Cork Chocolate & Baking Weekend
The Cork Chocolate & Baking Weekend will return to The Cork International Hotel on 23rd to the 25th November 2018.
This event at the Cork International Hotel showcases chocolatiers, bakers, chocolate workshops, chocolate of all shapes and sizes. Its also a must-see event for people who love baking – especially themed for Christmas baking. The team is delighted that this year, renowned British Chocolatier, Mr. Paul A. Young alongside Mr. Paul Kelly, Executive Pastry Chef from The Merrion Hotel and Judge on The Great Irish Bake Off will be part of the weekend.
After a very successful opening year, there have been enhancements and changes to this years Cork Chocolate & Baking Weekend. The main exhibitor area will feature chocolatiers and bakers. Adjacent to that, there will be a large marquee which will host cookery demonstrations and also host “The Great Cork Bake Off” on Sunday. A workshop zone and a tasting zone will your taste buds. There will be a children’s zone on the first floor with workshops for the younger guest who are budding bakers.
On Friday 23rd November 2018, the annual Cork Chocolate Dinner will take place at the Cork International Hotel. This dinner was a highlight of the Cork Chocolate & Baking Weekend in 2017 and was a sell-out evening. Guest chefs will be cooking individual courses where each course will be perfectly paired with a specially paired wine. With it being a chocolate dinner, each course will feature chocolate in a subtle way with seasonally used produce.
On Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th November 2018, we will have the Cork Chocolate & Baking Weekend main exhibition/fair from 11am-5.30pm each day. On both days, tickets will be available to purchase in advance for either the 11am-2pm slot or alternatively, the 2.30pm-5.30pm slot. During these times, there will be a main chocolate/baking exhibitor selling area where guests can peruse the many stands and sample chocolate from the different suppliers. There will be mini tasting rooms, where guests can enjoy 30-minute tasting sessions and get a further in-depth culinary education regarding Cocoa content within chocolate. There will be a variety of workshops which guests can partake in and also a large cookery demonstration zone where guests will be treated to cookery demonstrations featuring chocolate and baking. Tickets for guests are all-inclusive and include access to the fair, cookery demonstrations and workshops for the 3 hour period that they book and adult tickets are €15 per person.
There are also children’s tickets on sale for €5 and include children’s workshops.
Tickets for guests are all-inclusive and include access to the fair, cookery demonstrations and workshops for the 3 hour period they have booked and adults tickets are €15.