Tasting Chocolate in Seattle

Each time I visit Seattle, I usually make a visit to at least one or two chocolatiers to sample what’s new in their chocolate world. There are some fine chocolate companies in the area that make Seattle there home and are well worth a visit if you are local or travelling through. Here are some of these Chocolate shops who offer chocolate tastings, workshops and events: Claudio Corallo Chocolate 2122 Westlake Avenue, Seattle WA . Open 12noon – 5PM Monday through Saturday. Retail location downtown Seattle, If you are in the area, stop by, sample some chocolate. http://www.claudiocorallochocolate.com/ Theo Chocolate, 3400 Phinney Ave. N., offers the most workshops and tasting events in the area, including its new Chocolate Academy, which features lectures and hands-on courses. About $55-$70 per course. Theo also holds daily tours of its Fremont plant ($6, including tastings). 206-632-5100 or www.theochocolate.com Oh! Chocolate offers classes on Fridays and weekends at its Madison Park shop, 3131 E. Madison St. ($59). There are also “Parlour Nights,” chocolate-and-wine pairing events ($69). 206-329-8777 or www.ohchocolate.com Chocolopolis holds workshops on how to taste chocolate and also brings in many of the USA’s top chocolatiers for free tastings and talks at its Queen Anne store, 1527 Queen Anne Ave. N. 206-282-0776 or www.chocolopolis.com Cocoa Chai Chocolates offers a variety of workshops out of their Queen Anne studio for all levels. Included is...

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