Send your kids on a Willy Wonka-like adventure. Schakolad Chocolate Factory in Davie is giving kids 6 to 15 a chance to try their hand at dipping chocolates.
The chocolatiers on staff, Dafne Reich and Adriana Schaked, who we assume have dealt with gooey kids before, will provide a 50-minute program starting with a tour of the chocolate factory.
Along the way, the kids learn a brief history of chocolate making around the world, learn how chocolate is made from beans and ends up to bar form, then get to taste a variety of chocolates.
They'll also create special treats "hands on" and decorate a bag to bring them home in. One of the treats includes a chocolate "pizza" made from a chocolate "crust" covered with several "toppings" made from other candies. The "cheese" is made of melted white chocolate.
Whoo hoo -- let's all have sugar comas!
The Schakolad Field Trip schedule is
- July 29, 11-11:50 a.m.
- August 4, 11-11:50 a.m.
- August 11, 11-11:50 a.m.
- August 16, 4-4:50 p.m.
- August 18, 11-11:50 a.m.
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Cost is $9.50 per child -- preregistration is required. Call 954-472-6155, or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Schakolad Chocolate Factory, 7740 Nova Drive, Davie; 954-472-6155; schakolad.com/store20.