Taste the Museum: The History of Chocolate

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February 11, 2014

7:30 PM.

The American Museum of Natural History

New York City

Adult

$40

Description: Take an after-hours culinary journey through the Museum, tracing chocolate back to its origins in 1900 BC Mesoamerica. Learn about the culinary history of chocolate, complete with tastings of chocolates, cooking techniques, and more, with inspiration from the Museum's Hall of Mexico and Central America. Stations will include: Chocolate related Mayan and Aztec artifacts from the Museum's Education Collection, a Mast Brothers Q&A area with tastings, a hands-on metate station where visitors can grind cocoa beans, and hot chocolate samples including alcohol, traditional, and "current." Chocolate tastings provided by Mast Brothers Chocolate.

Address: 200 Central Park West
New York City, ny 10024
Phone: 2127695100
Website: amnh.org

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