26 November 2017
By Mary Bermingham
On November 24th to 26th 2017, The Cork Chocolate Festival took place in The Cork International Hotel.
The festival which is the only of its kind in Ireland saw the hotel feature Irelands’ best chocolatiers showcasing and selling their chocolate and also hosted a variety of workshops including, a workshop on how chocolate is made with Allison from The Exploding Bean. There were other well-known producers in attendance including: Milsean, The Truffle Fairy, Murrays of Galway, Clonakilty Chocolates and Bantry Bay Chocolates, to name but a few.
Paul Kelly, Judge of the Great Irish Bake Off and Michelin trained Pastry Chef perofrmed a Chocolate Cookery Demonstration and also createed dessert for the much anticipated Chocolate Themed Dinner on Saturday 25th November 2017.
Photograper Gerard McCarthy was at the Hotel: