Chocolates El Rey, Inc.

Neartown - Montrose

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Tasting of nine fairly traded Venezuelan chocolates and take-home sampler of four artisanal white, milk, and dark chocolates

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Promotional value expires Dec 31, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person. Valid in-store only. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Before the invention of chocolate, mankind had to make do with nature's candy—deep-fried clouds. Celebrate the sweet science with this Groupon.

$15 for Artisanal-Chocolate Sampler and In-Store Chocolate Tasting ($30 Value)

During each 10- to 15-minute tasting, visitors nibble nine different types of Venezuelan chocolate as they listen to a knowledgeable staffer share facts about each sample's cocoa beans and region of origin. Each visitor departs with a sampler that includes Icoa white chocolate, Caoba dark milk chocolate, Mijao dark chocolate, and Apamate dark chocolate. To see a list of all chocolates sampled in-store, click here.

Chocolates El Rey, Inc.

Since 1929, Chocolates El Rey, Inc. has gathered these much-sought-after pods, fermented them, sun-dried them, and crafted them into luscious gourmet chocolate. Much like wine is crafted from carefully selected grapes and tennis shoes are crafted from carefully selected tennis balls, Chocolates El Rey, Inc. uses only all-natural, fairly traded, single-origin Venezualan cocoa. Armed with these formidable beans, they produce velvety chocolate in sizes ranging from discos in bags to 2.2-pound wholesale blocks of a single chocolate. They also dole out chocolate as gifts for all occasions and as cooking ingredients that have earned wide acclaim from multiple chefs.

Chocolates El Rey, Inc.

On small plantations, in secluded valleys, and at the foot of the Andes Mountains grow rich, aromatic, flavorful cacao beans. Since 1929, Chocolates El Rey, Inc. has gathered these much-sought-after pods, fermented them, sun-dried them, and crafted them into luscious gourmet chocolate. Much like wine is crafted from carefully selected grapes and tennis shoes are crafted from carefully selected tennis balls, Chocolates El Rey, Inc. uses only all-natural, fair-trade, single-origin Venezualan cocoa. Armed with these formidable beans, they produce velvety chocolate in sizes ranging from bars that depict the Mayan calendar to 22-pound wholesale blocks of a single chocolate. They also dole out chocolate as gifts for all occasions and as cooking ingredients that have earned wide acclaim from multiple chefs.

Customer Reviews

Fun and informative visit, and I love the chocolate sampler.
Nancy N. · January 7, 2013
Great company, product,service--well worth the time and $
Patricia S. · October 22, 2012
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    Neartown - Montrose

    1324 West Clay Street

    Houston, TX 77019

    +17138740112

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