2015 Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival This Weekend | Chocolate Vendors, Demonstrations, Ice Cream Eating Contests, Wine Pavilion

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2015 Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival

Head to Ghirardelli Square this weekend for the love of all things chocolate at the 2015 Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival! There’ll be chocolate school, chef demonstrations, a wine pavilion, eating contests, vendors, & much more to keep your sweet tooth happy! More info below.

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2015 Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival Info:

2015 Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival2015 Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival
September 12-13, Noon-5PM | $20-50

Ghirardelli Square
More info: ghirardelli.com

Ghirardelli Chocolate Company is excited to announce the 20th Annual Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival held in Ghirardelli Square benefiting the non-profit Project Open Hand!

Come and experience Chocolate School, Chef Demonstrations, Ice Cream Eating Contests, chocolate vendors, and the popular Chocolate & Wine Pavilion!

Ghirardelli Chocolate & Wine Pavilion: Come sip and savor premium samples from local wineries and gourmet dessert vendors in the heart of the Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival. This new and exclusive area of the event will require an additional ‘Pavilion’ ticket good for even more gourmet tastings, so unwind, relax, and try something new! Only open for Festival guests 21 years and older.

Ghirardelli Chocolate Earthquake Ice Cream Eating Contest: A Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival Tradition! Festival attendees compete or just witness the hilarity as six lucky people eat the famous Ghirardelli ‘Earthquake’ Sundae as fast as they can without hands. Battling each other and their own stomachs, competitors are sure to make this experience a memorable (and delicious) one. Children also compete with a smaller version of the famous Earthquake Sundae. There are three competitions on both Saturday and Sunday.

Chocolate School- ‘From Cocoa Bean to Chocolate Bar’: Come join Ghirardelli’s own ‘Chocolate Professor’, Steve Genzoli, as he teaches ‘Chocolate School’ and takes audience members through a tour of the delicious chocolate making process. Learn every step a bean takes to become that mouth watering chocolate bar from Ghirardelli’s VP of Research & Development and Quality Assurance.

Chef Demonstrations: Local culinary professionals work their delicious magic on both Saturday and Sunday at the Culinary Stage at the Festival. Be engaged in all things chocolate and learn the inside scoop on many delectable delights. Learning has never tasted so good!

More info: ghirardelli.com


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