Chocolate Heaven at the 2018 International Chocolate Festival

THURSDAY, MAY 24, 2018
By: Irene Yang


I recently attended the 2018 International Chocolate Festival at the San Mateo Convention Center this past April. I won’t lie—my favorite part about food festivals is the free samples! There were over 40 vendors all throwing out their wares for the visiting chocoholic.

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Daryl Zeis

Chocolate lovers rejoice at Silicon Valley’s International Chocolate Festival

By TATIANA SANCHEZ | tsanchez@bayareanewsgroup.com | Bay Area News Group
PUBLISHED: April 21, 2018 at 1:58 pm | UPDATED: April 23, 2018 at 4:55 am

SAN MATEO — In a scene straight out of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory — endless trays of decadent chocolates filled the San Mateo Event Center Saturday for the inaugural International Chocolate Festival, much to the delight of elated chocolate lovers.

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Daryl Zeis

San Mateo Hosts International Chocolate Festival

By Bay City News
Published at 6:59 PM PDT on Apr 21, 2018 | Updated at 10:51 PM PDT on Apr 21, 2018

Bay Area chocolate lovers, a description that likely applies to a large number of people, have one more day to attend the International Chocolate Festival in San Mateo, organizers said.

The event began Saturday and will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at the San Mateo Event Center at 1346 Saratoga Drive.

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Daryl Zeis

Chocolate lovers rejoice at Silicon Valley’s International Chocolate Festival

SAN MATEO — In a scene straight out of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory — endless trays of decadent chocolates filled the San Mateo Event Center Saturday for the inaugural International Chocolate Festival, much to the delight of elated chocolate lovers.

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Daryl Zeis

Bay Area Residents Benefit From Their Complete Chocolate Lifestyle at Silicon Valley’s International Chocolate Festival

(San Mateo, CA April 15, 2018)   A study published by The Journal of American Medicine that compared life expectance in the United States by income level and region found that if you live in San Francisco/ San Jose metro you have at least one or two extra years of life to enjoy.  It may be a happy coincidence that this region- also has the highest per cap consumption of artisan chocolate in the US.

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Daryl Zeis

Hello my name is Robin and I am joyfully addicted to Artisan Chocolate

By StoryStudio March 28, 2018 8:00 AM

Robin isn’t the only one. More people are eating chocolate with greater frequency than ever before. And are increasingly curious about the plethora of amazing chocolates that are being made.

Enter the first ever International Chocolate Festival Silicon Valley.

From bean to bar, bon bons and beyond the same spirit of innovation that prevails throughout the Bay Area will be showcased during two full Days of Chocolate Ecstasy.

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Daryl Zeis