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)

March 28

12:00AM  EST

Karla and Eddie

Cru Chocolate

The history of chocolate consumption in the Americas.

March 28

12:30AM  EST

Maddy Smith

Barefoot Chocolatini 

Virtual Hawaiian cacao farm tour

March 28

5:30AM  EST

Akash Matthew

Right Origins Foundation

Building a Fair ownership Chocolate Brand that helps farmers to get up to 40% of value of the chain.

March 28

6:00AM EST

Mathieu Dierinck

Artist Chocolate

How we started bean to bar @Artist Chocolate

March 28

6:30AM  EST

Akua Obenewaa Donkor

DecoKraft

Chocolate making in Ghana

March 28

7:00AM EST

Stephanie Ceronio

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.

March 28

7:30AM  EST

Bala Croman

The Chocolate Cellar

Unpacking our Easter chocolate making kit and demonstrating how to use it.

March 28

8:00AM EST

Dorien Van den Abbeele

Finca Montezuma Cacao Farm

Tree to bar chocolate cake in Panama.

March 28

8:30AM  EST

Ashton Pina

Beyond Good 

Beyond Good Breakfast

March 28

9:00AM  EST

Charlotte Flower

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.

March 28

9:30PM EST

Sandra Giraldo

Enjoyful Foods

Learn about cacao and botanicals.

March 28

10:00AM  EST

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.

March 28

10:30PM  EST

Sanna Forslund

Cacao Sana

What do chocolate and travel have in common?

March 28

11:00AM  EST

Jose Altamirano

Cacao Latitudes & Condor Chocolates

From the cacao tree to Condor Chocolates

March 28

11:30PM EST

Anelisa Lauri

Chocolate Pulse

How to support women owned craft chocolate businesses in the US and Canada.

March 28

12:00PM  EST

Suzanne Forman

Chocolate Riot

A glimpse into the world of a start-up bean-to-bar chocolate maker.

March 28

12:30PM EST

Geordan Spicer

Kin + Pod 

MTV Cribs: Chocolate Style

March 28

1:00PM  EST

David Upchurch

David Upchurch Chocolatier

Finishing Easter bunnies cast from 100 year old European molds.

March 28

1:30PM EST

Malena Lopez-Maggi

The Xocolate Bar

Make forsythia truffles at home: immunity boosting chocolate for the apocalypse (recipe demo)

March 28

2:00PM  EST

Nichole Hewat

World Tree Chocolate

Live painting with cocoa husk paint and ink

March 28

2:30PM EST

Barbie Van Horn

Finding Fine Chocolate 

Small batch baking with small batch chocolate.

March 28

3:00PM EST

Rob Anderson

Fresco Chocolate

Creating single origin chocolate: from bean to roast to recipe

March 28

3:30PM  EST

Sonia Gregor

Conexión Chocolate

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.

March 28

4:00PM EST

mike Pollard

Honoka’a Chocolate Co.  

The unique terroir of Hawaiian grown cacao!

March 28

4:30PM  EST

Glenn Petriello

Chocotastery Feat. Potomac Chocolate

A one on one tasting with Ben Rasmussen of Potomac Chocolate.

March 28

5:00PM  EST

Glenn Petriello & Andreas Avella 

Chocotastery Feat. Fine Chocolate Club

 

March 28

5:30PM EST

anya Zelfond

Gourmet Boutique

Become a a Fine Chocolate Connoisseur in 10 Minutes or Less

March 28

6:00PM  EST

Callie Neylan 

Bellflower Chocolate

Will and Callie: Baking with Single-Origin Chocolate + AMA (Ask Me Anything!)

March 28

6:30PM EST

Ramon Martinez

Club ChoKolate

Guided Fine Chocolate Tasting

March 28

7:00PM EST

Nicholas Silverman

Diego’s Chocolate

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.

March 28

7:30PM  EST

William Mullan or Nate Hodge

Raaka Chocolate

Behind the scenes of our First Nibs subscription, a look at Transparent Trade, or a factory tour!

March 28

8:00PM EST

Kim Wilson

Good King Snacking Cacao

Everything you ever wanted to know about cacao beans BEFORE they get turned into craft chocolate.

March 28

8:30PM  EST

Liliana Molina

Chocolatería moré

Tasting colombian chocolate.

March 28

9:00PM  EST

Glenn Petriello

Chocotastery Feat. LetterPress Chocolate

Live tasting with David Menkes of LetterPress Chocolate

March 28

9:30PM  EST

Trevor and Magda Smith

Metiisto Artisan Chocolate

Metiisto’s story of making chocolate from scratch in Toowoomba.

March 28

10:00PM EST

Charlotte Walter

Charlotte Truffles

Making a bonbon. 

March 28

10:30PM  EST

Karla and Eddie

Cru Chocolate

Prepare 3 small chocolate dishes at home.

March 28

11:00PM  EST

Ben Glass

The Good Chocolate

Factory tour and tasting