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

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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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Our Factory Classes


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.

Ages 14+, 14-17 must be accompanied by a ticket holding adult.

$115 / person

Friday - Sunday: 11am, 2pm

3 .5-4 hours

Hand-Rolled Chocolate Truffle Making

Learn how to 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 in 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!

Ages 8+, 8-17 must be accompanied by a ticket holding adult.

$90 / person

Saturdays & Sundays: 11am

1 .5 hours

Hand Churned Vegan Ice Cream Making Experience

Join us for a hands-on afternoon of ice cream making! You'll get to make your own batch of uniquely delicious, chocolate ice cream, using our in-house vegan ice cream base! We'll talk you through the ins and outs of the science and technique of making homemade ice cream. You'll combine the chocolate ingredients with the ice cream base, and have the choice of add-ins, like chocolate chunks and crushed GF waffle cone pieces, and then hand churn your ice cream with our old fashioned hand crank ice cream churners. We'll take you through a chocolate tasting in the downtime, and end the class out by enjoying freshly made waffle cones and a scoop of your freshly churned ice cream. You'll go home with two pints of your own delicious creation!

Ages 8+, 8-17 must be accompanied by a ticket holding adult.

$90 / person

Alternating Saturdays & Sundays: 5pm

1.5 hour

Coffee Cupping & Chocolate Pairing Experience

Together we'll taste 3 different single origin coffees, sourced from our local friends at Stumptown 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 bagels from our friends at Black Seed Bagels.

Ages 12+, 12-17 must be accompanied by a ticket holding adult.

$65 / person

Saturdays: 11am

1 hour

Floral Tea & Chocolate Pairing Experience

Join us for a summer inspired tasting class as we sip beautiful, full-bloom floral teas alongside chocolate pairings! Together we'll learn how to brew and taste three floral teas, sourced from our local friends at The Qi, paired along with our single-origin dark chocolates. You'll learn about key flavor profiles of floral teas, how to maximize the sensory experience of chocolate and teas, and how to interpret aromas, textures and flavors. We'll serve some complimentary tea treats to round out the class..

Ages 8+, 8-17 must be accompanied by a ticket holding adult.

$65 / person

Alternate Saturdays: 11am

1 hour

Beer & Chocolate Pairing Class

Participants will explore the world of chocolate and beer through a tasting of three different beer and single-origin chocolate pairings. In this class, you'll 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, and, of course, how to pair chocolates with different style beers! Beers are sourced from a rotating line-up of local breweries in Brooklyn. Light snacks included!

Ages 21+

$65 / person

Saturdays 2pm

1 hour

Person holding a glass of beer with samples of chocolate, pretzels, and beer on a wooden table.

Oolong Tea & Chocolate Pairing Experience

Start your weekend off with a deliciously unique hour of chocolate, oolong tea, and conversation. Together we'll learn how to brew and taste Taiwanese oolong tea, sourced from local Taiwanese tea purveyors Té Company, paired alongside our single-origin dark chocolates. We'll explore and enjoy the evolving flavors and aromas of that occur with multiple brews of the same teapot of Oolong. We'll then dive into tasting our unroasted single-origin chocolate and discuss how to maximize the chocolate sensory experience, how to interpret aromas, textures and flavors, and how to pair chocolate with teas. Complimentary tea treats served alongside class.

Ages 12+, 12-17 must be accompanied by a ticket holding adult.

$65 / person

Alternate Saturdays: 11am

1 hour

Wine & Chocolate Pairing Class

Our Wine & Chocolate Pairing Class is an immersive delight of the senses. This experience involves an introductory background to our company, what makes our single-origin unroasted chocolate unique ,and cacao origins. Participants will get to taste cacao fruit pulp and compare different cacao bean origins, setting the tone to dive into our wine and chocolate tasting. Participants will learn all about tasting chocolate like a pro as well as interpreting flavor notes of single-origin chocolate. In this tasting we highlight seven different single-origin dark chocolates and a hand crafted chocolate truffle. Each chocolate is paired with one of 4 different wines that will be enjoyed during class. We have accompanying worksheets and tasting wheels to enrich the experience as we explore the world of tasting and pairing together. Light snacks will be provided during the class. 

Ages 21+

$70 / person

Saturdays 5pm

1 hour

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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.

Rescheduling & Refunds Group 11 Group 11

Ticket refunds are available as class credit only, up to 7 days before event. Within 7 days, there is a 30% rescheduling fee up until 48 hrs before the event. We are unable to accommodate changes or cancellations within 48hrs of the event. To reschedule your class sign into your eventbrite account > click onto the ticket/(s) you wish to transfer >click transfer>change event> and select your new class date>process ticket transfer and fee.

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Due to our small class sizes, student rescheduling has a direct impact on our business. We appreciate your understanding! To get in touch with us on the weekend, if you're running late or need to cancel please text us at (206) 813-3319.

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! To get in touch with us on the weekend, if you're running late or need to cancel please text us at (206) 813-3319