$45 for a Chocolate-Truffle Workshop at Boston Chocolate School ($88 Value). 13 Dates Available.

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Experienced chocolatiers demonstrate how to mold, fill, and coat chocolate truffles during a hands-on workshop

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A good chocolate is as indulgent as a house where the beds are all hot tubs and the couches are all beds. Treat yourself to this Groupon.

$45 for a Chocolate-Truffle Workshop ($88 Value)

Choose from the following dates:

  • Saturday, January 5
  • Saturday, January 12
  • Saturday, January 19
  • Saturday, January 26
  • Saturday, February 2
  • Saturday, February 9
  • Saturday, February 16
  • Saturday, February 23
  • Saturday, March 2
  • Saturday, March 9
  • Saturday, March 16
  • Saturday, March 23
  • Saturday, March 30

Instructors guide attendees step-by-step as they hand mold chocolate truffles, make fillings, and roll them in a range of toppings during each 2.5-hour workshop. Workshops start at 1 p.m. each Saturday.

Boston Chocolate School

David Goldstein could be considered a renaissance man: he's organized skiing trips and city bar crawls, founded a murder-mystery dinner theater, and led team-building exercises—one of which focused on sharing his passion for chocolate. As this particular venture garnered public demand, he began traveling across the country to meet with chocolatiers and cocoa experts. In 2009, he returned to Boston and focused his findings and theatrical flair into sweets-focused tours—what he now refers to as his passion business.

Today, his team includes chocolate-experience designer Caitlin, two chocolate tour guides, Count Chocula, three pastry-chef chocolatiers, and a wine expert who teaches wine-and-chocolate pairings. The guides lead guests on walking tours and a cupcake crawl through three of Boston's historic neighborhoods, taking them to boutique chocolate shops, bakeries, ice-cream parlors, and a cosmetics company that uses chocolate in its products. In hands-on workshops, chocolatiers teach students how to form truffles, make fillings, hand mold chocolate, and package confections.

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