The sweet taste of success: a triumphant second edition for Salon du Chocolat et de la Pâtisserie Dubai
The second edition of Salon du Chocolat et de la Pâtisserie Dubai ended on a sweet note after three successful days at Galeries Lafayette — Dubai Mall.
Dedicated to chocolate and pastry, the world-famous event welcomed thousands of enthusiasts, welcomed 4,500 visitors , 60 brands and over 40 chefs. Well-known faces in the industry shared their know-how at more than 50 workshops and demonstrations, which paid tribute to popular desserts, the finest in pastry and first-class ingredients.
Salon du Chocolat et de la Pâtisserie Dubai debuted on Thursday 18 May with a chocolate fashion show under the theme “La Femme et la mode”. A total of 13 dresses created by ESMOD DUBAI students and renowned pastry chefs were showcased on the runway, with gowns featuring intricate details made of chocolate.
Other highlights included workshops with leading pastry chefs at the Pastry Show and the Choco Demo, and different competitions where chefs competed for the chance to win a trip to Salon du Chocolat Paris. The competitions’ categories included Best Pastry Showpiece, Best Chocolate Showpiece, Best 3D Cake Design and the Elle & Vire Cheesecake Competition and a space for children to make their own desserts.
Joumana Dammous-Salamé, managing director of HSME, the event organizer, said: “We were thrilled to bring this iconic event to Galeries Lafayette – Le Gourmet at The Dubai Mall, the most prestigious landmark in the world,” said “It was beyond our expectations, and we are really looking forward to working on a bigger event in 2023.”
Indeed, with positive feedback from exhibitors, chefs and visitors aplenty, HSME has confirmed the third edition of “Salon du Chocolat et de la Pâtisserie” to return to Dubai in May 2024.
We promise to bring the best in international chocolate and pastry back to Dubai, with a larger selection of brands and even more celebrity chefs”. said Maha El Khoury, projects and sales director at HSME.
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