Raaka Chocolate Factory in Brooklyn New York
Chocolate Classes Brooklyn
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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

Bean-to-Bar Chocolate Making


Price:

$109 / person


Times:

Friday - Sunday: 11am, 2pm


Length:

3.5 hours


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.

Age: 14+, 14-17 must be accompanied by ticket holding adult.

Hand-Rolled Chocolate Truffle Making


Price:

$75 / person


Times:

Saturdays & Sundays: 11am


Length:

1.5 hours


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!

Age: 8+, 8-17 must be accompanied by ticket holding adult.

Valentine's Special: Hand-Rolled Truffle Making & Champagne Pairing


Price:

$90 / person


Times:

Wednesday, February 14th 6pm


Length:

2 hours


Make your Valentine's Day unique and memorable by joing us for a delightfully chocolate and champagne filled evening. You'll make your own batch of French-style dark chocolate truffles using our in-house vegan dark chocolate ganache. You will cut and hand roll your own set of truffles, learn to temper chocolate to coat the truffles, and finally roll them into LOVE inspired toppings. You'll go home with a box of 8 truffles you made in class along with new skills to make your own truffles at home! You'll also enjoy a complimentary champagne tasting of four champagnes, curated and lead by our CEO and certified sommelier Nate Hodge, to cap it all off.

Age: 21+

Valentine's Special: Boozy Truffle & Chocolate Covered Strawberry Class


Price:

$90 / person


Times:

Saturday, February 10th 3pm


Length:

2 hours


Celebrate Valentine's Day by joining us for a delicisouly chocolatey experience inspired by love!

You'll make your own batch of BOOZY French-style dark and white chocolate truffles using our in-house vegan chocolate ganache. In addition, you'll also get to hand dip Oishii Strawberries to complete your delicious box of special chocolates. You'll go home with the box of treats you made in class along with new skills to work with chocolate at home! This class will feature three types of booze infused truffles including a rose and a port wine. You'll make a box of 6-8 truffles and three strawberries. Enjoy a complimentary glass of rose (or non-alcoholic option) during class.

Age: 21+

Coffee & Chocolate Tasting


Price:

$60 / person


Times:

Saturdays: 11am


Length:

1 hour


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.

Age: 12+, 12-17 must be accompanied by ticket holding adult.

Private Classes & Events

Looking for the perfect activity for your family, friends, or coworkers? Our classes and tastings can be turned into private or off-site experiences.

Chocolate Date Night

Join us for an evening of chocolate and good times, perfect for a date night, night out with your bestie, or treat yourself to a solo date! You'll get to hand roll a batch of port wine infused dark chocolate truffles, learn how to hand temper chocolate, and then temper your own batch of chocolate. You'll hand dip the truffles along with delicious Rancho Meladuco medjool dates in the tempered chocolate, giving your treats a luscious, sleek chocolate shell. You'll garnish your dipped creations with a variety of topping options, from edible flower confetti to sea salt to sparkling gold dust. You'll also enjoy a complimentary glass of wine, paired specifically with our chocolates, to make the experience all the more delightful!

Rotating weeknights at 6pm


What Visitors Have to Say

"The Bean to Bar chocolate class is a fantastic experience. It is an immersive afternoon into how chocolate is made and you get expert guidance every step of the way. You will leave with a new appreciation for the complexities of chocolate!"

Forza
Google Review

"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
TripAvisor Review

"This place was just amazing, did a cute truffle making class paired with amazing bubbles (the very good hand selected champagne). Everyone was so informative and the class flowed together beautifully. I would so recommend this place for all chocolate lovers and those who like the finest qualities of chocolate."

Brandon
Google Review

"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 Review

"We took the bean to bar class with Toni and what an incredible experience! We learned so much and had a lot of fun. Toni answered all of our questions and was an excellent teacher. Highly highly recommend this class if you have the time, it’s worth every penny!"

Lacey
Google Review

"Took the Qi Tea + Chocolate tasting class on Mother's Day and it was great! informative but laid back, and delicious :) hoping to return for a tour or another class soon."

Marisa
Google Review
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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.

Bean to Bar Gift Card

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!

Choose your own gift card

Gift Card: Choose Your Own $60 Tasting Experience

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

 


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