Best Bridal Chocolates. This year’s SIX STAR GRAND MASTERS are: Delysia Chocolatier Fera'wyn's Artisan Chocolates SELEUSS Chocolates Ticket Chocolate Chuao Chocolaier Amano Artisan Chocolate CocoTutti Chocolates cochu chocolatier David Bacco Chocolatier Luxx Chocolat All Best Chocolatiers and Confectioners in America Winners are listed here. ...
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2nd Annual Chocolate Branding & Marketing Award Rankings

2nd Annual Chocolate Branding & Marketing Award Rankings

CHOCOLATE BRANDING & MARKETING AWARDS We are proud to present the results of the 2d Annual CHOCOLATE BRANDING & MARKETING AWARDS Competition. The International Chocolate Salon Awards for the 2nd Annual CHOCOLATE BRANDING & MARKETING AWARDS are based on the combined total number of votes received by each entrant from the Judging Panel. The Judging Panel consists of National and Regional Magazines, Newspaper and Blog Editors, plus Topic Experts, and Marketing and Food Gurus. The award winners below have the honor of being able to display and use the Official Award Winner title and award logos, as well as use items (such as the Award Winner lapel pin), as well as use Custom Award Certificates, and logo award merchandise.   CHOCOLATE BRANDING AWARDS: TOP PACKAGING & DESIGN PICKS 1) Delysia Chocolatier: 5 STARS 2) Creighton's Chocolaterie (Wine Bars & Chocolate Bars): 4 STARS 2) Vivra Chocolate (Boston Bars & Inclusion Bars): 4 STARS 3) Tombo Toffee (Combo Box, 1 lb Bag): 3.5 STARS CHOCOLATE BRANDING AWARDS: TOP LOGO PICKS 1) Tombo Toffee:...
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3rd Annual Truffle Artistry Award Winners

3rd Annual Truffle Artistry Award Winners

3rd Annual Truffle Artistry Awards We are proud to present the results of the 3rd Annual TRUFFLE ARTISTRY AWARDS Competition. The International Chocolate Salon Awards for the 3rd Annual CHOCOLATE TRUFFLE ARTISTRY AWARDS are based on the combined total number of votes received by each entrant from the Judging Panel. The Judging Panel consists of National and Regional Magazines, Newspaper and Blog Editors, plus Topic Experts, Local Chefs and Food Gurus. The award winners below have the honor of being able to display and use the Official Award Winner title and award logos, as well as use items (such as the Award Winner lapel pin), as well as use Custom Award Certificates, and logo award merchandise. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 5.0 STARS 4.5 STARS 4.0 STARS 3.5 STARS 3.0 STARS BEST EXTERIOR DESIGN 5.0 STARS cochu chocolatier Gin & Tonic " Bissinger's Handcrafted Chocolatier Blood Orange " Chocolat Celeste Box Set " flying noir box set " 4.5 STARS cochu chocolatier Lychee...
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3rd Annual Hot Chocolate Award Winners

3rd Annual Hot Chocolate Award Winners

3rd Annual Hot Chocolate Awards We are proud to present the results of the 3rd Annual HOT CHOCOLATE AWARDS Competition. The International Chocolate Salon Awards for the 3rd Annual HOT CHOCOLATE AWARDS are based on the combined total number of votes received by each entrant from the Judging Panel. The Judging Panel consists of National and Regional Magazines, Newspaper and Blog Editors, plus Topic Experts, Local Chefs and Food Gurus. The award winners below have the honor of being able to display and use the Official Award Winner title and award logos, as well as use items (such as the Award Winner lapel pin), as well as use Custom Award Certificates, and logo award merchandise. 4.5 STARS 4.0 STARS 3.5 STARS 3.0 STARS BEST TEXTURE 4.5 STARS Ticket Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup " 4.0 STARS Ticket Chocolate Dark Chocolate Orange " Ticket Chocolate Hazelnut Hot " Amara Chocolate & Coffee Gran Criollo " Delysia Chocolatier Dark " Delysia Chocolatier Peppermint " 3.5 STARS Laurie's Chocolates ChocoMinty " NOMU Decadent Hot Chocolate " 3.0...
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