Mother's Day Tasting: Women in Chocolate!

with Kim Hack

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Food & Drink

Event Overview

Looking for something different to give Mom this year? Cocoa + Co. is hosting a special tasting event celebrating female chocolatiers. Come enjoy the class together, or encourage Mom to bring her friends for a fabulous afternoon!

We'll be sampling selections from acclaimed international chocolate makers and chocolatiers like Cecilia Tessieri (Amedei) and Chantal Coady (Rococo) as well as domestic divas like local favorites Mary Miller & Sara Ervin (Ethereal).

We'll learn about the history of chocolate, cacao varieties and the bean-to-bar process while tasting drinking chocolate, bars and bonbons crafted by these remarkable artisans. It's the perfect Mother's Day gift!

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Kim Hack

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Kimberly Allen Hack is finally putting her money where her mouth is. A lifelong chocolate fanatic, Kim has been dreaming about opening Cocoa + Co. for more than a decade. It took that long for the planets to align (and her risk-averse husband to accept the inevitable).
The concept for Cocoa + Co. was born on a business trip to Europe in 2001 when Kim was in the wine industry. While working with icons like Michel Chapoutier and Angelo Gaja, Kim soaked up the importance of place, varietal and craftsmanship (along with a fair amount of good wine), and quickly recognized the similarities with chocolate. The small-batch bean-to-bar movement was just getting underway here and abroad. But there was no one pulling all those delectable treats and talented artisans together. There was nothing like a wine shop for chocolate, with curated depth and breadth. No place where chocolate lovers could fuel their passion through exploration, tasting and interaction with others similarly obsessed. As a marketer and entrepreneur, Kim couldn’t resist such a delicious unmet need.

EXPERIENCE REVIEWS

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    Caitlin P.
    Reviewed on 05/09/16

    Kim was an excellent teacher and you can clearly see how passionate she is about the overall industry. She reallys knows her stuff!

    Kim was an excellent teacher and you can clearly see how passionate she is about the overall industry. She reallys knows her stuff!

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