Chocolate Marketplace: Meet the Chocolate Stars

Visit the many chocolate boutique booths throughout the rotunda who make up the heart of the Toronto Luxury Chocolate Show. From chocolates to desserts, you will find and discover a select number of new chocolate tastes made by some of Canada's emerging Chocolate Stars. They will be on hand to answer your questions and possibly give you a sampling of their creations. This is your opportunity to also save and savour on specially priced products for the holiday season. Click here for more info

Chocolate Eating Contests and Games

This interactive addition gets visitors cheering and chowing down on chocolate. From wrapped chocolates to cake to cookie stacking, we're here to have fun. Register at the show in the South Lobby. There is no charge but only 6-8 people may register to compete. Back by popular demand will be a number of chocolate eating contests and games. Click here for more info

FREE Chocolate Making Classes

Doctor Kerry Beal, "The Chocolate Doctor", will show you how to prepare chocolate goodies. FREE Classes will run four times during the day in 40 minute intervals downstairs. Look for signs guiding you to this feature in the South Lobby where you must register to attend on a first come first serve basis. Each class is limited to approximately 30 people. Click here for more info

Chocolate Maker's Demo Stage

Watch the artistry of top chocolatiers demonstrate how to make truffles and chocolate creations from scratch -- effortlessly and affordably. Demonstrations will run periodically throughout the show from noon to 6 pm. See schedule posted at side stage. Click here for more info

NEW!! The First Ever Chocolate + Wine Tasting Salon

What chocolate goes with what wine? Instead of sit-down chocolate and wine pairing sessions, this year we have invited some of the country's finest wineries to join us in our Chocolate and Wine Tasting Salon located on the upper pods. Here you can sample wines with the chocolate that tastes best as a pairing. Sampling tickets will be available at the bottom of the stairs leading to the pods. Must be 19 years of age to sample products. Click here for more info

Chocolate Sculpture Showcasing

Back for another chance to wow you with his amazing chocolate sculptures is Cacao Barry Ambassadour Joseph Montinaro from Dolcini by Joseph. From the start of the show, Joseph begins building his creation in front of your eyes using Cacao Barry chocolate. Click here for more info

Chocolate (Terra Cotta) Warriors

Another one of our "Chocolate Stars" Chef Royce Li, head chocolatier for Shoko Chocolates, will be on hand to take questions regarding his magnificent "CHOCOLATE (TERRA COTTA) WARRIORS". This installation featuring more than 300 warriors made from Cacao Barry chocolate took hundreds of hours to prepare and are on display for you to enjoy (but not eat). Click here for more info

Chocolate Painting by Evelisa

Watch Evelisa paint her portraitures with chocolate. As a painter, writer, and pianist, Evelisa's interest in live art and live portraiture is driven by the opportunity to connect with the stories of sitters from all walks of life. Click here for more info

Hourly Draws for Chocolate Themed Prizes

Fill out a ballot form and you may be one of the lucky ones who will win of the many hourly draw prizes on display. You don't have to be in the building to win. If your name is drawn you will be notified. Click here for more info

9-1-1 Chocolate Relay

Back by popular demand is the ultimate chocolate chow down for charity. The Toronto Police will be defending their title as champions of the Chocolate Bowl against the team of firefighters and EMS. This event wraps up the Toronto Chocolate Festival in a hilarious and messy challenge for yet another year. Click here for more info

A Taste of Chocolate History

The folks at Old Time Confections are once again hosting the Taste of Chocolate History feature. Signs will explain the evolution of chocolate manufacturing throughout the decades while a select number of sampling tables will be set up to give you a little taste of history. Click here for more info

The Chocolate Affairs Book Store

Once again, a selection of hard and softbound books about CHOCOLATE chosen by Chocolate Affairs Magazine will be available for purchase at the Chocolate Affairs Book Store. Great for gift giving this holiday season.

The Chocolate Spa Party

Shizan Spa, located in the Pantages Hotel and Cosmopolitan Hotel will host the ongoing Chocolate Spa Party. Experience Free cocao hand treatments and enter free draws for unique and valuable spa packages. Your Shizen Moment awaits you!

Special Deals: Accommodation

STAY THE NIGHT!

Preferred Hotel for the Toronto Chocolate Festival is THE PANTAGES SUITES HOTEL. SPECIAL RATE of $159 (based on Single Deluxe Room type) apply from Nov. 1 to 5, 2013 based on availability. Must be booked by Oct. 30, 2013 Read more

What is the Luxury Chocolate Show?

The Toronto LUXURY CHOCOLATE SHOW celebrates everything chocolate under one roof - ROY THOMSON HALL Rotunda. A diverse array of fine chocolates and chocolate-inspired products will be featured. Various vendors will be displaying, sampling and selling their fine chocolate products at show prices, just in time for the holiday season.
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