Two upcoming reasons to brave the cold and venture outside…
The World Chocolate Tasting: An International Chocolate Extravaganza
Taste the finest chocolate from Australia, Europe, the United States and Venezuela. Hear from a panel of chocolate experts including Kee Ling Tong, the owner of Kee’s Chocolates; Martine Leventer, the owner of Martine’s Chocolates and Martine’s Chocolates Too; Joan Coukos, the proprietor of Chocolate Moderne; and Clay Gordon, the founder of the New World Chocolate Society. Enjoy dessert wines that complement the chocolate.
Date: Wed, Mar 8, 2006, 8:00pm
Location: 92nd Street Y (Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street)
Venue: Kaufmann Concert Hall Seating Chart
Moderator: Alexandra Leaf
More information at www.92y.org
Read last year’s round up here
Pair It Up – Chocolate and Wine Tasting Event
Join the French Culinary Institute for the first PAIR IT UP lecture series, bringing together everyone’s favorite topics—chocolate and wine. “Come learn about the subtleties and joys of exquisite chocolate and fine wine—and how each can complement the other—in a fun and interactive format. Meet other chocophiles and oenophiles (that’s chocolate lover and wine maven for the unacquainted) as we guide you through a sense-filled tasting experience. Whatever your knowledge level, you’re sure to learn something new and have a lot of fun in the process. Guest speakers will include Eric Case from E. Guittard Chocolate Company and Anthony Trincanello from Baron Francois Wine.”
Date: Tuesday, March 14, 2006, 6:15pm: Check-in begins, 6:30pm: Start of event
Location: The International Culinary Theater at The French Culinary Institute, 462 Broadway at Grand Street, NYC.
Price: $40 (plus a $2.50 service fee per registrant)
More information at Pastryscoop.com