Time to go festival hopping!

October 6, 2014

Lots of us enjoy eating good food. So is it any wonder that so many food festivals take place all over the world?

If you happen to be in the vicinity one of these events, wet your taste buds and share your passion for fine dining!

In Canada

Name of the Festival: Toronto Chocolate Festival

Date: October 11th to November 2nd 2014

Place: Toronto

Description: To celebrate its ninth year, the Toronto Chocolate Festival plans to hold a chocolate ball as a salute to chocolate and participants will get a chance to discover new specialist chocolate makers.

Name of the Festival: The Rendez-vous des saveurs

Date: October 15th to October 19th 2014

Place: Gatineau

Description: Producers and consumers will come together in an Oktoberfest style gourmet dinner and wine and spirits exhibition.

Name of the Festival: World Wine & Food Expo

Date: October 25th to November 1st 2014

Place: Moncton

Description: Seminars on pairing wines and dishes, tastings of selected wines and other gastronomic delights await the participants.

Name of the Festival: Ottawa Wine and Food Festival

Date: November 7th to November 9th 2014

Place: Ottawa

Description: Wine lovers and serious tasters have been gathering in the Canadian capital since 1986.

Name of the Festival: Devour! The Food Film Fest

Date: November 12th to November 16th 2014

Place: Wolfville

Description: For its fourth edition, the Devour festival caters to foodies who are movie buffs.

Name of the Festival: Gourmet Food & Wine Expo

Date: November 20th to November 23th 2014

Place: Toronto

Description: Wine enthusiasts and gourmets get together to learn about new products from around the world.


In France

Name of the Festival: Salon du Chocolat

Date: October 29th to November 2nd 2014

Place: Paris

Description: For five days, chocolate lovers will get a chance to meet the greatest craftsmen of chocolate, attend competitions and finally see a fashion show where models are dressed in… chocolate.

Name of the Festival: Marjolaine, le Salon Bio

Date: November 8th to November 16th  2014

Place: Paris

Description: Stop by at this culinary, ethical and eco-friendly rendezvous to bite into a tasty and organic snack, meet passionate producers from all over France and also enjoy organic wines.

Name of the Festival: Salon saveurs des plaisirs gourmands

Date: November 19th to November 23th 2014

Place: Paris

Description: Participants are invited to discover new food trends from fine food stores.


In Italie

Name of the Festival: International Alba White Truffle Fair

Date: October 11th to November 16th 2014

Place: Alba

Description: Competitions, concerts, truffle markets, chocolate truffle or even wine tastings: this festival, which lasts for several weeks, has something for every taste.

Name of the festival: Salone del Gusto

Date: October 23th to October 27th 2014

Place: Turin

Description: This exhibition is organized by Slow Food, an organization that aims to safeguard different food cultures around the world, as well as the plants, seeds, animals and farming techniques associated with them. In 2014, the spotlight will be on family farming (2014 UN thematic) and the Ark of Taste, a catalogue of unique and endangered foods that include the Montreal melon, Haute-Provence Einkorn or Solognot lamb.

Name of the Festival: Triestespresso

Date: October 23th to October 25th 2014

Place: Trieste

Description: Hooked on espresso? Don’t miss this festival exclusively for professionals, which brings together the biggest names in the industry.


Cinzia Cuneo
Cinzia Cuneo, founder of SOSCuisine.com, never wanted to neglect the quality of her food. She shares her special expertise to make good food quickly and without complications!

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