San Francisco (PRWEB) June 18, 2008
Chocolate lovers, en garde! The first major chocolate show in the Northwest this millennium takes place at the SEATTLE LUXURY CHOCOLATE SALON on Sunday, July 13th, 2008. Chocolate aficionados, fanatics, lovers and addicts can taste & experience the finest in artisan, gourmet & premium chocolate in one of the world's great culinary metropolitan areas.
Featured chocolatiers and confectioners include Amano Artisan Chocolate, Kekau Chocolatier, Cocoa Chai Chocolates, Petit Noirs, Guittard Chocolate, Poco Dolce, Theo Chocolate, Blissful Brownies, Island Angel Chocolates, Alma Chocolate, Lula's Chocolates, Intrigue Chocolates Co., Andy's Handmade Chocolates, Fiori Chocolatiers, Dilettante Chocolates, Posh Chocolat, GrendelSweets Handcrafted Chocolates, Oh! Chocolate, Decadent Tastes, Cadeaux Chocolates, Emily's Chocolates, Sweet Beauty, Sol Rouge Wines, Chocolate Television and more.
TasteTV also announces part of its delicious lineup of members of the Salon's Chocolate Tasting Panel, including Seattle restaurant and food journalists Jay Friedman (Seattlest and Seattle Sound), Maggie Dutton (Seattle Weekly, The Wine Offensive), Julien Perry ("Go Eat!" - KOMO Radio), Matthew Amster-Burton (Seattle Magazine, Rootsandgrubs.com) and Keren Brown (Frantic Foodie, formerly Savvy Savorer). Chocolate Tasting Panelists have the luxurious responsibility of tasting all chocolates and confections and rating them for receipt of Luxury Chocolate Salon Awards.
This event continues the rollout of TasteTV's chocolate lifestyle brand, ChocolateTelevision.com (http://www.ChocolateTelevision.com). The launch includes Chocolate Salons in major culinary cities nationwide, as well as expansion of the TasteTV network, and the publication of books such such as "Chocolate French," "The Chocolate Guide," and "The Chocolate Lifestyle."Chocolate Television is the only ongoing media brand dedicated 100% to the chocolate lifestyle. The program features chocolatier profiles, product reviews, interviews, tastings and wine pairings, events, and recipes.
The Seattle Luxury CHOCOLATE SALON is Sunday, July 13th, 2008, at the Bell Harbor International Conference Center, 2211 Alaskan Way, Pier 66. 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tickets are $20 for adults, $17.50 in Advance (recommended). For Advance Ticket purchases, Salon information, updated chocolatiers and other exhibitors, or for the Menu of events, go to http://www.SeattleChocolateSalon.com.
Salon sponsor TasteTV is the leading New Media culinary, wine, lifestyle and food network, covering delicious topics ranging from restaurants, food, and wine to premium chocolate, cooking, fashion, and style. Its videos can be seen online at http://www.TasteTV.com, ChocolateTelevision.com, BlogCritics.org, on TiVO, Comcast On Demand, and on over 80 television stations nationwide.
TasteTV also sponsors the New Media Tastemakers Summit, the primary event for New Media and Web 2.0 leaders in the industry to meet and discuss the lucrative and highly influential Lifestyle-verticals of food and wine, fashion and design, and metro-regional guides. (http://www.NewMediaTastemakers.com).