About YACP

The Yorkshire Academy of Chocolate & Patisserie is owned and operated by Andrew Thwaite, a chocolatier, chef and pastry chef.

The ethos of the Academy is to offer a range of courses, training and development opportunities in a relaxed environment utilising the skills of the very best tutors and using the very best equipment available.

The Yorkshire Academy of Chocolate & Patisserie offers courses in all aspects of patisserie, chocolate, sugar work, sugar craft, bakery, ice-cream and other specialist subjects. Our courses are aimed at professionals working in the industry such as pastry chefs, chocolatiers, chefs, college lecturers, bakers, contract caterers or anyone wanting to start out in business or develop existing skills. No matter if you are a seasoned professional, or just starting out, we can help you.

As a venue the Yorkshire Academy of Chocolate & Patisserie provides the perfect setting for corporate activities such as team building and hospitality events.

It is also the perfect space for food companies to hire to design, test and launch new products, as well as practice for competitions or film instructional and promotional videos.