About this project
Studying with the world's best Master Chocolatiers, I set out to fly myself directly to Belgium and immerse myself in fine chocolate and the profession.
We organize numerous pop-ups to share our creations and to share our vision for opening our own brick & mortar shop soon!
I love making custom creations for our customers! The new shop will allow us to create a chocolate laboratory, and expand our repertoire of chocolate treats.
We have partnered with more than 20+ retailers, restaurants, and hotels to wholesale our chocolate bonbons and bars. The shop will allow us to complete larger orders and partner with more wholesale partners.
Your support will allow us to continue our gift boxes and gift sets, and improve our online store so we can ship to chocolate lovers in various regions!
Your support will allow us to create a Chocolate Tasting Room - a unique space for tasting new origins of chocolate, hosting Chocolate Making Workshops for Kids, Wine & Chocolate Pairing events, and more! We are excited to create this unique space!
Risks and challenges
Every challenging situation presents an opportunity for us to think resourcefully and with optimism. Some risks to consider are:
- Timeline of City Permitting
- Timeline for contractor build-out
- Need for increased staffing, training and supervision.
- Unexpected costs in construction or equipment
We are steadfast in working through our challenges, and have built extensive support networks with local small business owners, Downtown Long Beach Associates, and the City of Long Beach.
We have vetted and interviewed high quality contractors and are confident in our final candidate. We reviewed construction costs and anticipated possible scenarios of costs that might unearth once demo and construction starts. We are actively increasing revenue and hoping this Kickstarter campaign will help to offset costs of equipment and buildout.
We developed a robust employee manual and training program to ensure consistent quality in our customer service, collaborative production of our chocolate creations, and consistency in creating memorable experiences through fine chocolate.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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