WHO/WHAT: The American Association of Retired People – Hawaii offers an online lecture by food historian Francine Segan about “The History of Chocolate.” This virtual guided tasting is part of the AARP Food Historian Lecture Series. Join in on a fun, LIVE talk, followed by a Q&A where you can ask questions about your favorite sweet!
Discover the role historical figures such as Christopher Columbus, Napoleon and Casanova played in this love drug’s history; the ways that 17th-century, high-society elites once sipped chocolate; the development of modern innovations like M&Ms, Nutella and bacon bars.
WHEN/WHERE: Tuesday, April 27, from 5:30-6:30 p.m., EST. Lecture is free, but register in advance at local.aarp.org/aarp-event/the-history-of-chocolate-food-historian-lecture-series-with-francine-segan-presented-by-aarp-4vn3rlxkkgx.html. Questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org.