A Virtual Festival

Join us to celebrate craft chocolate....from home.

Event Schedule March 24 and 25

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. 

Lauren Heineck & Patricia 

Well Tempered, Eating the Chocolate Alphabet

Patricia’s insight into cataloging inventory, tips for eating/tasting/storing chocolate at home. 

Laura Aguilar

Planeta Cacao

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 🇲🇽

Kevin Paschall

Shane Confectionery

Virtual tour of America’s oldest continuously operated confectionery.

Susana Cardenas

Cardenas Chocolate

Learn about  our journey rediscovering heritage cacao in Manabí, Ecuador and how we are keeping our identity alive while empowering local communities

Germán Santillán

Oaxacantina Chocolate

Chocolate in the Mixtec Region of Oaxaca

Stephen Durfee

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.

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Festival Schedule: March 26

Festival Schedule March 27


Check back often, as presentations are continually being added. Times are listed as Eastern Standard (GMT-5)