22nd Annual Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival

When
Event has passed (Sat Sep 9, 2017 - Sun Sep 10, 2017)
Where
Ghirardelli Square
Time
12pm
Tags
Food & Drink

Description

Ghirardelli Chocolate Company is excited to announce the 22nd Annual Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival held at Ghirardelli Square benefiting the nonprofit Project Open Hand.
Join us September 9th & 10th from 12pm-5pm to experience Chocolate School, Live Culinary Demonstrations, Ice Cream Eating Contests, Chocolate Tastings and the popular Ghirardelli Chocolate Lounge!


Chocolate Tasting Ticket include 15 samples of your choice from vendors on Beach St. or the Fountain Plaza.

Ghirardelli Chocolate Lounge features wineries, breweries and spirits!
Ghirardelli Chocolate Lounge Ticket (valid one day only; either Saturday OR Sunday) includes 15 samples from vendors on Beach St. or the Fountain Plaza and 12 samples inside the Ghirardelli Chocolate Lounge.

Ghirardelli Culinary Stage Schedule

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 9

12:30 PM Tessa Arias
CHEF, COOKBOOK AUTHOR & BLOGGER (HANDLE THE HEAT)
1:30 PM Robert Stokes
OWNER/CHEESEMAKER (QUESO KINGS & ARTISAN CHEESE FACTORY)
2:30 PM GHIRARDELLI ICE EATING CONTEST*
CHILDREN'S ICE CREAM SUNDAE EATING CONTEST (AGES 5-8)
CHILDREN'S ICE CREAM SUNDAE EATING CONTEST (AGES 9-12)
EARTHQUAKE SUNDAE EATING CONTEST (AGES 13+)
*PARTICIPENTS WILL BE CHOSEN AT RANDOM FROM THE AUDIENCE
4:00 PM David "Pastry Dave" Blom
EXECUTIVE PASTRY CHEF (FAIRMONT SONOMA MISSION INN & SPA)

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 10

12:30 PM Jenna Fu
GHIRARDELLI CHOCOLATE SCHOOL
1:30 PM Ryan Scott & Cheryl Storms
CHEF/TV PERSONALITY & PASTRY CHEF (FINN TOWN)
2:30 PM GHIRARDELLI ICE CREAM EATING CONTEST*
CHILDREN'S ICE CREAM SUNDAE EATING CONTEST (AGES 5-8)
CHILDREN'S ICE CREAM SUNDAE EATING CONTEST (AGES 9-12)
EARTHQUAKE SUNDAE EATING CONTEST (AGES 13+)
*PARTICIPENTS WILL BE CHOSEN AT RANDOM FROM THE AUDIENCE
4:00 PM Penelope Lao
PASTRY CHEF (LIHOLINO YACHT CLUB)

Location

location
  1. Ghirardelli Square
    900 North Point Street, San Francisco, CA