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Obscura Society LA: Chocolate Making Tour

Join us for a delicious behind the scenes tour of a chocolaterie in Carpinteria.

Join Field Agent Robert Hemedes for a behind the scenes tour of Chocolats du Calibressan located in Carpinteria.

French chocolatier and proprietor, Jean-Michel Carre, will lead a tour of his kitchen that will reveal how he and his team hand make delights such as bon bons, truffles, and single origin pieces.

Discover other curious wonders of the Santa Barbara region! Pre and post Chocolate Making Tour, join Field Agent Robert Hemedes for an informal caravan through the Santa Barbara, Carpinteria, and Ventura. Possible stops on the itinerary *could* include Casa Dolores, Karpeles Manuscript Library, Susan Quinlan Doll & Teddy Bear Museum & Library, breakfast at the Belmond Encanto, and Serra Cross Park.

Notes for this adventure:

- This event takes place in Carpinteria, CA which is about 90 miles from Los Angeles (approximately 1 1/2 hours away). 

- Ages 18 and up. Sorry, no minors allowed.

- Pets are not allowed on the chocolate making tour, including certified service dogs since we will be entering an area where food is prepared for public consumption. Please do not bring your pet.

- A liability waiver is required for this event.

Advance ticket sales only. All sales are final.

PHOTO CREDITS: Cocoa Plant from Internet Archive Book Images via Flickr, "Woman in a mob cap sorting chocolates into wooden boxes" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 4, 2016, Chocolats du Calibressan shop by Field Agent Robert Hemedes