The Chocolate Fair in Paris!

October 13th, 2018

 The Chocolate Fair in Paris!

The Chocolate fair in Paris will be held this year from October 31st to November 4th, at the Parc des Expositions, Porte de Versailles. This is an opportunity for chocolate lovers to come and discover many animations! And especially to succumb to sublime tastings. Looking for an accomodation ?Book now a room at the hotel B55, ideally located near the university campus !

What is on the program of the Chocolate fair in Paris?

The 2018 edition will bring together more than 500 participants from sixty different countries, proof that chocolate is universal. Chocolatovorous will be able to attend recipes realized live by famous pastry chefs !

Visitors to the Salon de Chocolat will be able to attend the opening ceremony of chocolate outfits, observe spectacular chocolate sculptures, take part in many cooking workshops … The event also gives room to festive and musical shows. Which will take place in the lively Cacao Show space.

It’s a real world tour waiting for you! Focusing on producing countries, their rites and traditions around cocoa. Japan is also honored this year at the Chocolate fair in Paris! Discover its surprising Japanese chocolate recipes.

Multiple demonstrations will also be offered by renowned Japanese chefs. You will discover their tasty and subtle associations with chocolate. Visitors will also have the opportunity to meet professionals during organized book signing sessions (Philippe Conticini, Sébastien Bouillet, Bérénice Leconte, etc.).

2000 m² entirely dedicated to the world of chocolate!

The Chocolate Fair in Paris extends over two levels of nearly 2000 quater meters.

In terms of competition, several event are expected: the World Chocolate Masters Finals which sees 21 of the best worldwide chocolate chefs compete against each other; The Charles Proust Dessert Relay Competition, reserved for young pastry artisans to express their creative talent; The French Pastry Trophy, a test around the Nun. Finally, the Salon du Chocolat de Paris is also an opportunity to award the chocolatiers who have distinguished themselves during the fair.

Another event not to be missed is the Junior Chocolate Lounge on the ground floor. Young people dive into the magical world of chocolate through experiments that are both playful, educational and above all tasty.

How to find an hotel in Paris for the Chocolate Fair?

How to access the Salon du Chocolat? You can go to Porte de Versailles by taking line 12 of the metro to the station of the same name or by traveling on metro line 8 to Balard station. Other means of public transport are also possible, such as tramway lines T2 and T3 Porte de Versailles stop or bus lines 80 Porte de Versailles stop, and 39, 42 and 169 Balard stop.

As for accommodation, do not hesitate to book a room at the hotel B55 located next to the city U. This accommodation solution in Paris for the Salon du Chocolat is ideal. Not far from Parc Montsouris, you will enjoy a 4-star establishment with a unique style and appreciable comfort. This wine-themed property features a swimming pool with a Spa, and great wines served by the glass. It is certainly ideal to relax after a busy day at the Salon du Chocolat.

In addition, it seems that the agreement between wine and chocolate is a happy taste marriage.Well, this is a good thing!