Chocolate-Tasting Class for Two or Four at Xoxolat (Up to 65% Off)

Downtown Vancouver

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In a Nutshell

Chocolate-tasting courses cover concoction processes and fair trade with samples of cocoa and blended bars; students leave with chocolates

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Nov 21, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required. 48hr cancellation notice 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

  • $19 for a chocolate-tasting class for two and each person receives $5 towards chocolates to be used upon arrival (a $50 value)
  • $35 for a chocolate-tasting class for four and each person receives $5 towards chocolates to be used upon arrival (an $100 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. After the class, students leave with a box of chocolates.

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

Fabulous place and I will be back!
Emily B. · January 16, 2014
It was an informative tasting session, and while we were planning on eventually making a trip to their store, the Groupon helped expedite the trip.
Cameron C. · December 9, 2013
A great evening. Excellent information about the history and source of chocolate. Warm and friendly staff. Diverse samples that really helps you appreciate the broad variety of chocolate. Drinking chocolate from heaven. Highly recommended.
Bob C. · December 3, 2013

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