CCE:SF Details

Craft Chocolate Experience: San Francisco

Craft Chocolate Experience: San Francisco is bringing craft chocolate to the Bay Area in the spring of 2020! Guests can sample and shop our marketplace of world class artisans, attend lectures, learn at hands on workshops and more. The finest chocolate makers, chocolatiers, and local pastry chefs will be on hand sharing their products and their love of quality chocolate.

Key Event Details:

What:  Craft Chocolate Experience: San Francisco  – a chocolate festival open to the public to educate, entertain, and promote the craft chocolate industry.

When:  March 6 – 8, 2020
Friday, March 6: 7:00PM – 10:00PM   “Chocolate Night Out”
Saturday, March 7: 11:00AM –  5:00PM  “Main Event Session 1”
Sunday, March 8: 11:00AM – 5:00PM  “Main Event Session 2”

Where:  The Palace Of Fine Arts    3601 Lyon St, San Francisco, CA 94123

Additional Event for Industry Professionals: Come to the Fine Chocolate Industry Association’s Trade Event too! FCIA’s “Elevate Chocolate” is a business-to-business event which includes keynote speakers and a reception on March 5.  On March 6, there is a full day of programming including 10 educational workshops, general sessions and a trade fair at the Palace of Fine Arts. Get details and tickets here.

Opening Night Party:

What: Chocolate party to kick off Craft Chocolate Experience: San Francisco
When:  Friday, March 6, 2020  7:00PM – 10:00PM
Where: Palace of Fine Arts
Tickets:  $95 for this event only, Weekend Pass: $145  (on sale January 10, 2020)

Details:

Chocolate lovers can celebrate all things chocolate with a night out at the Palace of Fine Arts. There will be cocktails, pastries from some of the most amazing chefs in the Bay Area, savory foods, and fun. And chocolate, of course! Guests will be able to sample and shop with dozens of chocolate makers and chocolatiers.

This is a ticketed event  for ages 21+.

CCE:SF Main Event:

What: Craft Chocolate Experience: San Francisco, Main Event
When:  Saturday, March 7,  11:00AM – 5:00PM (Day 1) and  Sunday, March 8th 11:00AM – 5:00PM (Day 2)
Where: Palace of Fine Arts
Tickets: One Day General Adult Admission: $35, VIP Ticket (w/lounge access): $65, Child Ticket (ages 5-12): $15,  Weekend Pass (includes Opening Night Party and GA for the weekend): $145

Details:

Craft Chocolate Experience: San Francisco will be an immersive chocolate experience for chocolate enthusiasts. Located indoors at the Palace of Fine Arts, this event will include lectures and demos from industry experts, a children’s area, and of course the most amazing marketplace with dozens of exhibitors sampling and selling their craft chocolate creations. There will also be hands on demos for those wanting to learn more about chocolate-making and making things with chocolate.

Make A Weekend of It:

Stay at the W San Francisco for as little as $219 per night

Spend the weekend in chocolate!  Craft Chocolate Experience: San Francisco is pleased to offer our guests a special rate at the fabulous W San Francisco during the event.  Book a King room for $219 or a room with two Doubles for $249 using our special rate exclusively available here.

Hotel Details:

What:  Special Rates for CCE: SF guests at the W San Francisco Hotel:  $219 for a King and $249 for a room with two double beds.

When:  Rates available for the nights of March 6 & 7, 2020

Where:  W San Francisco, 181 Third Street      San Francisco, CA 94103

Expiration:  Book today! These amazing deals expire on Feb 5, 2020.

Featured Exhibitors

Participating Exhibitors

3D Candies (Sacramento, CA)

9th & Larkin (San Francisco, CA)

Baianí Chocolates (Sao Paolo, Brazil)

Bisou Chocolate (Oakland, CA)

BOHO Chocolate (Florence, MA)

Beyond Good by Madécasse (Madagascar)

Castronovo Chocolate, LLC (Stuart, FL)

Charm School Chocolate (Baltimore, MD)

Charlotte Truffles (Santa Clara, CA)

Chequessett Chocolate  (North Truro, MA)

ChocoCard Bean-to-Bear (Albertkazmerpuszta, Hungary)

Choco Del Sol (Rochsburg, Germany)

The Chocolate Doctor, Inc. (Burlington, Ontario, Canada)

Chocolate Naive  (Vilnius, Lithuania)

Chocolate Tree (Dunbar, Scotland)

Chokola Bean to Bar (Taos, NM)

Christopher Elbow Chocolates (Kansas City, MO)

Cococaravan (Stroud, England)

CocoaRunners.com (London, England)

Coco Tutti Chocolates (Brisbane, CA)

Creo Chocolate (Portland, OR)

Cultura Chocolate (Denver, CO)

Cuna de Piedra (Monterrey, Mexico)

Dandelion Chocolate (San Francisco, CA)

David Upchurch Chocolatier (San Francisco, CA)

Diamond Custom Machines

Dick Taylor Craft Chocolate (Eureka, CA)

El Buen Cacao (Idyllwild, CA)

Enna Chocolate (Epping, NH)

Farm Fresh to You (San Francisco, CA)

Feve Artisan Chocolatier (San Francisco, CA)

Fjåk Chocolate (Eidfjord, Norway)

flying noir (Oakland, CA)

Formosa Chocolates (Emeryville, CA)

French Broad Chocolates (Asheville, NC)

Fresco Chocolate (Lynden, WA)

Fruition Chocolate Works (Shokan, NY)

Gaston Chocolat (Port Vila Shefa, Vanuatu)

Ginger Elizabeth Chocolates (San Francisco, CA)

Good King (Seattle, WA)

Goodnow Farms (Sudbury, MA)

Goufrais Southern California (Germany via Tustin, CA)

HERUFEK Chocolate (Cejc, Czech Republic)

Hogarth Chocolate (Nelson, New Zealand)

Honeymoon Chocolates (St. Louis, MO)

K + M Extravirgin Chocolate (Napa, CA)

Kad Kokoa Ltd. (Bangkok, Thailand)

La Folie (Mumbai, India)

LetterPress Chocolate (Los Angeles, CA)

Madhu Chocolate (Austin, TX)

Madre Chocolate (Honolulu, HI)

Marou Chocolate (Ho Chi Mihn City, Vietnam)

Mashpi Chocolate Artesanal (Quito, Ecuador)

Meridian Cacao Company (Portland, OR)

Miann Chocolate Factory (Auckland, NZ)

Michael’s Chocolates (San Francisco, CA)

Mirzam Chocolate Makers (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)

Monsoon Chocolate (Tuscon, AZ)

Naturacentric (Turlock, CA)

NeoCocoa Confections  (El Granada, CA)

Ór Dubh Chocolates (Gilroy, CA)

Potomac Chocolate (Occoquan, VA)

Raphio Chocolate (Fresno, CA)

Siamaya Chocolate (Chiang Mai,Thailand)

Sirene Chocolate (Victoria, BC, Canada)

Soklet (Pollachi, India)

Soma Chocolate (Toronto, ON Canada)

The Swedish Cacao Company (Mendham, NJ)

Tandem Chocolates (Reno, NV)

Uncommon Cacao (Berkeley, CA)

The Xocolate Bar (Berkeley, CA)

Z. Cioccolato.com (San Francisco, CA)

Zak’s Chocolate (Scottsdale, AZ)

Zotter Chocolates US (Austria via Cape Coral, FL)