Event short description
Join our expert Chocolate Sommelier, Glenn Petriello, on an exclusive virtual chocolate education and tasting journey that will deepen your love and appreciation for craft chocolate. Prepare yourself as you commence your chocolate journey with a behind the chocolate bar look into how chocolate is made. Get your hands dirty by hand winnowing cocoa beans from two cacao producing regions. You will then reference your Chocolate Tasting Guide and see it all come together as you’re guided through a chocolate tasting of four craft chocolate bars. Prepare to have your mind blown and in the days leading up to your experience be sure to focus on sustaining your will power as you may have the urge to break open the bars before you join the tasting… be strong! You got this & you’ll thank us afterwards!
- This host will provide a zoom video conference.
Book now - adjust headcount later
- Headcount can be adjusted up to 14 days before the event.
- This event supports 1 - 500 participants.
Group participation level
- Medium - Guests will be sent a kit or prompted to participate in this event.
- 1 hour 30 minutes
- A kit to accompany the event will be delivered to each guest prior to the event date.
How it works
Our Virtual Chocolate Tastings last for 90 minutes. Glenn will lead guests through a few fundamental chocolate questions, a behind the chocolate bar view of how chocolate is made, hand winnowing two cocoa beans and a guided chocolate tasting of four craft chocolate bars.
Once guests are signed up for the tasting, in the days leading up to the virtual event, they will receive a Chocolate Tasting Kit from us via UPS. On the day of the virtual tasting, each guest would sign into the Zoom call and be sure to have their chocolate tasting kit with them. There are no guest minimums for our virtual chocolate tasting events. If there are any international guests there will be an additional International Shipping and Customs Fee for each person based on the country they are based in.
This host supports the following options:
- Breakout rooms
Individuals can join this event remotely or as a group from the same location using a single device.
- Pre-assigned teams
Each guest of the event will receive these items in a shipment to their address.
- Four (4) Craft Chocolate Bars
- Two (2) Roasted Cocoa Beans
- Chocolate Tasting Guide
- Chocolate Tasting Sheet
Shipping & delivery
This event includes a shipment to each guest's address. You'll have to provide addresses 21 days prior to the event to allow for shipping and delivery.
Shipping policy or exclusions
We ship via UPS Ground or 2 Day Shipping for all domestic states in the USA. International Shipping will incur an additional shipping & customs fee to be determined by Chocotastery based on the international shipping destination and will be communicated upon gathering of shipping addresses for event guests.
Things you'll need
Each guest will need to supply the items below to participate fully in this event.
- Warm Water (for palate cleansing between chocolate bars)
How to join
This event is delivered using the video platform: Zoom
The host is not able to use a video link provided by you.
Other things you will need to join:
- Link to this event, provided after purchase
- Internet connected device, tablets and phones are supported
- Internet connection
Chocotastery is the premier destination for chocolate education and tasting experiences. Our Founder and Chocolate Sommelier, Glenn Petriello, has over a decade of combined experience as a chocolatier, chocolate maker and chocolate sommelier and has brought together hundreds of people across the world to learn about where chocolate comes from, how it’s made and are then guided through a tasting of four craft chocolate bars. Attendees have shared they have left the experience with a greater love and appreciation for chocolate and an increased amazement of how much goes into making the chocolate we enjoy each day.