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Chocolate making seminar/workshop

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Chocolate making seminar/workshop

Time: November 5, 2011 from 9am to 3pm
Location: Hanalei
City/Town: Hanalei
Website or Map: http://www.gardenislandchocol…
Phone: 808-634-6812
Event Type: education, tasting, seminar, farming, making, chocolate
Created By: Koa Kahili
Latest Activity: Oct 6, 2011

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Chocolate Seminar/Workshop

Saturday November 5th from 9am to 3pm

In this 6 hour intensive workshop participants will be making their own chocolate from Kauai grown cacao beans.  Each person will take home a half pound of Kauai chocolate as well as eating and drinking chocolate all day. This seminar is for the chocolate aficionado who desires to learn about all the aspects of making and growing chocolate from soil to finished bars.  We will be tasting and making the three major types of Theobroma Cacao: Criollo, Trinitario, & Forastero. 

Topics Covered:  History of Theobroma Cacao, Identifying types of Cacao, Growing, Sustainability, Permaculture, Fermentation, Drying, Roasting, Winnowing, Melanging, Conching,Tempering, Panning (coating macadamia nuts with chocolate) Gourmet food pairings including beer and wine, Recognizing the taste between different varietals.

The seminar will be held at the chocolate factory in Hanalei. $169 dollars a person, couples discount is $149 per person. Space is limited so reserve a spot soon.  Call 634-6812 for more information or go to our Garden Island Chocolate fan page on face book, or visit us on line at
Committed to a sustainable Kauai. Garden Island Chocolate

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