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Chocolate Masterclass Apprentice

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Monday, 3 October 2016 at 09:00 (GMT)

Chocolate Masterclass Apprentice
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Chocolate Masterclass - Apprenticeship in Chocolate

Our Apprenticeship in Chocolate Course is a week-long program of mastering chocolate skills including refreshments daily, Chocolate Dinner prepared by our own Chocolate Chef, heritage trail of York’s chocolate history as well as a recipe book and learning notes covering the week’s content, an optional component is available exclusively for participants looking to start their own chocolate and confectionery business with a session on business planning, marketing and sourcing and exclusive 1-to-1 contact with experienced chocolate professionals. 

This course runs daily from 9am Monday – 4pm Friday with the Chocolate Dinner with the team at York Cocoa House on the Tuesday evening, participants are free to explore York on the other evenings. Accommodation is not included in the course fees, however we would be happy to offer recommendations to suit your requirements, please contact our team for further advice on travel and accommodation.

During the course we will cover the following topics:

  1. Introduction to Chocolate Making
  2. Chocolate Tempering Methods
  3. Gorgeous Ganaches
  4. Fancy Fondant Creams
  5. Chocolate Caramels
  6. Perfect Pralines
  7. Chocolate Based Classic Confectionery
  8. Show Stopping Chocolate Desserts
  9. Glamorous Chocolate Cakes
  10. Spectacular Chocolate Decorations
  11. Baking with Chocolate
  12. Mastering Chocolate Moulding
  13. Savoury Chocolate
  14. Chocolate Ice Cream
  15. Chocolate Making from Cocoa Bean to Chocolate Bar

At the end of the course, upon completion of all 15 modules, students will be have the opportunity to present a piece for assessment that must represent at least 5 chocolate techniques for accredition by fellow independent industry experts. 

What do you take away with you?

Each participant will take home their own chocolate creations as well as the recipes, technical worksheets, industry contacts and an intense working experience to be able to take your passion for working with chocolate to the next stage.

Who is it suitable for? 

Perfect for chocolate lovers of all ages and abilities who want to learn more of the secrets to create their own gorgeous chocolates at home. This course is ideal for chefs and catering students to learn how to work with fine quality chocolate in a range of environments and purposes. An additional session is available for participants wishing to start their own chocolate making business to gain insight into labelling, packaging, marketing and sourcing. 

Course Fees:

This week long course is £850 for the 5 day course with daytime lunch and refreshments and chocolate dinner, this also includes a guided chocolate trail of York and entry into some attractions as part of your tour. Accommodation is not included, however we would be happy to offer recommendations to suit your needs.  
The Chocolate Masterclass Apprentice takes place daily 9am - 4pm on the following dates for 2016:
Monday 29th February 2016 - Friday 4th March 2016
Monday 4th July 2016 - Friday 8th July 2016
Monday 3rd October 2016 - Friday 7th October 2016
This course is also available as individual modules that run on Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings, these modules can be taken on their own or as part of the wider course. Please click on each of the course titles above for further details about the content and schdule for each module. 

To Book:
Places can be reserved on this course by payment of a non-refundable deposit, the final balance is payable 2 weeks prior to the start date of your course. 

Special Dietary Requirements:

Please be aware that the ingredients we will be using contain dairy, sugar, nuts, gluten & soya. Please contact contact@yorkcocoahouse.co.uk or T: 01904 675787 to discuss special dietary requirements.

Do you have questions about Chocolate Masterclass Apprentice? Contact York Cocoa House

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York Cocoa House
3 Blake St
YO1 8QJ York
United Kingdom

Monday, 3 October 2016 at 09:00 (GMT)

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Dear Chocolate Lover, 

At York Cocoa House, we love all things chocolate - eating, making, cooking and most importantly sharing.  Join us to discover the wonderful world of chocolate in the heart of York, the chocolate city.
We have a whole range of exciting chocolate activities that you can join us to indulge in and learn a bit more about chocolate, the food of the gods. Visit our Cocoa House Chocolate Cafe and try our Afternoon Chocolate Tea or just drop in at our cocoa house for our own specially made York Cocoa House hot chocolate and explore chocolate's history in York.
We are often making chocolates in the shop.  Feel welcome to come and watch or ask us if you can test what we're making.

We look forward to seeing you

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