• November 16-17, 2019
  • Javits Center | New York

At the Show

The world of chocolate in the heart of New York City

Join us at Salon du Chocolat NY for a global celebration of one of life’s most attainable luxuries—chocolate—that will enchant, fascinate, and indulge all your senses. Let your tastebuds explore the world with a pageantry of unique flavors of chocolate in all its forms as you witness the wizardry of renowned pastry chefs, delve deeper into the historical legacy of cocoa, shop from exclusive artisan vendors, and most importantly, have fun with chocolate!

Schedule of Events

Pastry Arts Demonstration Stage

Saturday, Nov 16

11am Holiday Pies

Chef Toni Lynn Dickinson

Don’t show up to your next holiday party empty handed! Dive head first into the world of pies and learn to create pie dough from scratch and fill it with the classic apple and pumpkin pie fillings of your dreams. 

12pm Royal Icing /Flooding Techniques

Chef Toni Lynn Dickinson

Learn new and exciting ways to decorate cookies using royal icing!  We’ll cover all the basics of this all-purpose icing and even share tips to make a paper cornet. Applications of flooding and brushed embroidery on cookies will be demonstrated to make festive ornaments, snowflakes and people! 

1:30pm Decorating Cakes with Piping

Chef Toni Lynn Dickinson

Making your own frosting may appear to be daunting, but it’s really quite simple. Learn the professionals’ secret weapon: the Swiss-meringue buttercream. Discover how to decorate all of your sweet treats, like cakes and cupcakes, using delicate piping techniques like rosettes and borders. You’ll be ready to create to your heart’s desire!

11am Holiday Pies

Chef Toni Lynn Dickinson

Don’t show up to your next holiday party empty handed! Dive head first into the world of pies and learn to create pie dough from scratch and fill it with the classic apple and pumpkin pie fillings of your dreams. 

2:30pm Cakes From Start to Finish

Chef Jansen Chan

Impress your family & friends with your very own homemade cake. Chef will demonstrate step by step of cake construction: from mixing, and baking, to assembly and frosting. Learn the tips to getting a perfect crumb coat and the techniques to a smooth finish to all your cakes!

3:30pm Fall Fruits Flavors

Chef Jansen Chan

The fall harvest is the best time for fruit-focused desserts. From apples and cranberries to squash and pears, the opportunities are endless to create baked treats, jams and more.

Sunday, Nov 17

11am Crafting Cookies

Chef Jansen Chan

Upgrade your cookie game from plain chocolate chip to a variety of picture-perfect treats. From the traditional French Diamond Cookies, or Diamant, to the classic spritz cookies and gingersnaps, you’ll be upping your baking game in no-time.

12pm Thanksgiving Breads

Chef Jürgen David

Learn to make quick and simple breads for Thanksgiving day that will surely impress your dinner guests! Using seasonal flavors and ingredients, chef will demonstrate how to prepare Cranberry Scones, Pumpkin-Pecan Crumb Muffin, and Bacon & Jalapeño Cornbread. 

1:30pm Custard 101

Chef Jürgen David

What do bread pudding, trifle and banana pudding have in common? The all are made of custards. You’ll learn how these 3 simple ingredients: milk, eggs and sugar can come together to create these versatile custard-based desserts.

2:30pm Gluten-Free Baking

Chef Jansen Chan

Gluten-free doesn’t mean sacrificing flavor—in fact, classic recipes can be re-imagined to achieve delicious and impressive results. All it requires is some ingredient substitution, and pastry techniques, to recreate your favorite pastries without using wheat flour. Create delicious fruit scones, peanut butter cookies and chocolate cupcakes!

3:30pm All Types of Cakes

Chef Jürgen David

In this demonstration you’ll learn how different cake mixing methods can produce distinct textures and crumb structures in cake. Chef will share professional techniques to perfectly mix, whip, or fold these batters into classics: Angel Food Cake, Pound Cake, and Chiffon Cake. 

Salon du Chocolat NY Fashion Show

Salon du Chocolat NY’s signature fashion show presents pageantry dripping with glamour, decadence, and otherworldly couture. This not-to-be-missed whimsical, futuristic, ‘grammable, and just-plain-over-the-top spectacle will make a fashionista (and choconista) out of everyone.

Join us for the fashion show on Saturday, November 16 at 5pm and stay tuned as we reveal more details.