Business Beat: Chocolate, history, digital advance – Long Beach Press Telegram

Classy cocoa

Romeo’s Chocolates, a gourmet artisanal chocolate company, is offering a summer chocolate-making workshop for kids with one day classes offered in June, July and August. The classes are at Romeo’s in Bixby Knolls and is open to those 4 to 10 years old. Reserve tickets at

The workshop-style instruction in chocolate making costs $39 per student for the hour-long class. In addition, there’s a summer two-day chocolate camp from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Aug. 20- 21.  They will be teaching chocolate-covered strawberry techniques, the secrets of creating seashell shapes and the “how-tos” of making chocolate bars.

Founded in 2014, Romeo Chocolates focuses on European-inspired recipes with world-sourced chocolates. The chocolatier recently opened a gift shop in Bixby Knolls at 345 E. Carson St.

The current soft opening hours are 5 to 9 p.m. Fridays, noon to 6 p.m. Saturdays. The LBX Gift Shop, 4150 McGowen St., hours are noon to 8 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Customers can shop online anytime.

Since 1954

Long Beach’s oldest restaurant, Domenico’s on 2nd Street in Belmont Shore, will be celebrating its 68th anniversary this month. Generations of diners claim they serve the best house-made dressing on their salads and the restaurant’s ground pepperoni pizza to second to none.

Domenico’s, 5339 E. Second St., supports the local community groups by hosting fundraisers for schools, churches in nonprofits and they donate 25% of all the proceeds back to the organization

Automation tools

Laserfiche, with new corporate headquarters in Bixby Knolls at 3443 Long Beach Blvd., is known as pioneers in creating the paperless office by automating business processes.

This week, the company released the Laserfiche Solution Marketplace, a new product that

helps organizations with digital transformation needs.

“To make process automation easier and more accessible for our global community, Laserfiche is focused on creating intuitive and scalable process automation applications,” Justin Pava, Laserfiche director of product management, said in a release.

To learn more, visit the Laserfiche Solution Marketplace:

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