Get your Fest On!
It’s like a festival…but at home.
Check out the list of presentations below, and virtually visit these chocolate businesses at the times listed to learn about chocolate topics. And, of course, don’t forget to show your love with a purchase or two. Any listing with a “Re-Watch!” button will take you to the video recording of that presentation. G
Festival Schedule: March 24 & 25
Check back often, as presentations are continually being added. Times are listed as Eastern Standard (GMT-5)
Lauren Heineck & Patricia
Well Tempered, Eating the Chocolate Alphabet
Patricia’s insight into cataloging inventory, tips for eating/tasting/storing chocolate at home.
Planeta Cacao: Guided tour for our cacao garden, explaining how we dreamed to create it 5 years ago, and how we are working hard to promote cacao culture in Mexico 🇲🇽
Virtual tour of America’s oldest continuously operated confectionery.
12:00 Noon EST
Chocolate for Breakfast: Surprising Health Benefits from Adding the Right Chocolate to Your Meals
Learn about our journey rediscovering heritage cacao in Manabí, Ecuador and how we are keeping our identity alive while empowering local communities
Bixby & Co.
New Product Launch
Chocolate in the Mixtec Region of Oaxaca
Goodnow Farms Chocolate
See our factory in a barn, and join a virtual tasting.
Dick Taylor Craft Chocolate
Factory Tour and AMA (Ask Me Anything…)
We will talk about Bean to Bar Experiences in Ecuador, we want to show our machines at work!
Culinary Institute of America
I will discuss what we do in my class for our #wherehaveyoubean? (Bean 2 Bar) program and our “CraftChocolateria” project, which includes all kinds of chocolate products (tablets and bars, confections, desserts and pastries). and maybe sing an original song.