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W EL C OM E Welcome to Aroma Coffee and Chocolate Festival, Riverside, Central Maitland. This year marks Maitland’s 10th annual celebration of winter comforts, featuring some of the finest coffee and chocolate from around the region. We invite you to wander throughout the event and discover 80 stalls with delicious food, coffee, chocolate, beer, wine and a range of gourmet goodies and artisan products. Be sure to check out the art installations, visit the featured areas or take a break in one of the festival’s lounge areas, riverside picnic area, or laneways whilst enjoying live music from the Crema Stage and roving performers. Learn the latest trends in coffee and chocolate preparation and uses at the Flavour Stage, featuring live demonstrations presented by local chocolatiers, baristas, roasters, industry experts and chefs. For a more interactive experience, visit Katherine Mahoney Ceramics for one of the three daily throwing demonstrations, pop into the Brownie Bar to create your own custom made treat or visit the kids cafe for a crafty cup activity.

Please note that sales of alcohol for consumption at the event will cease at 3.30pm each day, however takeaway alcohol sales will be available until 4.00pm.


C ON TENTS Flavour Stage Demonstrations


Stalls List


Site Map


Throwing Demonstrations


Crema Stage Live Music


More Activities


Hunter Art Bazaar at The Levee



FLAVOUR STAGE - Saturday 10.15am – 11.00am Choux Patisserie 5 Making Choux Pastry with Nic Poelart NSW 11.15am – 11.45am Myrtle and Pepper Native Australian Rocky Road 12.00pm – 12.20pm The Whistler Espresso Martini and Cocktail Masterclass 12.30pm – 1.15pm Madam Cocoa Valley Mango 1.30pm – 2.15pm The Little Marionette Blind Cupping Session 2.30pm – 3.00pm Paul Miranda and Rick Glas Mud Cake Wars: Speed Battle 3.15pm – 3.45pm Forage Espresso Aeropress Demonstration


FL AVO UR STA GE - Sunday 10.15am – 10.45am Shenanigans at The Imperial Savoury Dishes Using Coffee and Chocolate 11.00am – 11.45am The Little Marionette Blind Cupping Session 12.00pm – 12.45pm Madam Cocoa Peppermint Cream 1.00pm – 1.20pm El Chapos The Black Coconut Coffee Cocktail Masterclass 1.30pm – 2.00pm The Cunning Culinarian Smoked Mocha Cheesecake with Salted Hazelnut Crust 2.15pm – 2.45pm Hunter Beer Co and Josie Coffee Collaborations in Beer 3.00pm - 4.00pm Paul Miranda and Rick Glas Angels & Demons Red Velvet Wedding Cake


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Hot’ N’ Tasty Baked Potatoes The Sauerkraut Sisters Crafty Street Eats Sofrito Paella Mitea Dragonfly Foods Morpeth Flower Gallery Tranquil Vale Sprocket Roasters Pop-up Library (Saturday only) Brasserie Bread Poetry Fine Foods Scrubba Body Nougat Limar KissOfire Tar10 Newy Brew Mod Boz Kaboodle Designs I Do Cupcakes & More Schillykickk Eat Food Trailer Emmy’s Gourmet Gozleme Raza Central Food Truck Hanoi’s Food Truck Smokin Hot N Saucy Covered in Crumbs

28. Myrtle & Pepper Fine Chocolate

29. A Vintage Ambiance 30. Macquariedale Organic Wines

31. James and the

Chocolate Berry

32. 33. 34. 35.

Urban Hum

36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41.

The Really Stuffed Olive Co

42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50.

Dusty Miner Craft Brewery

Luxe Empire George Wolfenbear Tamburlaine Organic Wines Hunter Valley Cookies Mossy Mountain Tinto Coffee RicoCoco’s Chocolate Tea Maitland Steam and Antique Machinery Association Chocolab Forage Espresso Fifi La Femme Fig Jam Creperie Donarch Fine Chocolate Tulloch Wines Lush Berries Signature Sauces

51. 52. 53. 54. 55. 56. 57.

Pokolbin Cider House

58. 59. 60. 61. 62.

Choux Pastisserie

Hyde & Silk Hunter Beer Co. Cacaoette Sasa Street Food Churro Man Hunter Valley Gelato (Smelly Cheese Shop) Hunter Belle Cheese Peterson House Cupcake Espresso Hennessy Coffee The Hunter & Central Coast

63. Hi-top Coffee 64. Nutie Donuts 65. Pimp my Chimney

66. 67. 68. 69. 70. 71. 72. 73.

Newy Burger Co

74. 75. 76. 77.

Chocolate 5018

MEET Darks Coffee Bao Brothers Eatery Dairy Extraordinary Drayton’s Family Wines Grumpys Ginger Beer Upper Hunter Smokehouse Hungerford Hill Billy Goat Brew Katherine Mahoney Ceramics

78. Josie Coffee 79. Mr Goaty Gelato






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First Aid

Babyccinos Kids Café

Flavour Stage

Picnic Area


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Brownie Bar

Accessibility and Inclusion Tent

Crema Stage Throwing Demonstrations 9

T h ro w ing D emo nstrat io ns Celebrated ceramicist, Katherine Mahoney will be running a series of throwing demonstrations on a pottery wheel. There will be three demonstrations each day, showing how Katherine creates one of her unique, wheel thrown pieces. You can also purchase a handcrafted piece of Katherine’s work, including a reusable Claycup. Demonstrations are free, however spaces are limited. Session times (both days): • • •

10.30am - 11.15pm 12.30pm - 1.15pm 2.30pm - 3.15pm

crema stage Live Music


Saturday 10.00am 11.45am 1.15pm 2.45pm

INDIA Elaskia Corey Makin and the B-Flats Deanna Rose

Sunday 10.00am 11.45pm 1.15pm 2.45pm

Ashrae Amy Vee Ben Hauptman Trio Cygan Groove

M o r e Ac tivit ies Brownie Bar Make your own unique custom brownie creation. Hosted by The Cunning Culinarian, the Brownie Bar lets you get creative with a wide range of ingredients to choose from to make the ultimate brownie, just the way you like it. Participation for a gold coin donation. 10.30am – 3.30pm (both days), unless stock runs out prior. Babyccinos Kids Café Located near the Riverside Walk, the kids café is a fun space where kids can relax, play games and enjoy colouring in their own keepsake Aroma coffee cup. Pop Up Library (Saturday Only) Located near the Babyccinos Kids Café and hosted by Maitland Library, the pop-up library features storytelling, a chill out space for children, a guessing competition, giveaways and plenty of books on chocolate, coffee and cooking. Hunter Art Bazaar The Hunter Arts Network (HAN) are running an Art Bazaar Pop-up in The Levee Shared Zone this weekend. Running from 10.00am to 3.00pm both days, the Pop-up will offer for sale a selection of original, handmade, locally produced artworks from stalls ranging from small gazebos down to ‘suitcase’ sellers. Make sure to pass by the Pop-up on your way to or from the event and enjoy meeting the artists and designers of the region. 11

Aroma Coffee and Chocolate Festival would like to thank the following supporters:

We look forward to seeing you at next year’s Aroma on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 August 2019.


Disclaimer: This program has been prepared by Maitland City Council from information available as at 6-8-2018. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information herein however Maitland Events accepts no responsibility or any consequences resulting from misdescription or inadvertent errors.

Aroma Coffee & Chocolate Festival Blend Menu 2018  
Aroma Coffee & Chocolate Festival Blend Menu 2018