Tours, Tastings & Classes

We offer chocolate-making events in both Dexter, Michigan and Mindo, Ecuador and invite everyone to become part of the wondrous chocolate-making tradition.  Your journey begins with an introduction to the Theobroma cacao tree and finishes with a beautiful, one-of-a-kind craft chocolate bar or confection, and many great memories to cherish.

We hold a variety of classes and tours at our cozy chocolate factory nestled in the quaint woods of small-town Dexter, Michigan. From informative classes to interactive tours, from truffle-making to delicious chocolate tasting, we have many wonderful opportunities for you, your family and friends!

 in Dexter, Michigan 

Chocolate Factory Tour

 

Mindo Chocolate Factory Tour is a 60 min experience where you'll learn about the 5,500-year-old Ecuadorian tradition of chocolate-making and what makes Mindo Chocolate Makers' chocolate unique and amazing! Step inside our cozy chocolate kitchen in Dexter, MI, and we'll walk you through our process of making chocolate from heirloom cacao bean-to-bar. Available for 16 attendees per class of all ages (ages 5+ suggested). Buy your tickets here


Truffle-Making Class

 

Truffle-Making Class is a 90 min hands-on workshop where you'll learn to make the delicious, super-smooth chocolate confections that are the stuff of everyone's dreams. You'll create and personalize your own perfect truffles from our 67% dark chocolate, our all-natural cocoa powder, and a variety of other toppings from dried raspberry powder to cocoa nibs. Available for 16 attendees per class of all ages (ages 10+ suggested). Buy your tickets here 

 

 

Make a Beautiful Bar Class

Make A Beautiful Chocolate Bar Class is a 90 min hands-on workshop in chocolate bar making.  You'll learn how fine chocolate is made, from bean-to-bar, and craft your own unique chocolate creations by hand. Available for 16 attendees per class of all ages (ages 10+ suggested). Buy your tickets here

 

 

 

For more info call our Kerrytown Ann Arbor shop at 734.660.5636 or email us info@mindochocolate.com

 


The Chocolate Tour in Mindo, Ecuador is approximately 60 min long and accommodates people of all ages. In gorgeous, tranquil Mindo you will tour a mini cocoa plantation, taste cacao fruit fresh from the pod, watch beans in the process of fermentation, witness the drying of beans, and see the entire process of small-batch chocolate making from tree-to-bean-to-bar.

 

For more details email info@elquetzaldemindo.com and visit our website at elquetzaldemindo.com.

  

ADDITIONAL MICHIGAN CHOCOLATE EVENTS 

Private & Special Events - our classes are also great for youth and senior groups, team building experiences, birthdays, date night, friends night out, or any other reason to learn, celebrate and enjoy life. We're also excited to bring our chocolate classes and workshops to you! Email us at info@mindochocolate.com for more information, including cost and scheduling, on how to arrange something special.