Master chocolatier Andrea Pedraza, founder and owner of CocoAndre Chocolatier, will present a free lecture on the history of chocolate February 11, 2011, at 7 p.m. at the Oak Cliff Cultural Center located at 223 West Jefferson Boulevard. While the event is free, reservations are strongly encouraged to (214) 670-3777.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for a general admission to the ongoing Texas Sculpture Association’s Annual Membership Art Show with the History of Chocolate lecture at 7 p.m. Complimentary samples of CocoAndré handmade chocolate will be featured along with traditionally made Mexican hot chocolate. Additional CocoAndré Chocolatier merchandise will be available for purchase.
“For years I have always shared my knowledge with customers on the history of chocolate. Chocolate has been a huge part of my life for more than twenty-five years,” says Andrea Pedraza. “This lecture at the Oak Cliff Cultural Center will allow me the opportunity to reach a larger audience – one with whom I can share my passion.”