161. 15th Annual Ghirardelli Square Chocolate Festival

September 9, 2010

photo credit: prayitno

Like Chocolate? Oh yeah, who doesn’t right?

Well for the unfortunate few who don’t, maybe you’re better off partaking in the festivities nearby at Brews on the Bay.

For the Chocoholics it’s Ghirardelli Square for The 15th Annual Ghirardelli Square Chocolate Festival.

Full details on their site here:

Indulge in chocolate delicacies, sip wine and enjoy chocolate inspired family activities. Proceeds benefit Project Open Hand.

Tickets must be purchased to taste chocolate; $20 gets you 15 samples.

Saturday

Chef Demonstrations at the Cadillac Culinary Stage in the West Plaza

1:00 Adrienne Garcia, Marché, Menlo Park, making spicy chocolate cremeux espresso granité with bourbon cream

3:00 Steve Genzoli, Ghirardelli Chocolate Company, From Cocoa Bean to Chocolate Bar

4:00 Scott Broccolli, The Pub, making a BBQ favorite with chocolate

Ice Cream Sundae Eating Contests sponsored by Ghirardelli Chocolate Co.

2:00 Earthquake Ice Cream Sundae Eating Contest

2:15 Children’s Ice Cream Sundae Eating Contest (5-8 year olds)

2:30 Children’s Ice Cream Sundae Eating Contest (9-12 year olds)

Sunday

Chef Demonstrations at the Cadillac Culinary Stage in the West Plaza

12:30 Steve Genzoli, Ghirardelli Chocolate Company, From Cocoa Bean to Chocolate Bar

1:00 Robert Waddell, Sweet, making bittersweet cremé bruleé

3:00 Kara Lind, Kara’s Cupcakes

Ice Cream Sundae Eating Contests sponsored by Ghirardelli Chocolate Co.

2:00 Earthquake Ice Cream Sundae Eating Contest

2:15 Children’s Ice Cream Sundae Eating Contest (5-8 year olds)

2:30 Children’s Ice Cream Sundae Eating Contest (9-12 year olds)

… and again, even more details and tickets on the Ghirardelli Square site.

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