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Chocolate School at Cocoa Bean Shoppe.

Spring 2015 season. Chocolate tasting classes.


"Discover chocolate". Introduction to chocolate tasting.

NEW! "Tasting Grand Cru Chocolates". Advanced level class.

Cocoa Bean Shoppe, a chocolate boutique, offers a large selection of premium chocolates for tasting, eating and baking from around the world. We want to share our passion for fine chocolate - and that is where the idea for chocolate tasting events came from.


Our chocolate tasting event is a 60–min class that focuses on the experience of tasting, not eating, the variety of chocolates, taking into close attention the facts and information about where cocoa trees grow, how chocolate is made, who makes it.

Putting together all, the experience and information (as we like to do at wine tastings) helps us to enjoy the chocolates which we have already like, and, hopefully, lead us to discover new chocolates.

Spring 2015 Chocolate Tasting Class schedule

Policy and pricing information


Chocolate tasting classes are scheduled on Saturday @3:30pm and

evening classes - on Thursday @6:30PM.

The events are meant to be fun and entertaining.

During an event and informal talk about chocolates, you will be able to taste:

**samples of chocolates which are different in chocolate-making styles;

**samples of single-origin chocolates from various chocolate makers;

**taste Extra Bittersweet Sipping Hot Chocolate;

**samples of the classic French chocolate truffles;


Chocolate brands, may be selected for a chocolate tasting:

François Pralus (France);

Valrhona (France);

Cafe-Tasse (Belgium)

Dolfin (Belgium);

Madacasse (Madagascar)

Dandelion (USA);

Michel Cluizel (France);


Taza (USA,

the Mexican style);

Cocoa Sampaka (Spain);



P.S. Only Dark Chocolate samples will be offered for tasting (no Milk and White chocolates, no Chocolate candy and treats);

Each tasting event takes approximately 60 minutes. It will be taught by chocolate experts or chocolate markers, who are true fine chocolate enthusiasts. We welcome a highly interactive audience.


Cocoa Bean Shoppe holds the right to change any theme or instructor, or

to cancel any class at their discretion. The minimum is 5 people in a class.

Please contact Cocoa Bean Shoppe Team for the details;


Receive 10% OFF on chocolate brands, offered for tasting at the event

Learn, taste and enjoy!

for more information please call: 585.203.1618

Store Hours: Tue-Fri 10-6 and Sat 10-3

20 South Main Street Pittsford, NY

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