Courses & Workshops


COURSES AND WORKSHOPS AT THE CHAPPEL CHOCOLATE HOUSE

Book one of our workshops or courses at our venue at Poplar Nurseries. We have a range of activities to suit all ages and abilities. Prices vary depending on the activity and length of the workshop.

We can also offer outside demonstrations to small groups.

Demonstrations at Chappel Chocolate House

Learn about chocolate, how to temper chocolate and about different chocolate techniques.

Includes a chocolate tasting of Sarah’s handmade chocolates.

Buy / order chocolates to take home.

Demonstration lasts 1 hour.

Start time: 10:00am.

Includes refreshments – tea / coffee and cake.

Price £15 / head

Poplar Nurseries (where to find us)

TELEPHONE : 01206 973263

or BOOK ONLINE:

Date / Time Event
19 June, 2019 - 10:00am
Making moulded chocolates
18 September, 2019 - 10:00am
Making moulded chocolates
4 December, 2019 - 10:00am
Making moulded chocolates
22 January, 2020 - 10:00am
Making moulded chocolates

External Chocolate Demonstrations

Book your own demonstration.

Price from £75 + travel expenses.

Small groups and large groups catered for.

A demonstration lasts 45 minutes to one hour and comprise an introduction to chocolate making techniques and tempering, and include a chocolate tasting session.

The Chappel Chocolate House will also bring a range of chocolates to purchase.

TELEPHONE : 01206 973263

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Introduction to Chocolate and Tempering

Learn about chocolate, how to temper chocolate and about different chocolate techniques.

Buy / order chocolates to take home.

Workshop lasts 2.5 hours.

Start time: 10:00am.

Includes refreshments – light lunch / cake plus drinks.

Price £55 / head.

Poplar Nurseries (where to find us)

TELEPHONE : 01206 973263

or BOOK ONLINE:

Date / Time Event
24 July, 2019 - 10:00am
Introduction to Chocolate and Tempering
27 September, 2019 - 10:00am
Introduction to Chocolate and Tempering
20 November, 2019 - 10:00am
Introduction to Chocolate and Tempering
26 February, 2020 - 10:00am
Introduction to Chocolate and Tempering
11 June, 2020 - 10:00am
Introduction to Chocolate and Tempering

Chocolate Bar Making

Design and make your own chocolate bar to take home.

Learn about chocolate, how to temper chocolate to make your own chocolate bar designs.

Make different flavoured bars and filled snacking bars.

Buy / order chocolates to take home.

Workshop lasts 2.5 hours.

Start time: 10:00am.

Includes refreshments – light lunch / cake plus drinks.

Price £60 / head.

Poplar Nurseries (where to find us)

TELEPHONE : 01206 973263

or BOOK ONLINE:

Date / Time Event
11 July, 2019 - 10:00am
Chocolate Bar Making
14 September, 2019 - 10:00am
Chocolate Bar Making
30 November, 2019 - 10:00am
Chocolate Bar Making
30 January, 2020 - 10:00am
Chocolate Bar Making
6 June, 2020 - 10:00am
Chocolate Bar Making
24 September, 2020 - 10:00am
Chocolate Bar Making

Chocolate Truffle Making

Design and make your own chocolate truffles to take home.

Learn how to make a ganache to make different flavoured truffles.

Buy / order chocolates to take home.

Workshop lasts 2.5 hours.

Start time: 10:00am.

Includes refreshments – light lunch / cake plus drinks.

Price £55 / head.

Poplar Nurseries (where to find us)

TELEPHONE : 01206 973263

or BOOK ONLINE:

Date / Time Event
18 October, 2019 - 10:00am
Chocolate Truffle Workshop
19 March, 2020 - 10:00am
Chocolate Truffle Workshop
29 August, 2020 - 10:00am
Chocolate Truffle Workshop

Chocolate and Gin Workshop

Design and make your own gin flavoured chocolates to take home.

Learn how to make a gin flavoured ganache to fill chocolate truffle shells. Learn how to temper chocolate to roll your truffles in tempered chocolate

Buy / order chocolates to take home.

Workshop lasts 2.5 hours.

Start time: 10:00am.

Includes refreshments – light lunch / cake plus drinks.

Price £65 / head.

Poplar Nurseries (where to find us)

TELEPHONE : 01206 973263

or BOOK ONLINE:

Date / Time Event
6 October, 2019 - 2:00pm
Chocolate and Gin Workshop
19 January, 2020 - 2:00pm
Chocolate and Gin Workshop
9 May, 2020 - 2:00pm
Chocolate and Gin Workshop

Hand piped Truffle workshop

Design and make your own hand piped chocolate truffles to take home.

Learn how to make a ganache to make flavoured truffles.

Buy / order chocolates to take home.

Workshop lasts 1.5 hours.

Start time: 10:00am.

Includes refreshments including tea and cake

Price £50 / head.

