Raaka Chocolate Factory in Brooklyn New York
Raaka Chocolate Factory in Brooklyn New York
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Raaka Chocolate Factory Store Brooklyn New York

Raaka Shop

Monday - Thursday: 11am-4pm

Friday - Sunday: 11am-6pm

Located at 58 Seabring St., just next door to our factory. We offer pre-order pick-ups on weekdays with 1 day notice. Please email bookings@raakachocolate.com to pre-order.

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Chocolate Classes

Hand-Dipped Chocolate Treats & Wine For Valentine's feat. Oishii

During this sweet love inspired class, you'll hand dip your own chocolate truffles & Oishii strawberries. You'll learn how to temper chocolate, and then temper your own batch of chocolate for the hand-dipping. You'll also enjoy a complimentary glass of wine, paired specifically with our chocolates and Oishii strawberries, to make the experience all the more delightful!

February 13th & 14th 6pm

Coffee & Chocolate Tasting Class

Together we'll taste 3 different single origin coffees, sourced from our local friends at Driftaway Coffee, paired along with our single-origin dark chocolates. This tasting is hands-on and you'll learn how to do coffee cupping on your own. You'll learn about key flavor profiles of coffee and chocolate, how to maximize the sensory experience of chocolate and coffee, and how to interpret aromas, textures and flavors. Coffee and chocolate will be enjoyed alongside complimentary local vegan donuts from our friends at Cloudy Donut.

 

Saturday 11am

Hand-Rolled Truffle Making

You'll make your own batch of French-style dark chocolate truffles using our in-house vegan dark chocolate ganache, handmade by our head chocolate maker. You will cut and hand roll your own set of truffles, then learn to temper your own chocolate to coat the truffles, and finally roll them into classic and seasonal toppings. You'll go home with the truffles you made in class along with new skills to make your own truffles at home!

 

Saturday & Sunday 11am

Bean to Bar Chocolate Making

Get down to the “nibby” gritty in our immersive bean-to-bar dark chocolate making class. You’ll start from scratch by selecting the single origin cacao beans you want to use, winnow them, grind and mill them, temper, pour, and then voila chocolate bars! This class is will set you up with the skills to actually make bean-to-bar chocolate at home with your own equipment. This class also includes an extensive tasting of the chocolate we make here at Raaka.

This class is HANDS ON. You'll go home with a bag of your own mini dark chocolates, an understanding of cacao origins and flavor profiles, and bean-to-bar chocolate making, not to mention happy, chocolatey memories!

 

Friday 3pm, Saturday & Sunday 2pm

Hand-Rolled Truffle Making & Champagne Pairing for Valentines!

Celebrate Valentine's Day with chocolate and champagne! You'll make your own batch of French-style dark chocolate truffles using our in-house vegan dark chocolate ganache, handmade by our head chocolate maker. You will cut and hand roll your own set of truffles, then learn to temper your own chocolate to coat the truffles with our fruity pink white chocolate. You'll go home with the truffles you made in class along with new skills to make your own truffles at home! You'll also enjoy a complimentary champagne tasting, paired alongside the truffles, curated by our CEO and certified sommelier Nate Hodge, to celebrate the day.

February 11th 12pm, 3pm -Sold Out-

Chocolate Bark Making

We'll teach you how to temper dark chocolate, and then you'll dive into making your own slab of dark chocolate bark. You'll temper your chocolate and then decorate it with a variety of fun toppings, including vegan pink white chocolate swirls, just in time for Valentine's Day! There is something for everyone in this class and you'll go home with a truly one of a kind decorated bark you'll be able to enjoy for quite some time.

 

Last class of the season: Saturday 2/4 at 11am. Book now!

Chocolate Tasting & Wine Pairing

Together we'll taste a full range of our chocolate line, classics and limited-batch flavors, while you learn the in's and out's of key flavor profiles of chocolate, how to maximize the sensory experience of chocolate, and how to interpret aromas, textures and flavors. Our chocolates will be paired alongside a complimentary wine tasting, and we'll discuss how to pair chocolates and wines.

 

Thursday 6pm


Gift A Chocolate Making Experience

Your gift recipient will receive a physical gift card in the mail to redeem. The gift card will have a unique code that the recipient will be able to redeem on our booking website where they will be able to choose a date and time that works best for them.

Gift Card: Bean to Bar Chocolate Making Class

Gift a one-of-a-kind chocolate making experience at the Raaka Factory! Our Bean to Bar Chocolate Making Class is our most immersive chocolate experience. In this 3 hr class students will make their own batch of single-origin dark chocolate, by doing a scaled-down version of our own chocolate-making process!

Gift Card: Choose Your Own $75 Chocolate Class

Give the gift of a one-of-a-kind chocolate experience at the Raaka factory with this choose-your-own-adventure gift card.

 


"We had a great time doing the tour and Chocolate bar making class. Ann was an amazing guide and was able to answer all questions asked of her. The whole experience was a tremendous amount of fun and I was surprised with how much we learned when I was all over. Highly recommend."

1HudsonLvr

Tripadvisor Reviewer

"This chocolate class provided by experts in the chocolate business was excellent. To begin with, from having a great knowledgeable chef to learning about making chocolate to actually making your own chocolate was fantastic!! The best part with the knowledge acquired you will feel confident to make chocolate at home and impress your friends and family!!"

JMRC

Tripadvisor Reviewer

"The Raaka Chocolate tour was educational and delicious. You learn the entire chocolate making process. Tasting the different nibs and then the final product made from those nibs, watching them temper the chocolate, filling the chocolate molds and finally packaging the chocolate. Highly recommend."

CliffsMom

Tripadvisor Reviewer

FAQs

Private & Corporate Events Group 11 Group 11

We're happy to host your group for a private class experience! Please email bookings@raakachocolate.com to get the conversation started.

Refund Policy Group 11 Group 11

We offer refunds on class tickets up to 7 days prior to the event. Refunds are not available for cancellations 7 days before class. Eventbrite service fees are non-refundable.

What to wear to class Group 11 Group 11

Please wear close toes shoes and long pants. Hair nets and aprons will be provided. Please bring a hair-tie to tie back hair. Some of our more hands on classes can get messy, so dress accordingly!

Child Policy Group 11 Group 11

Due to the nature of our classes, children under the age of 14 are NOT permitted in the Bean to Bar Chocolate Making classes and the Coffee & Chocolate Tasting Classes. Children under the age of 8 are not permitted in the Chocolate Bar Making classes. Children under the age of 18 MUST be accompanied by a ticket holding adult in all classes. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation!

Allergens Group 11 Group 11

Have an allergy? Let us know in advance at bookings@raakachocolate.com

Gift Cards Group 11 Group 11

Have a class gift card from pre-covid? Our booking system has changed, so please email bookings@raakachocolate.com to redeem your giftcard.

Additional Questions? Group 11 Group 11

Please email bookings@raakachocolate.com with any additional questions!