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Chocolate Master Class Day - The Chocolate Basics

York Cocoa House

Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 9:30 AM

Chocolate Master Class Day - The Chocolate Basics
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Registration Type Sales End Price * Fee Quantity
Chocolate Making Master Class Day Sep 28, 2019 £140.00 £0.00
Child (under 16 years old) Sep 28, 2019 £75.00 £0.00
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Chocolate Master Class Day - The Chocolate Basics

York Cocoa Works Master Class DayDiscover the basics of chocolate making, from how chocolate is made, working with chocolate to make simple, gorgeous ganache recipes of your own, the science of sugar boiling to how to professionally temper chocolate and moulding so you can work with it to create a whole gorgeous array of chocolate delights. Participants will take home approximately 1 kg of their own chocolate creations together with lots of hints and tips to be able to make chocolates easily at home.

This 1 day workshop covers the basic principles of working with chocolate, it's a whole day of chocolate fun and indulgence a perfect introduction for a budding chocolate enthusiast to train and develop their skills and understanding.

During the workshop you will:

  • Learn how chocolate is made from the cocoa beans 
  • Learn how to make your own traditional chocolate truffles and ganache filled chocolates to your own recipes
  • Learn the basics of sugar boiling techniques to make caramels and fondants
  • Learn and a range of chocolate tempering techniques
  • Prepare tempered chocolate for making truffles , chocolate bars and moulded chocolates
  • Create chocolate decorations, shapes and lollipops
  • Beautifully wrap your creations to take home and enjoy
  • Go home with recipes and your newly found chocolate making skills 

What will you take away with you?

Each participant will take home approximately 1 Kg of your own chocolate creations as well as the recipes to be able to make your own at home.

In 2019 this workshop will take place 9.30am - 5.00pm at our new Chocolate Manufactory and Academy at York Cocoa Works on the following Saturdays:

Saturday 30th March, 22nd June, 28th September and 23rd November 2019

Chocolate Master Class Program

Our Chocolate Master Class Series is a 12 course program that covers a whole range of techniques to enable any chocolate lover to fully master and understand how to work with our favorite food. This series of classes can also be taken on their own as individual classes or can be taken as your own series.

Discover more about our Chocolate Master Class series here and indulge in the most valuable basics.


Who is this workshop 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.
Please note that we recommend that children under 13 years accompanied by a full paying adult participant

Special Dietary Requirements:

It's really important to us that everyone has a wonderful experience chocolate making, which is why we want to enable every chocolate lover to be able to have a go being creative. We are able to offer most chocolate making activities with dairy free and gluten free ingredients as long as we know in advance. If you have an individual with a nut allergy we have to say that the environment can not be guaranteed as nut free, we do however limit the presence of nuts in our workshop as much as possible, we are also able to provide new and sterile equipment for individuals with highly sensitive nut allergies. Please ask individuals or the parent or guardian of an attendee to contact us at least 48 hours ahead of the workshop so we can discuss with them how best to cater for their needs and ensure they can take part fully and enjoy the results of all their hard work. 

Please contact our team on 01904 675787 or E: to discuss your requirements prior to your visit and we can ensure we can create the best chocolate enjoyment for you.

We look forward to seeing you 

Have questions about Chocolate Master Class Day - The Chocolate Basics? Contact York Cocoa House

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York Cocoa Works
10 Castlegate
YO1 9RN York
United Kingdom

Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 9:30 AM

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Dear Chocolate Lover, 
Join us at our new Chocolate Manufactory - York Cocoa Works to discover the wonderful world of chocolate in the heart of York, where we proudly make our chocolate from cocoa from around the world.
See our cocoa origins, watch the chocolate being made, join our daily Chocolate Tasting Tours and see how our chocolate is crafted from cocoa beans to chocolate bars. 
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 Works Cafe book in for our Afternoon Chocolate Tea or just drop in to the Works for our own specially made York Cocoa House hot chocolate and explore chocolate's history in York.
We look forward to seeing you
York Cocoa Works
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