The Chocolate Market returns and makes Easter Week even sweeter. With the initiative of the Funchal City Council, the 5th edition, taking place between 15 and 18 April, in the Farmers’ Market. Between Monday and Wednesday, “the event will harmonize a diversified offer of products, mostly handmade, with chocolate as the main element, while on the last day of the event, Thursday, the market will receive the contest to elect” The Best Chocolate Cake in Funchal “.
The Councillor for Municipal Markets, João Pedro Vieira, praises this annual initiative that has been particularly well received by Madeirans and by all who visit us. This year we have already broken the record of attendees, both present brands and enthusiasts to present the best chocolate cake in Funchal, which reflects well the interests raised by our confectioners and private sellers. This is the kind of relationship that we have stimulated with our local commerce with our initiatives, creating opportunities to promote the brands.
In the event, will be present 13 brands, namely: Crepe Mania, Company of Beers of Madeira, Ignacias, The Side C – Cake Shop, Mr. Brigadeiro, Wow Cacao, Woddy’s Waffle Shop, Light Aromas, Lulu Brigadiers Gourmet, EatWell, Micas & Pitta’s, Real Dream and My Screw. In parallel, the competition “The Best Chocolate Cake of Funchal” will be promoted, with registrations open to the general public, and which already has 17 entries.
The competition jury will be composed of Raquel Brazão, Director of the Department of Economy and Culture of the City Hall of Funchal, Chocolate Master Tony Fernandes, Wow Cacao, Executive Chief Miguel Ângelo Rodrigues, Professional School of Hospitality and Tourism of Madeira, and Américo Pereira, from EnoMania, Lda-Garrafeira. Prizes will be awarded to the two best creations, provided by the sponsors of the event.