Salon du Chocolat Beirut thrills chocolate lovers
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.