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River North, Downtown/Loop
222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza Ste 107
At W Kinzie St
Chicago, Illinois 60654
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 20

What you'll learn in this chocolate class:

Chocolate is one of the most complex and popular ingredients in the world. We will uncover its secrets and teach you the ins and outs of how to expertly work with this exotic ingredient. 
  • Tempered Chocolate
  • Truffles
  • Pot de Crème
  • Ganache, Two Ways
  • Molten Lava Cakes with Truffle Centers
  • Triple Chocolate Cupcakes with Whipped Ganache Filling and Chocolate Frosting
  • Chocolate Ganache Tart
Skills Covered in Class Include: 
  • Understanding Different Varieties of Chocolate
  • Tempering
  • Melting Chocolate
  • Making and Baking Custard
  • Mixing Cake Batter
  • Determining Cake Doneness
  • Preparing Frosting
  • Making Ganache
  • Preparing Tart Dough 
Students will work in groups of 3 to 4 people. 
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A one-week notice is required for cancellation of any class. If you do not cancel by telephone at least 1 week in advance of your scheduled class, we will charge your credit card in full for the class. Please feel free to send a friend in your place if you cannot attend and it is within one week of the class as no refunds will be available. All classes also have a non-refundable, non-transferable 10% fee for the operational and administrative costs incurred by The Chopping Block. This service fee will not be refunded and cannot be transferred in the case of any cancellation.

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Question from Rochelle S.
Hi, I will be attending the Chocolate Boot Camp in Chicago on Dec. 1st. Will lunch be provided or are we responsible for our own lunches. If we are on our own for lunches, are there restaurants close by or a place to eat a packed lunch at the facility? Also, the confirmation email said we should let you know if we will be traveling for the class. I am 2.5 hours away and have not yet decided if I will be staying overnight in a hotel the night before or driving up in the morning.
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We are excited for you to join us for class on Dec. 1 for Chocolate Boot Camp. There will be lunch provided for class. Let us know if you have any other questions.
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The Chopping Block at the Mart

Chicago's largest recreational cooking school and gourmet retail store, offers demonstration and hands-on cooking classes, as well as wine classes, private cooking parties and corporate team building events. Classes at our two locations cover subjects from cooking basics to intensive Boot Camps as well...

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