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The $45 chocolate bar: Compartés gets crafty with chocolate bar wrapper workshop

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Photographer: Nico Therin via Craft in America

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Photo via Craft in America

Chocolate prodigy Jonathan Grahm of L.A.'s Compartes Chocolatier


Be your own Willy Wonka this month when Compartés and PBS' Craft in America team up at the Los Angeles study center for a "chocolate bar wrapper workshop."

Participants in the limited-space workshop will be hand-printing chocolate bar wrappers — and learning about the art of chocolate-making under the tutelage of 60-year L.A.-based artisanal chocolatier Compartés.

According to the Craft in America event page, Jonathan Grahm, "chocolatier extraordinaire, will discuss the artistry of chocolate, and lead a tasting" while printmaker Christina Carroll will be teaching students "the fundamentals of the monotype printing process."

The event serves as the final installment of the exhibition series, "Food as Medium for Craft," and the big meltdown is set to take place Saturday, June 15 at the center's West 3rd Street location.

Your $45 gets you materials, the tasting and one chocolate bar. The center's website has more on the sessions and how to RSVP.

Don't steal fizzy lifting drink.

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