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Bean to Bar Chocolate Masterclass

Up Next: 10th June 2023, 9:30am
Location: York Cocoa Works, 10 Castlegate, YORK, North Yorkshire, YO1 9RN, United Kingdom
Cocoa Beans

Our Bean to Bar Chocolate Masterclass at York Cocoa Works is perfect for a chocolate enthusiast who wants to learn how to craft their own chocolate.

Chocolate Masterclass - Bean to Bar Chocolate Making

Learn the full magic of creating chocolate from the raw bean itself to making actual chocolate. We’ll share with you the secrets of the chocolate making process, to creating a rich dark chocolate of your very own. Each participant will work with the base chocolate ingredients to make their own signature blended chocolate that they can take home to use in their own chocolate creations.

This workshop is part of our Chocolate Masterclass program, it can be enjoyed on its own or as part of a series of classes. Previous knowledge will not be necessary so it's a perfect introduction to the mechanics of working with chocolate, especially for any for any cake maker that wants to understand more about how chocolate works.

During the workshop you will:

  • Learn how to develop flavours and qualities from each stage of the cocoa bean processing
  • Learn how to combine ingredients to create desired chocolate recipes
  • Make a personalised signature chocolate blend to your own recipe
  • Beautifully package up your creations so you can enjoy them or re-use them at home in your own recipes

What will you take away with you?

Each participant will receive approximately 1kg of your own chocolate as well as your recipe(s) and the technical knowledge to make your own and perfect your skills at home. Please note due to the nature of the chocolate making process your chocolate will be sent to you following the workshop.

Forthcoming Dates 2023

Saturday 7th January | Saturday 4th February | Saturday 4th March | Saturday 15th April | Saturday 3rd June | Saturday 1st July | Saturday 5th August | Saturday 2nd September | Saturday 7th October | Saturday 4th November |

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.Please note that we recommend that children under 12 years accompanied by a full paying adult participant.

Special Dietary Requirements:

We can cater for gluten free, nut free and dairy free diets. If you have any requirements or allergies please let our team know prior to your visit so we can ensure you have suitable alternatives.

Chocolate Learning

Our Bean to Bar Chocolate Masterclass is a perfect workshop for individuals and teams working in the food and chocolate making sector as an entry level workshop exploring the science and history behind the chocolate making process. Visit our Chocolate Learning pages for more information about arranging group visits for your team or email with your enquiry.

Chocolate Masterclass Gift Vouchers

Gift a Chocolate Masterclass with a gift voucher that can be redeemed across our whole Masterclass program.

Learn more HERE

York Cocoa Works Opening Hours

Open Daily 9.00am - 5.30pm, 7 days a week.

Visit our website to book

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