York Cocoa Works

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York: York Cocoa Works Guided Tour and Tasting

1. York: York Cocoa Works Guided Tour and Tasting

Learn how chocolate is made at York Cocoa Works with the Chocolate Manufactory Tasting Journey. During your visit, you will be show around the Chocolate Manufactory by a team of chocolate lovers who will share the secrets of cocoa and the transformation into chocolate. You will discover cocoa origins from around the world, learn the rich history of chocolate making in York before taking a peek into the manufactory and watch the chocolate being made. This session concludes with a special tasting conducted by a cocoa connoisseur, sampling chocolate crafted on site with different cocoa flavour notes and strengths to explore the full chocolate tasting experience. Following the journey, you are invited to join us in our Chocolate Cafe where you can use your ticket to enjoy further discounts across our whole product range.

York: Introduction to Chocolate Making Experience

2. York: Introduction to Chocolate Making Experience

Discover the basics of chocolate making, from working with chocolate to make simple, gorgeous ganache to how to professionally temper chocolate so you can work with it to create a whole gorgeous array of delights. Participants will take home approximately 300g of their own chocolate creations together with lots of hints and tips to be able to make chocolates easily at home. This initial workshop explores working with chocolate, it's a perfect starter for any budding chocolatier or cake maker that wants to understand more about how chocolate works. During the workshop you will: Learn how to make your own traditional chocolate truffles Prepare tempered chocolate for making truffles Beautifully wrap your creations to take home and enjoy Go home with recipes and your newly found chocolate making skills What will you take away with you? Each participant will take home approximately 300g of your own chocolate creations as well as the recipes to be able to make your own at home.

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What people are saying about York Cocoa Works

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 4 reviews

We enjoyed a really informative and interesting tour, detailing how chocolate is made from scratch through the various stages. We also enjoyed the tasting session. Well worth a visit.

Tour guide really knew her chocolate and gave us a good insight to how they manufacture from cocoa bean to chocolate bar and it wasn't long and drawn out,thoroughly enjoyable.

Tour was very interesting through learning the process of chocolate production and the tasting.

The experience was amazing - lots of interesting information and chocolate