Chocolatiers of San Francisco Tour – Jan 22nd

 In celebration of Good Food Month, join the fabulous folks at Epicuring this Saturday as they take you behind-the-scenes and introduce you to three of their favorite local makers of artisan chocolate confections in the Dogpatch neighborhood of San Francisco.

via Epicuring…"Shawn Williams, chocolatier and co-founder of Au Coeur Des Chocolats creates unforgettable European-style chocolates filled with delectable combinations like banana caramel and candied orange and hazelnut crunch. Shawn will demonstrate how to mold a chocolate bar, make decadent hot chocolate with cream, and assemble and torch s’mores. We’ll taste all of these as well as his assorted chocolates.

Pastry chef and chocolatier William Werner is the owner of Tell Tale Preserves, the soon-to-open pâtisserie, delicatessen and café on Maiden Lane and the Tell Tale Society, a monthly subscription bag filled with seasonally influenced preserves, confections, cookies and cakes, both sweet and savory. William will walk us through his production facility, share his vision, and we’ll taste his chocolate and chocolate turrón.


Kathy Wiley, founder and chocolatier of Poco Dolce is the visionary behind the handmade chocolate tiles that are on the savory side of sweet. Kathy will take us on a tour of her chocolate factory and we’ll taste her addictive chocolate confections and her new chocolate bar."


Saturday, January 22, from 10.00am to 12.30pm

TICKETS: $50 per person. $10 of each ticket will be donated to La Cocina. Attendance is limited and pre-purchased tickets are required. PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

The Chocolatiers Tour is hosted by Epicuring, a soon to be launched site where food experiences across California will be featured. The tour will be led by Laiko Bahrs and Susie Wyshak, California food epicurists and founders of"




  1. veena
    20/01/2011 / 12:21 pm

    Oh Yum Yum Yum! Wish I was in San Francisco this weekend to attend. Next time for sure.

  2. m.s.
    20/01/2011 / 12:46 pm

    Mmmmmm Chocolate Tours. Yes!

  3. 30/01/2011 / 1:04 pm

    Dont’ forget the 5th Annual San Francisco International CHOCOLATE SALON on April 17, 2011 (

    Featuring a delicious selection chosen and curated by the Organizers, International CHOCOLATE SALON participants include over 50 master chocolatiers, confectioners, wineries and other culinary artisans such as The Tea Room chocolate, Guittard Chocolate Company, Christopher Michael Chocolates, Plumeria Flours, Saratoga Chocolates, Choclatique, Divine Chocolate, Landru Chocolates, Alter Eco Fair Trade Chocolate, Goat Milk Candy Company, Snake & Butterfly, Clarine’s Florentines, Salt Side Down Chocolates, Dolce Bella Chocolates and Cafe, Neo Cocoa, Fabrica de Chocolate Momotombo, CocoTutti, Her Coconess Confections, Marti Chocolatt, Ghirardelli Chocolate Company, Gateau et Ganache, Nicole Lee Fine Chocolates, Coco-luxe Confections, Vice Chocolates, Socola Chocolatier, Amano Artisan Chocolate, Cacao Atlanta Chocolate Co., William Dean Chocolates, Seattle Chocolate Company, Jade Chocolates, Kika’s Treats, CJ’s Toffee and Toppings, Valrhona Chocolates, Pure Dark, Taza Chocolate, 5th Avenue Chocolatiere, and New Tree

    New 2011 Chocolate Salon Additions include Celebrity Chef demos, the Chocolate Salon Fashion Bar, and the 1st Annual SF Invitational Wine Salon.

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