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The Fundamentals of Chocolate | Day Course | 1:1 Tuition | Atelier Chocolate Studio | Cranbrook, Kent

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Dive into the delectable world of artisanal chocolate with our exclusive 1:1 workshop, "The Fundamentals of Chocolate."

This immersive five hour class is designed for chocolate enthusiasts and aspiring chocolatiers who want to learn the art of crafting exquisite bon bons. Guided by founder and chocolatier, Molly, you will gain hands-on experience in every step of the chocolate-making process, from tempering to designing and finishing your own unique bon bons. 

Perfect for chefs looking to expand their skillset or individuals keen to dive into a new craft.

What You'll Learn:

  1. Tempering Chocolate:

    • Understand the science behind tempering and why it’s crucial for achieving the perfect shine and snap.
    • Learn how to temper chocolate to ensure your chocolate is flawless every time.
  2. Creating Your Own Bon Bon Design:

    • Discover the art of using cocoa butters, lustres, and airbrushing techniques to create visually stunning bon bons.
    • Experiment with various colours and finishes to develop your own personal design style.
  3. Shelling Your Chocolates:

    • Master the technique of moulding chocolate shells, ensuring they are even and perfectly set.
    • Explore tips and tricks for achieving thin, delicate shells that enhance the overall texture of your bon bons.
  4. Making Your Own Fillings:

    • Dive into the world of ganache, caramel, praline, and other delightful fillings.
    • Learn how to balance flavours and textures to create a harmonious and delectable filling for your bon bons.
  5. Piping and Capping:

    • Practice the precision art of piping your fillings into the chocolate shells.
    • Perfect the technique of capping your bon bons to create a seamless finish.

Workshop Highlights:

  • Personalised Instruction:
    • Benefit from individualised guidance and feedback tailored to you
  • Hands-On Experience:
    • Engage in every step of the bon bon making process with ample time for practice and experimentation.
  • Creative Expression:
    • Express your creativity through custom designs and flavor combinations, making each bon bon a reflection of your unique style.
  • Professional Tips and Techniques:
    • Learn insider secrets and professional techniques, equipping you with the skills to create high-quality chocolates in the kitchen.


  • 5 Hours:
    • Enjoy an in-depth, immersive experience with plenty of time for learning, practicing, and perfecting each stage of the process.

Join us for "The Fundamentals of Chocolate" and take the first step towards becoming a master chocolatier. By the end of this workshop, you will walk away with a box of your own beautifully crafted bon bons and the confidence to recreate them at home.

Where and When?

Atelier Chocolate Studio, Cranbrook, Kent

In person class. This is a 1:1 experience, so there will be no other attendees. 

What's Included?

Complimentary drinks included throughout the day, with either a variety of teas or freshly ground coffee from our amazing local coffee shop, Kin Coffee. Cold drinks also available. 

Each attendee will take home all of the chocolates they create on the day. 

Added Extras

Excitingly, there will also be an opportunity to shop chocolates after the event (subject to availability). Card is accepted.

About Atelier

Founded by Molly Davey, Atelier Chocolates is a high end chocolate boutique creating small batch, hand crafted artisan chocolates for discerning clientele.

Supplying chocolates and chocolate experiences for brand clients, events, and private clients, we craft spectacular chocolates designed to elevate a moment.

Atelier Chocolates was inspired by Molly’s career as a patisserie chef, founded upon a decade spent soaking up the experience of working in renowned and Michelin star restaurants across London and the South East.

Each chocolate is the embodiment of an exquisite dessert served in miniature, painted by hand to create show-stopping chocolates.

Things to note

  • This Class it suitable for those serious about learning a new craft and professionals.
  • Workshop is 1:1
  • Please wear comfortable clothing that you don’t mind getting chocolate on (Chocolate can be messy)
  • All resources will be provided, please just bring yourself.
  • This class is suitable for those 18 and over.
  • Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Please get in touch at if you have any questions.

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