Dr. Adam Kavalier stumbled upon cacao while studying medicinal plants in graduate school. He became intrigued with the potential of this bean for tremendous flavor and a source of medicinal compounds. Today, he and his wife are the co-owners of DC’s craft chocolate maker Undone Chocolate. Find out what Adam is up to when he’s not serving your sweet tooth:
What’s a typical day for you?
What or who is your biggest influence?
What neighborhood do you live in?
What is your biggest DC pet peeve?
New York Avenue
Favorite song of 2015?
Miguel, Simple Things
Favorite DC haunt?
Rock Creek Park
What’s your favorite thing to do on a Sunday afternoon?
Hike Rock Creek Park
If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be?
If you couldn’t be a chocolate maker, what would you be?
A wood craftsman
Top three favorite movies?
Kung Foo Panda
The Princess Bride
Name five people, alive or dead, you’d love to invite to a dinner party
Andrew Dana, Bob Marley, Bill Clinton, Charles Darwin and Louis CK
What was your major in college, and do you use it today?
B.S. in Biology, Ph.D. in Plant Biology. I use it every day. Chocolate making is a science
Who do you think is the most attractive person to ever live?
Name one thing most people don’t know about you.
I was a Buddhist Rastafarian in my past life.