For the Love of Chocolate

Aphrodisiac and Food of the Gods

6:30 p.m. | Feb. 7 | Leraas Lecture Hall, Rieke 103

Did you know that chocolate is actually fermented? That cocoa powder contains some of the same ingredients as nail polish remover? That some people think chocolate is a drug to which people become addicted?

Join Erica Fickeisen, PLU’s Lead Baker, and Justin Lytle, Associate Professor of Chemistry, for a special Valentine‚Äôs Day treat. We will explore the science of making and enjoying chocolate. There will even be free chocolate samples for taste testing afterwards.

Event Details:

  • Speakers: Erica Fickeisen, Lead Baker
    Justin Lytle, Associate Professor of Chemistry
  • Time: 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
  • Date: Feb. 7, 2018
  • Place: Leraas Lecture Hall, Rieke 103

Free and open to the public. Free chocolate samples afterwards.