Chocolate Festival 2014

Chocolate Festival 2014

5.12.2014. - 7.12.2014.
Opatija

Opatija's sweetest event on the first weekend in December presents the best Croatian and international chocolate brands, and small specialised manufacturers who produce original chocolate desserts. The chocolate exposition and sales area is located within the Open Air Theatre, where exhibitors present the best of their products. Further exciting events such as workshops, lectures, tastings, concerts and exhibitions dedicated to chocolate, take place in Opatija's hotels and restaurants, art galleries, exhibition pavilions, museums and schools. Special part of the event is the "Opatija Paradox" where various chocolate flavours are combined under expert guidance with quality wines from the region.

Chocolate Magic - presentation, sampling and sale of chocolate specialities
Open Air Theatre, Opatija
Friday, 5 December 13:00 – 22:00
Saturday, 6 December 09:00 – 22:00
Sunday, 7 December 09:00 – 19:00

Milenij Choco-Opatija, Vilma-Rab, Čokolada i Orah / Atelier Ecostyle -Rijeka & Opatija, VR Choco Art-Pula, Medina kućica-Popovača, Cukrček Chocolaterie-Ljubljana (Slovenia), Šarlota Pastry Shop/Favory Catering-Zagreb, Al Kaprone chocolate liqueurs-Zagreb, Tramontana Chocolaterie-Portorož (Slovenia), Hiša trt, vina in čokolade Kunej-Brestanica (Slovenia), Authentic Products – Rijeka, OPG Sedlar, Dora usluge-Zagreb, Casa del Padrone Chocolaterie-Krk

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Exhibition: Barry Callebaut – From Cocoa to Chocolate
Juraj Šporer arts pavilion
Friday, 5 December 15:00 – 20:00
Saturday, 6 December 10:00 – 20:00
Sunday, 7 December 10:00 – 17:00

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CHOCO PROGRAMMES

FRIDAY, 5 December 2014

Choco workshop for youngsters
18:00, Villa Angiolina
Sweet-making workshop for little dessert lovers, VR Choco Art

Choco Live Music: L'Abeille
18:00 – 23:30, Hotel Continental

Choco Wine & Dine
19:30, Hotel Bristol
Food & wine evening with the participation of Radovan Winery and live music by Duo Timeless
Please book your seats in advance by calling 051/706 300

SATURDAY, 6 December 2014

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Chocolat
10:00 – 12:00, Juraj Šporer arts pavilion
Educational choco workshop
Limited number of places available. For more information, call 051/271 710 or e-mail info@opatija-tourism.hr

Choco Tatoo
10:00 – 14:00/15:00 – 19:00, Open Air Theatre
Face painting for children

Choco workshop for youngsters
10:00, Villa Angiolina
Sweet-making workshop for little dessert lovers, VR Choco Art

Christmas Display at Milenij Choco World
12:00 – 18:00, Milenij Choco World (Hotel Continental)
Making a Christmas puzzle and a large chocolate Christmas tree

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Chocolate
16:00 – 18:00, Juraj Šporer arts pavilion
Educational choco workshop
Limited number of places available. For more information, call 051/271 710 or e-mail info@opatija-tourism.hr

Opatija Paradox – Chocolate & Wine
17:00 – 22:00, Villa Angiolina
Winemakers: DVANAJŠČAK-KOZOL - Pinot noir, Traminer, Rose Pinot noir; KORTA KATARINA - Plavac 2008, Plavac 2010; KRAUTHAKER – Cabernet Sauvignon 2009.; Pinot noir selection 2011; Zelenac selection 2009; Graševina selection 2011; MAS –VIN - Crljenak, Cabernet Sauvignon, Yellow Muscat; ŠČUREK - STORY-red, STORY-white, Pikolit, UP; TOMAZ - Malvazija, Merlot; VINARIJA ŠIPUN - Sansigot, Žlahtina.
Pralines: Vilma (Rab) & Casa del Padrone (Krk)
Musical programme: The Blondes
16:30 – 21:00, Bandstand in front of the Villa Angiolina

St. Nicholas
17:00, Open Air Theatre
Meeting St. Nicholas

Choco live music: Duo Brentini
18:00 – 23:30, Hotel Continental

Chocolate Love Stories, musical performance by Damir Kedžo
20:00 – 23:00, Remisens Premium Hotel Ambasador

Concert Pure Chocolate
20:30, Operetta
Each of the eight musical movements performed by the Purpur Ensemble will be accompanied by an exquisite chocolate delight of the famous Austrian Zotter brand, creating a unique experience!

