The Chocolate & Pastry School

By Ruth Hinks UK World Chocolate Master

The Chocolate & Pastry School in Peebles near Edinburgh provides classes for all levels from beginner to professional. Whether you’re looking to spend a lazy afternoon preparing French patisserie, a chef seeking to develop your pastry section, or are training for international culinary competition we have a class to suit.

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Testimonials

  • A must for anyone serious about working with chocolate.

    Sainsbury's Magazine
  • Thank you for a wonderful class. I’ve been inspired by one of the most delightful and down to earth individuals who is genuinely a lover of what she does. Chocolate!

    Amanda Macuga
  • A truly world class chocolate school. The essential ingredient for learning, laughing and sharing a passion for pastry.

    Martin Chiffers
    UK Pastry Team President
  • Mum and I are just back from our first class and I have to say it has been the best experience. The staff are outstanding and so talented in their fields. I can’t recommend it enough.

    Cheryl Pyott
  • A unique place. With time to learn, time to teach, time to think and relax. And the most important thing to have a magic experience around nature and chocolate.

    Hans Ovando
    Spain Chocolate Master
  • Cocoa Black is my #1 choice for professional development. You learn from and connect with some of the best pastry professionals in the world. Every course exceeds my expectations.

    Paul Kelly
    Judge, Great Irish Bake Off

Escape to the beautiful Scottish Borders and immerse yourself in chocolate and pastry with the UK World Chocolate Master. Officially opened by HRH Prince Edward, we have taught over 10,000 students from all four corners of the globe.

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