Chocoholics, rejoice! Develop the skill to make outstanding chocolate desserts including truffles, bonbons, chocolate-dipped toffee and more in this five-session class.

If a trip to the gourmet chocolate shop makes your heart beat faster, the opportunity is here to create confections as good—dare we say even better?—in your own kitchen. This intensive course is, quite simply, paradise for chocolate lovers. You’ll learn the tricks behind tempering and working with chocolate, produce chocolate candies of your own design and discover how to mold and dip chocolate to make irresistible delights, including truffles, chocolate-dipped toffee, raspberry squares, bars and bonbons.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

Inspired by ICC’s proven Total ImmersionSM training method, this intensive, hands-on course on the art of chocolate was developed to deliver a wide range of skills in a manageable amount of time, and gives students access to the same modern facilities and accomplished chef-instructors who have made ICC so renowned.

Each class begins with a brief discussion of the science, theory and techniques behind chocolate, but the majority of your time will be spent in the kitchen doing, not watching. You’ll learn:

  • How to become proficient with the proper tools used in chocolate work
  • The science of chocolate tempering
  • Understanding how chocolate is made, including harvesting and manufacturing
  • Dipping and molding chocolates
  • Creating simple decorative chocolate pieces of your own
  • Filling and decorating chocolate candies
  • Designing a customized box to showcase your original chocolate creations
  • Proper techniques for storing chocolate
TUITION INCLUDES
  • Application fee
  • Uniform
  • Tool kit
  • Books and supplies
  • “Family meal” prepared by culinary program students (weekdays)

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CLASS SCHEDULES

12/04/2017

12/08/2017 – $1,030
Mon – Fri 9:30 am – 2:30 pm

02/09/2018

02/09/2018 – $1,030
Mon – Fri 9:30 am – 2:30 pm

Important: Please review our Cancellation and Refund Policy and dress code. Check back frequently to see new start dates or contact us at 888.324.2433. Although the International Culinary Center is accredited by the ACCSC, this course does not fall within the scope of the commission’s accreditation. This non-professional course is designed for personal enrichment and is not intended to qualify a student for employment.

UPCOMING CLASSES

Oct 2017

ESSENTIALS OF PASTRY ARTS


10/23/2017 -

11/01/2017 – $1,550
Mon Wed & Fri 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm

ESSENTIALS OF SPANISH COOKING


10/23/2017 -

10/27/2017 – $1,495
Mon-Fri 9:30 am – 2:30 pm

ARTISANAL BREAD BAKING


10/30/2017 -

11/3/2017 – $1,575
Mon-Fri 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm

ESSENTIALS OF FINE COOKING


10/30/2017 -

11/03/2017 – $1,750
Mon-Fri 9:30 am – 2:30 pm

Nov 2017

TAPAS ESSENTIALS


11/02/2017 -

11/03/2017 – $695
Thurs & Fri 5:45 pm – 10:45 pm

FOOD STYLING FOR MEDIA


11/03/2017 -

11/04/2017 – $595
Fri & Sat* 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
*Saturday classes are 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

CHARCUTERIE & PÂTÉS


11/06/2017 -

11/08/2017 – $820
Mon-Wed 9:30 am – 2:30 pm

Dec 2017

CHOCOLATE, CANDY & CONFECTIONS


12/04/2017 -

12/08/2017 – $1,030
Mon – Fri 9:30 am – 2:30 pm

Jan 2018

CULINARY TECHNIQUES


01/04/2018 -

02/01/2018 – $8,230
Mon-Fri 9:30 am – 2:30 pm

BREAKFAST BREADS & PASTRIES


01/08/2018 -

01/12/2018 – $1,030
Mon-Fri 8:30 am – 2:30 pm

UPCOMING CLASSES