From January 31 to February 3, Chocolate in Lisbon returns to Campo Pequeno for its sixth edition with an offer full of innovations always with a focus on chocolate.
With around 60 exhibitors, in this edition, we have the Pasteleiro DNA Contest, which joins an intense Chococooking Sessions program with world-renowned chefs, special Chocolate and Cocoa Workshops and Exhibits and a Sculpture Chocolate with live sculptures. Special emphasis on the ‘Working the Chocolate Different’ initiative for children with Down syndrome.
The Pasteleiro 2019 DNA Contest aims to promote the young, future professionals of Pastelaria Nacional and is an initiative sponsored and chaired by Valrhona with Chef José Augusto, in partnership with Turismo de Portugal and its Hotel Schools.
The traditional Chococooking Stage, sponsored by Callebaut, will be attended by renowned chocolate masters and chefs, distinguished with Michelin stars, who will energize daily sessions with their art of cooking and working chocolate.
On February 2nd and 3rd, a series of free workshops are scheduled. Of particular note are the more children-oriented topics such as ‘Grandparents and Grandchildren’ and ‘Working with Different Chocolate’ designed for children with trisomy 21, in partnership with the Down Cooking Association and ProChef support. But the offer includes special events for all tastes and ages! The public can get to know ‘The Route of the Cocoa in Venezuela’ or participate in ‘Conjugation of Wines and Chocolate’ or learn to identify in a small piece of chocolate the origin of cocoa, the main characteristics of chocolate and the most delicate aromas in it. These and many other options, always accompanied by real connaisseurs and for free.
During Chocolate in Lisbon, visitors can head to ‘Chocolate Smell Space’ where they will find a chocolate chair from the ‘Game of Thrones’ series that can be used as a backdrop for fun photographs. The Crown Wheel Stage hosts artists who will be working live chocolate sculptures. The event also features an Exhibition of sculptures in chocolate (from 80cm to 1.60m), made by Chef Chocolatier Eduardo Cerqueira.
Come discover the myths and truths surrounding Chocolate in this which is the most gluttonous event of the Capital.
For more information consult the official page of the event.