Tour of Bissinger's factory | AIChE

Tour of Bissinger's factory

Wednesday, September 16, 2015, 5:00pm CDT
In-Person / Local
Bissinger’s Handcrafted Chocolates
1600 North Broadway
St. Louis, MO 63102
United States

Come and see first-hand the art and craft of creating Bissinger’s award-winning fine confections. The tour will highlight the company’s 350-year history, artisan techniques, and discuss the chocolate-making process and the social and environmental elements related to cocoa farming.  Experts will guide us step by step through the newly renovated historic property - offering a behind the scenes look at the art (and science!) of crafting fine chocolate with ample samples along the way.  The newly renovated Chocolate Factory - a beautiful, historic 220,000-square-foot building was once home to the MKT Railroad Depot and recently received a spectacular renovation.  Afterwards, please join us for dinner, drinks and confections.

Parking is available in the gated lot.  Meet in The Caramel Room on the 4th Floor.

Arrive: 5:00 – 5:30
Tour: 5:30 – 6:30
Dinner: 6:30
Cost: $30 (students are $15)

Menu: Whole Leaf Caesar, Garlic Parmesan Croûtons, American Grana, Grilled “Philly Style” Grassfed Flatiron, Piperade, Montchevre Goat’s Milk Gouda, Aioli, Soft Roll or Dark Chocolate Barbeque Pulled Pork, Napa Cabbage Slaw, Brioche Toast, White Cheddar Cheesy Mac and Maple Bacon Smashed Sweet Potatoes and Dessert:  Assortment of Cookies, Caramel Brownies and Seasonal Dessert Bars

RSVP: Sarah Bock at 314-657-7036 or by 9/9

THIS TOUR IS LIMITED TO 45 GUESTS.  Reserve your spot early!

Special Notes:   For your safety, visitors can only wear flat, closed-toe shoes in the production and warehouse areas.  Please bring a signed copy of the non-disclosure agreement with you and please read the visitor policy. (See below)