Level 3 and sensory field trips now available

Take your chocolate journey further with Level 3 field trips to cacao or chocolate production regions or join one of our special sensory development courses.

Classroom and online courses now available!

We’re happy to say that we now have a full programme of classroom courses from our various schools around the world. Some restrictions may still apply, so please check each location for details. You can also take many of our courses online and receive your personal tasting kit at home or work.

Current course dates


Level 1 Certificate in Chocolate Tasting

Our foundation course in chocolate tasting, taking a fun, sensorial approach to introduce the subject in one day.

Level 2 Certificate in Chocolate Tasting

Our advanced three day course explores chocolate tasting in more depth, giving you a full knowledge of fine cacao and chocolate and how to evaluate and enjoy the best in fine chocolate.

Cacao Flavour Evaluation & Profiling

Our new certificate Course in Cacao Flavour Evaluation.

Developing the chocolate senses

The Chocolate Tasting certificate courses take an interactive approach, exploring the gastronomic senses to awaken and educate our chocolate palates, while taking an in depth look at the fascinating and fast evolving world of small scale fine chocolate making, based on our 20 years of experience tasting and reviewing fine chocolate and exploring the world of fine cacao.

Upcoming course dates

Level 2 , Online

March 27, 2023 – May 8, 2023

Level 1 , Bangkok

March 30, 2023

Combined Level 1 & Level 2 , Bangkok

March 30, 2023 – April 2, 2023

A new way to taste chocolate

Our new ‘Certificate in Chocolate Tasting’ courses will methodically take your through everything you need to know to gain a real appreciation of the new world of fine chocolate bar tasting, from cacao varieties through to chocolate production methods.

Fine chocolate is fast becoming as sophisticated as wine, so there’s a need for a structured learning course that will help you develop as a chocolate taster over time.