• 1 day
  • Friday, 2 Oct 2020
  • 9:30am - 5:00pm
  • chocolats-de-luxe.de GmbH, Hannover, Germany
  • €222 (EUR)

Foundation level course in Chocolate Tasting.

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Level 1

About the course

Level 1 takes you through the basics of what is fine chocolate and the sensory elements used in chocolate tasting.

The Foundation course is designed to run over a single day workshop, as three evening class sessions or as three online webinar sessions plus self-study. Level 1 course provides a good grounding in chocolate tasting and includes tasting of 9 or more different origin or blended fine dark chocolate bars, tasted in different forms for an understanding of aroma, length, texture and taste.

The course finishes with a 30 question multiple choice exam based on the course content. Certificates will be issued upon achieving a pass mark.

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Course details

This course will be taught in English and German. Assessments and course booklets will be in German. We may be able to offer English versions if required, please get in touch.

Entry requirements

None. The Level 1 chocolate tasting course is open to all comers, and is suitable for professionals and enthusiasts.

What's included
  • What is fine chocolate
  • Train the chocolate senses
  • Taste and profile fine chocolate
  • The main origins and varieties of cacao
  • How cacao is produced
  • How chocolate is made
  • Recognize flaws in chocolate
  • Direct sourcing, sustainability and ethics
  • Take away study guide
  • Certificate for exam passes
  • All the chocolate and sensory samples you will need
Who should take this course?

This course would be perfect for you if:

  • You love chocolate, and want to know more about the craft
  • You work in the catering/pastry/fine chocolate industries and want to improve your clients’ experience
  • You are considering launching a fine chocolate business
  • You want to buy a fascinating and unique gift for someone
  • You want to see just how good your palate is for chocolate