Chocolate Decoration Course

Chocolate Decoration Course

Have you ever looked at chocolate wedding cakes and wondered how they make the beautiful chocolate decorations?

Come and join us on this one day introduction course and we will reveal the artistic secrets.

Who should attend?

Pastry chefs, Bakers, Cake decorators,

What the course will cover:

This is an informative practical hands on course for beginners incorporating the range of products below:-

·         Frozen chocolate collar and ruffles

·         Tempered chocolate collars

·         Chocolate panels – incorporating the use of readymade transfers, handmade bespoke transfer sheets with coloured cocoa butters  

·         Chocolate flowers

·         Chocolate plaques - Incorporating chocolate writing and cocoa butter painting

·         Gelatine moulding  for bespoke decorations

·         Use of IBC cocoa butter power flowers in buttercreams, colouring of white chocolate and sugar paste

·         Demonstration of cigarillos, curls and shavings 

We will cover the ideal working and storage environments plus shelf life considerations

The course includes:

·         All course materials and recipe booklet

·         Lunch and Refreshments

·         Callebaut Chefs Jacket

What to wear; comfortable working clothes and covered shoes.

At the end of the course you will take home all of your beautiful hand crafted creations and a signed certificate.

Duration 8.45am – 5.30pm approx.

Price includes VAT


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CHOCOLATE ACADEMY™ centre United Kingdom, Banbury
Level 2
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You are working as a professional with a good knowledge about the process of chocolate. You have a good knowledge about tempering of chocolate, basic techniques, etc. So, we won't spend time on theory about tempering and cooling of chocolate.

Designed for participants who are confident with chocolate having worked as a craftsperson for some time or have completed a Beginner Course.

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CHOCOLATE ACADEMY™ centre United Kingdom, Banbury

The UK CHOCOLATE ACADEMY™ center is based in Banbury, Oxfordshire and is a ‘State of the Art’ purpose-built training environment with eight individual work stations, allowing for one-to-one, hands-on tuition. The Academy is situated adjacent to the factory allowing easy access for tours of the Barry Callebaut plant.

Our courses have been designed to offer practical and theoretical help for the novice chocolatier through to the chocolate artisan, pastry chef, confectioner, baker, caterer and lecturer.

We are extremely proud to have some distinguished chefs from both the United Kingdom and Europe to help run our courses, all of whom have extensive knowledge, expertise and experience in the field of chocolate.

We would welcome the opportunity to share with you our passion and expertise to expand and fulfil your chocolate creativity.

Wildmere Road Industrial Estate
OX16 3UU Banbury Oxfordshire
United Kingdom - Ireland