Chocolate Workshops

The chocolate workshops are two-hour hands-on experiences where participants learn key skills and useful advice to make each specific chocolate creations. Click on the buttons below for more information.

    Workshops
    Truffle
    Valentines
    Easter

We can tailor our workshops for corporate clients and private parties, such as entertainment during events, birthday parties, weddings, hen parties, anniversaries, team building and networking events.

Everything required to participate is included with the course so you don't need to worry about forgetting anything.



Truffle Workshop - £59/Person

You will indulge yourself in a Hands-on Chocolate Truffle Making Workshops from David Leslie, Chocolatier, Patisserie & Cake Artist.

British Vogue included David Leslie in their "Our Picks for Summer Hot List" stating "David Leslie specialise in luxury Belgian chocolate cakes, made on a bespoke basis. As well as being a unique, Chocolatier cake maker they offer truffle making workshops in some of London's best venues where you can learn to make your own delicious filled truffles."

During the hands-on workshop, one of David Leslie’s Chocolatier will guide you through making and decorating approximately twenty cream truffles with up to four different flavours. Recent flavours made during the workshops include orange, lemon or salted caramel and Tahitian vanilla, raspberry, blackberry and hazelnut praline Ganache. In addition to making your little masterpieces using Rich Belgium Chocolate.

When you finish making your truffles, you will receive a lovely box to take home with you (if there are any left that is)… The workshop last for about two hours to two and a half hours. An electronic workbook is available for each registered participant to download with all the course information, recipes and technical information.







Chocolate Valentines Workshops - £59/Person

Surprise your family, a friend or loved one with something special for them on Valentines Day.

During the chocolate workshop you will make two lattice chocolate hearts and some heart shaped chocolate truffles to go inside them. The workshop lasts for about two hours and includes everything you need to participate, but participants should wear appropriate clothing as they might get Chocolate on their clothes.

You will be guided through the steps on how to temper chocolate in order for you to make the lattice chocolate hearts and truffle shells. Then we will show you how to close up your chocolate hearts and truffle shells and blend any seams.

Finally, each decoration will be put in a food safe bag with a ribbon, perfect for surprising your that special someone. We will provide each participant an electronic version of a How To Guide so you will be able to continue making them at home!!




Easter Eggstravaganza - £59/Person

Chocolate Easter Extravaganza is only available from the beginning of March to Easter Sunday

Surprise your family a friend or loved one with something special on Easter Sunday. We offer two different workshops, one making two chocolate Easter Eggs and one decorating two chocolate Easter eggs.

Easter Egg Making Workshop: This chocolate workshop is designed for you to have the opportunity to make your very own individual Belgian chocolate Easter egg with David Leslie. You will be guided through the steps on how to temper chocolate in order for you to pipe your design inside the chocolate egg mould. Once your design is set the chocolate mould is flooded with more lovely chocolate to form the shell. Special handmade Easter eggs deserve to have something special inside. You instructor will guide you through making Gianduya for you to place inside your Easter egg. Then we will show you how to close up your chocolate Easter Eggs and blend any seams. Finally, each Easter Egg will be placed into a special box, perfect for surprising your special someone.

Easter Egg Decorating Workshop: During the chocolate workshop you will decorate one chocolate easter eggs. You will be guided through the steps on how to use molding chocolate to create flowers, bunnies and more. Special handmade Easter eggs deserve to have something special inside. You instructor will guide you through making Gianduya for you to place inside your Easter egg. Then we will show you how to close up your chocolate Easter Eggs and blend any seams. Finally, each Easter Egg will be placed into a special box, perfect for surprising your special someone.

Both workshop lasts for about two hours and includes everything you need to participate, but participants should wear appropriate clothing as they might get Chocolate on their clothes. We will provide each participant an electronic version of a How To Guide so you will be able to continue making them at home!!



The Chocolate Easter Eggstravaganza workshops are available through Easter Sunday.


Participant Information:

  • Advance booking is required. Please email david@davidleslie.com or call 02032892253 to make a booking.
  • Chocolate Workshops are offered on selected dates only.
  • The workshops are designed to take approximately 2 hours, but might last longer so we recommend planning for the experience to last for 2.5 hours.
  • Ingredients, decoration dusts, equipment, gloves and apron are provided.
  • Changes to reservations are allowed as long as you you provide at least 72 hours before your scheduled reservation and the new date is within the terms of your original purchase.
  • All participants must be in good health with no contagious diseases and all food allergy reactions must be discussed with us in advance of booking.
  • Health & Safety documentation and Liability Waiver must be completed to participate.
  • No under 8 year old unless agreed in advance. No under 16 years old without an adult. No under 18 allowed in the venue for classes starting after 7PM.

Reservations

Email david@davidleslie.com or call 02032892253 with the following information: (1) Your Name, (2) Mobile Contact Number, (3) Your Choice of Workshop, (4) The Date & Time from the Schedule and (5) Number of People you are looking to buy places. Workshop places will only be confirmed once we have all the information to complete the booking.


02032892253