View our Updated Schedule, Offerings, and COVID 19 Response

We are doing our best to adapt our business to the current situation. We will continue to modify as information becomes available.
Stay healthy and safe, chocolate lovers!

Unique Experiences

Public and private chocolate workshops and tastings.

Ethically Sourced

We choose to work with high-quality chocolate from direct and fair trade farms. 

Handcrafted with Local Ingredients

While our chocolate hails from all over the world,
we source many ingredients and flavors right here in Rochester, NY.

Sustainable Chocolate

Sustainable Chocolate

Sustainable ChocolateOne Experience Visiting a Biodiverse Cacao Farm in Vietnam *First blogged in 2017. Reposting today for Earth Day 2020*A few years ago, my parents gave me what would become one of my favorite sweatshirts: it’s yellow, depicts a smiling penguin, and...

Looking for Feel Good Easter Candy and Passover Treats?

Looking for Feel Good Easter Candy and Passover Treats?

Thoughts about Spring Holidays and ChocolateEaster candy and Passover treats for your holiday celebrationPassover has always been one of my favorite holidays. Not only did it mean spring was here; it was also an opportunity to feast with loved ones - and we were...

Connection, Isolation & Chocolate

Connection, Isolation & Chocolate  Perspectives from a New Mom of 2 During the PandemicI don’t say this much, but I’m scared. I’m exhausted - physically and mentally.   One week ago today, I went into labor and a short seven hours later, our second beautiful...

Happy Souffle Day!

Happy Souffle Day!

Featured Recipe Spiced* SouffleMoist, light, fluffy, chocolatey and just the right amount of spice. We were so happy with the way this turned out and can't wait to see how yours turns out!For too long, our list of things to do has included sharing recipes that...

We Choose Our Hard

We Choose Our Hard

No day is ever the same at Laughing Gull Chocolates.  This is due to a multitude of reasons. It ranges from our customers, special orders, meetings, workshops and our children’s moods.  I am often times asked, “How do you do it?” referring to how we work...

Cinco de Cacao

Cinco de Cacao

If you read this blog regularly, you’ll know that the concept is fluid. I write about the business, Laughing Gull Chocolates, the history of chocolate and the culture around chocolate. More recently, I’ve written about running a business alongside my now toddler, my...