Water for chocolate with Damian Allsop

7.30pm – 9pm, Friday 20 October 2006

Damian Allsop working in his kitchenAn evening of chocolate, water and science as Damian Allsop demonstrates to healthy-minded chocolate lovers how he creates his gorgeous water based ganaches, as first tasted by the public at Melt of Notting Hill.

With plenty of sampling of Damians amazingly light and calorie low water based chocolates, as well as the odd cream based treat

Chocolate as an ingredient

Photo of a chocolate brownieWe’re getting used to the idea that quality really does matter when it comes to the chocolate we eat, but does it matter what you put in your brownies, cakes and desserts?

Renowned chef Bill McCarrick joins us with to demonstrate how choice of ingredients is just as important when it comes to chocolate as everything else

Creating a new Seventypercent Blend

Free event, 3pm, Friday 20 October 2006

Help create the next Seventypercent.com forum blend bar as we explore the art of the blend, combining some of the best origin chocolate to create our own unique chocolate.

Forum members and all fine chocolate lovers are welcome, as we experiment with melting and mixing origin bars

Daily chocolate exhibition and caf

Free event, 1pm – 6.30pm, Tues 17 Oct – Fri 20 Oct 2006

Chocolate sampling and information in our walk in exhibition area. We’ll be on hand to answer your questions and introduce you to new chocolates, or you can buy direct from the best range of origin chocolate available.

Meanwhile downstairs in the restaurant you can sample specially made desserts and the origin hot chocolate of the day, or dip fruit in the origin chocolate mini-fountains

Launch of the Malagasy Sambirano Grand Cru 2006 vintage

Free event, 3pm, Wednesday 18 October 2006

Drying cacao beans for Malagasy chocolateA talk and sampling to introduce the second year of Malagasy’s Sambirano, a chocolate fully produced and finished in Madagascar under the ‘Equitable Trade’ banner.

An introduction to the project as well a chance to try the new Sambirano 2006 vintage, from the second year of production

Chocolate Week 2006, October 16-22, UK

Chocolate splashChocolate Week is back for another packed week of fine chocolate events, tastings and general chocolate indulgence.

During the week Seventypercent will be bringing you a week long series of events and chocolate exhibition at our regular monthly Connoisseur’s Club tasting venue, the Contented Vine bar restaurant in London’s Pimlico

A week of origin chocolate

Cacao podsOur main Chocolate Week events at a glance – for full details, choose the ‘Chocolate Week 2006′ link from the ‘Sections’ menu on the left

A day of absolute chocolate decadence …

19, 20, 21 October 2006, Tours begin at 10:30am
at the Contented Vine Bar Restaurant, 17 Sussex Street, Pimlico, London, SW1V 4RR

A london bus - you won't have to use one of these!Chocolate Week tours – treat yourself or a friend to a day in chocolate heaven, touring the fine chocolate boutiques of London.

Enjoy a day of chocolate indulgence with breakfast, lunch and an early evening tasting event all included, plus plenty of chocolate discounts as you tour London with expert guides.

The ultimate Chocolate Week experience!