Discover 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:
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
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.
Be inspired by our chocolatiers and have a go creating your own chocolate treat to show off, share or just enjoy.
You will work with 40% Milk Chocolate, then choose from a selection of toppings to create your own chocolate lollipop exactly how you want it to be. Everyone is invited to have a go at creating their own beautiful chocolates while having a chocolate treat or a drink in our Chocolate Cafe at York Cocoa Works.
Join us any time between 9am and 5pm daily and have a go at creating your own chocolate lollipop, please be aware there may on occasions be a short wait for a table, we will look after you as soon as we can, there will always be chocolates for you to taste while you are waiting.
Special Dietary Requirements
Our team at the York Cocoa Works are happy to advise and cater for guests with special dietary requirements, please do make our team aware upon arrival or contact our team ahead of your visit if you would like to discus further.
York has an outstanding chocolate history with Terry's and Rowntree's in York both becoming global brands. Today York is home of the world's most famous chocolate bar: Kit Kat. With so many chocolates created in York, there's lots of love for chocolate here. Learn how to make your own chocolates, just how you like them!
Our Chocolate Workshops at York Cocoa Works run daily, with something gorgeous and chocolatey to discover most days. Learn how to make your own chocolate products, a new skill, make a special gift or a souvenir for a loved one. Our Chocolate Taster Workshops are an hour in length and require no prior skill or chocolate-making knowledge at all, but a love of chocolate certainly helps.
Tickets purchased here can be redeemed on our Taster Workshops which run most days at 4pm and Sundays at 11.30am subject to availability.
Reservations for specific dates and times can be made using the Event Calendar. Upon purchasing a voucher you will be sent a booking code which can be redeemed on the workshop of you choice.
Please use the Event Calendar to pick the date and event of your choice to redeem your voucher for one of our Taster Chocolate Workshops. Select the date and workshop you wish to join us on and email firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm your place, please be sure to send your booking code.
Join us to learn how to create your own chocolate bar, all to your own taste and preference. We'll teach you how to temper chocolate, then you'll be able to experiment with different flavours creating your own chocolate bar. We'll then leave them to set before packaging them for you to come back and collect.
The cost of this workshop is £19.50 per chocolate bar.
Tickets purchased here can be redeemed on our Chocolate Bar Making Workshops on Tuesday's or Saturday's at 4.00pm subject to availability.
Reservations for specific dates and times can be made using the form below. Upon purchasing a voucher you will be sent a booking code which can be redeemed on this workshop or can be left open so you or the recipient can select the Taster Workshop of your choice.
To redeem your voucher for your chocolate making workshop please select from the available dates below and email email@example.com together with your preferred date and voucher code and we will make your reservation for you.