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Workshop: The Origins Of Chocolate Species (Tasting & Making)

  • L'Atelier Vancouver Coworking 319 West Hastings Street (4th Floor) Vancouver, BC Canada (map)

TASTE the history of chocolate! We will teleport ourselves ten thousand years before present, and learn all about where chocolate originated and those who shaped it to become the food we love today. We will taste the various forms chocolate took over time, and return to the 21st Century to learn about what fine chocolate is today.


  • 14 Chocolate & Cacao samples including ancient forms of chocolate!

  • Fresh Chocolate We Will Make On Site (From The Cacao Bean)

  • Detailed History Of How Chocolate Came To Be with Samples To Match, How The Flavour Developed

  • Fun Facts About The Cultures Which Impacted Chocolate

  • A Phylogeny Of All Chocolate Today

  • Literature On This Topic

It will revolve around cacao and dark chocolate, including cool and warm drinks. It will also include some of today’s fine bean to bar chocolate! All samples will be plant based.