Local Chocolate Festival Also Patronizing the Arts

Las Vegas’s Chocolate Festival Will Be Giving a Portion of Its Tickets Sales This Year to The Local Ballet Theater
Sin City Chocolate Festival/ Stephen Joseph Photography

Chocolate lovers can feast on sweets, pastries, cakes, and cocktails while watching culinary demonstrations by the world's best dessert chefs.

As if you really needed another reason to eat chocolate — tickets for this year’s Las Vegas Chocolate Festival and Pastry Show are now on sale and organizers say they’ll be giving part of the ticket sales to support the Nevada Dance Company, a non-profit organization which is also the largest professional ballet company and dance academy in the state.[related]

The festival will kick off on April 5th at the Shops at Crystal in the heart of sin city, and promises an array of the world’s top chocolatiers and pastry chefs including Todd English (winner of the James Beard Foundation Award), world pastry champions Jean-Philippe Maury and Claude Escamilla, world chocolatier champion Jean-Marie Auboine, pastry chef champion Stephane Treand, and Chocolate Doctor Ed Engoron.

Nicknamed The Sin City Chocolate Festival the event will feature delectable dishes and cocktails from Las Vegas’s most celebrated chefs who will aim to deliver sweet and savory culinary treats that will ‘infuse the senses’ with chocolate concoctions, pastries, cakes, and other sweets paired with champagne, wine, and spirits.

Regular all-inclusive tickets for the Sin City Chocolate Festival start at $45, VIP tickets at $99, and can be purchased on its website.

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