Aloha chocolate lovers!  

Welcome to the Art of Chocolate/Cacao Santa Fe!

We are New Mexico's first and Santa Fe's only authentic NM Certified True Bean- to -Bar chocolate maker. Owners Derek Lanter and Melanie Boudar have been making chocolate and growing cacao in Hawaii since 2007.

We source organic cacao beans direct from small farms and cooperatives in Latin America and Hawaii whose post harvest practices meet our high quality standards. We work with only the best fine flavor beans from sources we know reinvest in their community and people .

We make a variety of dark, milk, and white chocolates that goes into our bars, chocolate drinking elixirs, baked goods and award winning truffles. Learn more about Craft Chocolate in one of our fun and educational workshops or factory tours held several times during the week. Full espresso bar, coffee roastery and retail shopping on site.

Visit our 3000 sf facility at 3201 Richards Ln Suite B, Santa Fe. (Click link  to open in Google Maps) in the Siler Arts district of Santa Fe.We are open Mon, Wed-Sat. Closed Tuesdays and  Sundays.

A little hard to find but worth the discovery! We are just 3 Blocks north from Meow Wolf in the Richards Business Park. Lots of free parking!

Phone: 505-471-0891   Email:

  • We are open from 10:00 a.m. till 5:30 p.m.   Closed  Sunday and Tuesday.
  • Our workshop schedule is different each month. Refer to the Booking link above to access the calendar. 
  • please see the Events page for class descriptions and special events

We're a Winner!~ International Chocolate Awards
We're a Winner!~ International Chocolate Awards

by Melanie Boudar November 14, 2018

Our Prickly Pear, Hibiscus and Lime bar is a winner!

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by Melanie Boudar September 16, 2017

HAPPY birthday the Art of Chocolate  Cacao SantaFe!

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