We are delighted to share with you a range of chocolate making experiences, activities, workshops and training at our Cocoa Academy at our Chocolate Manufactory - York Cocoa Works.

Discover something for all ages, abilities and interest levels in our program, together with recipes and our chocolate making activity kits and ingredients. 

Where better to learn than York - The Chocolate City


Our Chocolate program at York Cocoa Works will be resuming as soon as it is safe to do so. 

Our activities are available to book for forthcoming dates from 20th May 2021 - please be aware that we are working on a reduced capacity at this time and are subject to prevailing government operating guidance at the time of the workshop, should we need to make amendments your workshop booking is fully refundable. 

Drop-In to craft your own chocolate lollipop in our Cocoa Cafe or book on to craft your own chocolate bar in our regular chocolate making activities. Keep an eye out for creative chocolate making classes we regularly add to the program to celebrate holidays and festivities. 

Visit our Booking Site to see the full range of choices in our upcoming program. 

We're looking forward to welcoming visitors back to York Cocoa Works, please get in touch if you would like to discuss reservations for party, private tours and groups by emailing chocolate@yorkcocoahouse.co.uk

Chocolate Lollipop Making
Chocolate Bar Making Workshop
Chocolate Activities Booking Site

Take your tastebuds on a journey around the world of chocolate with our Chocolate Tasting activities, our Manufactory Tasting Journey takes place every day at York Cocoa Works, or join us for a more in-depth lesson to become a Professional Chocolate Taster, or pick up your own tasting set to explore more at home. 

We're delighted to now be able to share a number of Virtual Chocolate Tasting experiences for your group, based on a minimum of 8 participants - contact chocolate@yorkcocoahouse.co.uk to discuss your party requirements further. 

Chocolate Manufactory Tasting Journey
Chocolate Tasting Workshop
Chocolate Tasting Collections
York Cocoa Works Masterclass program

We are pleased to share our Chocolate Masterclasses as you take your own journey into the world of chocolate. 

Saturdays & Sundays 

9.30am - 12.30pm

Our Masterclass program covers subjects from Chocolate Making from Cocoa Beans, Tempering, Making Ganache and Chocolate Fillings like Caramel, Fondant & Praline as well as our favourite chocolate baking recipes.

Chocolate Learning Program

Our Chocolate Learning Program is our flexible training program to support professionals within the chocolate industry or food professionals wanting to develop a hands-on, in-depth understanding of the chocolate making process. Learning takes place in our Cocoa Academy as well as within our Chocolate Manufactory where participants can enjoy a behind the scenes insight into how our chocolate is made. 

Chocolate Masterclass Program
Visit our forthcoming Chocolate Education and Training Program
Visit our forthcoming Chocolate Training and Education Program

This 5 day program explores the whole of the chocolate making process from sourcing cocoa, quality analysis, roasting, chocolate making techniques through to crafting recipes and products with your newly made chocolate. 

Participants are welcome to bring their own recipes and ingredients for business development support.

Chocolate Gift Vouchers