World-class chocolate takes center stage in this spotlight on fine chocolate. Premiere
maker, Amedei (Pisa, Italy), will be on hand with top local chefs for a unique event.
“Utah is a hub of chocolate lovers, “ says Matt Caputo, Dir. of Marketing at his family’s
award-winning specialty food store and internationally-known chocolate expert. “We are
honored to have Gabriele Bianchi, join us during his U.S. tour to share his knowledge and
passion with local fine chocolate aficionados.”
The festival includes an extensive sampling of the company’s award-winning chocolate
bars lead by Matt Caputo and Amedei’s ambassador. Festival goers will also sample
cocoa-centric creations from an all-star line up of local chefs, showing off sweet AND
savory applications of this exclusive Italian chocolate maker.
Participating chefs: Amber Billingsley (Vinto), Letty Flatt (Deer Valley Resort), Matt Harris
(Heirloom Group), Ruth Kendrick (Chocolot), Lya Luna (Caputo's market) and many more.
The event also includes a unique beverage component bringing together the craft brewing
talents of Epic Brewing Company, Libation wine brokerage, and Slide Ridge Honey to
show attendees the best drinks to pair with the world’s best chocolate. A cash bar will also
Admission price includes each tasting item, the full chocolate bar tasting, and beverage
pairings. All proceeds from the event will go charities that promote social and
environmental sustainability in the world’s cacao growing regions.
$15 advanced * $20 at the door
801-531-8669 to RSVP with payment
Tony Caputo’s Market & Deli is an award-winning specialty food store. It currently is the site of fully
functioning cheese cave, a veritable nursery for imported and domestic artisan cheese – one of a
handful across the country.