People were really impressed and stopped to take pictures afterwards:
The master chocolatier giving the presentation made us a chocolate concoction with cayenne pepper. The cayenne cold be felt in the back of your throat. I liked it.
The next presenter was from Dove and taught us to taste chocolate. She had us compare her brand to Hershey's and tried very hard to not slander any of her competitors:
There were also many vendors, small local companies, handing out free samples and selling things. But they did not accept cash, just tokens:
Inconveniently, they couldn't sell water, which could only be bought from a vending machine. They sold a huge array of products including martini mixes, crepes, ice cream, chocolate covered apples and more.
The crowd was pretty mixed, too: