Schedule

Chocolate Pavilion - the main event! - Saturday, October 12 @ Cyclorama

All participants agree to the standards of conduct.

October 12, 2019
10 AM - 6 PM
Cyclorama at Boston Center for the Arts
539 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02116

The Chocolate Pavilion is an all-day marketplace with fun for the whole family on Saturday, October 12, 2019, from 10 AM to 6 PM at the Cyclorama at Boston Center for the Arts.

Pavilion highlights:

  • Over three dozen chocolate makers, chocolatiers, cacao producers, and related vendors selling and sampling their wares
  • Guest artists Maestro Juan Alonso of Mexico and Laurel Greenfield of Boston demonstrating their crafts
  • A Chocolate Sensorium, an exhibit space devoted to hands-on sensory exploration of the cacao- and chocolate-producing process
  • A café with free Blue Bottle coffee, tea, and chocolate beverages and Polar Seltzer drinks to pair with your favorite Pavilion finds
Chocolate Education Program at CCAE - Sunday, October 13 @ Cambridge Center for Adult Education

All participants agree to the standards of conduct.

Kitchen Auditorium Mary Walker Bartlett
10:00 am
Délicieux Québec! (Miss Choco)
show details
Guided by Québec's premier Chocolate Ambassador, Karine Guillemette (Miss Choco), come and taste chocolate made by several of our artisan neighbors to the north. Karine and her talented conationals will share their stories, chocolates, and several unique pairings.
Your purchase of a ticket to this workshop includes general admission to the Chocolate Pavilion on Saturday, October 12.
Sunday, October 13
10:00 am - 11:30 am
$50.00 $45.00 - Early bird pricing!
A Taste of New England: Lake Champlain Chocolates
show details
Meet the team from Vermont's Lake Champlain Chocolates and taste-test the latest treats from their flavor lab. Be ready for surprises and limited-edition bites of one of New England's most recognized chocolate companies.
Sunday, October 13
10:00 am - 11:00 am
$25.00 $22.50 - Early bird pricing!
New England's Favorite Chocolate with Cocoa Beantown
show details
New England chocolate ambassador extraordinaire Victoria Kichuk of Cocoa Beantown has something special prepared for her tasting at the New England Chocolate Festival 2019. Inspired by her fascination with our region, she has crafted an intimate tasting that includes the finest of New England's chocolate products. Join her for a tasting that will allow you to travel without leaving the room.
Sunday, October 13
10:00 am - 11:00 am
$25.00 $22.50 - Early bird pricing!
10:30 am
11:00 am
Workshop: Techniques for Chocolate Tempering (Beth's Chocolate)
show details
How can I make delicious chocolates at home? And why does my chocolate get white streaks on top? Join chocolatier Beth Kirsch of Beth's Chocolate (Newton, MA) to explore basic techniques for getting chocolate to behave and taste fantastic. There will be treats to take home -- come hungry!
Your purchase of a ticket to this workshop includes general admission to the Chocolate Pavilion on Saturday, October 12.
Sunday, October 13
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
$75.00 $67.50 - Early bird pricing!
A Taste of New England: Enna Chocolate
show details
Chocolate maker Enna Grazier will guide you through a tasting of her hand-crafted chocolates, describing the care that goes into making delicious treats in her New Hampshire atelier.
Sunday, October 13
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
$25.00 $22.50 - Early bird pricing!
To be announced (Equal Exchange)
show details
More information coming soon.
Sunday, October 13
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
$25.00 $22.50 - Early bird pricing!
11:30 am
12:00 pm
A Taste of Mexico (MUCHO Foundation)
show details
Ana Rita Garcia-Lascurain, founder of the celebrated MUCHO Chocolate Museum of Mexico City, has taken upon the quest of representing Mexico through the history of cacao and chocolate. Join Ana Rita for a tasting of chocolates made in her atelier in Mexico City, and be ready to learn about how tradition has shaped the current stage of chocolate consumption in Mexico.
Your purchase of a ticket to this workshop includes general admission to the Chocolate Pavilion on Saturday, October 12.
Sunday, October 13
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
$50.00 $45.00 - Early bird pricing!
12:30 pm
1:00 pm
Workshop: Boozy Truffles with Tipsy Chocolates
show details
Enjoy making two types of tipsy truffles. Be brave and brand your molds with your own signature style for our molded chocolates! Get messy while hand-covering tipsy ganaches in milk or dark chocolate and rolling them in cocoa powder, toffee or sprinkles! Select boozy chocolate centers for your truffles such as Blueshine from Maine Craft Distillers (ME), Maple Cask Rum from MadRivers Distillery (VT), or Coffee Liqueur from Boston Harbor Distillery (MA).
Limited to ages 21+.
Your purchase of a ticket to this workshop includes general admission to the Chocolate Pavilion on Saturday, October 12.
Sunday, October 13
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$75.00 $67.50 - Early bird pricing!
To be announced (Equal Exchange)
show details
More information coming soon.
Sunday, October 13
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
$25.00 $22.50 - Early bird pricing!
Sugar and Chocolate: The Science Behind the Taste with Miss Choco and Chocolats Monarque
show details
Did you know that different types of sugars can have a big impact on the flavors of chocolate? In this workshop, Karine Guillemette (Miss Choco) and Daniel Haran (Chocolats Monarque) will guide you through a tasting of seven chocolates, each made with a different sugar. All of the other production parameters are the same, including the origin of the cacao beans (Maya Mountain Cacao, Belize). Be ready to surprise your taste buds!
Sunday, October 13
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
$25.00 $22.50 - Early bird pricing!
1:30 pm
2:00 pm
Chocolate and Beer Pairing
show details
Taste and learn how America's favorite drink found a perfect companion in chocolate. More information coming soon.
Limited to ages 21+.
Your purchase of a ticket to this workshop includes general admission to the Chocolate Pavilion on Saturday, October 12.
Sunday, October 13
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$50.00 $45.00 - Early bird pricing!
Chocolate and Tea Pairing Experience with Gourmet Boutique
show details
Enjoy the taste of your favorite chocolates paired with special teas. Guided by the team of Boston's Gourmet Boutique, learn how to develop a perfect pairing for every occasion. (This is the same class offered at 3pm.)
Sunday, October 13
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$25.00 $22.50 - Early bird pricing!
Vanilla, Chocolate, and Pastry
show details
A rising star among the chocolatiers of New York City, Sofia Colmenares mixes her passion for baking, knowledge of chocolate, and obsession with vanilla to bring attendees of the New England Chocolate Festival a unique flavor experience. Don't be shy! She is happy to answer questions about baking tips, vanilla bean supply chains, and her native Colombia.
Sunday, October 13
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$25.00 $22.50 - Early bird pricing!
2:30 pm
3:00 pm
Demo: Bean-to-Treat (French Broad Chocolates)
show details
Upgrade your home baking with specialty chocolate! Join Jael Rattigan of French Broad Chocolates (Asheville, NC) to make chocolate recipes that will amaze you and your guests.
Your purchase of a ticket to this workshop includes general admission to the Chocolate Pavilion on Saturday, October 12.
Sunday, October 13
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$75.00 $67.50 - Early bird pricing!
Chocolate and Tea Pairing Experience with Gourmet Boutique
show details
Enjoy the taste of your favorite chocolates paired with special teas. Guided by the team of Boston's Gourmet Boutique, learn how to develop a perfect pairing for every occasion. (This is the same class offered at 2pm.)
Sunday, October 13
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$25.00 $22.50 - Early bird pricing!
A Taste of Colombia with Sofia Colmenares and Nicolas Hernandez
show details
Join chocolatier Sofia Colmenares and chocolate maker Nicolas Hernandez for a special tasting of Colombian chocolates produced by Caofiori. Sofia and Nicolas will guide you through the different regional flavor profiles of their home country, the traditions of Colombian chocolate consumption, and much more.
Sunday, October 13
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$25.00 $22.50 - Early bird pricing!
3:30 pm
The Dominican Republic: Ultimate Cacao and Chocolate Experience
show details
Join our special guests -- five chocolate makers and two cacao producers from the Dominican Republic -- for a one-of-a-kind tasting and discussion. There will be sweet surprises to share!
Your purchase of a ticket to this workshop includes general admission to the Chocolate Pavilion on Saturday, October 12.
Sunday, October 13
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
$50.00 $45.00 - Early bird pricing!
4:00 pm
A Taste of New England: La Maison de COCO
show details
Join one of Rhode Island's favorite artisan chocolatiers on the quest for the perfect wine and chocolate pairing. Michele DeLuca-Verley will guide you through a tasting of her inspiring chocolate creations paired with wine.
Limited to ages 21+.
Sunday, October 13
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$35.00 $31.50 - Early bird pricing!
Tasting: Boozy Chocolates with Tipsy Chocolates
show details
Anne Wright is one of the most outstanding chocolatiers and chocolate educators of New England. Join her to taste and discuss her boozy creations, CBD-infused truffles, and other innovative treats.
Limited to ages 21+.
Sunday, October 13
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$35.00 $31.50 - Early bird pricing!
4:30 pm
Chocolate Education Program at BCAE - Saturday, October 5 @ Boston Center for Adult Education

All participants agree to the standards of conduct.

