Private Events and Experiences

Virtual Chocolate Tastings
and
Virtual Workshops

Connect from anywhere with the power of chocolate. Bring your friends and family together for a memorable and delicious experience. 

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Virtual Tastings

Our Chocolate Tastings are a unique way to experience chocolate. One of our Certifed Chocolate Analysts and Sommeliers will walk you through the tasting experience. Feel free to choose from several themes: Around the World, Traveling through Time, and The Science of Chocolate or allow our Event Coordinator to curate a tasting just for you!

Virtual Pairings

We’ll teach your group how to taste chocolate and wine (or beer, cocktails, non-alcoholic alternatives, even cheese!) and discuss the results of the pairings. Learn a bit about the chocolates, how they are made, and how we choose our pairings (it’s a hard job…). We can help you find the perfect alcohols to purchase or work with one of our preferred partners to facilitate this procurement. Pairing experiences are perfect for parties and foodie families!

Virtual Workshops

If you want to get hands-on- these are the experiences for you! Choose from 2 fantastic classes. Our Truffle Making Workshop explores the history of chocolate while guiding you through making flavorful ganache and rolling truffles.  Our Tempering Workshop will show you how to make shiny chocolate bark with that perfect *snap* while discussing the science behind our favorite food. During both of these workshops we taste through a sampling of chocolates. Most ingredients are provided and a list of simple kitchen equipment is detailed ahead of time. These workshops are best for smaller groups!

In Person Workshops,
Tastings & Pairings

Choose from our list of preferred venues or have us come to you! We can facilitate many experiences right in your home or community space and can also accomodate small groups in our facility.

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Chocolate Tastings

Our Chocolate Tastings are a unique way to experience chocolate. One of our Certifed Chocolate Analysts (industry version of a sommelier) will walk you through the tasting experience. Feel free to choose from several themes: Around the World, Traveling through Time, and The Science of Chocolate or allow our Event Coordinator to curate a tasting just for you! Perfect for parties and bringing people together.

Chocolate and Wine Pairings

We partner with several local wineries to offer these experiences to you, your team, and your clients. We host these on site at wineries or can discuss venue options. We’ll teach your group how to taste chocolate and wine (or beer, cocktails, or non-alcoholic alternatives!) and discuss the results of the pairings. Learn a bit about the chocolates, how they are made, and how we choose our pairings. 

Chocolate Workshops

If you want to get hands-on- these are the experiences for you! Choose from 3 fantastic classes. Our Truffle Making Workshop explores the history of chocolate while guiding you through making flavorful ganache and rolling truffles.  Our Tempering Workshop will show you how to make shiny chocolate bark with that perfect *snap* while discussing the science behind our favorite food. Our Bean to Bar Workshop journeys through how chocolate is made while crafting your own raw chocolate mass. During all of our workshops we taste through a sampling of chocolates. These classes can be hosted for small groups in our facility. We can also choose from a preferred venue, or, if you have a kitchen, we can come to you!

Why Laughing Gull?

With so many amazing options out there,
what makes Laughing Gull the perfect fit for your event?

Personalized Experiences

We are a small business with three
unique and vibrant chocolate analysts.
This allows us the flexibility to provide an experience
that is customized to your needs.

Unique and Fun

Whether you’re looking for highly educational or light and fun-
we guarantee you’ll learn and taste something new!

Impact

Choosing us means supporting a women owned small business-
we spend our dollars locally and consciously.
Ethically sourced chocolate and local ingredients taste better,
and your investment has greater positive impact.

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