Before biting into a truffle, it's fun to guess whether the chocolate is stuffed with mousse, glazed cherries, or an IOU for more truffles. Satisfy your curiosity with today's Groupon to Schakolad Chocolate Factory's location in Northville. Choose between the following options:
- For $10 you get $20 worth of handmade confections.
- For $20, you get an A Sweet Night Out chocolate party for two, a 90-minute chocolate event encompassing chocolate crafting, eating, and history (a $40 value).
Schakolad Chocolate Factory exemplifies confectionary craft by freshly preparing all of its 70 varieties of sweets on-site and out of the highest-quality ingredients. Truffles such as the raspberry ganache, cappuccino, and key lime (as well as sugar-free varieties) compete for spots in assorted truffle boxes ($8–$28), inciting dangerous stone-throwing wars inside their glass houses. The shop also boasts a rotating menu of handmade gelato with flavors such as triple dark chocolate and toasted-coconut almond fudge ($3.50–$5.00). Schakolad's chocolatiers craft treats for all occasions, such as weddings, baby showers, and post-tonsillectomy tauntings.
During A Sweet Night Out, your pair joins approximately eight other partygoers to go behind the scenes at the Schakolad factory, learning the age-old technique and history of chocolate craft. After the tour and trivia, guests mold their own confections and decorate them with sugary poems and helpful eating tips. Platters of fruit, pretzels, and truffle fillings abound for dipping into milk-, dark-, or white-chocolate fountains. Cocoa architects also get to sip on the Schako latte, Schakolad's own brand of molten hot chocolate.
Schakolad Chocolate Factory
When a job at his father-in-law's Argentinean chocolate factory led him to Europe in 1969, Baruch Schaked seized the opportunity to master the craft of chocolate making. His newfound skills soon brought him stateside, where he opened a modest chocolate shop in Florida. More than four decades later, that original shop has blossomed into an interstate chain of Schakolad Chocolate Factories.
Despite the shop’s steady rise in popularity, the key to its success has remained the same. Its chocolatiers still adhere to a European-style family recipe honed over three generations, drawing on gourmet ingredients to design candies more artful and delicious than the self-portraits Van Gogh famously finger-painted with his favorite condiments. These candies include 70 types of truffles and lollipops crafted with real cocoa and without preservatives or wax. The chocolatiers also keep a rotating stash of 10 handmade gelatos on hand—popular flavors include triple-dark chocolate and toasted-coconut almond fudge—and offer several vegan and sugar-free options.
20450 Haggerty Rd.
Northville, Michigan 48167