Picture 30There may never be a world made completely out of chocolate, but the 4th Annual San Francisco International Chocolate Salon comes pretty close. Experience the finest in artisan, gourmet, and premium chocolate from over 70 chocolatiers, confectioners, wineries and other culinary artisans, ranging from Amano Artisan Chocolate to Guittard Chocolate Company to Ghirardelli Chocolate Company.

With the floor space recently increased by 66%, this place is the premier chocolate show on the West Coast. There is also a Chocolate Chef Competition and TasteTV Wine Competition. Other highlights include demonstrations, new product launches and flavor combinations, fair trade and organic offerings, chef and author talks, a live chocolate body frosting demonstration, and book signings. Whether you’re a chocolate aficionado, fanatic, buyer, or just someone who is curious, be sure to pay a visit.