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food tasting

From Xocolatl to Bean to Bar

food tasting

From Xocolatl to Bean to Bar

Duration
2 hours
Group size
Up to 8 people
Includes
Food, Drinks
Hosted in
English
food tasting

From Xocolatl to Bean to Bar

food tasting

From Xocolatl to Bean to Bar

Duration
2 hours
Group size
Up to 8 people
Includes
Food, Drinks
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

You will participate in a sensory experience to understand chocolate in Mexico. With our palates, we will travel through the history from the pre-Hispanic Xocolatl to the new trends of gourmet chocolate. We want to offer a pedagogical but at the same time playful tasting to understand the complex culture of cocoa and chocolate in Mexico. We will do a guided tasting with: Cocoa water Cocoa beans (fermented and non-fermented) Mole Mexican craft chocolate Industrial chocolate Gourmet chocolate Bean to Bar Chocolate Flavored Mexican chocolate You wouldn´t believe how much we don´t know about chocolate!

Your host

Learn more about Angel

Angel

We are Angel and Mariana, founders of Majar Experiencias Gastronomicas, a culinary research project. For 10 years we have been dedicated to the investigation of cocoa beans and chocolate from a multidisciplinary perspective, understanding the cultural value of these products. We work with educational institutions such as the University of California in Mexico, research laboratories such as Cacao de Origen in Venezuela, cacoa beans producers and fine chocolate projects such as La Rifa, Le Caméléon, Frucao and Slow Food MX

What's included

Food
Mexican Chocolate, Mexican Mole, Mexican cacoa beans,
Drinks
Cocoa water

Where you'll be

The tasting will take place in the producers' cooperative Central Cacao, a small space dedicated to cocoa beans and chocolate in the heart of Mexico City. It's a place that every chocolate lover needs to know

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 16 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

  • Local experts

    Led by locals who love where they’re from and what they do.

  • Small groups

    With intimate group sizes, you’ll never get lost in the crowd.

  • High standards

    Every experience is reviewed for unique access.

Angel
From Xocolatl to Bean to Bar
New experience
$48/person
New experience
$48/person