The Eighth Annual Los Angeles Chocolate Salon

September 27

Chocolate lovers, en garde. The original and premier artisan chocolate event in Southern California returns for the 8th Annual LA Chocolate Salon on Sept. 27. Chocolate aficionados, fanatics, lovers and addicts can taste and experience the finest in artisan, gourmet and premium chocolate in one of the world’s great culinary metropolitan areas. Featuring a delicious selection chosen and curated by the organizers. Salon highlights include chocolate tasting, chef and author talks, wine tasting and ongoing interviews by TasteTV’s Chocolate Television program. Salon entry includes all chocolate and confection tastings and more.

11 a.m.-5 p.m., $20 advance tickets, $30 at the door

Pasadena Convention Center, 300 E. Green St.