Poplar Nurseries (where to find us)

TELEPHONE : 01206 973263

or BOOK ONLINE:

Date / Time Event
9 November, 2019 - 10:00am
Handpiped Truffle Workshop
11 January, 2020 - 10:00am
Handpiped Truffle Workshop
7 March, 2020 - 10:00am
Handpiped Truffle Workshop

Using Chocolate Moulds

Design and make your own chocolates to take home.

Use tempered chocolate to line a chocolate mould. Learn how to make a ganache to fill the mould and top with tempered chocolate.

Buy / order chocolates to take home.

Workshop lasts 2.5 hours.

Start time: 10:00am.

Includes refreshments – light lunch / cake plus drinks.

Price £60 / head

Poplar Nurseries (where to find us)

TELEPHONE : 01206 973263

or BOOK ONLINE:

Date / Time Event
5 September, 2019 - 10:00am
Using Chocolate Moulds
5 September, 2019 - 10:00am
Using Chocolate Moulds
25 April, 2020 - 10:00am
Using Chocolate Moulds
9 October, 2020 - 10:00am
Using Chocolate Moulds

Valentines Day Workshop

Make and decorate your chocolate heart plus make heart shaped chocolates. Enjoy a drink of fizz whilst you are making your chocolates.

Lasts 2.5 hours.

Start time: 10:00am.

Includes light lunch / cake – tea / coffee / glass of fizz.

Price £65 / head

Poplar Nurseries (where to find us)
10:00am, Dates available …

TELEPHONE : 01206 973263

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Mothers Day Workshop

Make your own chocolate truffles and chocolate bouquet to take home. Choose from a range of recipes to make your own filling. Enjoy a drink of fizz whilst you are making your chocolates.

Box them to take home.

Lasts 2.5 hours.

Start time: 10:00am.

Includes light lunch / cake – tea / coffee / glass of fizz.

Price £65 / head.

Poplar Nurseries (where to find us)

TELEPHONE : 01206 973263

or BOOK ONLINE:

Date / Time Event
22 March, 2020 - 10:00am
Mothers Day Workshop

Easter Egg Workshop

Design and decorate your own Easter egg plus make your own truffles to take home. Choose from a range from pre-made ganaches to roll your own truffles. Fill the Easter egg with chocolates to take home.

Box them to take home.

Lasts 2.5 hours.

Start time: 10:00am.

Includes light lunch / cake – tea / coffee / glass of fizz.

Price £65 / head

Poplar Nurseries (where to find us)

TELEPHONE : 01206 973263

or BOOK ONLINE:

Date / Time Event
28 March, 2020 - 10:00am
Easter Egg Workshop

Chocolate Shoe Making Workshop

Make and decorate your chocolate shoe plus chocolates to fill it.

Design and decorate your own chocolate shoe plus make your own truffles to take home. Choose from a range from pre-made ganaches to roll your own truffles. Fill the shoe with chocolates to take home.

Box them to take home.

Lasts 3 hours.

Start time: 10:00am.

Includes light lunch / cake – tea / coffee / glass of fizz.

Price £65 / head

Poplar Nurseries (where to find us)

TELEPHONE : 01206 973263

or BOOK ONLINE:

Date / Time Event
18 September, 2019 - 10:00am
Chocolate Shoe and Truffle Making Workshop
15 January, 2020 - 10:00am
Chocolate Shoe and Truffle Making Workshop
15 July, 2020 - 10:00am
Chocolate Shoe and Truffle Making Workshop

Chocolate and wine day at New Hall Vineyard

Based at award winning New Hall Vineyard Purleigh

Spend a day at the award winning New Hall Vineyard.

Coffee on arrival followed by a morning making chocolates washed down with New Hall’s award winning sparkling wine.

Buffet lunch followed by an afternoon of wine.

Your afternoon will start with a glass of fizz in the winery, tour of winery and vineyard, a quiz with prize, extensive tasting of four award winning wines accompanied by nibbles.

All day 10:00 until 4:00

Includes refreshments and lunch – tea / coffee/glass of fizz on arrival, buffet lunch.

price £125 / head

New Hall Vineyard, Chelmsford Road, Purleigh, CM3 6PN

TELEPHONE : 01206 973263

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Date / Time Event
15 February, 2020 - 10:00am
Chocolate and Wine day at New Hall Vineyard, Purleigh

Chocolate Handbag Making Workshop

Make and decorate your chocolate handbag plus chocolates to fill it. Enjoy a drink of fizz whilst you are making your chocolates.

Design and decorate your own chocolate handbag plus make your own truffles to take home. Choose from a range from pre-made ganaches to roll your own truffles. Fill the handbag with chocolates to take home.

Box them to take home.

Lasts 3 hours.

Start time: 10:00am.

Includes light lunch / cake – tea / coffee / glass of fizz.

