[WATCH] Peek Inside Choco-Story, New York City's First Chocolate Museum

Chocolatier and NYC pastry chef Jacques Torres — a.k.a. Mr. Chocolate — is well known for his delicious chocolates, cookies, truffles, confections, and ice cream amongst other tasty desserts. He recently dedicated a large section of his SoHo location to become Choco-Story, a museum dedicated to chocolate. Peek inside with this video from CBS New York.

The 5,000-square-foot museum features authentic artifacts, nine chocolate tastings and also hosts bon bon-making classes. There’s also a kids’ corner where children can dig for chocolate-related “artifacts” in a sand pit or run their own chocolate shop. The journey starts with the history of chocolate making, with the first demonstration showing how the ancient Mayans created the delicious confection.

Check out the accompanying report for more info.

Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's with his partner and son. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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