Available courses

Professional Chocolatier January 2024

Professional Chocolatier January 2024

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.

Professional Chocolatier March 2024

Professional Chocolatier March 2024

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.

Professional Chocolatier September 2024

Professional Chocolatier September 2024

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.

Chocolate Making from the Bean September 2024

Chocolate Making from the Bean September 2024

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.

Chocolate Quality & Shelf Life September 2024

Chocolate Quality & Shelf Life September 2024

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

Business Plan for Chocolatiers April 2024

Business Plan for Chocolatiers April 2024

This 1 month 100% online program is focused on creating a business plan for chocolatiers. The curriculum takes students step by step through the business plan process including legal and management, marketing, operations and financial issues.

Business Plan for Chocolate Makers January 2025

Business Plan for Chocolate Makers January 2025

This 1 month 100% online program is focused on creating a business plan for chocolate makers who make chocolate from dried cocoa beans. The curriculum takes students step by step through the business plan process including legal and management, marketing, operations and financial issues.

Recipe Development Ganache May 2024

Recipe Development Ganache May 2024

The focus for this program for the professional Chocolatier or Chocolate Maker is understanding ganache at a more scientific level and collaborating live with your Instructor, Rich Tango-Lowy and your fellow students to find the best solutions to your problems.

Recipe Development Caramel 2025

Recipe Development Caramel 2025

The focus for this program for the professional Chocolatier or Chocolate Maker is understanding caramel at a more scientific level and collaborating live with your Instructor, Rich Tango-Lowy and your fellow students to find the best solutions to your problems.

Recipe Development Fruit and Nut August 2024

Recipe Development Fruit and Nut August 2024

The focus for this program for the professional Chocolatier or Chocolate Maker is understanding the use of fruits and nuts at a more scientific level and collaborating live with your Instructor, Rachel McKinley and your fellow students to find the best solutions to your problems.

Color on Chocolate September 2024

Color on Chocolate September 2024

The focus for this program for the professional Chocolatier is about understanding the science of colored cocoa butter, most efficient processes to apply color and collaborating with your instructor, Michelle Novosel and your fellow students to find the best solutions to your color challenges.

Mastering Chocolate Flavor September 2024

Mastering Chocolate Flavor September 2024

The focus for this program for the professional Chocolatier or Chocolate Maker is understanding chocolate flavor on a deeper level for your recipe development and training yourself to consciously taste chocolate.

Couverture Making July 2024

Couverture Making July 2024

In this two week, online Masterclass you will gain an understanding of exactly what is required to make your own couverture, and how this could benefit your business.


Digital Marketing Webinar May 2024

Digital Marketing Webinar May 2024

In this two hour webinar, we will help you tune up your existing digital marketing strategies and give you solutions to your challenges. You will learn about critical aspects of your website, how to execute a successful social media strategy, including chocolate photography, and email marketing.

Graduate Centre

Graduate Centre

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 a Graduate Chef's Table where we hope you will join in and interact with your fellow graduates.

EC Insider Chocolatiers

EC Insider Chocolatiers

You’ve asked, we’ve listened – we are excited to welcome you to the resources needed to help you succeed in your chocolate ventures! Being a business owner isn’t easy, and neither is working with chocolate! The EC Insider gives you access to the foundational resources as well as future ongoing NEW resources and even more importantly, the support that you need to succeed in your chocolate business.

EC Insider Chocolate Makers

EC Insider Chocolate Makers

You’ve asked, we’ve listened – we are excited to welcome you to the resources needed to help you succeed in your chocolate ventures! Being a business owner isn’t easy, and neither is working with chocolate! The EC Insider gives you access to the foundational resources as well as future ongoing NEW resources and even more importantly, the support that you need to succeed in your chocolate business.