Testimonials

“Although I am already an accomplished chocolate maker, [the] practical tips and techniques have saved me time and money in my own production environment and paid for the course 10 times over.”

Boudar, Melanie
Sweet Paradise Chocolatier, Waikoloa, Hawaii

“Our experience was amazing from the start to the very end.... Barry Callebaut Academy is a five-star educational facility and staffed with best in class Chocolatiers.”

Eric and Crisoire Reid
SPAGnVOLA

“I really enjoyed the ‘chocolate expertise’ class at the CHOCOLATE ACADEMY™ center. I have taken classes in Europe before, and this was the best class I have ever attended. The class discusses new trends in the chocolate business, modern decoration ”

Erik Stam
Chocolaterie Stam

“As a novice chocolate maker, the CHOCOLATE ACADEMY™ center courses have given me an excellent foundation for my passion and my business. The Chefs, support staff, curriculum and products are outstanding, thank you very much.”

Eugene Meyer
'exotika' Fine Chocolates

“My experience at the CHOCOLATE ACADEMY™ center was great. I got to share three days with guest Chef Paco Torreblanca, whose class was very inspirational and down to earth. I can't wait to take another class soon!”

Inguanzo, Cynthia
Assistant Pastry Chef for Diego, Pearl and Shibuya at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas

“Every little detail was handled with such care and professionalism. I have learned so much that will help me in my business.”

Jayne Hoadley
J. Evelyn Confections

“The inspiration from the CHOCOLATE ACADEMY™ center was priceless.”

Norris, Susie
Author, CHOCOLATE BLISS Chocolate All The Time

“The CHOCOLATE ACADEMY™ center in Chicago is a world-class teaching facility. The expertise, high level proficiency and modern approaches shared from their instructors have enhanced my career immensely. The passion here is exhilarating!”

Patricia Borg
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts Chicago