17th Annual Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival
Take part in an ice cream eating contest, in which contestants will have to down a famous Ghirardelli “Earthquake Sundae.” Join the chocolate scavenger hunt. Watch chef demonstrations. And enjoy the first ever festival bake-off with treats made from Ghirardelli products.
The chocolate extravaganza is a benefit for Project Open Hand, which provides meals to those who are homebound. Last year, $63,000 was raised.
Tickets are $20 each, which will get you 15 samples.
Chef Craig Stoll Cooks at Bloomingdale’s San Francisco
Craig Stoll, chef-proprietor of Delfina, Pizzeria Delfina and Locanda, all in San Francisco, will be whipping up some delicious dishes at Bloomingdale’s in downtown San Francisco, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 8.