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. Get Started
Festival Schedule: March 28
Check back often, as presentations are continually being added. Times are listed as Eastern Standard (GMT-5)
Karla and Eddie
The history of chocolate consumption in the Americas.
Virtual Hawaiian cacao farm tour
Right Origins Foundation
Building a Fair ownership Chocolate Brand that helps farmers to get up to 40% of value of the chain.
How we started bean to bar @Artist Chocolate
Akua Obenewaa Donkor
Chocolate making in Ghana
JackRabbit Chocolate Studio
Virtual tour and discussion of our South African woman owned and all woman team business, about who we are and how we started, and what’s mid process right now.
The Chocolate Cellar
Unpacking our Easter chocolate making kit and demonstrating how to use it.
Dorien Van den Abbeele
Finca Montezuma Cacao Farm
Tree to bar chocolate cake in Panama.
Beyond Good Breakfast
Charlotte Flower Chocolates
A short foraging film collecting flavours and talking about what we do. A separate bit in the workshop – using wild flavours with chocolate.
Learn about cacao and botanicals.
Jody and DC Hayden
grocer’s Daugther Chocolate
A peek into our the GDC shop, a quick tasting of our chocolates and a recipe idea.
What do chocolate and travel have in common?
Cacao Latitudes & Condor Chocolates
From the cacao tree to Condor Chocolates
How to support women owned craft chocolate businesses in the US and Canada.
A glimpse into the world of a start-up bean-to-bar chocolate maker.
Kin + Pod
MTV Cribs: Chocolate Style
David Upchurch Chocolatier
Finishing Easter bunnies cast from 100 year old European molds.
The Xocolate Bar
Make forsythia truffles at home: immunity boosting chocolate for the apocalypse (recipe demo)
World Tree Chocolate
Live painting with cocoa husk paint and ink
Barbie Van Horn
Finding Fine Chocolate
Small batch baking with small batch chocolate.
Creating single origin chocolate: from bean to roast to recipe
What causes flavors (genetics, geography, fermentation, roasting), and how Conexión Chocolate brings out these differences in the 4 different regions they source from within Ecuador.
Honoka’a Chocolate Co.
The unique terroir of Hawaiian grown cacao!
Chocotastery Feat. Potomac Chocolate
A one on one tasting with Ben Rasmussen of Potomac Chocolate.
Glenn Petriello & Andreas Avella
Chocotastery Feat. Fine Chocolate Club
Become a a Fine Chocolate Connoisseur in 10 Minutes or Less
Will and Callie: Baking with Single-Origin Chocolate + AMA (Ask Me Anything!)
Guided Fine Chocolate Tasting
Learn about Diego’s “Mayan style” chocolate, his direct trade with nearby cacao farmers, and his mission to create additional employment opportunities in Guatemala through craft chocolate.
William Mullan or Nate Hodge
Behind the scenes of our First Nibs subscription, a look at Transparent Trade, or a factory tour!
Good King Snacking Cacao
Everything you ever wanted to know about cacao beans BEFORE they get turned into craft chocolate.
Tasting colombian chocolate.
Chocotastery Feat. LetterPress Chocolate
Live tasting with David Menkes of LetterPress Chocolate
Trevor and Magda Smith
Metiisto Artisan Chocolate
Metiisto’s story of making chocolate from scratch in Toowoomba.
Making a bonbon.
Karla and Eddie
Prepare 3 small chocolate dishes at home.
The Good Chocolate
Factory tour and tasting