Event short description
The male-dominated chocolate industry has recently experienced some interesting changes. This tasting package is a celebration of women in chocolate focusing on a lineup of our founder’s favorite female and minority-owned makers.
- This host typically use zoom, but we can integrate with other systems.
Book now - adjust headcount later
- Headcount can be adjusted up to 14 days before the event.
- This event supports 12 - 500 participants.
Group participation level
- Medium - Guests will be sent a kit or prompted to participate in this event.
- 1 hour
- A kit to accompany the event will be delivered to each guest prior to the event date.
How it works
Gourmet Boutique a women-led small business is thrilled to present to you a new tasting adventure: Women in Chocolate.
Although women are often seen at the center of product advertisements, we often miss the farmers pouring their love into family cacao plantations, or the amazing makers pushing the craft bean-to-bar movement to greater heights and everyone in between.
This tasting kit celebrates the female chocolate makers with a nod to women’s place in chocolate history. Join us on this delicious adventure sampling world’s most awarded makers from near and far while learning a bit about your taste profile, culture, and history in the world of chocolate. A highly engaging tasting experience to inspire much-spirited conversation at your next team-building event.
Gourmet Boutique events will have a 15 person minimum for an instructor. For events with less than 15 people attending, the cost will include a $250 speaking fee.
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.
- 5 craft chocolate bars carefully curated (20g-80g each depending on the craft maker)
- Tasting Mat
- $10 gift card to gourmetboutique.com
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
Includes shipping to the 48 contiguous United States. Shipping options and additional fees to Alaska and Hawaii are determined by delivery area. Therefore, orders to these areas must be placed directly with a store representative. All items are shipped from our fulfillment center in Boston, MA, on business days only. We ship orders on Mondays and Wednesdays. We do not ship orders on Fridays or weekends. Delays may occur due to weather, product availability, or other circumstances. The shipping process for each location is as follows. All ground orders are shipped "no signature required, which means the package will be left at the shipping address, which may mean simply left on a residential doorstep. We are not responsible if the package is lost or stolen after carrier has completed the delivery. Gourmet Boutique guarantees delivery only to the addresses that we are provided with. If we are unable to deliver the package, we will return your order to our distribution center. If the product arrives in good condition, we can send the package back out to you and charge you only the shipping and handling. If the product does not arrive in good condition, you will be responsible for the charges of a new order. Gourmet Boutique can not be held responsible for packages that are returned to us due to notice of “undeliverable address”. Expedited Shipping: For overnight delivery (regular and early morning), orders placed by Thursday 12 PM ET will ship that day. Orders placed after that will ship the following Monday. Carrier requires a signature for delivery to an apartment, and someone must be present to accept the delivery with a signature unless otherwise requested for all packages shipped expedited shipping method. Orders containing perishables placed between 12 PM ET Thursday and 12 PM ET Monday, will ship on Monday if a Saturday delivery is not chosen or available. SUMMER SHIPPING: During warm summer/early fall, starting May 1st - October 19th we will only be shipping Monday/Tuesday to allow maximum weekday travel time to ensure safe arrival of your order.
Things you'll need
Each guest will need to supply the items below to participate fully in this event.
- Your kit
How to join
This event is delivered using the video platform: Zoom
Prefer to use your own platform? This host supports the following options:
- Microsoft Teams
- Google Meet
- Cisco Webex
- Blue Jeans
Other things you will need to join:
- Link to this event, provided after purchase
- Internet connected device, tablets and phones are supported
- Internet connection
Like wine, craft beer, and specialty coffee has in the past, craft chocolate is taking center stage! Anya, the Founder of Gourmet Boutique has been exploring the craft chocolate scene from its infancy in the early 2000s to the chocolate revolution of today.