SUNDAY, 7 December 2014

Dessert decorating workshop
10:00 – 12:00, Juraj Šporer arts pavilion
The basics of working with Massa Ticino, making decorative figures, etc.
Limited number of places available. For more information, call 051/271 710 or e-mail info@opatija-tourism.hr

Choco Tatoo
10:00 – 14:00/15:00 – 19:00, Open Air Theatre
Face painting for children

Musical performance: Duo Blondes
10:30 – 12:30, Bandstand in front of the Villa Angiolina

ČokOpatija
11:00, Café Palme (Hotel Bristol)
Chocolate workshop for the youngest, Atelier Ecostyle & Čokolada i Orah

Christmas Display at Milenij Choco World
12:00 – 18:00, Milenij Choco World (Hotel Continental)
Making a Christmas puzzle and a large chocolate Christmas tree

Choco live music: Passion Trio
13:00 – 16:00, Terrace of the Hotel Milenij

Dessert decorating workshop
14:00 – 16:00, Juraj Šporer arts pavilion
The basics of working with Massa Ticino, making decorative figures etc.
Limited number of places available. For more information, call 051/271 710 or e-mail info@opatija-tourism.hr

Musical performance: The Blondes
15:00 – 17:00, Bandstand in front of the Villa Angiolina

Croatian Choco Concept by Čokolada i Orah & Atelier Ecostyle
16:00, Villa Angiolina
Choco Show – Presentation and sampling of personalised chocolates, pralines and designer choco gastro souvenirs
Presenter: Šajeta
Guests: Vedran Ružić & Damjan Brnić

GASTRO CHOCO

Restaurant Bevanda
Dark chocolate mousse with bitter orange cream, extra virgin oil, Sichuan pepper and almond croquant; Bavarian cream made of dark chocolate and amaretti biscuits with warm white chocolate and lime topping; dark chocolate soufflé with roasted hazelnuts, olives and ginger ice cream; dark chocolate and extra virgin olive oil crostata; Sacher torte; 4 kinds of Bevanda chocolate pralines.

Grand Hotel Adriatic
Adriatic Deluxe cake with 3 types of chocolate and 24kt gold; Chocolate Symphony with hazelnuts; Chocolate cake with orange and anise; White chocolate and strawberry mousse; Imperial chocolate bread.

Hotel Bristol
Empire of chocolate delights in the Café Palme.

Manhattan Bar (Remisens Premium Hotel Ambasador)
Wide range of homemade chocolate cakes (buffet) with one hot drink from 5 to 7 December from 13:00 – 17:00. Price: 45 kn.
Sampling of the finest dark chocolates paired with the best rums in the world Havana Club Anejo 7 Anos; Havana Club Maestros De Selection; Captain Morgen Black Label; Zacapa 23 y.o. With each ordered rum, you will receive as a gift 3 kinds of dark chocolate with different cocoa content.

Hotel Mozart
Chocolate sweets, chocolate Mozart bread, hot and cold drinks with chocolate and selected alcoholic drinks and liqueurs.

Wellness Bar (Thalasso Wellness Centre)
Chocolate muffin with dried fruit; Oat biscuits with pieces of dark chocolate and dried fruit; Choco Loco Shake; Choco Tropic Smoothie.

Café Wagner
Milenij Choco pralines and chocolate delights, original chocolate ice cream.

Café Continental
Milenij Choco – coffee and chocolate cake; Sacher torte; Chocolate Phantasy cake; Chocolate mini cake; Mousse in a chocolate glass (combination of white, dark and milk chocolate); Chocolate cream in a glass; Chocolate & banana smoothie.

Kaokakao Pastry Shop
Special offer of chocolate cakes; Kaokakao (white chocolate creme brulée, 64% dark chocolate mousse); Gianduja (gianduja mousse with sour cherries in a liqueur, dark sponge pastry); Three Chocolates (white, milk and dark); Choco Tart; Intense cake with 70% cocoa chocolate and without flour; Millefoglie Kaokakao (chocolate puff pastry + chocolate cream); Hot chocolate & cocoa.

