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ChocoMuseo Guatemala: Chocolate-Making Class

THEORY

  • A presentation of cacao, how it grows and is harvested
  • Presentation of the chocolate making process “from beans to bar”

PRACTICE

  • Roasting of the cacao beans
  • Cacao Husk removal
  • Grinding of the cacao nibs with a mortar and pestle similar to the metate and mano used by the Mayas
  • Refining and conching of the cacao paste in a melangeur

COOKING

  • Preparation of 3 chocolate drinks : Cacao tea, Mayan hot chocolate, European hot chocolate
  • Preparation of your own chocolates, with a selection of ingredients: almonds, nuts, coffee beans…

ENJOYING

  • Tasting of cacao tea
  • Tasting of a two hot chocolates
  • You can leave with your own handmade chocolate bar and bring it back to your friends and family, 30 min after the end of the workshop

HOW DO I ENROLL?

Workshops can be done any day, at 11am, 1.30pm or 4pm.
Just book at least a day in advance (but we always try to be even more flexible):

  • Book at ChocoMuseo’s reception or
  • e-mail us: Guatemala@ChocoMuseo.com or
  • call us: (+502) 7832 4520

A minimum of 3 people per workshop is requested.

WHAT IS THE PRICE?

The 2 hours “from beans to bar” workshop costs Q 150 per adult and Q 120 per kid from 4 to 12 years old.

More info and booking

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