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THE COUNTRY’S SWEETEST EVENT RETURNS, UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT

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Smooth Festival of Chocolate in the Rocks

The Rocks Sydney – Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th August 2017

10am to 6pm daily

The sweet cravings of chocolate lovers everywhere will be thoroughly tested this weekend at Smooth Festival of Chocolate in the Rocks! Chocolate indulgences will include gelato, popsicles, doughnuts, brownies, cheesecake, double choc cookie ice cream sandwiches, tiramisu, doughnuts, profiteroles, chocolatey desserts, nutella and salted caramel temptations, plus more treats at every turn! Then there’s the double choc cookie ice cream sandwiches…and the must try ‘smooth Chocolate Ale’, a collaboration by Endeavour Beer and Sydney Chocolate, crafted exclusively for the fest. 

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Exhibitors:

This year’s line-up includes amazing offerings from Black Star Pastry, Gelato Messina, Serendipity Ice Cream, Jasper & Myrtle, The Profiterole Project, The Dessert House, Dessert Jars by Rocco, The Vogue Café, Piazza D’Oro.

For the full exhibitor list, regularly updated: https://www.smooth.com.au/events/smooth-festival-chocolate-exhibitors

Highlights at this year’s festival include:

The Lindt Lounge, Cooking Demonstrations, The Baci Chocolatier’s Quarters featuring: a Pop Up Baci Chocolate Shop and over 10 artisan chocolatiers, Mr Black Espresso Martini Bar, The smooth Star’s Stage, The smooth Relaxation Station, Zumbo Ski Lodge, The Cellarmasters Touring Cellar Door, the ”Bone Shaker” moving chocolate masterpiece, and The Sydney Props Specialist Jungle Laneway.

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Information & Images Courtesy of: Smooth Festival of Chocolate in the Rocks

www.smooth.com.au/smooth/festival-of-chocolate/

**Read Natalie Salvo’s article – 2016 Fest:

https://theaustraliatimes.com/magazine/gourmet/issue/411/#40

Connie Lambeth – The Australia Times Gourmet News – Food/Wine/Hospitality/Events

Email: literallyconnie@gmail.com

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Let Your Gluten Free Cravings Run Wild This Weekend!

SYDNEY GLUTEN FREE EXPO

Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th August

9:00am – 4:00pm daily

ROSEHILL GARDENS

**Family Friendly/Free Parking/Kids Activities

www.glutenfreeexpo.com.au

The biggest collection of Gluten Free food providers, gluten free food trucks, experts and celebrity chefs will gather at Rosehill Gardens on August 5th and 6th for the Gluten Free Expo. 

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This event is $18 entry and there’s a goodie bag for the first 2500 people through the door each day!

The Expo offers a great opportunity to discover, taste and buy everything that’s new in gluten free foods as well as pick up a bargain with many show specials.

With gluten free beer and burgers to granola and delicious pasta options, there will be options for every gluten-free craving. 

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There will be cooking demonstrations on the Coles stage and a dedicated education stage where visitors to the Expo can find out what’s new, with expert dietitians and medical practitioners sharing the latest developments in diet, coeliac disease management and research.

There will also be a number of chefs on the Coles stage, including Masterchef contestants, cooking up some delicious gluten-free dishes. 

Information & Images Courtesy of Gluten Free Expo

Follow: @glutenfreeexpoau

Connie Lambeth – The Australia Times Gourmet News – Food/Wine/Hospitality/Events

Follow: @tatgourmetmag

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