I'm on a journey to explore the world of American craft chocolate
Upcoming Book Tour Events
More book tour dates coming asap!
11/11/2017, 12 PM: Panel at Northwest Chocolate Festival: "Hot Off the Presses: 4 New Must-Read Chocolate Books" (Seattle, WA)
11/13/2017, 5-7 PM: Chocolate Tasting and Book Signing at Indi Chocolate (Seattle, WA)
11/14/2017, 11 AM-12:30 PM: Guided Chocolate Tasting at Fran's Chocolates (Seattle, WA)
11/16/2017, 7-9 PM: Chocolate and Beer Pairing at Ex Novo Brewing (Portland, OR)
11/17/2017, 5-7 PM: Book Signing at Serra Dispensary (Portland, OR)
11/18/2017, 1-3 PM: Book Release Party With Chocolate and Coffee at Ranger Chocolate (Portland, OR)
11/18/2017, 7-9 PM: Underground Chocolate Salon Featuring Portland Chocolate Makers at Creo (Portland, OR)
11/9/2017, 7:30-9 PM: Chocolate and Tea Pairing at Chocolopolis (Seattle, WA)
11/9/2017, 6-7:30 PM: Book Release Party With Chocolate at Chocolopolis (Seattle, WA)
11/8/2017: Book Signing and Chocolate Tasting with Nuance Chocolate at Old Firehouse Books (Fort Collins, CO)
11/7/2017, 7 PM: Guided Chocolate Tasting and Book Signing at Tattered Cover (Denver, CO)
11/5/2017, 6:30 PM: A Bean-to-Bar Chocolate Sunday Supper at Rhubarb (Asheville, NC)
11/2/2017: Open House With Chocolate at French Broad Chocolate Factory (Asheville, NC)
11/2/2017: Chocolate-Beer Tasting With French Broad at Catawba Brewing (Asheville, NC)
10/30/2017, 7-9 PM: Chocolate and Spirits Pairing With Book Signing at Black Mountain Chocolate (Winston-Salem, NC)
10/29/2017, 6:30 PM: Chocolate Dinner at Fountain Bookstore (Richmond, VA)
10/23/2017: Talk and Tasting With Michael Laiskonis at 92Y (New York)
10/21/2017: Fruition Anniversary Party at Fruition Chocolate (Shokan, NY)
10/15, 2:15 PM: Bean-to-Bar Chocolate at the New York Coffee Festival (NYC)
10/12/2017: Underground Chocolate Salon at Roni-Sue's Chocolates (NYC)
10/9/2017: Chocolate-Beer Pairing Party With Raaka at Three's Brewing (NYC)
10/7/2017: Author Showcase at NAIBA Conference (Cherry Hill, NJ)
10/6/2017: Author Panel at the Big Chocolate Show (NYC)
10/1/2017: Book Release Party at the Meadow With Fruition, Raaka, and Counter Culture Coffee (NYC)
9/23/2017, 10:40-11:10 AM: Let's Talk About Food Festival Demo and Book Signing (Boston)
9/22/2017, 7 PM: Book Signing and Chocolate Tasting at Porter Square Books (Boston)
9/17/2017, 1-5 PM: Book Release Party at Hops & Grain Brewing With Tweed Coffee and Live Bands (Austin)
9/16/2017, 6:30-8:30 PM: Chocolate-Cheese Pairing Class at Antonelli's Cheese (Austin)
9/14/2017: Underground Chocolate Salon at Chocolaterie Tessa (Austin)
9/11/2017, 6-8 PM: Chocolate and Cheese Pairings at Scardello Cheese (Dallas)
9/9/2017, 12 PM: Dallas Chocolate Festival "Strangely Delicious" Tasting and Book Signing
5/7/2017: ChocolateFest at the 92Y
4/6/2017: Private Event
2/24/2017: Private chocolate tasting at Kickstarter
12/14/2016: Chocolate and Cheese at Murray's in NYC
11/18/2016: Private chocolate tasting at Avroko
11/13/2016: Underground Chocolate Salon at Chocolopolis (read more here)
11/13/2016: From Bean to Bonbon tasting at the Northwest Chocolate Festival
9/6/2016: Underground Chocolate Salon at Voila Chocolat (read more here)
8/15/2016: Underground Chocolate Salon at 2Beans (read more here)
7/28/2016: Underground Chocolate Salon at the Chocolate Room (read more here)
6/24/2016: Chocolate tasting with the Heirloom Cacao Preservation Fund at Rider
6/2/2016: Underground Chocolate Salon at Raaka (read more here)
4/20/2016: Underground Chocolate Salon at Valrhona (read more here)
4/10/2016: Chocolate Fest at the 92Y
3/23/2016: Underground Chocolate Salon at Valrhona (read more here)
Private Chocolate-Tasting Events
Let’s have a chocolate party! For the chocolate lover in all of us, I offer private tasting events in NYC and the surrounding areas. Join me for discussion, comparison and banter as I lead your group through an hour and a half of pure chocolatey goodness.
These events are perfect for company team-building, holiday parties, and more.
The best part: I come to you! I’ll bring the chocolate and any pairings, and you can relax, taste, and enjoy.
Here are a few of my most popular options, but I’m happy to tailor something to fit your needs.
Guided 1.5-hour tasting of 5 delicious high-end chocolates. Learn how chocolate is made, discover the fascinating and sometimes hilarious stories of these small companies, and compare and contrast the chocolates the way you would a fine wine.
Includes: Tasters of 5 craft chocolates, hot or cold cacao tea, palate cleansers (bread, crackers, green apples), individual handouts and placemats
Minimum Number of People: 15
Chocolate Pairing Event
Guided 1.5-hour tasting of 5 delicious high-end chocolates paired with a specialty food option of your choice (see below). Learn how chocolate and the accompanying food are made, discover the stories behind the small companies, and enjoy pairings as you sit back and relax.
Includes: Tasters of 5 craft chocolates, tasters of 5 accompanying foods, palate cleansers (bread, crackers, green apples), hot or cold cacao tea, individual handouts and placemats
Pairing Options: Tea, coffee, bread, cheese, fortified wine, beer, or spirits
Minimum Number of People: 15
For more information and pricing, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.