General Information

The Chicago Fine Chocolate and Dessert Show, a unique fine chocolate & culinary event open to the general, chocolate-loving public features fine artisanal chocolate creations from around the world. The event showcases world class chocolatiers while presenting the versatility of chocolate as an exceptional ingredient amongst a variety of cuisines and culinary techniques.

Event Dates & Hours:

Friday, October 18, 2013

3:00PM - 8:00PM

Saturday, October 19, 2013

10:00AM - 9:00PM

Sunday, October 20, 2013

10:00AM - 6:00PM


Navy Pier – Festival Hall A
(Enter at Taxi Drop Off/Entrance 2 on the north side of Navy Pier)

600 East Grand Avenue

Chicago, IL 60611

phone 312-595-PIER / 800-595-PIER


Tickets can be purchased online through the show and will also be available onsite daily at the Box Office, beginning one hour prior to show hours. Advanced ticket pricing ends Midnight, October 17th and "at the door prices" will be reflected online.

$25 Adult General Admission (13 yrs and older)

• General Adult Admission

• Attend Seminars, Demos, Visit the Chocolate Art Gallery, Beer Wine & Spirits Tastings and Restaurant Row all at no extra charge with your adult or child ticket to the Chicago Fine Chocolate and Dessert Show.

Consumers who purchase General Admission Tickets prior to Midnight October 17th, 2013 will pay $25 for adult tickets $30 when purchased during show days.

$10 Children General Admission (3-12 yrs)

• General Child Admission

• Unlimited Seminars and Demos when accompanied with an adult


Seniors (65 yrs and older)

$5.00 discount when purchasing ticket at the door only with valid State ID


$5.00 discount when purchasing ticket at the door only with military ID

Group Rates (20 or more)

Save $5 per adult ticket for groups over 20 adults. Note: Savings does not apply to child admission.

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Chocolate Show News

National Chocolate & Dessert Show Press Release 4.24.13


  • Al Gelato Chicago
  • Amy's Candy Bar
  • Barry Callebaut
  • Barry's Gourmet Brownies
  • Beanilla Trading Company
  • Betty Jane HomeMade Candies & Ice Cream
  • By M Desserts
  • American Cake Decorating
  • Chef Alain Roby (Noreen Heron & Associates, Inc.)
  • Chocolate Connoisseur Magazine
  • Chocolate for the Spirit
  • Conillin LLC
  • Davis Chocolate
  • Dessert Professional
  • Dove Chocolate Discoveries
  • Edible Artists Network
  • Fabbri North America, LLC
  • Firecakes
  • Flying Noir
  • Foodlinks, Inc.
  • The French Pastry School
  • Freshly Baked Communications
  • Gourmet News
  • Graycliff Chocolatier
  • Gunter Wilhelm Cutlery
  • Hershey's Chocolate World Chicago
  • Innovative Energy, Inc.
  • International Foods & Ingredients
  • Kali Development Co.
  • Kallari L3C
  • KeHE Distributors
  • The Knock Shoppe
  • Kona Bar
  • Les Palmeraies
  • Madison Chocolatiers West
  • Mayana Chocolate
  • Micelli Chocolate Molds
  • Milne Fruit Products
  • Mod-Pac Corp.
  • Netzsch Premier Technologies, LLC
  • Oak Mill Bakery
  • On the Avenue Marketing DBA The New York Times
  • PackInt Chocolate Equipment
  • Pura Delizia Ciccolato Artigianale
  • Savage Bros Co.
  • ShopKeep POS
  • Sotiros Foods, Inc.
  • Sweet Art, Inc.
  • Sweet Designs Chocolatier
  • The Cocoa Cabana
  • Tiddleywink Toffee
  • Truffly Made
  • T's Toffee
  • Valrhona

Sponsors 2013