Hosted by James Beard-Award Winning Pastry Chef, Cookbook Author, and TV Personality, Johnny Iuzzini
Come find the sweet spot with a decadent celebration of chocolate and cocktails!
In it’s Miami premiere, this three hour (with a VIP hour) walk-around tasting is sponsored by Valrhona Chocolates and stocked with an array of chocolate-friendly liquor brands. You'll have a chance to taste through a selection of bespoke desserts made by Miami’s premier chocolatiers, bakers, and pastry chefs, each paired with a complementary spirit. At the bar, chocolate purists and cocktail lovers can taste through Valrhona’s signature line of chocolates while watching some of Miami’s finest mixologists shake, stir and serve custom libations designed to bring out the best in each variety.
Chocolate and cocktail lovers, prepare for sweet surrender!
VIP hour includes specialty punches, extra schmoozing time with our host and chefs, and a Champagne Toast.
General Admission includes a tasting of at least:
* 8 specialty Valrhona chocolate creations by our talented line-up of Miami-based chefs
* 8 samples of the best variety of chocolate-friendly spirits around, meant to pair perfectly with our chef's creations
* 8 samples of different specialty cocktails created by our talented Miami-based Cocktail Guru Mixologists
* unlimited tastings of some of Valrhona Chocolate's single estate varietals
Participating Chefs include: Jenniffer Woo (So Woo Cakes), Gina Sansonia (Cucina Bambina, Inc.), Samantha Frei (The Palms Hotel), Keith Wallace (The Cupcake Galleria), Odille Arias (Coya Restaurant & Members Lounge), Paola Levy (Paola Cake Atelier), Richard Vaughn (Thompson Hotel), and Sara Azizian (Sweetcakes by Sara).
Participating Beverage Brands Include: Van Gogh Vodka, Tap Whisky, Speyburn Scotch Whisky, Champagne Collet, Don Q Rums, Cherry Heering, Xante, Jim Beam Whiskies, Maven Cocktails, The Perfect Puree of Napa Valley, Perrier, Rekorderlig Ciders, and Wild HIbiscus.
Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
Yes, ID's will be checked at the door, and you must be 21 years of age or older to enter.
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
You can email Jonathan Pogash at email@example.com
Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
Registration/Ticket is non transferrable.