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The Professional Chocolatier Program's curriculum prepares you for consistent production of fine chocolate bonbons, confections and bars. We begin with an in-depth understanding of chocolate, then move from that foundation into professional production skills, modern decoration techniques, equipment and supply sourcing, and production issues involved in opening a chocolate business.

The Professional Chocolatier Program's curriculum prepares you for consistent production of fine chocolate bonbons, confections and bars. We begin with an in-depth understanding of chocolate, then move from that foundation into professional production skills, modern decoration techniques, equipment and supply sourcing, and production issues involved in opening a chocolate business.

The Professional Chocolatier FAST TRACK Program was developed in response to requests for a condensed Fall program that would allow students to obtain their skills more quickly in time for the Holidays. Like our regular Professional Chocolatier Program, the FAST TRACK program prepares you for production of fine chocolate bonbons, confections and bars. We begin with an in-depth understanding of chocolate, then move from that foundation into professional production skills, modern decoration techniques, equipment and supply sourcing, and production issues involved in opening a chocolate business.

Chocolate Making from the Bean for Chocolatiers is focused how to make your own chocolate from dried cocoa beans including the processes of sourcing beans, cleaning, winnowing, roasting, refining, conching and tempering to produce pure chocolate.

The Quality Assurance & Keeping Limits for Chocolatiers program is all about science: the science of producing a quality product, handling and storing it properly and knowing its keeping limits.

This ongoing program is for the chocolate aficionado who is passionate to learn about chocolate flavor in order to pick the perfect fine chocolate bars and confections to suit their taste buds. The focus is on discussing chocolate flavor and tasting chocolate. It doesn't include instructions and recipes on how to make bonbons or bars but on how to taste what chocolatier and chocolate makers are producing. There is no kitchen or recipe work included.

Graduates of Ecole Chocolat Professional programs will have access to the Ecole Chocolat Graduate Centre. The Centre includes the library and research lists as well as information on our Ecole Chocolat Internship Program. Also, there is a Graduate Chef's Table where we hope you will join in and interact with your fellow graduates.