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Upcoming Events - Hi fellow chocolate lovers, My name is Kamini and I am your new chocolate loving organizer. I've been involved in the chocolate scene in NYC for a few years now and I'm excited to be leading our Chocolate Lovers Meet-Up group. Cla Kamini Oct 5, 2008 9:19 PM
About the future of the NY Metro Discover Chocolate Metup Group - I just took a look and the 2nd anniversary of the group was this past April. Coincidentally, April played host to the last Meetup for this group. There are too many reasons to list for why I have not been in touch since then but the most import Clay G. Aug 11, 2008 10:03 AM
Press Release June 22, 2008 - Travel Chocolate? Now at The Grand Hyatt Hotel, 42 Street, New York - For Imme user 4. Jun 22, 2008 11:14 AM
3 Last Minute Spots Open for Fritz Knipschildt Class Tomorrow - All: Some last minute changes of RSVPs from Yes to No means that there are three openings (as of 11:00 Saturday morning) for tomorrow's class in South Norwalk, CT. If you wanted to come but could not RSVP because the spaces were fill Clay G. Apr 12, 2008 10:58 AM
Re: [chocolate-44] Half-Price Admission to the 3rd Annual Coffee and Tea Festival - Wish I could, but I'll be away! I can't believe I'm missing all these great meet-ups!&n user 3. Apr 2, 2008 11:00 AM
Half-Price Admission to the 3rd Annual Coffee and Tea Festival - Announcing a new meeting for The NY Metro Discover Chocolate Meetup! What: 3rd Annual Coffee and Tea Festival When: Saturday, April 12, 11:00 AM Meeting fee: USD10.00 per person Where: Click the link below to fi Clay G. Apr 2, 2008 9:27 AM
Special Offer for Meetup Members from a Meetup Member - NY Metro Discover Chocolate Meetup member John Rossini, founder of Travel Chocolate LLC, will be hosting a booth at the "Earth Day New York" exhibition in Grand Central Station April 18th-19th. John is offering all Meetup members a 20 Clay G. Mar 30, 2008 12:54 PM
This Evening's Meetup at the 92Y with Alan McClure - At the moment, there are 21 RSVPs with space for 30 people, so there's lots of room for people who might have some last minute changes in plans and are looking for something to do this evening. I am not taking payment in advance and so coming a Clay G. Mar 30, 2008 12:47 PM
Meeting details changed: Meet Alan McClure of Patric Chocolate - I've updated the listing for this Meetup to include the time, location, and new (reduced) cost. For complete details, see the full listing: http://chocolate.meetup.com/44­/calendar/74203 Clay G. Mar 18, 2008 1:06 PM
Tonight's Chocolate, Cheese, and Beer Tasting - There are still a few places open for tonight's tasting so we are accepting walk-ins. If you have RSVPd yes and know you cannot attend, please change your RSVP or let me know by 4:00. Jimmy's #43 is at 43 E 7th St near the Astor Place subway st Clay G. Mar 18, 2008 12:33 PM
RE: [chocolate-44] Re: [chocolate-44] - do you all know that i gave up chocolate for Lent?! man, has it been tough........ Victoria <[address removed]> wrote: user 2. Mar 17, 2008 10:47 PM
RE: [chocolate-44] Re: [chocolate-44] - Preview not available Victoria Mar 17, 2008 4:47 PM
Re: [chocolate-44] - Preview not available Chef N. Mar 17, 2008 2:39 PM
Happy Easter -- A Gift Basket from Travel Chocolate! (Sorry about the last message being blank...) - user 4. Mar 17, 2008 2:37 PM
(no subject) - ?Make a friend in a far away land, put a piece of Travel Chocolate ? in his or her hand.? John M. Rossini Travel Chocolate (TM)LLC [masked]th Road, 1st Fl Middle Village, NY 11379 United States (O)[masked] (F)[masked] john@trav user 4. Mar 17, 2008 2:34 PM
(no subject) - ?Make a friend in a far away land, put a piece of Travel Chocolate ? in his or her hand.? John M. Rossini Travel Chocolate (TM)LLC [masked]th Road, 1st Fl Middle Village, NY 11379 United States (O)[masked] (F)[masked] john@trav user 4. Mar 17, 2008 2:34 PM