Kitchen Small Room Room 23/24
11:00 am
"Cocoa Shots!": Mixology Workshop with Chocolate and Other Cacao Products
show details
Join a renowned cocktail artist for a mixology masterclass focused on incorporating the flavor of cacao and chocolate into your favorite drinks. For professionals as much as mixology afficionados, this workshop will help you learn how chocolate, cacao nibs, cacao pulp juice, and more can give a surpising twist to your after-work drink, party punch, or by-the-beach aperitif.
Limited to ages 21+.
Your purchase of a ticket to this workshop includes general admission to the Chocolate Pavilion on Saturday, October 12.
Saturday, October 5
11.00 am - 1.00pm
$75.00 $67.50 - Early bird pricing!
Cheering Companions
show details
Award-winning local spirits and chocolate producers have joined forces to pair their products for your enjoyment! Don't miss this opportunity to delight in their craft. (This is the same class offered at 3pm.)
Limited to ages 21+.
Your purchase of a ticket to this workshop includes general admission to the Chocolate Pavilion on Saturday, October 12.
Saturday, October 5
11.00 am - 1.00pm
$75.00 $67.50 - Early bird pricing!
Down to the Grains: Raw Material Producers Meet to Discuss the Flavor of Labor and Supply Chains
show details
Join raw materials producers working in different product areas - such as cacao, coffee, grain, and grapes - for a discussion of their work. In particular, they will highlight the challenges they face in increasing quality, farming sustainably, and accessing specialty markets. Throughout the conversation, you will taste examples of their work in unprocessed and finished form.
Limited to ages 21+.
Your purchase of a ticket to this workshop includes general admission to the Chocolate Pavilion on Saturday, October 12.
Saturday, October 5
11.00 am - 1.00 pm
$75.00 $67.50 - Early bird pricing!
11:30 am
12:00 pm
12:30 pm
1:00 pm
Chocolate and Beer Pairing
show details
More information coming soon.
Limited to ages 21+.
Your purchase of a ticket to this workshop includes general admission to the Chocolate Pavilion on Saturday, October 12.
Saturday, October 5
1.00 pm - 3.00 pm
$75.00 $67.50 - Early bird pricing!
Choctoberfest: A Celebration of Cacao-Infused Beer and Beer-Infused Chocolate
show details
Several of New England's finest brewers and chocolate makers gather together to share their cacao-infused beers or beer-infused chocolates for you to enjoy. Don't miss this unique opportunity to meet the makers, taste their creations, and explore excellent Choctoberfest pairings.
Limited to ages 21+.
Your purchase of a ticket to this workshop includes general admission to the Chocolate Pavilion on Saturday, October 12.
Saturday, October 5
1.00 pm - 3.00 pm
$75.00 $67.50 - Early bird pricing!
1:30 pm
Boozy + CBD Chocolaterie: Boozy Truffle Making Workshop with Tipsy Chocolates
show details
Do you like chocolate, cocktails, and CBD? Then try your hand at making Tipsy chocolate truffles with professional chocolatier and chocolate expert Anne Wright. Be brave and brand your molds with your own signature style for our molded chocolates! Get messy while hand-enrobing a different tipsy ganache in milk or dark chocolate before rolling them in cocoa powder, toffee or sprinkles!
Limited to ages 21+.
Your purchase of a ticket to this workshop includes general admission to the Chocolate Pavilion on Saturday, October 12.
Saturday, October 5
1.30 pm - 3.30 pm
$75.00 $67.50 - Early bird pricing!
2:00 pm
2:30 pm
3:00 pm
Cheering Companions
show details
Award-winning local spirits and chocolate producers have joined forces to pair their products for your enjoyment! Don't miss this opportunity to delight in their craft. (This is the same class offered at 1pm.)
Limited to ages 21+.
Your purchase of a ticket to this workshop includes general admission to the Chocolate Pavilion on Saturday, October 12.
Saturday, October 5
3.00 pm - 5.00 pm
$75.00 $67.50 - Early bird pricing!
Whiskey and Chocolate: Pairing Workshop (Rev. Dr. R. M. Peluso)
show details
R. M. Peluso, the author of Deep Tasting: Chocolate & Whiskey, will guide you through focused savoring techniques and the story of why she went about a crash-course study of world whiskeys and chocolate. She will present the keys to matching these two popular items based on their flavor profiles, and you will taste only pairings rated "superior" according to her methodology.
Limited to ages 21+.
Your purchase of a ticket to this workshop includes general admission to the Chocolate Pavilion on Saturday, October 12.
Saturday, October 5
3.00 pm - 5.00 pm
$75.00 $67.50 - Early bird pricing!
3:30 pm
4:00 pm
4:30 pm
Chocolate Education Program - class descriptions

