Shawn Askinosie is our favorite criminal defense lawyer turned chocolate maker and we are thrilled for his return to Ann Arbor! Not only is Shawn an award-winning craft chocolate maker, he is also a leader in the industry for both his chocolate and his business model, which includes directly sourcing cacao beans & profit sharing with smallholder farmers. In addition to developing relationships with these farmers, the company also partners with schools in their origin communities to provide lunch to 1,000 children every day. His new book, “Meaningful Work”, is written about his experiences in the chocolate business details how he discovered the secret to finding a vocation – and how to do purposeful work that comes from your heart as well as your head. Join us as Shawn shares his story and guides us in a tasting of 6 of his bean-to-bar chocolates. Books available to purchase separately at the event.
Attendees receive a 20% off coupon to use after the tasting.