2008 IACP Cookbook Award Finalist - All: I know I sent you all an e-mail a few minutes ago, but I just learned that my book, Discover Chocolate, is a Finalist in the Reference/Technical category (reference books of culinary terms, histories, techniques or ingredients) in the 2008 Clay G. Mar 17, 2008 12:09 PM
Tomorrow Night's Meetup, Thanks for your responses - Just FYI - tomorrow night is the Chocolate, Cheese, and Beer tasting. If you have not yet paid, please do so today by following the following link: http://www.brownpapertick Clay G. Mar 17, 2008 11:34 AM
Payment Details Posted for the March 18th Meetup: Cheese, Beer, and Chocolate - I've updated the description of this Meetup to include payment details. If you have not RSVPd yes there are still a couple of spots open. If you have RSVPd YES for this event (or plan to), you are VERY strongly encouraged to purchas Clay G. Mar 11, 2008 1:13 PM
NY Metro Discover Chocolate Update: Can you help? - All: March has certainly come in like a lion and shows no signs of going out like a lamb. In addition to everything else that's going in my life (i.e., outside of chocolate), I am in the middle of many new and exciting projects: Clay G. Mar 10, 2008 9:08 AM
Chocolate Travel Programs in 2008 and 2009 - All: In addition to organizing Meetups here in the NY Metro area, I also work with a specialist travel agency in Phoenix, AZ that creates themed travel programs for people who are passionate about chocolate, coffee, and tea. My first Clay G. Mar 1, 2008 1:03 PM
The NY Metro Discover Chocolate March Meetup: Chocolate Beer and Cheese - I've updated this meeting. For more details, see the full listing: http://chocolate.meetup.com/44­/calendar/7365840/ When: Tuesday, March 18, 2008 at 6:00 PM Where: Jimmy' Clay G. Feb 27, 2008 3:13 PM
Re: [chocolate-44] Meeting details changed: The NY Metro Discover Chocolate February Meetup - Clay, All the best on your wife's speedy recovery. I am in for all alternatives you toss up- the ones listed below sound like fun! Cheers, Mohit Mohit Feb 4, 2008 5:14 PM
Re: [chocolate-44] Meeting details changed: The NY Metro DiscoverChocolate February Meetup - Preview not available Chef N. Feb 4, 2008 4:50 PM
Meeting details changed: The NY Metro Discover Chocolate February Meetup - All: I am sorry but I have to postpone the Meetup for tomorrow night. In part this is because it is both Mardi Gras AND Super Tuesday. In part it is also because my wife had pretty major surgery last week and my head and heart were t Clay G. Feb 4, 2008 4:37 PM
Chocolate World Expo - Sunday, February 10,[masked]:00 AM - 7:00 PM - You are invited to an Extraordinary Chocolate Event ... -- see further below for details, and p user 4. Feb 3, 2008 5:00 PM
Get even more connected via chocolate - All: In addition to organizing this Meetup group I also publish DiscoverChocolate.com, as many of you know. I am in the process of winding down chocophile.com (and transferring the bulk of the content over to DiscoverChocolate.com) as well as a Clay G. Jan 23, 2008 3:02 PM
So much fun...(it's almost better than chocolate) - Hi everyone, Like to laugh and have a good time? Want to meet new people? Want to explore your creativity and build confidence in a friendly environment? Want to try something new in the New Year? A. Jan 8, 2008 12:21 AM
January Chocolate Meetup Date and Time Change - All: Because of a scheduling conflict at AKA on the 10th I've had to push the Meetup back one week to the 17th. I've also set the start time a half-hour earlier. Topic is still the same: hot chocolate tasting. For complete details, s Clay G. Jan 4, 2008 12:23 PM
New Event: Chocolate-Making Workshop with Fritz Knipschildt - Announcing a new event for The NY Metro Discover Chocolate Meetup! What: Chocolate-Making Workshop with Fritz Knipshcildt When: Sunday, April 13, 2:30 PM Event fee: USD85.00 per person Where: Click the link belo Clay G. Dec 31, 2007 11:27 AM
Update: January Chocolate Meetup - Announcing Meetup Update: What: The NY Metro Discover Chocolate January Meetup When: Thursday, January 10, 7:00 PaM Event fee: USD25.00 per person Where: (A location for this event hasn't been chosen yet) Clay G. Dec 31, 2007 11:04 AM
Special Holiday Offer on Chocolate - Happy Holidays to all NY Metro Discover Chocolate Meetup members: On DiscoverChocolate.com in the "Shop" area, I am offering a one-time, limited-edition sampler (only 99 are available and when they are out, that's it) of chocolate bar Clay G. Dec 20, 2007 1:06 PM
Fw: A Last Minute Gift For the Chocolate Lover in Your Life (& you too!) - user 4. Dec 15, 2007 5:31 PM
Re: [chocolate-44] Sweet Xmas Chocolate Soiree - Dec 19 - Hello When you sign up, it will re-direct you to the page where you can pay. You will also receive an automated email with a payment link. For extra ease you can use following link Emilia Dec 13, 2007 1:09 PM
Re: [chocolate-44] Sweet Xmas Chocolate Soiree - Dec 19 - Where do I pay in advance? -----Original Message----- From: John Rossini <[address removed]> To: [address removed] Sent: Thu, 13 Dec[masked]:10 pm Subject: Re: [chocolate-44] Sweet Xmas Chocolat user 3. Dec 13, 2007 12:14 PM
Re: [chocolate-44] Sweet Xmas Chocolate Soiree - Dec 19 - This sounds amazing!!! I will try my best to be there! Linda -----Original Message----- From: Gabrielle' B. Heard <[address removed]> To: [address removed] user 3. Dec 13, 2007 12:10 PM
Re: [chocolate-44] Sweet Xmas Chocolate Soiree - Dec 19 - Hi Emilia, I just signed up via eventby/paypal. See ya next week! ?Make a friend in a far away land, put a piece of Travel Chocolate ? in his or her hand.? user 4. Dec 13, 2007 11:57 AM
RE: [chocolate-44] Sweet Xmas Chocolate Soiree - Dec 19 - Preview not available user 3. Dec 13, 2007 11:30 AM
Sweet Xmas Chocolate Soiree - Dec 19 - Hello Guys, I am hosting a fun holiday event dedicated to the wonderful world of chocolate. If you are a chocoholic like me, join us for mingling, cocktails and lots of gourme Emilia Dec 11, 2007 11:38 PM
NEW DETAILS: The NY Metro Discover Chocolate December Meetup - I've updated this event. For more details, see the full listing: http://chocolate.meetup.com/44­/calendar/6708374/ When: Saturday, December 22, 2007 at 11:00 AM Where: Tin Clay G. Dec 10, 2007 9:05 AM
Thank You Thank You Thank You for A Successful (and Fun) Book Launch - I want to thank everyone who attended the book launch party at Jacques Torres on Thursday. Seeing you all there made the event quite special. I would like to ask a favor of everyone who purchased a copy of the book, which is to go to Amazon.com Clay G. Oct 20, 2007 1:47 PM
Clay can now be found on the Top Chef Foodie Blogs - Here's the URL -- http://www.bravotv.com/blog/ch­ocolate/ I hope you'll all drop by to read and comment. As a Meetup member I also value your ideas for topics for fu Clay G. Oct 17, 2007 11:18 PM
The Book Launch Party is in 4 days! SO RSVP TODAY! - DISCOVER CHOCOLATE BOOK LAUNCH PARTY! Q. What could possibly be better than chocolate? A. A party featuring chocolate! Please help me celebrate the publication of my new book, "Discover Chocolate" at Jacques Torres Cho Clay G. Oct 15, 2007 12:58 PM
Spots are still available for this Weekend's Chocolate-Making Workshops - All: As I write this there are two (2) spots left for the Saturday workshop and five (5) for Sunday. If you've ever wanted to really know all the steps required to make chocolate from scratch from beans all the way to finished chocolate bars, t Clay G. Oct 10, 2007 11:43 AM
Claification: Making Chocolate in the Home Kitchen Workshops - A Meetup Member pointed out that there was some abiguity in the original e-mails that were sent out about the home chocolate-making workshops the weekend of the 13th-14th of October. I have clarified the language at meetup.com and I wanted to Clay G. Oct 1, 2007 10:46 AM
Your Questions about shipping and taxes for the Book Launch - Everyone: I am sorry for the confusion surrounding this. When I posted the payment link I forgot that it was for delivery of a physical book and that shipping and sales tax would be charged. I created a new payment link: Clay G. Oct 1, 2007 9:35 AM
Re: [chocolate-44] New Event: Making Chocolate in the Home Kitchen - Clay, How is Saturday different from Sunday?? user 2. Sep 28, 2007 9:19 AM
New Event: Making Chocolate in the Home Kitchen - Announcing a new event for The NY Metro Discover Chocolate Meetup! What: Making Chocolate in the Home Kitchen When: Sunday, October 14, 9:00 AM Event fee: USD90.00 per person Where: Click the link below to find Clay G. Sep 28, 2007 9:16 AM
New Event: Making Chocolate in the Home Kitchen - Announcing a new event for The NY Metro Discover Chocolate Meetup! What: Making Chocolate in the Home Kitchen When: Saturday, October 13, 9:00 AM Event fee: USD90.00 per person Where: Click the link below to fin Clay G. Sep 28, 2007 9:14 AM
October Meetup: Discover Chocolate Book Laumch Party - DISCOVER CHOCOLATE BOOK LAUNCH PARTY! When: Thursday, October 18, 2007 at 6:30 PM Where: Jacques Torres Chocolate Haven 350 Hudson St (corner of King) New York, NY[masked] Event fee: USD25.00 per Clay G. Sep 28, 2007 9:02 AM
September 27th - Tomorrow Night's Meetup -- October Preview - All: I want to thank everyone who's signed up for tomorrow night and also to say thanks to everyone who's been good about keeping their RSVP status up to date. It really does help me plan when I know in advance when you change your RSVPs from y Clay G. Sep 26, 2007 1:32 PM
Special Wine Tasting Event Offer - Tuesday 18th - Women for WineSense is a national, non profit organization that is hosting an Australian Wine Tasting on September 18th. New York Metro Discover Chocolate Meetup members (even guys) have been invited to attend for the member price -- a $10 sav Clay G. Sep 13, 2007 4:05 PM
Five-Course Chocolate and Wine Tasting Dinner Invite - All: As a part of the promotional activity around the launch of my book, I have teamed up with award-winning executive chef Matthew Karp and his restaurant, Plates, to create a fabulous five-course tasting menu consisting of three savory and tw Clay G. Sep 4, 2007 6:01 PM
Event details changed: The NY Metro Discover Chocolate September Meetup - I've updated this event. New Date and Time: Thursday, September 27, 2007 at 6:30 PM New Location: AKA Central Park (42 West 58th St, 2nd Floor) New RSVP limit: 60 "Yes" RSVPs Same Event fee: USD20.0 Clay G. Aug 31, 2007 3:01 PM
Event details changed: The NY Metro Discover Chocolate September Meetup - I've updated this event. For more details, see the full listing: http://chocolate.meetup.com/44­/calendar/6111747/ Topic: Invitational Tasting: Meetup members share their work with o Clay G. Aug 10, 2007 9:47 AM
Event details changed: The NY Metro Discover Chocolate Meetup August Meetup - I've updated this event. For more details, see the full listing: http://chocolate.meetup.com/44­/calendar/6015624/ FEATURED SPEAKER Pierrick Chouard, Founder, Vintage Plantation Clay G. Jul 19, 2007 8:48 AM
Preview: Discover Chocolate Meetup This Thursday - All: I just wanted to let you all know that I was at The Fancy Food Show yesterday and managed to secure some very interesting chocolates from Brazil, Peru, and Scotland as well as a very hard-to-find bar from Pralus in France. AND, Clay G. Jul 9, 2007 9:49 AM
Hello Fellow Entrepreneurs - Hello Fellow Entrepreneurs This is David from http://WorldsBestEntrepreneur.­info Do you need any type of help while starting a business? Or do you want to sell your business? We have a list David A. Jul 7, 2007 9:06 AM
Event details changed: The NY Metro Discover Chocolate July Meetup - I am sorry for all of the confusion surrounding this Meetup. The web site automatically assumes that the next Meetup will be at the exact same place/date/time as the previous Meetup and just copies all of the information over. SO, the Meetup is not full. Clay G. Jun 21, 2007 8:22 AM
Event details changed: Meet the Artist: The Divine Geometry of Chocolate - I've updated this event. There is no reason for it to cost $20 so I reduced the price to $10 in case that's some of what's keeping people away. When: Still Saturday, June 16, 2007 at 12:30 PM Where: Soho20Gallery 511 w 25th Suit Clay G. Jun 6, 2007 10:14 PM
New Event: 92nd St Y Chocolate and Wine Tasting - Announcing a new event for The NY Metro Discover Chocolate Meetup! Event Description: The Chocolate Collection: An Evening of Tasting When: Sunday, June 3, 7:30 PM Event fee: $65.00 per person Where: Click the l Clay G. May 29, 2007 5:12 PM
Re: [chocolate-44] Clay, Please turn off mailing list! - Karen May 24, 2007 9:29 PM
Re: [chocolate-44] Clay, Please turn off mailing list! - Karen, You're getting continuous messages because when someone replies to Clay's emails, they are replying to the entire mailing list -- just as your reply did, and my reply to you is doing! L Lori May 24, 2007 1:10 PM
Re: [chocolate-44] RESCHEDULED: Meet the Artist: The Divine Geometry of Chocolate - Hello Clay -- �� I hope all goes well with your family. �� By the way, I'm getting continuous messages that are from other members...how does this happen? All the be Karen May 24, 2007 12:49 PM
RE: [chocolate-44] Event details changed: The NY Metro Discover Chocolate June Meetup - Gayle S. May 24, 2007 12:31 PM
Re: [chocolate-44] RESCHEDULED: Meet the Artist: The Divine Geometry of Chocolate - I'm so sorry, Clay! I hope everything turns out all right with your family!! Clay Gordon <[address removed]> wrote: user 3. May 24, 2007 11:13 AM
Re: [chocolate-44] **Please stop sending Clay's mails to the whole group - I agree, Thank You. Judy Chue --- Bre wrote: > I'm getting all these messages below and they're > distracting at work. > Please be mindful that when you click on the > "respond" button, it's > going to a grou user 2. May 24, 2007 10:28 AM
**Please stop sending Clay's mails to the whole group - Bre May 24, 2007 9:50 AM
RE: [chocolate-44] Event details changed: The NY Metro Discover Chocolate June Meetup - Preview not available user 3. May 24, 2007 9:45 AM
Re: [chocolate-44] Event details changed: The NY Metro Discover Chocolate June Meetup - I didn't act fast enoungh when I got your original note-very busy at work, as usual! I would be interested in being on the waiting list. As a newcomer, this would be a nice way to join the group. Thanks, Cyndi ______________________________­____ user 3. May 24, 2007 9:45 AM
RESCHEDULED: Meet the Artist: The Divine Geometry of Chocolate - To All NYMetro Discover Chocolate Meetup Members: I have to travel unexpectedly out of town this weekend because of a family medical emergency. I am leaving tomorrow morning (Friday) and won't be back until Monday. Therefore, the Art Clay G. May 24, 2007 9:42 AM
Event details changed: The NY Metro Discover Chocolate June Meetup - The June Meetup is now full. I have decided, as an experiment, to manage the RSVP/Wait list issue manually. If you have not yet RSVPd and want to be on the wait list, contact me directly and let me know. You will NOT be able to "poach" Clay G. May 24, 2007 9:35 AM
June NY Metro Discover Chocolate Details Finalized - I've updated this event. For more details, see the full listing: http://chocolate.meetup.com/44­/calendar/5796515/ When: Tuesday, June 12, 2007 at 6:30 PM Where: The Torch Clay G. May 23, 2007 12:33 PM
Reminder: Meetup Next Saturday with Jacques Torres - All: I want to thank everyone who has already paid in advance to attend next weekend's Meetup. However, that's only a little more than half of you. To avoid the problem we had at the Godiva Meetup of people RSVPing and not showing u Clay G. May 14, 2007 9:16 AM
Re: [chocolate-44] New Event: Meet the Artist: The Divine Geometry of Chocolate - Hi Clay, Please inform me if there will be a second talk arranged in the future. Thanks for organizing all these wonderful events. Best, Verene Chang Clay Gordon & user 3. May 11, 2007 1:53 PM
