The Connoisseur: Bean To Bar Flavour Lab (Sat., May 25, 2019 12:30-2:30 PM)


The Connoisseur: Bean To Bar Flavour Lab (Sat., May 25, 2019 12:30-2:30 PM)


This workshop is all about Neurogastronomy & Chocolate. It will revolve around dark bean to bar chocolate and cacao, that is, craft chocolate made from the highest quality ingredients in the best possible way. It will include 20 samples of dark chocolate and cacao, as well, we will make our own bean to chocolate during class!

What to expect:

  • A quick review on the process of bean to bar

  • Neurogastronomy

  • How our senses & chococolate interact

  • Tools and techniques to help become your own connoisseur

  • Material that will help you analyze and judge chocolate at a professoinal level

  • Blind chocolate tasting with interactive group discussion

  • Literature for you to take home

  • A stomach full of chocolate!

Learn to enjoy chocolate based on what you know, not according to what you are told. An informed palate is a satisfied palate!  This workshops is open to anyone who loves chocolate or would like to learn what fine chocolate is all about.

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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.

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



Pacific Arts Market

1448 West Broadway

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, chocolate sommelier, and chocolate maker.  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. 


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