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Xoxolat

Vancouver

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In a Nutshell

Chocolate-tasting courses cover concoction processes and ethics with samples of cocoa and blended bars

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Promotional value expires Aug 8, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per table. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Dinner without dessert is like a foreign movie without subtitles—you can digest both, but you’ll probably miss out on the good parts. Fast-forward to tasty endings with this Groupon.

Choose Between Two Options

  • C$20 for a chocolate-tasting class for two (a C$40 value)
  • C$40 for a chocolate-tasting class for four (an C$80 value)

During one-hour sessions, pupils explore the flavour and creation of chocolate, with classes touching upon how cacao beans are grown, the ethics of production, or the fillers used in mass production. Students sample cocoas from different of origins as well as different compositions culled from numerous manufacturers before tasting Xoxolat’s blended bars. Their bars combine unique flavours such as bacon and espresso, dark chocolate with sea salt and peppercorns, sour cherry and chilies, and many others.

Participants can attend any class in the Chocolate 101 series. Check their website for class listings.

Xoxolat

Modelled after sweets from classic European chocolatiers, Xoxolat's award-winning chocolate makers concoct an assortment of bars, truffles, and artisanal chocolate creations. Since June 2007, they have treated palates to fair-trade and equitable-trade chocolates and single-origin selections from artisan lines such as Republica Del Cacao, Amedei, and zotter. In addition to selling an assortment of gourmet chocolate bars and truffles, Xoxolat holds a Chocolate 101 class where participants learn cacao bean-facts and the ethics behind eating chocolate Easter bunnies.

Customer Reviews

Class was good. Chocolate was good. Teacher guy was friendly. But was only one hour.
Lisa G. · January 30, 2017
It was really interesting to learn about the history of chocolate and how it is made. The samples were delicious and it was fun trying to identify the different flavours. We had a great time! An excellent gift for a chocolate lover!!!
Kathleen E. · December 12, 2016
Talking about the history and different types of chocolate where it grows was very interesting Samples were great They made you think about the different tastes Staff was great
Louise W. · December 3, 2016

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