Sa­lon du Choco­lat Beirut thrills choco­late lovers

Hospitality News Middle East - - ISSUE IN THIS - Salon­du­choco­lat­

Beirut has proven once again that it is the Mid­dle East­ern cap­i­tal of taste, by play­ing host to two fan­tas­tic food events. Beirut Cook­ing Fes­ti­val and Sa­lon du Choco­lat Beirut, held con­cur­rently from Novem­ber 8-10 at Sea­side Arena, brought the tasti­est fla­vors to the city, while cel­e­brat­ing the magic of 'Car­ni­val'.

The events wel­comed more than 15,000 vis­i­tors, 160 ex­hibitors and over 60 chefs and ex­perts, who shared their know-how at over 100 work­shops and demon­stra­tions.

Sa­lon du Choco­lat Beirut kicked off with the fa­mous choco­late Fash­ion Show, which show­cased 13 dresses cre­ated by Lebanese de­sign­ers and renowned pas­try chefs. The Fash­ion Show’s spe­cial guest was de­signer Karo­line Lang who col­lab­o­rated with pas­try chef and master con­sul­tant Charles Azar. Other high­lights in­cluded work­shops with the lead­ing pas­try chefs at the Choco Demo, a space for chil­dren to dec­o­rate and taste sweet items, a choco­late sculp­ture com­pe­ti­tion, fea­tur­ing stu­dents from Alba univer­sity in Beirut, cake de­sign and buche de Noël de­sign com­pe­ti­tions and a 250kg choco­late an­gel sculp­ture.

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