A Weekend of Sweets With Salon du Chocolat

ICC brings all-day demos to Salon du Chocolat, one of the world's largest chocolate and cocoa shows, at the Pastry by the Pros Stage on November 16-17 at the Javits Center

One of the most sought after events in NYC this Fall is just around the corner—Salon du Chocolat! Since its founding in 1995, Salon du Chocolat has held over 200 different events in 16 different countries and over 30 cities, celebrating the world’s love for chocolate with over 1 million visitors each year. On November 16th and 17th, you can join chocolatiers, artisans, pastry chefs, vendors AND your favorite ICC Pastry-Chef Instructors for a weekend dedicated to everyone’s favorite sweet treat—chocolate! Join us at ICC’s Pastry By the Pros Stage as Salon du Chocolat brings the largest cocoa and chocolate show in the world to the Javits Center in New York City for the very first time.

Salon du Chocolat

calendarSaturday, November 16th, doors open at 10am
calendarSunday, November 17th, doors open at 11am
locationJavits Center | New York
Get $5 off your tickets with promo code “ICC”

As the Official Culinary Education Supporter, ICC is proud to be bringing our vast knowledge of pastry & baking techniques to Salon du Chocolate at our Pastry By the Pros Stage. Throughout the weekend, we’ll be hosting 9 different demonstrations featuring ICC Pastry Chef-Instructors on topics like crafting cookies and how to make the perfect Thanksgiving breads (check out all of our demos below!). In addition to our demonstrations, over 100 brands, leading tastemakers, pastry chefs and master chocolate makers will showcase their newest recipes and offerings, educating consumers and industry leaders alike on chocolate and pastry trends from different countries and cultures. All ages are welcome to enjoy, explore and celebrate the delicious world of pastry and chocolate.

Plus, don’t miss this special offer for the ICC community! Get $5 off your tickets with promo code “ICC” at For our military and first responder personnel, you can use promo code “SERVE” for up to 4 (four) free general admission tickets for Sunday, November 17 and code “SERVE50” for 50% off general admission tickets for Saturday, November 16. All Veterans, Active Duty, Guard and Reserve Military Personnel must present a valid form of military ID when picking up their ticket onsite at Registration. Police, EMS and Fire personnel must also present valid ID of occupation.

Don’t forget to stop by the ICC booth next to the Pastry By the Pros Stage to take the ICC Quiz, win prizes, receive special offers and more! You won’t want to miss this chocolate experience—join us at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. Tickets can be reserved at:

11:00am | Royal Icing & Flooding Techniques | Chef Toni Lynn Dickinson

royal icing
Learn new and exciting ways to decorate cookies using royal icing! We’ll cover all the basics of this all-purpose icing and even share tips to make a paper cornet. Applications of flooding and brushed embroidery on cookies will be demonstrated to make festive ornaments, snowflakes and people!

12:00pm | Holiday Pies | Chef Toni Lynn Dickinson

apple pie
Don’t show up to your next holiday party empty handed! Dive head first into the world of pies and learn to create pie dough from scratch. Then learn how to fill it with the classic apple and pumpkin pie fillings of your dreams.

1:00pm | Decorating Cakes With Piping | Chef Toni Lynn Dickinson

Making your own frosting may appear to be daunting, but it’s really quite simple. Learn the professionals’ secret weapon: the Swiss-meringue buttercream. Discover how to decorate all of your sweet treats, like cakes and cupcakes, using delicate piping techniques like rosettes and borders. You’ll be ready to create to your heart’s desire!

2:00pm | Demonstration With Barry Callebaut


Join our friends at Callebaut for a demonstration on working with everyone’s favorite sweet treat—chocolate!

3:00pm | Crafting Cookies | Chef Jansen Chan

Upgrade your cookie game from plain chocolate chip to a variety of picture-perfect treats. From the traditional French Diamond Cookies, or Diamant, to the classic spritz cookies and gingersnaps, you’ll be upping your baking game in no-time.

11:45am | Cakes From Start To Finish | Chef Jürgen David

Impress your family & friends with your very own homemade cake. Chef Jürgen will demonstrate cake construction, step by step—from mixing, and baking, to assembly and frosting. Learn the tips to getting a perfect crumb coat and the techniques to a smooth finish on all your cakes!

12:45pm | Thanksgiving Breads | Chef Jürgen David


Learn to make quick and simple breads for Thanksgiving day that will surely impress your dinner guests! Using seasonal flavors and ingredients, Chef Jürgen will demonstrate how to prepare Cranberry Scones, Pumpkin-Pecan Crumb Muffin, and Bacon & Jalapeño Cornbread.

1:45pm | Fall Fruit Flavors | Chef Jansen Chan


The fall harvest is the best time for fruit-focused desserts. From apples and cranberries to squash and pears, the opportunities are endless to create baked treats, jams and more.

2:45pm | Gluten-Free Baking | Chef Jansen Chan

gluten free baking
Gluten-free doesn’t mean sacrificing flavor—in fact, classic recipes can be re-imagined to achieve delicious and impressive results. All it requires is some ingredient substitution, and pastry techniques, to recreate your favorite pastries without using wheat flour. In this demo, learn to create delicious fruit scones, peanut butter cookies and chocolate cupcakes!

3:45pm | All Types of Cakes | Chef Jürgen David

In this demonstration you’ll learn how different cake mixing methods can produce distinct textures and crumb structures in cake. Chef Jürgen will share professional techniques to perfectly mix, whip, or fold these batters into classics: Angel Food Cake, Pound Cake, and Chiffon Cake.