Master Class: Chocolate Making

November 30, 2018

Master Class: Chocolate Making

Learn how to make bean to bar chocolate from our chocolate maker, so you can make craft chocolate like a professional. 
What you learn:
  • History and origin of cacao 
  • Direct trade and collaborative sourcing practices
  • Roasting and selecting premium cacao
  • Winnowing and sorting beans 
  • Refining cacao using The Chocolate Refiner
  • Tempering Chocolate
  • Molding and Packaging chocolate
  • Guide to Making Chocolate 
About your instructor:
Issac Ekblad is the Chocolate Maker at indi chocolate in Pike Place Market. He has been immersed in the world of bean to bar chocolate for the past six years, including working in a chocolate factory in Vietnam and meeting cacao farmers in Cuba. Issac loves to highlight amazing ingredients from the Pacific Northwest in his chocolate creations. Come try out his newest creations at indi chocolate.
What is included:
Chocolate Making Starter Pack:
  • Chocolate Refiner (value $260.00)
  • Cacao nibs for first batch
  • Cacao Butter
  • Sugar
  • Recipe for 72% dark chocolate
  • 10% all purchases in the store the day of your class
  • Try chocolate, cacao juice and cacao beans

Sunday, January 27, 2019 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM