Raw, Vegan Chocolate Making Workshop In Santa Monica - Sun, Nov.17th @ 1-3pm PST

  • November 17, 2013 · 1:00 PM
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Hello, my name is Micah Intrator & I am a Raw Chocolatier from Chapel Hill, N.C. 

I love to travel, teach, and share in the nutritious goodness of gourmet, raw, vegan chocolate packed with superfoods. 

I'll be in Santa Monica visiting family and staying at my cousin's LEED platinum green home (the venue for this event). 

In the recent past I've enjoyed successful workshops across Europe (Dublin, London, Zurich & Paris) and a few in the States. My workshops how been well received. You can read testimonials below from past events. 

I've yet to reach the wonderful west coast with my workshops. (I'm also looking forward to trying out many of the raw food restaurants that have popped up since I used to live in Venice in the early 2000s.) 

If you've heard enough and are ready to register, click here:
http://chocolatetherapie.weebly.com/events.html 

FOR FURTHER DETAILS READ ON~

WHAT WILL YOU BE LEARNING AT THIS WORKSHOP? 
In this hands-on workshop, you'll be discovering the artful technique of making richly-flavored, creamy-textured raw chocolates infused with high-quality organic & nutritious superfoods.

These ingredients are packed with so many vitamins, I have to put them on a separate page of my website (Superfoods Benefits Page).

When Raw, Unprocessed Cacao is warmed up to liquid and mixed by hand with coconut oil, maca, coconut nectar, and other natural ingredients, an amazing & divine chocolate is created!

(Even in the world of "raw chocolate" my chocolates are quite unique due to the ratios of coconut oil, and other ingredients I use.)

These will taste (and melt in your mouth) unlike any chocolate you've ever had. 15-30 minutes after the first batch is made, we'll be able to sample the delicious creations.

Each workshop is comprised of hands-on training, (optional you may sit and watch, or stand and participate) where you'll learn the base recipe for which all of Chocolate Therapie's flavors are created from. From there, we elaborate into at least 2-3 top flavors.

My goal is to show you how easy it can be to create healthy & tasty sweets for you, your family and friends. With the upcoming holidays, you'll be like a magician-from-space introducing these new sweet'n'healthy (guilt-free and gluten-free) treats to people.
:)

I aim to source ingredients that you can find locally and show you ways to make the chocolates with simple inexpensive kitchen tools. I'm happy to share my high-quality sources for superfoods with you as well.

Additionally after the workshop, you'll be emailed a Recipe Book of all 6 flavors Chocolate Therapie creates. The end of the E-book contains the Cashew Milk-Based Chocolate Chip Milkshake recipe for which originally inspired my unique chocolates.

WHERE WILL THIS WORKSHOP TAKE PLACE?

2914 Highland Ave 
Santa Monica, CA 90405

2914 Highland Ave. Santa Monica, CA 90405

At my cousin's LivingHome, which was built by his company, www.livinghomes.net.

The prefabricated home was designed by Ray Kappe and was assembled in 8 hours. It was the first home in the nation to be certified LEED Platinum. 

My cousin, Steve Glenn, entertains here often and it's a very conducive space for events. 

HOW MUCH IS THIS WORKSHOP?

The cost for the workshop is $30.
Because there's a limited capacity for the space *(40-50 people), I want to ensure people who say they want to come, do indeed show up. So I'm asking people to pay in advance to secure their spot.

This event will be advertised through other channels as well, so I do believe it'll fill up quickly. I'll update my website with the spaces left as best I can.

You can signup directly on my website here:
http://chocolatetherapie.weebly.com/events.html


Thank you very much
Please don't hesitate to contact me if you have any questions.

Micah Intrator - Chocolate Therapie

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http://chocolatetherapie.weebly.com/


COMMENTS & TESTIMONIALS FROM PAST MEETUPS -

DUBLIN WORKSHOP
"Definitely a recommendation for health conscious individuals that have a sweet tooth and a weakness for chocolate." 

"Excellent . So informative, hands in experience in a relaxed environment." 

"Absolutely amazing ! I loved the whole experience of hands on doing heavenly delicious raw chocolate and also the super friendly people :-)"

ZURICH WORKSHOP
"It was a very nice evening with interesting inputs and open heart people." 

"Thank you Micah for coming to switzerland and showing us your style of making yummy superfood chocolates!" 

"This was a great evening all round, from the hospitality of Guido and Paula, Micah's informative style and delicious, creative chocolate samples through to the varied and interesting guests whom I look forward to meeting again. For those interested (I mentioned this to a couple of you), I buy my baby coconuts from http://www.aggarwal.ch/­ (thanks to Jeannette Wolf for the tip)." 

"Micah, thanks a lot for your workshop! I hope you will come back after developing your energy bars. I am looking forward for the chocolate recipes (including the smoothie!)." 

"I enjoyed the workshop very much, learned a lot about different ingredients and making chocolate. Micah did a great job. I liked meeting lovely open minded people." 

"Micah was an excellent Chocolatier. He is very communicative. Everyone could ask him anything and the chocolates he made were delicious. Great people and thanks to the hosts Guido and Paula." 

"Terrific course very informative Micah is a great teacher and the chocolate was heaven."

PARIS WORKSHOP
"Have loved this Session and looking forward for the recipes!" 


"A sweet afternoon in a good company and good opportunity to test some ingredient that i didn't know!! Micah is very nice and friendly that puts so much passion in what he does, maybe it' s the secret to their delicious chocolates!! Laurence was a fantastic host!!"

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  • Jacques M.

    I regret not being able to come.. I'm in L.A. for 5 days just before leaving for Paris.. But I'll be happy to see your sustainable cuisine in a sustainable house.. I leave on Wednesday morning.. Don't hesitate to contact me on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/jacques.macaire

    November 18, 2013

  • Michelle

    I wish I could give it more stars, because Micha was the sweetest guy, and obviously passionate about healthy and delicious raw chocolate. The class itself was very unstructured, and we were left in groups to follow the recipes ourselves. Micha did his best to work the room and field questions, but since so many people were demanding his attention, there was much confusion, and unanswered questions. If Micha had demonstrated how to make the chocolate first, and took questions as he went along, I think I would have gotten a lot more out of it. Hopefully he can work this out, because I loved the superfoods raw chocolate, and would recommend the class otherwise.

    4 · November 17, 2013

    • Micah

      Thank you for your kind & thoughtful comment / feedback Michelle. I felt the same way. It was a wonderful group of people having a great time. I was really happy to see people having so much fun with nutritious Chocolate. I realized though that as one person, I have my limits, & i think I bit off more than I could chew. In future I'll maintain smaller volume of participants in order to keep my focus attuned to everyone.

      November 17, 2013

  • claire

    Little confused. Last night went to the website to pay for the spot. But it said 0 spaces available. But, it seemed like more people have signed up since. Don't know if I could have still signed up or not.

    November 17, 2013

    • Micah

      Hey Claire, yah it filled up pretty quickly yesterday. I'm definitely coming back though. Would love for you & your daughter/fam to attend in the future

      November 17, 2013

  • Micah

    Hey Raw SoCal Team, I'm excited for the Raw Chocolate Making Workshop tomorrow. I've got appx 34 people paid & signed up. There's about 6 spots left.
    If you've not signed up yet, you may want to go ahead & do that to secure your spot.
    (Please note- I Love California! So I'm sure I'll be back. If for some reason you're not able to make it, I'll definitely be doing workshops in the future. Hopefully sometime before or around Valentines Day.)

    2 · November 16, 2013

    • Marilyn J.

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      November 16, 2013

    • Micah

      Hello Marilyn, I look forward to meeting you in the future. I'm on Facebook, https://www.facebook.c...­. However, I'm more active with my Chocolate things on my personal page as well - https://www.facebook.c...­

      November 17, 2013

  • Tani

    I am so sorry I can't make it. I look forward to the next one!

    1 · November 17, 2013

  • Mindy G.

    I'm looking forward to enjoying the afternoon with other raw vegans and those just interested and supportive of us as my fam and I learn to make holiday chocolate boxes. I guess it beats socks!!

    1 · November 16, 2013

  • claire

    Tried to sign up now but this class is full now. Sorry to have missed it. My daughter would have enjoyed it too. Hope there is another one in the near future. Hope all the participants enjoy it anyway!

    November 16, 2013

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  • Seshat M.

    Yaaay I will be there just paid for my class on your website, super excited

    1 · November 8, 2013

    • Micah

      Wonderful Seshat, looking forward to meeting you. Did you by chance chance pay with a different name? Just wanted to make sure I received it. Cheers

      November 8, 2013

    • Seshat M.

      yes , i sent that to you in a email! Thankyou

      November 8, 2013

  • Micah

    Wonderful to see so many of you signed up on meetup!
    I've had appx 25% of the available slots signup & pay in the last 3 days.
    My sense is this will definitely sell out. To ensure your participation please also make sure to follow the links to sign up & pay through paypal on my website. Looking forward to meeting you all soon !

    November 6, 2013

  • Jacques M.

    Thank you for the invitation.. I hope that I could if I could come to Los Angeles.. See you soon perhaps..

    1 · November 4, 2013

  • Micah

    Happy Halloween Everyone. I'm looking forward to meeting some of you at my cousins green home next month.

    October 31, 2013

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