"All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt." — Charles M. Schultz

A lot of chocolate in various forms, plus cheese and choc-tails are on the menu at 92Y’s annual Chocolate Fest on Sunday, May 7. New exhibitors and returning favorites will be on hand for an evening of award-winning bonbons, ice cream, origin chocolate, cheese and chocolate pairings and more, including the first New York City tasting of Bonnat’s Selva Maya chocolate. New participants and offerings are being added; below is the line-up to date:


Amazona Cocoa: Sampling of freshly made (12 hour old) chocolate straight from a melangeur and single origin tree to bar chocolate from the Caribbean

Chocolate Fashionista by Drizzle: Chocolate-couture-on-a-stick

Ecuador’s Conexión Chocolate: New direct trade single origin chocolate couverture made with the finest Arriba Cacao from Ecuador. Intriguing notes of exotic fruits, red wine and floral aroma will awake your senses. Sampling exquisite chocolate Roches.

Megan Giller, Chocolate Noise blogger and author of the upcoming Bean-to-Bar Chocolate: America's Craft Chocolate Revolution: The Origins, the Makers, and the Mind-Blowing Flavors

Joys of Chocolate’s “personal chocolate shopper” Adrienne Hensen, with hard-to-find exotic chocolate from her recent travels

MarieBelle New York: Sampling their simply incomparable Aztec hot chocolate and more

Rabbi Deborah Prinz, author of On the Chocolate Trail: A Delicious Adventure Connecting Jews, Religions, History, Travel, Rituals and Recipes to the Magic of Cacao

Truffle Shots: Ganache-in-a-glass; a 2016 International Chocolate Awards winner


The Atlantic Confectionery Company

France’s Bonnat: the first New York City public tasting of Selva Maya, a 75% dark bar made from rare cocoa grown in a UNESCO-designated biosphere reserve located in Southeastern Mexico

Torino’s DeMartini Cioccolato: Pralina di Cavour made with the region’s Barolo wine

Chocolat Moderne with cheese partner Lucy's Whey

Laurie and Sons: Hand-made toffee

Liddabit Sweets

Marie Brizard: Choc-tails

Penny Lick Ice Cream: Blond chocolate praline cones, milk chocolate and mini fudge pops

Raaka Chocolate


Tumbador: hand-made dark, milk and white chocolate peanut butter cups

Brief Bio

Alexandra Leaf is a culinary historian, educator, cookbook author and owner of Chocolate Tours of NYC.

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Eligible patrons will be able to order priority registration online.


Who is eligible for priority registration?

Individuals who have participated in 92nd Street Y programs over the past year in selected program areas, participants in certain memberships, and those who have made contributions of $500 or more to 92Y, are eligible to register for programs before they become available to the general public.

How do I know if I qualify?

Patrons that qualify for Priority Registration will receive packets in the mail explaining how to purchase online. Priority registration is normally mailed 2-3 weeks before a catalog is available. Registration information includes your Patron ID#. You can use this ID# to setup your login information online. This will allow you to register early for a course or event. Please note: if you receive a packet, you are only eligible to priority register for the programs covered in your packet.

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