Explore the Business of Chocolate Craft and Confectionery at our annual four-day industry course. Each class day explores a new segment of the Bay Area chocolate scene including sourcing, roasting, production and retailing.
The course highlights the making of small-batch, bean-to-bar chocolate and handmade confections.
Master instructors include the founders and makers at The Chocolate Garage, Dandelion Chocolate, Barlovento Chocolates, CACOCO and Bar Cacao, providing unique insight into running a business within this dynamically evolving industry.
This course is designed for new and aspiring chocolate-preneurs and anyone considering a career in chocolate production.
As a non-profit, FCI also supports low income and minority food makers and offers financial aid.