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Essential Chocolate Skills with Ruth Hinks
Would you like to learn how to become a chocolatier?
Learn how to become a chocolatier at The Chocolate & Pastry School near Edinburgh, UK. Developed by UK World Chocolate Master Ruth Hinks, this two day chocolate course teaches the theory and practical skills needed to work confidently with chocolate. Participants receive a signed certificate.
What chocolate skills will I learn?
During this masterclass, you’ll work individually under close supervision from Ruth. You’ll prepare a selection of chocolate fillings including; caramels, ganaches, truffles and pralines. You’ll learn how to make handmade chocolates, chocolate bars, chocolate lollipops and moulded chocolate figures. You’ll also explore:
• the origins of chocolate
• cocoa varieties
• chocolate making equipment
• how to correctly taste chocolate
• chocolate tempering techniques
• preparation of fillings
• the use of chocolate moulds
• how to enrobe chocolates
• the use of chocolate transfers and texture sheets
• packaging chocolates
• how to store chocolate
Who’s the Essential Chocolate Skills with Ruth Hinks suitable for?
Essential Chocolate Skills is a challenging two-day course designed for chefs, students and chocolate enthusiasts. Participants typically have a passion for chocolate and a desire to learn professional chocolatier skills in a dedicated chocolate school. This masterclass course regularly attracts participants from the UK, Europe and the USA.
Are you looking to gift a class?
Our Gift Vouchers can be redeemed against any class at The Chocolate & Pastry School. You have the choice of sending your Gift Voucher immediately by text (SMS) or email, or scheduling delivery for a later date.