The course: This 3- day Chocolate Showpiece course is meant for students in the catering trade, pastry chefs and other professional or semi-professional persons interested in gaining the necessary knowledge and experience for working with chocolate.
The Tutor: The tutor for this course will be Culinary Artist Christopher Zammit, 2015 UK Pasty Open Champion in Chocolate Showpiece and Entremets. He was also part of Team UK in the 2017 Coup du Monde de la Patisserie and his Chocolate Showpiece placed in the top 5 worldwide. He is now part of the England culinary team.
The Aim: Chris will involve you in the process of building up your showpiece from the sketching stage to the completion of the full showpiece. Besides learning how to design a showpiece, you will also be tutored on:
- moulding techniques
- casting and carving
- colouring and polishing
You will learn different techniques giving your artistic flair the ability to create an over 1 metre chocolate showpiece on your own. Over the three days, Chris will teach you the modern techniques enabling you to produce a stunning chocolate showpiece at par with competition level. At the end of the course, you will gain all the skills and confidence to produce your own showpieces.
Includes lunch, refreshments, full info pack, all materials and a certificate of completion.