Price £65 / head

Poplar Nurseries (where to find us)

TELEPHONE : 01206 973263

or BOOK ONLINE:

Date / Time Event
11 October, 2019 - 10:00am
Chocolate Handbag Making Workshop

Fathers Day Beer Truffle Making Workshop

Beer Truffle making for dad.

Includes lunch and a pint of beer.

Price £65 / head

Start time: 10:00am.

Poplar Nurseries (where to find us)

TELEPHONE : 01206 973263

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Chocolate and Herbs

Design and make your own chocolate truffles to take home.

Learn how to infuse a ganache with herbs. Pipe your own truffles. Roll in tempered chocolate and decorate to take home.

Includes a chocolate tasting of Sarah’s handmade chocolates.

Buy / order chocolates to take home.

Workshop lasts 2.5 hours.

Start time: 10:00am.

Includes refreshments – light lunch / cake plus drinks.

Price £65 / head

Poplar Nurseries (where to find us)

TELEPHONE : 01206 973263

or BOOK ONLINE:

Date / Time Event
15 October, 2019 - 10:00am
Chocolate and Herbs

Matching Chocolate with Flavours

Design and make your own chocolate truffles to take home.

Learn how to match ingredients with chocolate, to make a ganache. Pipe your own truffles. Roll in tempered chocolate and decorate to take home.

Includes a chocolate tasting of Sarah’s handmade chocolates.

Buy / order chocolates to take home.

Workshop lasts 2.5 hours.

Start time: 10:00am.

Includes refreshments – light lunch / cake plus drinks.

Price £65 / head

Poplar Nurseries (where to find us)

TELEPHONE : 01206 973263

or BOOK ONLINE:

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Chocolate and Wine Tasting evening with Peter Watts Wine

Chocolate and wine matching experience.

A fun evening of chocolate and wine with Peter Watts wines

at the Chappel Chocolate House, 5:30 to 8:30pm.

6 wines plus one mystery drink plus chocolates to match.

Only £35/person, including a buffet. Tickets are limited so book early to avoid dissapointment.

TELEPHONE : 01206 973263

or BOOK ONLINE

Date / Time Event
27 June, 2019 - 5:30pm
Chocolate and Wine Tasting evening with Peter Watts wine

Chocolate Petit Fours Workshop

Learn how to temper chocolate roll piped truffles in tempered chocolate, make chocolate shapes and thins, decorations, mendiants, filled cases and dipped chocolates.

Buy / order chocolates to take home.

Workshop lasts 2.5 hours.

Start time: 10:00am.

Includes refreshments – light lunch / cake plus drinks.

Price £55 / head

Poplar Nurseries (where to find us)

TELEPHONE : 01206 973263

or BOOK ONLINE:

Date / Time Event
19 July, 2019 - 10:00am
Chocolate Petit Fours Workshop
15 November, 2019 - 10:00am
Chocolate Petit Fours Workshop
3 July, 2020 - 10:00am
Chocolate Petit Fours Workshop

Halloween Chocolates

Design and make your own Halloween chocolates to take home.

Includes a chocolate tasting of Sarah’s handmade chocolates.

Buy / order chocolates to take home.

Workshop lasts 1 hours.

Start time: 10:30am.

Price £30 / head

Poplar Nurseries (where to find us)

TELEPHONE : 01206 973263

or BOOK ONLINE:

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Christmas Chocolate Centerpiece Workshop

Learn how to make truffles and chocolate decorations to create a stunning Christmas table centre piece

Workshop lasts 3 hours.

Start time: 10:00am.

Includes refreshments – light lunch / cake plus drinks.

Price £65 / head

Poplar Nurseries (where to find us)

TELEPHONE : 01206 973263

or BOOK ONLINE:

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Christmas Chocolate Workshops

Design and make your own Christmas chocolates to take home.

Choose from a selection of Christmas themed chocolate workshops.

Buy / order chocolates to take home.

Workshops lasts 1.5 hours.

Price from £30 / head

Poplar Nurseries (where to find us)

TELEPHONE : 01206 973263

or BOOK ONLINE:

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Terms and conditions/requirements (Courses and Workshops)

BOOKINGS AND CANCELLATIONS POLICY

All bookings need to be paid in full before the event. No refunds available once a booking has been made.

Where courses have not been fully subscribed, the Chappel Chocolate House has the right to cancel. In this situation a full refund will be available.

In the event of illness or unforeseen circumstances another date can be booked. However we will require advanced notice of any cancellations or changes in booking. Any cancellations on the day of the booking will not be refundable.
This will be subject to availability at the time of cancellation. Rescheduled events must be re-booked within 12 months of the original date.

Children under 12 need to be accompanied by a responsible adult.

ALLERGY ADVICE
Warning: The Chappel Chocolate House uses ingredients which may contain some or all of the following; milk, soy, nuts, gluten, alcohol, colourings and flavourings. It is the responsibility of the organiser of group bookings to inform their guests of this before attending any courses and workshops at the Chappel Chocolate House.