Re: [chocolate-44] New Event: Meet the Artist: The Divine Geometry of Chocolate - Hello? ?Clay I have called and e mailed you numerous times, and you have? not called back.? Someo user 3. May 11, 2007 7:45 AM
New Event: Meet the Artist: The Divine Geometry of Chocolate - Announcing a new event for The NY Metro Discover Chocolate Meetup! What: Meet the Artist: The Divine Geometry of Chocolate When: Saturday, May 26, 1:00 PM Event fee: USD20.00 per person Where: Click the link bel Clay G. May 11, 2007 7:02 AM
The Divine Geometry of Chocolate Opens Next Week - Soho20 Gallery in Chelsea (511 W 25th, ste 605) is presenting a solo exhibition of the work of Mari?ngeles Soto-D?az May 22nd through June 16th. "The Divine Geometry of Chocolate" is a series of abstract oil paintings inspired by Soto Clay G. May 10, 2007 9:09 AM
Discover Chocolate is now also on MySpace - All: In anticipation of the release of my book in October, the publisher has asked me to start a MySpace area. So, if you are a MySpace member, we can also hook up there. I can be found at www.myspace.com/discoverchocol­ate Clay G. May 1, 2007 9:32 AM
ACMC Tabletop Temperer for Sale - All: A New York Discover Chocolate Meetup group member is looking to sell a used 8-lb ACMS tabletop chocolate tempering machine. If you are interested, Clay G. Apr 26, 2007 2:40 PM
Re: [chocolate-44] Important Community Discussion on No-Shows - clay, i already answered on the forum and didnt want to send in twice - but please feel free to use this, or if you really want it attributed, tell me and ill go back on to repost this.... AS you know i am a "Quent Chef N. Apr 13, 2007 6:27 PM
Important Community Discussion on No-Shows - All: I just started a discussion on the Message Board about what to do about members who RSVP and don't show up -- and don't have the courtesy to explain why. This discussion is on the following page: Clay G. Apr 13, 2007 2:27 PM
The NY Metro Discover Chocolate May Meetup: Jacques Torres Chocolate Haven - When: Saturday, May 19, 2007 at 3:00 PM Where: Jacques Torres Chocolate Haven 350 Hudson St (corner of King) New York, NY[masked] Event fee: USD20.00 per person -- MUST BE PAID IN ADVANCE! RSVP li Clay G. Apr 13, 2007 12:30 PM
Re: [chocolate-44] Event details changed: April Meetup: Godiva Chocolatier - Preview not available Beth S. Apr 3, 2007 10:10 AM
RE: [chocolate-44] Event details changed: April Meetup: Godiva Chocolatier - Preview not available brady Apr 3, 2007 12:20 AM
US Chocolate In Danger. We Need You Help Today - Preview not available Robert Apr 2, 2007 5:07 PM
Re: [chocolate-44] US Chocolate In Danger. We Need You Help Today - Thanks, Clay! I'll forward this on to everyone I know, too!! Clay Gordon <[address removed]> wrote: A user 3. Apr 2, 2007 2:26 PM
Event details changed: April Meetup: Godiva Chocolatier - I've updated this event. For more details, see the full listing: http://chocolate.meetup.com/44­/calendar/5573908/ When: Thursday, April 12, 2007 at 6:30 PM Where: Godiva Clay G. Apr 2, 2007 2:03 PM
US Chocolate In Danger. We Need You Help Today - Don't Mess With Our Chocolate The Grocery Manufacturer?s Association of America (GMA) has petitioned the FDA to change the standards of identity for a number of foods, including chocolate. A standard of identity is basically a list of r Clay G. Apr 2, 2007 1:20 PM
New Event: Discover Chocolate in Belize: December 27, 2007 - January 2, 2008 - Announcing a new event for The NY Metro Discover Chocolate Meetup! What: Discover Chocolate in Belize: December 27, 2007 - January 2, 2008 When: Thursday, December 27, 9:00 AM Event fee: USD1,595.00 per person W Clay G. Mar 26, 2007 5:29 PM
New Event: Meetup This Thursday at The Village Pourhouse - Announcing a new event for The NY Metro Discover Chocolate Meetup! What: Meetup at The Village Pourhouse When: Thursday, March 29, 7:00 PM Event fee: USD35.00 per person Where: Click the link below to find out! Clay G. Mar 26, 2007 4:45 PM

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