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Outing for One or Two to Northwest Chocolate Festival on October 4 or 5 (Up to 40% Off)

Bell Harbor International Conference Center

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Cocoa-themed events range from gourmet chocolate tastings to chef-led chocolate-making workshops and seminars on cocoa farming

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Expiration varies. Limit 3 per person, may buy 3 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

According to a recent survey, people have listed chocolate as their preferred cause of death, followed closely by money avalanche. Get one foot in the tastiest grave with this Groupon.

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  • $15 for single-day admission for one on Saturday, October 4 ($25 value)
  • $15 for single-day admission for one on Sunday, October 5 ($25 value)

Starting at 10 a.m. each day, culinary professionals and artisanal-chocolate makers will descend on Bell Harbor Pier to lead a roster of 80 classes, chocolate tastings, and workshops. In the past, events have ranged from hands-on activities, such as crushing cocoa beans with traditional tools to seminars on cocoa agriculture, where attendees met cocoa farmers from Peru and Ecuador. During tastings, connoisseurs might sample fruit straight from the cocoa tree—a rarity in the United States—or experiment with chocolate and drink pairings.

Northwest Chocolate Festival

Chocolate lovers unite at the Northwest Chocolate Festival, an annual event dedicated not just to eating chocolate in its many forms, but to tracking its journey from cocoa bean to confection. Visitors hone their expertise through seminars on trade equity and cocoa farming, chocolate-making workshops led by confectioners, and tastings where palates learn to distinguish between milk chocolate and a chocolate bar clumsily forced inside a milk jug. A portion of the proceeds from the event benefits local nonprofits aligned with the festival’s mission. Recipients are announced yearly.


Tips

70% of 325 customers recommend

  • “Pace yourself. ;-)”

  • “It was a lot of fun and I couldn't eat another bite of chocolate after that. A lot of good chocolate and not enough room in my stomach :-)”

  • “The venue is pretty stable with this event, though the location changed from before (it was at the Seattle Convention Center last year). I guess they didn't need that...”

    “The venue is pretty stable with this event, though the location changed from before (it was at the Seattle Convention Center last year). I guess they didn't need that kind of room, so I'm hoping next year they will stay at the same place (which was Bell Harbor International Conference Center this year). ”

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    Bell Harbor International Conference Center

    2211 Alaskan Way

    Pier 66

    Seattle, WA 98121

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