Truffles from Visiting Chocolatier Chocolate Twist
What: As part of our mission of Uplift Through Chocolate, we invite up-and-coming chocolate makers without a shop, or chefs whose shops aren't within walking distance of our routes, to be Visiting Chocolatiers on our regular tours and our special event tours.
This means chocolatiers set up a pop-up shop just for us, inside one of our favorite clothing boutiques for example or at another location. Our tour customers get to experience chocolates they might not otherwise discover, get to meet the chocolate maker, and get to explore a boutique and have fun in a new environment.
A sweet win for all!
Sisters Michelle and Nina, of The Sugar Path, Visiting Cupcake Bakers
Who, When, Where: Here are some of the wonderful chocolatiers and venues we're honored to feature in our Visiting Chocolatier program, and where you can sample their creations on our tours:
Visiting Chocolatiers in rotation on our Lakeview route at woman-owned Spare Parts accessories boutique include: Chocolate Twist, Jaafer Sweets, Kokku Gourmet, La Parisianne du Chocolat. This tour runs Saturdays and Sundays at 2:45 pm (click for all schedules).
Chicago Chocolate Tours Founder Valerie Beck with Robyn of La Parisianne du Chocolat and team member
Our Visiting Cupcake Baker on our Geneva Chocolate Tour on the third Wednesday of the month at 10:45 am and 2:45 pm is The Sugar Path, who sets up inside Galena Cellars for us, resulting in cupcakes and wine samples on this route.
We have also worked with Visiting Chocolatiers such as Beijo de Chocolat on special event tours like our annual Chocolate + Fashion Tour, where we set up a chocolate stop with Champagne inside the Drake Hotel.
Visiting Chocolatier Kevin of Kokku Gourmet doing a truffle presentation for us at Spare Parts
How: Want to be a Visiting Chocolatier, or a Host Venue? Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and tell us about what you do!
If you're a chocolate maker or chef, we'd love to know what your chocolate specialties are, your website and physical storefront location if applicable or what commercial kitchen you use, your commitment to natural ingredients, and other great things about you!
Want to meet our Visiting Chocolatiers and sample their scrumptious wares? Click www.chicagochocolatetours.com/tours for our tour schedule, and you can purchase tickets at www.chicagochocolatetours.com/buy or redeem vouchers at www.chicagochocolatetours.com/redeem.
Here's to Uplift Through Chocolate on the "sweetest tour in town!"
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