Sugar Love Chocolates launches Sugar Love University

Year-long event series will teach topics in chocolate through taste

Learn about origins of chocolate, its role in commerce and culture and its transformation throughout culinary history at Sugar Love University, a year-long event series by Sugar Love Chocolates.

“I’m going to be teaching through tasting,” said Krysta Bea Jackson, founder of Sugar Love Chocolates, who will be the instructor for each course. Jackson makes each piece of chocolate sold at Sugar Love Chocolates by hand and is enamored with the magic and chemistry of chocolate and candy.

Each month, Jackson will delve into a particular facet of chocolate. Each session will feature limited-edition chocolate flavors, complimentary wine, beer or spirits, and light hors d’oeuvres.

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While Sugar Love University is not affiliated with or accredited by any official education institution, the series promises to be educational — and tasty.

Single class admission starts at $28, and admission to all 11 courses is $231. To buy tickets, visit sugarlovechocolates.eventbrite.com.

Sugar Love Chocolates blends unusual ingredients with high-quality chocolate to create sweets to love. Retail location is open from noon to 6 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, in The Basement, 50 S. Virginia St., Suite 11. Or, learn more and order online at sugarlovechocolates.com.