The Effects of Cocoa
Location:
USA, Chicago
Date:
Oct 17 2022
Duration:
1 day
Primary course language:
English
Price:
40.00 USD
Segment:
Artisan Bakery
Class size:
40

In this presentation, Chef Mark will teach you how to incorporate chocolate and cocoa powder into a range of cakes. You will understand how different chocolates change the color, texture and flavor profile of chocolate cakes, cupcakes, brownies, and buttercreams. Learn how alkalization of cocoa powder impacts total pH, color, density, and texture of rolled fondant & cake. You will see and taste a range of powders from brown to red to black and understand how you can manipulate the flavor of your baked desserts by adding different types of cocoa powder to the formula.

Practical information

Be in the know!

  • Class size is from 8 to 12 people.
  • Class is from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm- You will receive an email confirmation prior to course date. 
  • Breaksfast , Lunch & apron will be provided. 
  • You must attend the full course in order to receive your certificate. 

Tuiton Fees Include 

  • Course Recipe Booklet 
  • Breakfast & Lunch (should you have any allergies or food restrictions, please advise us) 
  • Apron & kitchen tools 

Upon registration you will receive an email regading course details to ensure you have enrolled in the correct Master Class based on your level of chocolate (or pastry) knowledge. 

In the event of a cancellation by the Academy, we will refund only the amount of the course but, not the travel or the accommodation (see below the cancellation policy).

Dress code

The CHOCOLATE ACADEMY™ center will provide an apron and hair net.

You must bring your own chef coat. Pants (jeans or solid color wear).

Socks and closed shoes are required to enter in the kitchen-lab. 

Cancellation policy

  • Cancel less than 15 days and you will not receive a credit or any form of refund.
  • Cancel between 15-45 days and you will receive a credit voucher of 50% towards a future class.
  • Cancel before 45 days and you will receive a full credit voucher of 100% towards a future class.

Transportation

Airport: Chicago O'Hare 10000 W O'Hare Ave, Chicago, IL 60666

Parking: There is a parking garage available across the street from the building (rates vary) 

Chicago Transit Authority: CTA Website https://www.transitchicago.com/

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