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Platica y Prueba: The History of Chocolate

ADULT 18+ ONLY

Vaccination Card Required Upon Entry

Celebrate the holidays by exploring the history of chocolate, tracing its origins from the ingredient being a food for the ancient gods, to the modern chocolate bar. Once seen as a nobility for the Aztec and Mayans, and later European aristocrats, you’ll learn how chocolate has been able to transform for all to consume and enjoy!

In this class, attendees will get the chance to enjoy a tasting of chocolate de agua and try tejate, a non-alcoholic flower beverage made of ground corn, ground cacao, mamey seeds and rosita de cacao. 

Guest Speaker: Chef and Historian, Maite Gomez-Rejón, founder of ArtBites and a guest tejate maker.

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING POLICIES BEFORE REGISTERING AND ATTENDING THIS EVENT!! 

Dress Code Policy

For the safety of all attendees, LA Plaza Cocina asks that all attendees abide by the following guidelines of our Dress Code Policy to make our space safe for you, our staff members, and guest chefs:

  • Please wear comfortable clothing with closed toe shoes
  • Please pull long hair back with a hairband
  • Attendees MUST wear a mask throughout the duration of the program except for eating and/ or drinking

If you have any questions, please review the Frequently Asked Question section of our website below the Culinary Programs Calendar, or contact us by calling (323) 397-8365, or email us at cocina@lapca.org

COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

Attendees of LA Plaza Cocina’s food programs MUST provide proof of vaccination to attend both the cooking classes and demonstrations. In addition, attendees MUST wear a mask throughout the duration of the program except for eating and/or drinking.

For attendees who are NOT vaccinated, you MUST provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken 72 hours (3 days) before attending this event.

Date

Dec 15 2022

Time

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Cost

40.00

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