Miami Fine Chocolate & Food Show
At the Miami Fine Chocolate & Food Show, vendors and chocolate lovers alike descend upon South Florida during a weekend-long celebration of life's sweeter side. An estimated 15,000 foodies visit the event over two days, witnessing and tasting the creations of some of the region's and the world's most distinguished chefs.
Themed areas make navigating the event a cinch. In designated chocolate zones, gourmet retailers, bakers, and pastry chefs win the hearts of taste buds with their sweets, which range from handmade goods to organic and small-batch treats. For a more savory experience, restaurant row showcases the eats of more than 20 South Florida restaurants, while live demonstrations presented by the Miami Culinary Institute feature the creations of chocolatiers from around the country as well as the work of local chefs. Pairing seminars, meanwhile, discuss what edibles do and do not go well together, and live cooking demonstrations share tricks of the trade, such as how to turn a chef's hat into an oversized drinking goblet at any moment. Attendees can also enjoy an assortment of family-friendly entertainment, including a petting zoo, a water playground, and live music performances.