All participants agree to the standards of conduct.

When & where Class description
Sunday, October 13
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
CCAE
$75.00 $67.50
Early bird pricing!
Workshop: Techniques for Chocolate Tempering (Beth's Chocolate)
How can I make delicious chocolates at home? And why does my chocolate get white streaks on top? Join chocolatier Beth Kirsch of Beth's Chocolate (Newton, MA) to explore basic techniques for getting chocolate to behave and taste fantastic. There will be treats to take home -- come hungry!
Your purchase of a ticket to this workshop includes general admission to the Chocolate Pavilion on Saturday, October 12.
Sunday, October 13
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
CCAE
$75.00 $67.50
Early bird pricing!
Workshop: Boozy Truffles with Tipsy Chocolates
Enjoy making two types of tipsy truffles. Be brave and brand your molds with your own signature style for our molded chocolates! Get messy while hand-covering tipsy ganaches in milk or dark chocolate and rolling them in cocoa powder, toffee or sprinkles! Select boozy chocolate centers for your truffles such as Blueshine from Maine Craft Distillers (ME), Maple Cask Rum from MadRivers Distillery (VT), or Coffee Liqueur from Boston Harbor Distillery (MA).
Limited to ages 21+.
Your purchase of a ticket to this workshop includes general admission to the Chocolate Pavilion on Saturday, October 12.
Sunday, October 13
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
CCAE
$75.00 $67.50
Early bird pricing!
Demo: Bean-to-Treat (French Broad Chocolates)
Upgrade your home baking with specialty chocolate! Join Jael Rattigan of French Broad Chocolates (Asheville, NC) to make chocolate recipes that will amaze you and your guests.
Your purchase of a ticket to this workshop includes general admission to the Chocolate Pavilion on Saturday, October 12.
Sunday, October 13
10:00 am - 11:30 am
CCAE
$50.00 $45.00
Early bird pricing!
Délicieux Québec! (Miss Choco)
Guided by Québec's premier Chocolate Ambassador, Karine Guillemette (Miss Choco), come and taste chocolate made by several of our artisan neighbors to the north. Karine and her talented conationals will share their stories, chocolates, and several unique pairings.
Your purchase of a ticket to this workshop includes general admission to the Chocolate Pavilion on Saturday, October 12.
Sunday, October 13
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
CCAE
$50.00 $45.00
Early bird pricing!
A Taste of Mexico (MUCHO Foundation)
Ana Rita Garcia-Lascurain, founder of the celebrated MUCHO Chocolate Museum of Mexico City, has taken upon the quest of representing Mexico through the history of cacao and chocolate. Join Ana Rita for a tasting of chocolates made in her atelier in Mexico City, and be ready to learn about how tradition has shaped the current stage of chocolate consumption in Mexico.
Your purchase of a ticket to this workshop includes general admission to the Chocolate Pavilion on Saturday, October 12.
Sunday, October 13
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
CCAE
$50.00 $45.00
Early bird pricing!
Chocolate and Beer Pairing
Taste and learn how America's favorite drink found a perfect companion in chocolate. More information coming soon.
Limited to ages 21+.
Your purchase of a ticket to this workshop includes general admission to the Chocolate Pavilion on Saturday, October 12.
Sunday, October 13
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
CCAE
$50.00 $45.00
Early bird pricing!
The Dominican Republic: Ultimate Cacao and Chocolate Experience
Join our special guests -- five chocolate makers and two cacao producers from the Dominican Republic -- for a one-of-a-kind tasting and discussion. There will be sweet surprises to share!
Your purchase of a ticket to this workshop includes general admission to the Chocolate Pavilion on Saturday, October 12.
Sunday, October 13
10:00 am - 11:00 am
CCAE
$25.00 $22.50
Early bird pricing!
A Taste of New England: Lake Champlain Chocolates
Meet the team from Vermont's Lake Champlain Chocolates and taste-test the latest treats from their flavor lab. Be ready for surprises and limited-edition bites of one of New England's most recognized chocolate companies.
Sunday, October 13
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
CCAE
$25.00 $22.50
Early bird pricing!
A Taste of New England: Enna Chocolate
