Welcome to Valerie's Original
Chicago Chocolate Tours!
Fun news: FREE Chicago Chocolate Tours continue!
What: It was so much fun hosting free Chicago Chocolate Tours for a 2-week "Founder's Celebration" to mark our 8-year anniversary in November 2013, we've decided to keep the party going, by converting all of our regularly scheduled public tours to free tours until further notice! We are changing our business model, to make our tours even more accessible to you, and to keep innovating and remain the leader in a shifting landscape.
How: Simply reserve up to 6 spots per party at no charge, receive a confirmation from us, and come enjoy an entertaining, educational, and delicious tour to top artisan chocolate shops and bakeries.
Private paid tours are still available for your corporate, bridal, or other outing, or for parties of more than 6 people up to 180 people, or for any party who wants the premium and customized experience of a private tour. Group rates are available for private tours. Public tours (normally $40 per person) are now free of charge.
Book: Space is limited and advance registration is required, so please visit www.chicagochocolatetours.com/tours for our schedule, and contact us at 312-929-2939 or firstname.lastname@example.org to save your spot or with questions. Be sure to book directly with us, to avoid impostors.
Tipping: our beloved professional Tourguides will lead the tours as volunteers, and will appreciate your tips in the amount you think the tour is worth, per person, just as you might do at a restaurant for example. Fyi our Tourguides keep the full amount of tips they receive.
Thank you for 8 sweet years and counting!
I'm Valerie Beck, the original chocolate tours creator, and a lifelong chocolate aficionado.
My team and I provide guided walking and tasting tours to select Chicago chocolate shops and cafes. We also operate a luxury Chocolate Travel Club, and offer gift certificates, custom nail colors, and other gifts. And, we're also in the nearby town of Geneva, IL, as well as in Boston and Philadelphia.
I founded the tours in Chicago in 2005, after first conceiving of the idea years before while on a college study-abroad trip to Paris and leading the very first chocolate tours there and in Belgium at that time. I am proud of my team and grateful to our beloved tour customers and store partners!
Feel free to see our schedule of tours, and to watch our video clips.
Please enjoy exploring our website, and please contact us at email@example.com or 312-929-2939 with questions or to schedule your public or private Chicago Chocolate Tour. Or, click here to purchase tickets, or click here to redeem vouchers.
Chicago Chocolate Tours are fun, educational, and of course delicious! Thanks for visiting - and please like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter and Instagram - and I'll see you on a tour!
Your friend in chocolate,
Valerie Beck, Founder and CEO of Chicago Chocolate Tours
President, Women's Innovation Network - WIN
Member, Greater North Michigan Avenue Association
Chicago Chocolate Tours supports CARE
Chicago Chocolate Tours supports CASA
Chicago Chocolate Tours
500 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 600, Chicago, Illinois 60611
Uplift Through Chocolate!