Ardent Oso Chocolate Experiences & Education

Ardent Oso Chocolate Experiences & Education offers an array of chocolate-related experiences and services around Southern California and beyond, including large private events, a selection of single-origin tastings, comprehensive farm-to-bar education, hands-on chocolate making classes, and bean-to-bar craft chocolate consulting. Based in Big Bear, we serve most of California and are available to come to you. 

Specializing in private group tastings of all sizes, corporate events, weddings, holiday parties, and private residential parties, we work with the client in providing a level of customization that tailors their specific event needs, creating an unparalleled novel, memorable, and dynamic experience.

Led by Ryan, an expert chocolate maker – who has developed award-winning chocolate and has been in the chocolate industry since 2013 – there’s nothing else around like an Ardent Oso chocolate experience. 



What People Are Saying

“The best Chocolate Master! Amazing display and fully educated in the art of chocolate. Enjoyed having them as part of our event.”

— Ayla Events

“Ryan was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic with his passion for the art of chocolate! We were very impressed with the tasting class and his wealth of information. We were thankful he made it very easy to understand and for the wonderful experience learning about and tasting new types of chocolate!”

— Carl M.