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Chocolate Appreciation: History, Tasting & Tempering
February 16 @ 1:30 pm - 4:15 pm$45
Get a hands-on education on one of America’s most beloved sweets: chocolate!
Sunday, February 16th
1:30 – 4:15 p.m. in Room 7
Advanced Registration Required; class is limited.
Use this link to register online, give us a call during business hours at (916) 452-3005 x 208, or sign up in person at the Sierra 2 Center office.
Chocolate can be traced back to the ancient Mayans and throughout much of history, chocolate was a revered but bitter beverage and not a sweet, edible treat. This portion of the class is one hour and attendees will learn about the history of chocolate, where it is grown, and the process for making chocolate. Additionally, attendees will learn the technique of tasting white, milk, and dark chocolates and finding the unique flavor notes for each type. Come learn and taste some great chocolate.
How To Temper Chocolate
The second half of this class is one and a half hours and attendees will learn the science behind tempering chocolate and will see an actual demonstration of this process. Additionally, attendees will have a hands-on experience of dipping treats into the tempered chocolate and tasting! All attendees will receive a small bag of chocolate treats for them to take home.