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, confection, or beverage 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 Making Tour
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
La Leyenda de Chocolate Experience
La Leyenda de Chocolate, or The Legend of Chocolate, is a 90 min interactive outdoor experience in the 4,000-year-old tradition of chocolate-making. Together we'll take a journey through time to create a delicious heirloom cacao beverage worthy of the ancients. Rhythmic hand-drumming and a fire for roasting cultivate the perfect atmosphere of creativity for chocolate-making from bean-to-beverage. Available for 16 attendees of all ages and abilities (ages 5+ suggested). Dates TBD
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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.
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ADDITIONAL MICHIGAN CHOCOLATE EVENTS
Youth Events - School groups and children of all ages are welcome at both locations for special events. We are also excited to bring our chocolate classes and workshops to you! Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on how to arrange something special for your kid group.For private or personalized adult, family and friend group tours and classes email us at email@example.com for availability and cost.