Sunday, February 2, 2020 4:00pm to 8:00pm
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3674 18th St.
San Francisco, CA 94110
United States
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A hands-on baking class. A hearty snack of bread, cheeses, vegetables, and seasonal salad will be served with wine to accompany the sampling of your chocolatey treats!

'Tis the season to indulge the ones we love with chocolate. Gift something more personal by making it yourself this year.

Learn from Jennifer, whose years of experience and depth of food science know-how will illuminate the wide world of chocolate: the varieties of chocolate, how it's produced, what the percentages mean, how to select and purchase, how to use chocolate and cocoa powder in recipes, and how to temper it. You'll work your way through these recipes, taste them together as a class, as well as walk away with your own homemade mendiants and truffles


Mendiants — Little rounds of chocolate studded with nuts, candied citrus, and dried fruits. Also known as "chocolate bark."
Flourless Chocolate-Almond Cake with Marbled Chocolate Glaze — A petite cake perfect for special occasions.
Chocolate Chip Tahini Cookies with Flaked Sea Salt
Dark Chocolate Truffles — Plain or flavored with passionfruit, chili or cinnamon
Coconut Milk Hot Chocolate

This menu contains the following common allergens: dairy, nuts, and eggs. If you have allergies or dietary restrictions please e-mail us at before purchasing a ticket.


Jennifer Altman began her culinary journey at age eight baking and cooking for her family and friends. After a career in science, she followed her passion and became a pastry chef. She is now a culinary instructor teaching both professional and amateur cooks nationally and internationally. She loves anything to do with food—cooking, gardening, recipe developing, teaching, and is particularly interested in food sustainability.