[mappress]The Academy of Chocolate and Slow Food are collaborating to bring you a very special chocolate tasting evening featuring some of London’s best chocolate shops along with the UK’s new artisan chocolate producer. Each will be guiding you through the art of tasting fine chocolate and sampling their unique creations.
This is an exciting time in the UK chocolate industry, over the past few years London has become a chocolate destination with a group of artisan chocolatiers opening up chocolate shops and creating world class chocolates. The evening will include tastings from Chantal Coady of Rococo opened her first chocolate shop on the Kings Road in 1983 and led the way in terms of improving Londoners tastes in chocolate. Chantal now has 3 shops and exports her wonderful chocolates all over the World. Rococo chocolates fantsatically imaginative. You can choose chocolate new potatoes, strange chocolate fish, a chocolate crocodile … do these people need to have a word with someone in a white coat?
The Academy of Chocolate was set up in 2005 to encourage consumers to look beyond the label and improve the standard and knowledge of chocolate in the UK. This is a unique opportunity to taste the best chocolate available in the country, meet some of the most high profile people in the chocolate industry and find out more about this wonderful food.
Venue: The Arts Club, 40 Dover Street, W1
Tickets: £20 for Slow Food members, £25 for non-members
All tickets must be pre-booked and paid for in advance, please e-mail: [email protected] to book your place and for payment details.