Chocolate maker Enna Grazier will guide you through a tasting of her hand-crafted chocolates, describing the care that goes into making delicious treats in her New Hampshire atelier.
Sunday, October 13
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
CCAE
$25.00 $22.50
Early bird pricing!
To be announced (Equal Exchange)
More information coming soon.
Sunday, October 13
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
CCAE
$25.00 $22.50
Early bird pricing!
Chocolate and Tea Pairing Experience with Gourmet Boutique
Enjoy the taste of your favorite chocolates paired with special teas. Guided by the team of Boston's Gourmet Boutique, learn how to develop a perfect pairing for every occasion. (This is the same class offered at 3pm.)
Sunday, October 13
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
CCAE
$25.00 $22.50
Early bird pricing!
Chocolate and Tea Pairing Experience with Gourmet Boutique
Enjoy the taste of your favorite chocolates paired with special teas. Guided by the team of Boston's Gourmet Boutique, learn how to develop a perfect pairing for every occasion. (This is the same class offered at 2pm.)
Sunday, October 13
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
CCAE
$35.00 $31.50
Early bird pricing!
A Taste of New England: La Maison de COCO
Join one of Rhode Island's favorite artisan chocolatiers on the quest for the perfect wine and chocolate pairing. Michele DeLuca-Verley will guide you through a tasting of her inspiring chocolate creations paired with wine.
Limited to ages 21+.
Sunday, October 13
10:00 am - 11:00 am
CCAE
$25.00 $22.50
Early bird pricing!
New England's Favorite Chocolate with Cocoa Beantown
New England chocolate ambassador extraordinaire Victoria Kichuk of Cocoa Beantown has something special prepared for her tasting at the New England Chocolate Festival 2019. Inspired by her fascination with our region, she has crafted an intimate tasting that includes the finest of New England's chocolate products. Join her for a tasting that will allow you to travel without leaving the room.
Sunday, October 13
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
CCAE
$25.00 $22.50
Early bird pricing!
To be announced (Equal Exchange)
More information coming soon.
Sunday, October 13
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
CCAE
$25.00 $22.50
Early bird pricing!
Sugar and Chocolate: The Science Behind the Taste with Miss Choco and Chocolats Monarque
Did you know that different types of sugars can have a big impact on the flavors of chocolate? In this workshop, Karine Guillemette (Miss Choco) and Daniel Haran (Chocolats Monarque) will guide you through a tasting of seven chocolates, each made with a different sugar. All of the other production parameters are the same, including the origin of the cacao beans (Maya Mountain Cacao, Belize). Be ready to surprise your taste buds!
Sunday, October 13
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
CCAE
$25.00 $22.50
Early bird pricing!
Vanilla, Chocolate, and Pastry
A rising star among the chocolatiers of New York City, Sofia Colmenares mixes her passion for baking, knowledge of chocolate, and obsession with vanilla to bring attendees of the New England Chocolate Festival a unique flavor experience. Don't be shy! She is happy to answer questions about baking tips, vanilla bean supply chains, and her native Colombia.
Sunday, October 13
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
CCAE
$25.00 $22.50
Early bird pricing!
A Taste of Colombia with Sofia Colmenares and Nicolas Hernandez
Join chocolatier Sofia Colmenares and chocolate maker Nicolas Hernandez for a special tasting of Colombian chocolates produced by Caofiori. Sofia and Nicolas will guide you through the different regional flavor profiles of their home country, the traditions of Colombian chocolate consumption, and much more.
Sunday, October 13
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
CCAE
$35.00 $31.50
Early bird pricing!
Tasting: Boozy Chocolates with Tipsy Chocolates
Anne Wright is one of the most outstanding chocolatiers and chocolate educators of New England. Join her to taste and discuss her boozy creations, CBD-infused truffles, and other innovative treats.
Limited to ages 21+.
Saturday, October 5
11.00 am - 1.00pm
BCAE
$75.00 $67.50
Early bird pricing!
"Cocoa Shots!": Mixology Workshop with Chocolate and Other Cacao Products
