General Information

The Chicago Fine Chocolate and Dessert Show is a unique fine chocolate & culinary event featuring the creations of fine artisanal chocolatiers, pastry chefs and gourmet retailers. If you are looking to drive traffic to your website or chocolate retail establishment, conduct market research or introduce new products to the local market, your event participation is a must.

Exhibit space is open to:

Chefs of all kinds


Retailers of gourmet chocolate based products


Beverage Suppliers including beer, wine & spirits

Retailers of a chocolate or pastry related non-edible product

Space is open to vendors that will be requested to distribute samples for tasting to the general public with their paid admission of $25. Vendors are encouraged to offer retail sales in addition to their food samples.

Why Exhibit:

• Access to over 15,000 consumers that buy fine chocolate, food and beverages

• A world class marketing and promotional plan

• Low cost per consumer reach

• A trackable way to drive traffic to your website and your business

• Sample rebate program

• Download the Exhibitor Information Guide for more details

The Chicago Fine Chocolate and Dessert Show reserves the right to qualify products and deny any application for any reason.

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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