Special Features & Exhibitors

The Chocolatiers' Quarters

By Kathrine Holland June 1, 2017

The Chocolatiers' Quarters, proudly presented by Baci Perugina will return to The smooth Festival of Chocolate in The Rocks this August 12 & 13, filled with an exciting collective of artisan chocolatiers and dessert makers.

Major features of this year's Chocolatiers' Quarters include:

Baci Perugina

Italy's most loved chocolate, Baci Perugina will create a showcase for the very first time, demonstrating Baci made from scratch in front fo your eyes. Come along and sample this delicious chocolate for yourself!


Dean Gibson presents "Bone Shaker"

Acclaimed chocolatier Dean Gibson will return to the Chocolatiers' Quarters for the 3rd year on behalf of Callebaut Belgian Chocolate, Hunter TAFE and TAFE NSW. Creating his most intricate and jaw dropping chocolate scuplture to date, “Bone Shaker” a moving chocolate sculpture that boasts it's own engineering team and 180kilos of Callebaut Chocolate. Construction of this impressive feature began in February and will be completed at the smooth Festival of Chocolate in The Rocks. This is the first time a fully moving chocolate sculpture has ever been created so make sure you see this for yourself!


Callebaut Professional Belgian Chocolate

Bake at home like a professional as Callebaut, the preferred chocolate used by professionals will be available to you in the Chocolatiers Quarters for the very first time. Chat to industry professionals as they recommend a selection of products that will have you baking at home like a chocolatier and dabbling in your passion.



A series of amazing artisan chocolatiers will once again converge on the Chocolatiers' Quarters including:

Junee Chocolate

Sydney Chocolate 

Jasper & Myrtle

Little Zebra Chocolate

The Dessert House


Pure Melt Chocolate Byron Bay 


The smooth Festival of Chocolate in The Rocks is on Sat 12 & Sun 13 August from 10am - 6pm daily


The Chocolatiers' Quarters is located in the Cargo Hall, Overseas Passenger Terminal 


The Chocolatiers' Quarters is proudly presented by Baci Perugina....an Italian expression of love & affection, wrapped in chocolate. Since 1922

Smooth Mrec

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