Nova Entertainment will celebrate decadent desserts and chocolate designs from the best patisseries, ice-creameries, chocolatiers and restaurants when the smooth Festival of Chocolate returns to The Rocks on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 September.
For the first time Arnott’s Tim Tam will join the festival with the Arnott’s Tim Tam Temptation Tent allowing festival attendees to experience one of Australia’s favourite indulgences. Australian Chocolate Diamonds has also collaborated with Arnott’s Tim Tam to create a $20,000 two carat chocolate diamond ring that an attendee will win over the weekend.
smoothfm’s Cameron Daddo will host the Callebaut Test Kitchen featuring demonstrations from the industry’s most celebrated identities including Ambassadors respected patissier Adriano Zumbo and Shangri-La Hotel Sydney’s executive pastry chef Anna Polyviou. Executive chef of InterContinental Sydney Double Bay’s Julien Pouteau, executive chef InterContinental Sydney’s Tamas Pamer, La Renaissance pastry chef and 2012 MasterChef Australia runner up Julia Taylor, author of Wholesome Cook Martyna Angell, Black Star pastry chef Christopher Thé and Ananas Bar and Brasserie’s executive pastry chef Riccardo Girardi will also appear in the test kitchen.
The West Promenade Lawn will feature a pop up Garden Bar overlooking Sydney Harbour and smoothfm’s Melissa Doyle, Richard Wilkins, David Campbell and smoothfm 95.3’s breakfast and day time team will join festival attendees in the smooth star suite during the weekend.
Photo: smooth Festival of Chocolate ambassadors Adriano Zumbo and Anna Polyviou