Raaka Chocolate

Raaka Chocolate

Cooking
Red Hook, Brooklyn, New York
(92 Reviews)

Our Mission:

We make the most delicious chocolate possible while building and maintaining healthy and valuable relationships with our global community, our planet and each other.

Ryan Cheney was introduced to chocolate making at a yoga school on a beautiful island in Thailand, where he was excited by the flavors of unroasted cocoa beans. Inspired by companies with social missions, he founded Raaka to explore low-temperature chocolate making and create a more equitable global society in which communities have opportunity to improve their quality of life.

After spending a year learning bean-to-bar chocolate making, Ryan teamed up with Nate Hodge, a musician and gastronomist with a lust for exotic flavors and groundbreaking processes. For several months, Nate and Ryan enjoyed the sound of micro-batch chocolate grinders churning around the clock as they developed a new approach to chocolate making.


Accessibility: Bathroom is not wheelchair accessible

Reviews of Raaka Chocolate

(92 Reviews)
Raaka Factory Tour & Tasting

1/16/2020
Lisa C.

Attended: Raaka Factory Tour & Tasting


Fun tour with lots of chocolate to taste! Our tour guide was also lovely and very knowledgeable.

Small-Batch Chocolate Making Intensive

12/1/2019
Jamie L.

Attended: Small-Batch Chocolate Making Intensive


The class was small and intimate, allowing for a real sense of being able to get hands-on experience in our first experience making chocolate. Our guide was knowledgeable and comfortable, making the lesson feel conversational rather than instructional. I really feel I learned enough to try and make chocolate myself at home, but with the self-awareness that as a novice mine will not taste as wonderful as Raaka’s chocolate! I also really enjoyed the whole team: everyone was nice and engaging while they were busy. Raaka is truly some of the most delicious chocolate I have ever had (try the limited edition sage flavor!) and it was great to learn from them on this quick trip to NYC.

Bean-to-Bar Chocolate

9/17/2019
Lisa R.

Attended: Bean-to-Bar Chocolate


Had a great time. Was interesting seeing how chocolate is actually made

Raaka Factory Tour & Tasting

8/27/2019
Kaylee G.

Attended: Raaka Factory Tour & Tasting


Anne was so sweet ! Learnt a lot and enjoyed chocolate!

Bean-to-Bar Chocolate

7/29/2019
Anonymous

Attended: Bean-to-Bar Chocolate


I received this tour as a gift and it was incredible! You learn so much in the walk-around factory tour and get to do some fun taste-testing along the way. Creating our own three bars was definitely the highlight! Will keep an eye out for their chocolate in stores :)

Bean-to-Bar Chocolate

4/8/2019
Anonymous

Attended: Bean-to-Bar Chocolate


Great session and great chocolate. Definitely something cool to do with friends or as a date. Love the product!

Raaka Factory Tour & Tasting

4/1/2019
Anonymous

Attended: Raaka Factory Tour & Tasting


Really fast but fun tour of Raaka Chocolate Factory. Staff were friendly, proud of their business. Chocolate is amazing.

Raaka Factory Tour & Tasting

4/1/2019
Valerie K.

Attended: Raaka Factory Tour & Tasting


Informative and yummy!

Raaka Factory Tour & Tasting

12/3/2018
Najah A.

Attended: Raaka Factory Tour & Tasting


The overall experience of touring and tasting chocolate was amazing. A very interactive and informal tour that basically taught my group that theres a lot that goes into making chocolate nevertheless selling it simultaneously. It was a great community building activity and I recommend it to everyone. Plus the staff is so kind and welcoming.

Raaka Factory Tour & Tasting

12/3/2018
Dairely D.

Attended: Raaka Factory Tour & Tasting


It was tasty and fun! Would definitely do it again!

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64 Seabring St, Brooklyn, New York 11231
Raaka Chocolate
Red Hook, Brooklyn
64 Seabring St
Btwn Richards & Van Brunt Streets
Brooklyn, New York 11231