Salon du Chocolat 2017


The world’s largest and most stylish celebration of chocolate is set to mark two decades of innovative trends in Paris. Salon du Chocolat had humble beginnings in 1995. 


The Salon du Chocolat then became “the Mondial du Chocolat et du Cacao.” Hailed by market amateurs and experts alike, it has today become a national and international label. More than just an event, Salon du Chocolat creates a bond between the people who grow cocoa and the consumers of chocolate.


This delicious show runs from 28th October-1st November in the heart of Paris’ Porte de Versailles Exhibition Center, Porte de Versailles .


Entry Fee €14. And right after the entrance, free tasting from various chocolate brands will be available. 


Hundreds of chocolates

Featuring the biggest names from the chocolate and patisserie worlds, the event welcomes over 500 participants from 60 countries. This is largest showcase of chocolate from all corners of the globe. Salon du Chocolat will be welcoming international chocolate makers who embody this trend.


Salon du Chocolat includes demonstration stages from top chefs, a chocolate fashion show, exhibitions with chocolate sculptures, talks and tastings, booksignings and workshops for children. An unmissable event for fans of all things chocolate.


Fashion show

Salon du Chocolat fashion show in Paris saw models showcasing outfits partly made with chocolate.  Talented chocolatiers and fashion designers create an exceptional collection of chocolate dresses every year. These stunning couture outfits made and inspired by chocolate will be presented during the Gala Evening.


Chocolate Contest

Chocolate Innovations for this prestigious pastry competition that will be held at the Salon du Chocolat.


Chocolate sculptures

A giant fox sculpture made of chocolate is seen at the inauguration of the 23rd annual Salon du Chocolat in Paris on October 27, 2017. 


Yes. Salon du Chocolat is a place where you can experience various cultures related to chocolate. But not only chocolates, the amount of available activities and events is dizzying, from a Pastry Show, Chocolate Fashion Show, Chocolate Bookshop with author signings, demonstrations, conferences, etc.



The beautiful  Chocolate Packaging as a souvenir after my trip to Paris. Le Chocolade des francais. 

As a brand created by Parisian Illustrator, the design of the packages are gorgeous and beautiful.


Approximately 15% of the exhibition that involved in the Chocolate Expo are the chocolatier from Japan.



Sadaharu Aoki is a Japanese famous patissier in Paris. He is known for using traditional Japanese ingredients and flavors. Master pâtissier Sadaharu Aoki combines French techniques and Japanese flavors.





Address : Paris expo Porte de Versailles, 1 Place de la Porte de Versailles, 75015 Paris
Acces  : Subway 12 Stasion Porte de Versailles.
Date  : From October 28, 2017 to November 1, 2017
Entry Fee : 14 EUR


Author : Han Je Un

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