WHEN IS THIS YEAR'S CHOCOLATE SHOW?
Friday, November 9 - Saturday, November 10, 2012: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sunday, November 11, 2012: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
WHERE IS THE NEW YORK CHOCOLATE SHOW HELD?
125 West 18th Street (between 6th and 7th Avenues)
New York, NY 10011
HOW DO I GET THERE?
> From Long Island or Brooklyn:
Take the Long Island Expressway (LIE; Route 495) to the Queens Midtown Tunnel. Go straight across 37th Street to 7th Avenue; turn left onto 7th Avenue. Proceed downtown on 7th Avenue to 18th Street; turn left onto 18th Street. Proceed to 125 West 18th Street.
> From New Jersey:
Take the George Washington Bridge to the Henry Hudson Parkway South (Downtown-bound). Turn left onto 26th Street. Proceed on 26th Street to 7th Avenue; turn right onto 7th Avenue. Go to 18th Street and turn left; proceed to 125 West 18th Street. OR from the Lincoln Tunnel, proceed to 34th Street. On 34th Street, turn right upon 7th Avenue, and continue downtown (south) on 7th Avenue to 18th Street; turn left off 7th Avenue onto 18th Street. Proceed to 125 West 18th Street.
> From Westchester or Upstate NY:
Take the West Side Highway/Henry Hudson Parkway South to 26th Street; turn left onto 26th Street. Proceed to 7th Avenue; turn right onto 7th Avenue. Proceed downtown on 7th Avenue to 18th Street; turn left onto 18th Street. Proceed to 125 West 18th Street.
IS THERE PARKING NEARBY?
There are many parking lots with hourly or daily rates in the vicinity of Metropolitan Pavilion. Here are a few suggestions:
Central Parking • 180 West 20th Street, btwn. 6th-7th Aves • 646-638-0695
Central Parking • 120 West 21st Street, btwn. 6th-7th Aves • 212-633-6488
Icon Parking • 16 West 16th Street, btwn 5th-6th Aves • 212-242-9635
Rapid Park Industries • 124 West 20th Street, btwn 6th-7th Aves • 212-627-7739
Sawyer Parking • 148-150 West 20th Street, btwn 6th-7th Aves • 212-627-4505
Cash Only Parking • 140 West 18th Street, btwn. 6th-7th Aves
WHO IS PARTICIPATING?
The Exhibitors List is available here.
ARE TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR?
Yes. There will be a Box Office on site where tickets can be purchased with cash or a major credit card. Due to high turnout, we recommend purchasing advance tickets online. Tickets purchased in advance are $5 off door prices.
ARE CHILDREN'S TICKETS AVAILABLE ONLINE?
No. The first two children per adult are admitted free. Each additional child's ticket is $8 and available for purchase at the door. All children ages 0-4 are free. For additional ticket information, please refer here.
ARE GROUP TICKETS AVAILABLE?
Yes, for 20 people or more.
IS THERE AN ADDITIONAL FEE TO ATTEND CULINARY DEMONSTRATIONS AND MEET THE AUTHORS?
No. All culinary demos and book signings are included with entry to the Chocolate Show.
ARE STROLLERS PERMITTED?
Yes, however due to the high volume of attendees, we request that strollers be left at coat check upon entering Metropolitan Pavilion.
IS METROPOLITAN PAVILION HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE?
WHO IS ON THE ADVISORY BOARD OF THE CHOCOLATE SHOW?
Sylvie Douce & François Jeantet, Founders and Producers
Ariane Batterberry, Food Arts
Wayne Harley Brachman, Porter House New York
François Payard, Payard & François Payard Bakery (FPB)
Steve Klc, Pastryarts.com
Nick Malgieri, Institute of Culinary Education
Bill Yosses, The White House
Andrew Garrison Shotts, Garrison Confections
Matthew Stevens, Dessert Professional
Michael Batterberry (In Memoriam)
WHAT ARE THE OTHER EDITIONS AND SHOW DATES OF THE SALON DU CHOCOLAT?
Lyon: from 9th to 11th November 2012, Centre de Congrès - Cité Internationale
Cannes: from 23th to 25th November, Palais des Festivals et des Congrès
Seoul: from 17th to 20th January 2013, Coex, Huyndai Corporation
Japan Tokyo, Sapporo, Kyoto, Fukuoka, Sendai, Nagoya & Osaka: from 22nd January to 14th February 2013, Isetan Mitsukoshi
Marseille: from 23nd to 24th February 2013, Parc Chanot
Lille: from 1st to 3rd March 2013, Lille Grand Palais
Nantes: from 8th to 10th March 2013, Nantes Exhibition Center
Bordeaux: from 15th to 17th March 2013, Hangar 14
Zurich: from 22nd to 24th March 2013, Messe Zürich
Lima: July 2013
Salvador da Bahia: July 2013
Paris Professionnel - Trade Show: from 28th to 30th October 2013, Porte de Versailles
Paris - Consumer Show: from 30th October to 3th November 2013, Porte de Versailles
London: November 2013