WORKSHOP: The Origin Of Chocolate Species (Date To Be Determined)

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WORKSHOP: The Origin Of Chocolate Species (Date To Be Determined)


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.


  • 20 Chocolate & Cacao samples including ancient forms of chocolate and even a cacao fruit treat!

  • Bean To Chocolate We Will Make On Site

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

  • Important Points To Understand Chocolate Today Within Its Historical Context

  • A Phylogeny Of Chocolate

  • 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.

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Dietary Concerns

It is the responsibility of the ticket holders and their guests and/or guardians to inform us before the meetup of any dietary concerns. We take no responsibility for allergic reactions or other ill effects from the foods you may consume or come in contact with. Although we do our best to inform you of the ingredients, some of the products are made by other manufacturers, and we can never guarantee any foods or drinks or products have not come in contact with items including, but not limited to, nuts, dairy, gluten, and soy. Please inform us before attending an event or purchasing a ticket with any dietary concerns.



L'Atelier Vancouver Coworking

319 West Hastings Street


Vancouver, BC, Canada

This workshop is intended for the public, but the level of information will appeal to everyone from the novice to a chocolate enthusiast.  Come as you are, sit back, and enjoy chocolate from a unique perspective.  If you have any dietary concerns or special requests, please connect, or mention it in the form when you checkout. 

The Host: Geoseph Domenichiello is a professional chocolatier and chocolate sommelier.  For over a decade, he has been educating, creating, and sharing all things chocolate in order to help others heighten their appreciation and level of satisfaction with chocolate.  

Refund Policy

No Refunds or Exchanges 7 days (168 hours) before events. In order to keep events affordable and available for all, there needs to be enough notice for any cancellations. With 8 days or more of notice, you may switch dates, or keep a credit on file for a future event. Refunds will not be given, unless under very unusual circumstances, and at the owner’s discretion.

If in the very rare occurrence an event is canceled by Chocolate with Geoseph, the purchaser will receive a full refund.

Thank you


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