Chocolate Programs

Chocolate Masterclass Programs

Chocolate making is a lifelong learning experience. We love to challenge ourselves and relight our chocolate passion periodically throughout our lives. Our Chocolate Masterclass Programs are the next step forward for those who want to advance their skills and knowledge. Be prepared to be energized, enlightened and inspired while you take your chocolate knowledge, skills and expertise to a higher level.

Chocolate Masterclass Programs focused on improving professional skills

Mastering Chocolate Flavor

Mastering Chocolate Flavor

September 25 - November 20, 2020. This 8 week program gives you the opportunity to focus on the intricacies of chocolate flavor, while helping you use chocolate more effectively in your professional life. Understanding chocolate flavor and how to taste chocolate consciously will help you to create better products for your business. Learn More Flavor Program Details

Business Plan for Chocolatiers Program

Business Plan for Chocolatiers

January 15 - February 12, 2021. This 4 week program gives you the opportunity to do your homework and focus on what you know and don't know when it comes to marketing, operations and finance. This practical curriculum covers all the elements of a business plan from a chocolatier's perspective. Learn More Business Program Details

Business Plan for Chocolate Makers Program

Business Plan for Chocolate Makers

January 15 - February 12, 2021. This 4 week program is focused on the chocolate making from the cocoa bean business plan. During the program, students understand the issues of: management, marketing, operations and finance using your current knowledge and research on chocolate making. Learn More Program Details

Chocolate Quality and Shelf Life for Chocolatiers

Chocolate Quality

September 25 - November 6, 2020. Our one-month online Chocolate Quality & Shelf Life for Chocolatiers Program is all about science – the science of producing a quality product, handling and storing it properly and knowing its keeping limits. We also discuss food safety regulations and labeling standards in depth. Learn More QA Program Details

Recipe Development for Chocolatiers - Ganache

Recipe Development for Chocolatiers - Ganache

July 14 - 24, 2020. This intensive program is not just about making ganache. It’s about understanding ganache at a more scientific level and collaborating live with your instructor, Rich Tango-Lowy and your fellow students to find the best solutions to your problems. Learn More Program Details

Face to Face Chocolate Programs

Farm to Chocolate Factory Program in Hawaii

Face-to-Face Farm to Chocolate Factory Program in Hawaii

TBA 2021. A five-day program with cacao expert, Daniel O'Doherty, and chocolate maker, Dylan Butterbaugh. Join us for an intense hands-on learning experience at the Maui Ku‘ia Estate cacao farm and chocolate factory - learn cacao cultivation, post-harvest processing and chocolate making. Learn More Hawaii Program Details

All Ecole Chocolat Graduate Programs are delivered in English.

Prerequisite for our Graduate Programs: Ecole Chocolat Professional Certificate of Achievement or equivalent level of experience, knowledge and skills.


Get reminders about upcoming classes! To receive program updates and news, click on the following button.


We love questions!