Chocolate Initiation
Chocolate Initiation
Chocolate Initiation

Chocolate Initiation

The course is designed for anyone from general public who is passionate in chocolate to professionals who would like to set up a business in confectionery and catch the trends and opportunities of the market.  The courses will provide you with the mandatory platform of knowledge and skills in chocolate works.
 
The course will bring you to the wonderful world of chocolate and we will be focusing on the application in confectionery through theoretical and hands-on learning approaches.  It is a good start to gain a complete fundamental knowledge and basic skills of working with chocolate.   You will learn about the chocolate making process and discovering the technology behind chocolates.
 
Price is inclusive of taxes - AED 3750/-
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Location
CHOCOLATE ACADEMY™ centre UAE, Dubai
Level
Level 1

Teachers

  • Panagiotis SamarasChef
  • Fatima K RahmanChef
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Level Level 1

Beginner

You are working as a professional or want to start up a business, and you have less or no experience in the field of chocolate.

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Location
CHOCOLATE ACADEMY™ centre UAE, Dubai
Ontario Tower, Ground floor, Shop no.1 , Business bay
Dubai
United Arab Emirates
Panagiotis Samaras
Chef

Panagiotis Samaras, born in Greece, started his pastry career since he was a child. He was growing up together with his family pastry shop in Ptolemaida. He picked up his skills from his experienced father and at the age of 16 he entered the Organization of Technical Education of Greece in Thessaloniki to become a pastry chef. After he graduated in 2007, he returned and took over his father’s pastry shop and worked on French and traditional Greek cuisine. And during these times he found his passion for chocolate and confectionery.

After eight years of successful operation, he decided to move to Dubai to expand his own culinary horizons. Before joining our Chocolate Academy™ center in Dubai, he worked in French Bistro and Boulangerie at “La Serre”

Fatima K Rahman
Chef

A food enthusiast from her early years, Fatima’s experiments in the kitchen began under her grandmother’s patient tutelage. Despite familial roots in the FMCG sector in the Middle East and enriching experience in marketing , her passion for pastry would not be overcome. It led her to some of the best culinary schools - City & Guild & Le Cordon Bleu Paris in 2010. She co-founded a pastry venture in her native India and then moved to Paris for creative pastry, working with some MOF accredited chefs. Having worked in France, a luxury chocolate boutique and in artistry, her experience includes training in Sugar Craft by Knightsbridge PME School of Confectionery Arts. Her experience in marketing, business development and budgeting come through her endeavors to be an educator in chef instruction and developing course structures. On a quest to learn, formulate recipes and impart knowledge, she joined the Chocolate Academy early 2017.