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Salon du Chocolat, the World’s Premier Chocolate Show, Expands to New York City

Over 100 of the Biggest Names in Cocoa & Pastry Invite Chocolate Lovers to Join Them for a Weekend-Long Celebration of Chocolate.

Salon du Chocolat, the world’s most prestigious chocolate festival created to indulge chocolate – and cocoa-lovers everywhere – is making its way to one of the globe’s culinary capitals, New York City.  Famously Parisian by origin, today the show is a globally renowned event with footprints across five continents—and after much anticipation, from November 15-17, 2019, Salon du Chocolat NY will premiere at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.

The experiential event will be a unique and decadent opportunity for chocolate aficionados and enthusiasts of all ages to enjoy, explore and celebrate one of life’s most attainable luxuries, chocolate. The show will serve as a platform for over 100 brands, tastemakers, pastry chefs and master chocolate makers to showcase their newest recipes and offerings, educating consumers and industry leaders alike on chocolate trends from different countries and cultures.

The weekend-long itinerary of unique activities currently includes:

  • The Salon du Chocolat Signature Chocolate Fashion Show
  • Live Chocolate Sculptures
  • Chef- and Chocolatier-Led Demonstrations
  • Interactive Workshops
  • Q&As with Master Chocolatiers
  • Holiday Shopping Pop-Ups
  • A Family-Friendly Activity Center with Hands-On Fun!

Salon du Chocolat NY will mark the global event’s arrival to a 34th city since the first show in 1995. The celebration is an opportunity for tastemakers to celebrate each other’s work, as well as a time for the industry to propel the category forward together. As such, Salon du Chocolat NY is pleased to announce the show’s 2019 Advisory Council, which includes: Chef Jansen Chan, Director of Pastry Operations at the International Culinary Center; Chef Martin Howard, The Chocolatina; Lisa Mansour, Co-Owner, NY Cake; Håkan Mårtensson, Master Chocolatier, FIKA Chocolate Factory; Roger Rodriguez, Head Chocolatier, Cacao Prieto; Chef Rich Leach; and Ed Seguine, Founder, Seguine Cacao Cocoa & Chocolate Advisors.

“It is a privilege to bring the world’s most famous celebration of chocolate and pastry to the United States,” said Hervé Sedky, President, Reed Exhibitions Americas. “Our Advisory Council and exhibitors possess the passion and experience we need to create the memorable world of magic and indulgence that the Salon du Chocolat brand has consistently delivered to chocolate lovers around the globe. Now it’s New York City’s turn.”

For more information on Salon du Chocolat New York, updates to the exhibitor’s list, show schedule and to purchase tickets, visit www.salonduchocolatny.com.

About Salon du Chocolat

Salon du Chocolat is the world’s largest event dedicated to chocolate and cocoa. Held all over the world, the event is a platform that brings together the best of the chocolate industry and consumers. Since its inception in Paris in 1995, Salon du Chocolat has held over 200 different events in 16 different countries and over 30 cities, celebrating the world’s love for chocolate with over 1 million visitors each year.

About Reed Exhibitions

Reed Exhibitions is the world’s leading events business, with over 500 events in 30 countries. In 2016 Reed brought together over seven million active event participants from around the world generating billions of dollars in business. Today Reed events are held throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle EastAsia Pacific and Africa and organized by 41 fully staffed offices. Reed Exhibitions serves 43 industry sectors with trade and consumer events and is part of RELX Group, a world leading provider of professional information solutions. www.reedexpo.com

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