Gourmet Walks – San Francisco Gourmet Chocolate Tour

12 Jul

Do you love fine chocolate? You have come to the right city, because San Francisco is at the center of the new wave of artisan chocolatiers. They’re experimenting with high quality beans, new methods of production, exotic fillings and breathtaking packaging. On this tour you will learn about what makes fine chocolate and sample from a wide array of San Francisco gourmet chocolate boutiques. You’ll also get a Chocolate Lover Card to use on future chocolate shopping trips.

Overview of Tour
This mouth-watering chocolate may come from: *

  • An artisan chocolate manufacturer who manages production from bean to bar
  • A beloved local chocolatier who showcases fresh, farmer’s markets ingredients
  • A small newsstand that carries 225 chocolate bars from over 15 different countries
  • A Swiss chocolatier loved by Oprah for its champagne truffles
  • A Belgian chocolatier known for its delectable butter creams
  • A deluxe Maiden Lane boutique featuring avant garde chocolates by “the Dali of Chocolate Art”
  • A premier chocolateria dedicated to finding exceptional chocolates from small, family-owned makers around the world

* Specific stops subject to change.

Tour Includes

  • A 3-hour walking tour of the San Francisco waterfront/Union Square area
  • Background on the history of chocolate and how the best chocolate is made
  • Tips on tasting, purchasing and storing fine chocolate
  • Two pieces of chocolate from each boutique, plus a cup of hot chocolate
  • The Gourmet Walks Chocolate Lover Card — entitling you to discounts and VIP treatment at 8 different San Francisco chocolate boutiques
  • Historical and cultural insights on the San Francisco downtown area
  • Guidance on other exceptional food experiences in the city

Times & Rates
Our standard weekly schedule is:
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 10:30 am
Saturdays at 11am and 2pm

If these times do not work or you have a large group, please contact us to arrange for a private tour. We often offer additional tours when the regularly scheduled tours are sold out.

$49 per ticket plus tax and ticketing fee ($51.22 total)
Advance tickets required. Purchase online at Brown Paper Tickets.
Exact meeting location details will be provided upon ticket purchase.
Limited to 14 people per tour.


4 Responses to “Gourmet Walks – San Francisco Gourmet Chocolate Tour”

  1. Victor M-G August 31, 2012 at 12:55 pm #

    I would definitely take a date to this tour… In the meantime, can anyone share the address of the “newsstand that carries 225 chocolate bars from over 15 different countries”?

    • Food Tour Finder May 28, 2013 at 5:05 pm #

      Fog City News in San Francisco carries a selection of chocolate like that.


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