Big Island Chocolate Festival

Enjoy a Magical Day of Everything Chocolate June 7-8, 2012

 

Big Island Chocolate Festival
Big Island Chocolate Festival

 

Experience chocolate in a place where it is grown, processed, celebrated and enjoyed! The Big Island of Hawaii!

 

Chocolate and Wine pairing

Thursday, June 7, 2012 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Mr. Chocolate, Jacques Torres, will lead the World Class Chocolate and Wine pairing

Tickets are $100 each, and a total of only 40 tickets will be sold.

 

Order Tickets for the Chocolate & Wine Pairing with Jacques Torres

 

Chocolate Festival Evening Gala

Friday, June 8, 2012 5:30 PM to 10:00 PM

 

  • 5:30 PM – VIP access, Blessing by Kumu Keala Ching, and Chefs ready for presentation
  • 5:45 PM – Judging begin
  • 6:00 PM – Doors Open and the fun begins! Welcome!
  • 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM – Music by Cyril Pahinui
  • 7:00 PM – Welcome and acknowledgments by Farsheed Bonakdar, President of Kona Cacao Association
  • 7:10 PM to 7:30 PM – Live auction by Dick Hershberger
  • 7:30 PM – First silent auction table closes
  • 7:45 PM – Second silent auction table closes
  • 8:00 PM – Third table closes (Silent auction ends)
  • 8:00 PM – Chef Competition Awards Announced – Chocolate judging by both professional chefs and the public attendees
  • 8:15 PM to 10 PM – Dancing with Salsa Latinos
  • 10:00 PM – 2012 Big Island Chocolate Festival closes

 

Tasty & Educational Symposiums

Friday, June 8, 2012 11:00 AM to 2:30 PM

 

  • 11:00 to 12:00 Noon “Bean to Bar” with Tom Sharkey
  • 12:15 PM to 1:15 PM “Cacao History and Aztec Beverages” with Madre Chocolate co-founders David Elliott and Nat Bletter
  • 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM “Chocolate Cocktails” presented by Four Seasons Resort Mixologist

 

Tickets Buy Now!

  • Evening Gala $75 ($85 at the door)
  • Chocolate & Wine Pairing $100
  • Symposiums $75¬†
  • Original Hawaiian Chocolate Farm Tour $12

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