Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search

 


Chocolate and coffee extravaganza set for Auckland

24 April 2014

Chocolate and coffee extravaganza set for Auckland

Foodies are getting ready for the arrival of the first-ever show combining chocolate and coffee.

Over two days, visitors to The Chocolate and Coffee Show will be able to indulge in everything from hand-crafted truffles to decadent hot chocolates, old-fashioned brownies and cappuccino lollipops.

The event is taking place on May 3 and 4 at The Cloud on Auckland’s waterfront and show organiser, Keith Sharp, says Kiwis are ready for it.

“With New Zealand’s large number of boutique chocolatiers and an upsurge in the consumption of chocolate, we felt that the time was right to launch the show,” says Keith. “Kiwis also have a keen interest in coffee so the two together is the perfect fit.”

Around 60 exhibitors, including confectioners and other artisan producers, are exhibiting at the show. Visitors will also get the chance to pick up tips from the experts with live demonstrations from chocolatiers and baristas.

“New Zealand chocolatiers and baristas are highly skilled, creative and very innovative. We hope to introduce people to new flavours, techniques and companies as we have a wealth of talent here,” says Keith.

With Mother’s Day just around the corner, Keith says the show will also be the perfect place to find a sweet gift.

“Chocolate and coffee are an indulgence and a great way to treat mum. Our exhibitors will have a great selection of gift ideas to choose from,” says Keith.

To buy tickets, visit: www.eventfinder.co.nz.

For more information on the show, visit: www.chocolatecoffeeshow.co.nz.

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

Game Review: Until Dawn - Pick Your Own Horrible Adventure

Supermassive Games’ Until Dawn sees a group of dumb sexy teenagers take a trip to a spooky mansion atop a mountain. It is, obviously, a horror game. However, the game is so ridiculous it turns out to be more of a comedy. More>>

John McBeth: Our World Cup All Blacks

Forty or fifty years ago nobody really had any idea of what the selectors had in mind. There were often several trials, which sometimes featured over 150 players, possibly an inter island match or a final trial, then we listened to the announcement of the team on radio. The players weren't flown into the capital for a parliamentary function... More>>

ALSO:

Game Review: Midsomer Murders Meets First Year Philosophy

Developed by The Chinese Room, Everybody's Gone to the Rapture sees the player exploring what appears to be a recently abandoned idyllic English village trying to figure out where everybody's gone. Spoiler: they've gone to the rapture. (On a serious note, this review contains plot spoilers.) More>>

Scoop Review Of Books: Clear Science

It was really after his move to Wellington, to Victoria University, that it became apparent that Sir Paul Cllaghan was much more than an eminent physicist... More>>

ALSO:

Francis Cook: Weekend SportzMania! All Blacks! Netball!

Sports were on all weekend. I normally don’t write about sports but with Richie McCaw tipped to be the next Prime Minister, and Colin Craig arguing sports are almost as important as politics, I thought “what better time to start!” More>>

ALSO:

Beervana: Aussie Pav Beer Declared Taste Of NZ

In a surprising upset, an Australian beer modelled on the pavlova, created by Brisbane brewery Newstead Brewing, the 250 Beers blog and Scratch Bar, has been announced the winner at the Beervana craft beer festival ‘Flag Brew’ competition, which challenged media and brewing teams to capture the distinctive taste of New Zealand. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
Culture
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news