The 28th edition of Salon du Chocolat is in full swing at the Parc des Expos in the Porte de Versailles in Paris! Fashion show with chocolate dresses, new products, programme… here’s what you need to know about the 2023 event.
Come to Parc des Expos in Porte de Versailles to delight your taste buds and your eyes too! The event returns for its 28th edition with new features you’ll love. This year again,We are The biggest names in chocolate and pastries he will come. Competitions, demonstrations, tastings, offers… We reveal everything that has been planned during Salon du chocolate 2023.
What are the dates for Chocolate Expo 2023?
The Salon du Chocolat exhibition will be held this year from Saturday, October 28 to November 1, 2023, From 10 am to 7 pm. For five days, connoisseurs and the curious are invited to explore Unusual and delicious creations All kinds of cocoa sweets.
What’s new at the Chocolate Expo 2023?
This year, the organizers decided to offer something new. Thus two new spaces are created. First, his name “Once upon a time there was a pastry,” He will regroup Three big houses Who will submit? French pastry classics. The second area will focus on regional specialties. This exhibition venue is called “Passage Gourmand” and offers a tour of France to enjoy the desserts. The organizers also announced, after two years of absence, the return of a space dedicated to Japan.
Chocolate Expo 2023: What is the programme?
In addition to these new features, the Chocolate Salon will, as usual, host activities for children and adults, Demonstrations as well as tastings. As every year, the chocolatiers, pastry chefs of Meilleurs Ouvriers de France, members of Relais Desserts and other world champions will present their creations, from the most traditional to the most innovative.
Nina Metairwho was recently crowned the best pastry chef in the world, Philip Contesini, Jeffrey Cagnes : These are actually the leaderboards who will follow each other to compete in mastery and share their passion with visitors.
to Multiple exposures It will also highlight the delicate art of excellent pastry. From Monday, October 30 to Wednesday, November 1 International French Chocolate Pastry Award He will challenge 8 professional candidates. A parallel competition for amateurs is also scheduled to be held on October 28 and 29.
Find the daily detailed program on The official website of Salon du Chocolat.
You will also be able to devourA monumental work by Nicolas Guercio : No work without a dog! With his creation that pays tribute to the mascot of Lutetia, the famous Parisian palace, the pastry chef will fulfill the dream of young and old alike with more than 200 chocolate dogs With a photo of Sharpay Lulu, held in A pyramid 5 meters high and 2 meters wide.
Two offers of chocolate dresses can be found every day
a Opening evening It was held on Friday, October 27, the day before the show opened to the general public. For this occasion, about fifteen The characters played models for one night To highlight the creativity of designers and chocolatiers, all for a good cause. Proceeds from the opening evening are donated to the association Cardiac surgery careWhich helps children with heart defects.
that it Sophie Fuzilo, First runner-up of Miss France 2007 who opened the show. Then a beautiful group of characters set fire to the stage in cocoa-colored clothes. Sports influencer JoJo Fitcats, Katrina Patchett And Christian Millettknown to Dancing with the Stars fans, is an actress and singer Nadège Busson-Diani, Ophélie Mizzinoa beauty queen and first runner-up for Miss World 2019, but also Eve Gillthe newly crowned Miss Nord-Pas-de-Calais. Laurent MaestretRounding out the fashion show, the model, dancer and adventurer was particularly involved with Mécénat Chirurgie Cardiaque.
What are the prices for the Chocolate Salon?
Tickets can be found on the event’s official website www.salon-du-chocolat.com. this year, The price of an adult ticket is 16 eurosand based on 8 euros for children (from 3 to 12 years). It is also possible to choose A Family show (2 adults + 2 children from 3 to 12 years old) price 44 euros And a Five days pass to 60 euros. Preferential price of 14 euros It is submitted to students.
The long-awaited event for fans cacao It happens, as in the previous year, in Suite 5 of Porte de Versailles in Paris. This place attracts thousands of chocolate lovers every time It has multiple access With various metro, tram and bus lines. If you prefer to come by car, come hereAddress to enter into your GPS: Paris Porte de Versailles, Pavilion 5, 1 Place de la Porte de Versailles, 75015 Paris. Motorists have access to two parking lots:
- Car Park R, 2, Rue Oradour-sur-Glane, Paris
- Paris Parking F, rue Marcel Jolle, in Vanves