Join a renowned cocktail artist for a mixology masterclass focused on incorporating the flavor of cacao and chocolate into your favorite drinks. For professionals as much as mixology afficionados, this workshop will help you learn how chocolate, cacao nibs, cacao pulp juice, and more can give a surpising twist to your after-work drink, party punch, or by-the-beach aperitif.
Limited to ages 21+.
Your purchase of a ticket to this workshop includes general admission to the Chocolate Pavilion on Saturday, October 12.
Saturday, October 5
1.30 pm - 3.30 pm
BCAE
$75.00 $67.50
Early bird pricing!
Boozy + CBD Chocolaterie: Boozy Truffle Making Workshop with Tipsy Chocolates
Do you like chocolate, cocktails, and CBD? Then try your hand at making Tipsy chocolate truffles with professional chocolatier and chocolate expert Anne Wright. Be brave and brand your molds with your own signature style for our molded chocolates! Get messy while hand-enrobing a different tipsy ganache in milk or dark chocolate before rolling them in cocoa powder, toffee or sprinkles!
Limited to ages 21+.
Your purchase of a ticket to this workshop includes general admission to the Chocolate Pavilion on Saturday, October 12.
Saturday, October 5
11.00 am - 1.00pm
BCAE
$75.00 $67.50
Early bird pricing!
Cheering Companions
Award-winning local spirits and chocolate producers have joined forces to pair their products for your enjoyment! Don't miss this opportunity to delight in their craft. (This is the same class offered at 3pm.)
Limited to ages 21+.
Your purchase of a ticket to this workshop includes general admission to the Chocolate Pavilion on Saturday, October 12.
Saturday, October 5
1.00 pm - 3.00 pm
BCAE
$75.00 $67.50
Early bird pricing!
Chocolate and Beer Pairing
More information coming soon.
Limited to ages 21+.
Your purchase of a ticket to this workshop includes general admission to the Chocolate Pavilion on Saturday, October 12.
Saturday, October 5
3.00 pm - 5.00 pm
BCAE
$75.00 $67.50
Early bird pricing!
Cheering Companions
Award-winning local spirits and chocolate producers have joined forces to pair their products for your enjoyment! Don't miss this opportunity to delight in their craft. (This is the same class offered at 1pm.)
Limited to ages 21+.
Your purchase of a ticket to this workshop includes general admission to the Chocolate Pavilion on Saturday, October 12.
Saturday, October 5
11.00 am - 1.00 pm
BCAE
$75.00 $67.50
Early bird pricing!
Down to the Grains: Raw Material Producers Meet to Discuss the Flavor of Labor and Supply Chains
Join raw materials producers working in different product areas - such as cacao, coffee, grain, and grapes - for a discussion of their work. In particular, they will highlight the challenges they face in increasing quality, farming sustainably, and accessing specialty markets. Throughout the conversation, you will taste examples of their work in unprocessed and finished form.
Limited to ages 21+.
Your purchase of a ticket to this workshop includes general admission to the Chocolate Pavilion on Saturday, October 12.
Saturday, October 5
1.00 pm - 3.00 pm
BCAE
$75.00 $67.50
Early bird pricing!
Choctoberfest: A Celebration of Cacao-Infused Beer and Beer-Infused Chocolate
Several of New England's finest brewers and chocolate makers gather together to share their cacao-infused beers or beer-infused chocolates for you to enjoy. Don't miss this unique opportunity to meet the makers, taste their creations, and explore excellent Choctoberfest pairings.
Limited to ages 21+.
Your purchase of a ticket to this workshop includes general admission to the Chocolate Pavilion on Saturday, October 12.
Saturday, October 5
3.00 pm - 5.00 pm
BCAE
$75.00 $67.50
Early bird pricing!
Whiskey and Chocolate: Pairing Workshop (Rev. Dr. R. M. Peluso)
R. M. Peluso, the author of Deep Tasting: Chocolate & Whiskey, will guide you through focused savoring techniques and the story of why she went about a crash-course study of world whiskeys and chocolate. She will present the keys to matching these two popular items based on their flavor profiles, and you will taste only pairings rated "superior" according to her methodology.
Limited to ages 21+.
Your purchase of a ticket to this workshop includes general admission to the Chocolate Pavilion on Saturday, October 12.

All participants agree to the standards of conduct.