The Factory

21 BUXTON AVE. DOWNTOWN ASHEVILLE, NC 28801

RETAIL SHOP OPEN DAILY NOON-6PM

Weekly Guided TOURS ARE OFFERED ON SATURDAYS AT 11AM.  Reservations for these tours must be made by phone, please call (828)505-4996 to reserve your spot today!  We are not able to accommodate same-day reservations.

SHORT GUIDED WALK-THROUGHS SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS ON THE HOUR AND HALF HOUR BETWEEN 2pm and 5pm.

For questions regarding private tours, please contact tours@frenchbroadchocolates.com

For all other inquiries please contact FACTORYINFO@FRENCHBROADCHOCOLATES.COM


Bean To Bar

In our small factory in the mountains of Asheville, North Carolina, we roast, crack, winnow, grind, conche and temper chocolate in small batches. By directly importing fine flavor cacao from small farmers, we create a deeper connection to the source. We summon the food geek within to elicit the best flavors each bean has to offer. We do all of this because we seek a closer relationship with our food, and we want to share it with you.

 

We love showing guests around the Chocolate Factory, and teaching them about cacao and chocolate!

Guided Tours: Offered on Saturdays at 11am. Tours last about an hour, and take you through the entire process from cacao harvest and fermentation to chocolate bar, as well as backstage access of our facility, and an in-depth guided tasting of our chocolate. 
Please call  (828)505-4996 to reserve your spot today!  
Tickets are $10.00 per person, for parties of four or more we require pre-payment over the phone.

Short Guided Walk-Throughs:  Offered Saturdays and Sundays on the hour and half hour between 2pm and 5pm (so 2pm, 2:30pm, 3pm, etc).  This tour is a 10-15 minute walk through the facility with one of our awesome guides.  They will be able to answer questions you might have about the process, and you would get to take a quick peek at our chocolate and confections production.  We can take seven guests maximum at a time for these short tours.  Chocolate bar samples are available in our retail shop any time we are open, seven days/week from Noon-6pm. 

 

 If you use a service animal, please contact us before booking a tour!

For questions regarding private tours, please send an email inquiry to tours@frenchbroadchocolates.com