Advanced Sensory Skills for today's modern chocolate professional. 

Get ready for a new way of thinking about chocolate products and a brand new method for professional evaluation of chocolate products with technical precision not previously seen in the artisan chocolate industry. 



Chocolate is evaluated using modern sensory science developed in specialty coffee and the wine industry.


Products are scored on a 100-point system that reflects the quality of the finished chocolate and cacao. 


Work with peers around the world to evaluate products and share scores & ideas. 

Next Sensory Program: January 5 - February 10, 2022

Register for Chocolate Sensory Analysis Course
From The Cocoa Center Education Director & Program Instructor Brian Cisneros:

If this is the time to expand your skills as a 

chocolate professional, the sensory certificate program is designed for you.


Learn more about the professional certificate program.
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