Wine Bar Stephanie
Chocolate from a chocolatiere melting pot flavoured according to your taste with hazelnut, caramel, coconut, orange and amarena cherry flavours from the Fabbri programme; 5 flavoured Mokarabia coffee variants with hazelnut, caramel, coconut, orange and amarena cherry flavours from the Fabbri programme; 4 types of pancakes with white and dark chocolate, nutty thermostable cream with 5 different flavours, fresh and dried fruit.
Special offer: 4 types of pizza prepared with a special thermostable white and dark nutty chocolate and fresh and dried fruit.

Restaurant Lungomare
Chocolate truffles; Chocolate rhapsody; Chocolate mousse; Chocolate mini cakes; White chocolate cake; Chocolate profiteroles; various chocolate cakes.

Café bar – Restaurant La piccola cucina
Chocolate fondue with fresh and dried fruit and 24 kt gold flakes; Chocolate kisses; Chocolate symphony; Chocolate mousse; Sweet chocolate passion; Chocolate cake; Chocolate truffles.

Restaurant Ružmarin
Chocolate mousse with rosemary and orange; Sofee cake with white chocolate, carrot and rosemary.

Restaurant Roko
Special chocolate menu: Bruschetta with truffles and bacon on chocolate bread, Chocolate ravioli stuffed with pumpkin and amaretto in butter and sage sauce, Pork filet with cocoa and pepperoncini with roman gnocchi and crunchy bacon, Pears in Muscat and cinnamon with 80% chocolate and vanilla ice. Price: 130 kn.

Gostiona Istranka Tavern
Flourless black chocolate sponge cake with chocolate mousse.

Café Bar Leonardo
Fruit skewers topped with dark and white chocolate; Homemade chocolate cream flavoured to taste (After Eight, Jaffa, Banana, Bounty); Hot chocolate of various flavours; Homemade chocolate praline gratis with coffee.

Café Bar Galija
Promotional offer of chocolate drinks.

Papas
Desert Chocolate Brownie at a special price.

Manufaktura Souvenir Shop
Sampling, presentation and sales of Nadalina chocolates, pralines and spreads; chocolate gramophone record; presentation of chocolate with truffles.

WELLNESS & SPA CHOCO

Thalasso Wellness Centre Opatija
Chocolate Dream for the body – a treatment with the scent of chocolate, particularly effective for winter depression and stress, 50 min, price= 280 kn.
Chocolate Dream for the face – a treatment for the face, neck and décolletage, soothes irritated, dry and dehydrated skin, 45 min, price = 245 kn.
Cocoa butter for the body – a treatment in which the skin absorbs 80% of the butter, resulting in improved elasticity, tone and smoothness, 75 min, price = 245 kn.
Each client receives a healthy chocolate treat as a gift!

Remisens Premium Hotel Ambasador, Five Elements Wellness
Black & White Choco Touch – the treatment starts with a light honey and sugar scrub, which is followed by a light massage with warm white chocolate. This chocolate treat ends with chocolate milk, 45 min, price = 450 kn.
Seasonal facial treatment with chocolate – a quick facial chocolate treatment with excellent results. It helps you get away from the stress and restore your skin's shine, softness, elasticity and smoothness, 40 min, price = 350 kn.

Hotel Milenij, Royal Spa Wellness
Chocolate massage and scrub with a glass of sparkling wine, Milenij Choco pralines, free use of the relax zone, 75 min, price = 380 kn.

Grand Hotel 4 Opatijska Cvijeta, Spa Oasis Wellness
Chocolate massage with a glass of sparkling wine, Milenij Choco pralines, free use of the Jacuzzi, 75 min, price = 380 kn.

Hotel Mozart
Choco Impression chocolate massage, 70 min, price = 400 kn.

Hotel Savoy
Chocolate massage – a pleasant warm chocolate massage with almond oil (chocolate of your choice: dark or white), use of the spa zone with tea and fruits, 60 min, price = 320 kn.
Chocolate cocktail – body massage with chocolate cocktail, body scrub (brown sugar and shea butter), champagne mask, coconut lotion, use of the spa zone with tea and fruits, 75 min, price = 350 kn.
Chocolate cocktail – body scrub (sugar scrub and vanilla), chocolate massage with almond oil, coconut or grape lotion (chocolate of your choice: dark or white), use of the spa zone with tea and fruits, 75 min, price = 350 kn.

The organiser reserves the right to change the programme.

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Last Modified: 04.12.2014 00:00

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