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Food & Drink Fest Fest 2013: The Culinary Chronicles featuring Forrat`s Chocolate on Locke

In Food & Drink Fest 2013 on April 4, 2013 at 6:33 pm

Forrat’s Chocolates uses fresh ingredients, passion and attention to detail to create an experience that extends beyond taste. Watch their truffles and other fine, customized European chocolates hand-made on site!

Forrat’s Chocolates specializes in quality European handcrafted truffles and fine chocolates, using natural ingredients like milk, butter, cocoa beans – but with no preservatives and no artificial flavors!

Forrat’s chocolates take you back to the basics – fresh ingredients, handcrafted quality, a passion for making chocolate and brings you back to chocolate in the good ole days!
Try Forrat`s Gourmet truffles-it`s their specialty!


Don’t forget to visit Forrat`s Chocolate on Locke at the Food and Drink Fest on April 12, 13 and 14 in booth #119

Show Hours

Friday April 12th – 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Saturday April 13th – 1:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Sunday April 14th- 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm


Careport Expo Centre
270 Londwood Road, South
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8P 0A3
(Hwy 403 & Aberdeen Ave)

*Must be 19 years old and older to attend Food & Drink Fest 2013
(No children allowed)


Food & Drink Fest…the Festival with Taste returns for its 8th Season!

In Food & Drink Fest 2013 on March 22, 2013 at 8:51 pm
 Food & Drink Fest...the Festival with Taste!

Food & Drink Fest…the Festival with Taste!
Get ready for Hamilton’s most delicious party: 8th Annual Food & Drink Fest, April 12-14 at Careport Expo Centre, 270 Longwood Road South, Hamilton
Wave goodbye to the drab, chilly winter weather and finally welcome spring back by attending Hamilton’s premier food and drink event. If you’ve never been to Food & Drink Fest you are in for an amazing culinary experience. If you are seasoned pro, and have attended the show over the years, you already know the delights that await your senses…and this year will surely not disappoint!
For those who are new to the experience, here’s what will happen once inside Careport Expo Centre. You’ll be given a complementary souvenir tasting glass. Your next step is to buy sample tickets. For $10 you’ll receive 12 sample tickets and $20 gets you 25 sample tickets. Samples range between 1- 8 tickets. Now you are set!
Restaurants will you discover at the Fest this year will include: The Bread Bar, Acclamation, La Piazza Allegra, IVY Bar & Kitchen, My Thai, Rapscallion, Red Canoe BistroMex-I-CanCanyon Creek Steakhouse Burlington and Denningers, among others. 


Beer lovers will be in heaven. This year we will have the largest selection of beers ever: Nickelbrook/Better Bitters, Granville Island Brewery, Mill Street Brewing, Creemore Springs, Kensington Brewing Company, McAuslan Brewing, McClelland Premium Imports, Old Credit, Railway City, and others.

Get in the “Spirit” of things with: Mott’s Clamato Caesars, Blackfly Beverage Company, Panama Jack, Martini’s and more fine spirits and drinks!

 For a complete list of participants visit

Please remember to bring non-perishable food items to help the annual Foodies for Food Drive. We will be collecting donations to help stock the shelves of Hamilton Food Share all weekend long.

Hope to see you there!

 8th Annual Food & Drink Fest

Careport Expo Centre 270 Longwood Road South

April 12-14: Friday 5 pm–10 pm, Saturday 1 pm–10 pm, Sunday 12 noon–5 pm.

Tickets: $15 at the door, $12 online at


Please Note: Food and drink sample tickets are extra

Must be 19 or older to attend.

Please drink responsibly

No children or infants allowed

Cash only is accepted at the show (ATM on site).