Chocolate Workshops

Want to do something deliciously fun?

Chocolate Workshops

These workshops are perfect for hens groups, girls weekends away, family holidays, weekend escapes, baby moons, birthdays, anniversaries, date nights, friend get together’s, work team building, everyone etc. Our talented Chocolatier also has a strong HR training background so can tailor a workshop especially for your family or business. Contact us direct for more details.

We currently offer 8 different workshops – Please note minimum numbers apply for each course.

  1. Girls Day Out – Make a Chocolate block workshop + Devonshire Tea. 4 hours $140 per person (Fully Booked for 2020)  – Not Available at this time, contact us to go out on our waitlist for 2022
  2. Make your own Unique chocolate block. 2.5 hours – $90 per person – (Perfect for hens groups) (Fully Booked for 2020) – contact us to go on out waitlist for 2022
  3. Antiquity Experience – $80 per person Approx 1.5 hours –  (Fully Booked for 2020) contact us to go on our waitlist for 2022
As seen on STUDIO 10

CHOCOLATE WORKSHOP CALENDAR.

PLEASE NOTE: DO NOT use the below calendar. If you are a hens group, family or girls group wanting to book a chocolate workshop, then please write to us directly to ask our availability for hosting a private workshop for your group. 

WORKSHOP CALENDAR: All PINK is booked GREEN is still available. Orange is session not available

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How to book.

  1. Pick a date
  2. Email us to check availability.
  3. If available a deposit of $150.00 is required to secure your booking in our calendar. Pay by credit card (Visa, MasterCard, Amex, or do a direct deposit.) A small bank surcharge applies for credit card transactions.
ANTIQUITY EXPERIENCE – Perfect for girls groups, hens or corporate groups

Duration: 1 hour

Cost $80 per person

Min 6 people required for bookings. Subject to availability. Bookings in advance necessary. 

Available: by appointment only, subject to chocolatier availability.  

Antiquity Experience – What do you really know about chocolate? We have all enjoyed this indulgent treat for over 170 years but would you like to learn about the rich history of the unique sweet treat that has changed the dessert world forever. The Antiquity experience is a unique workshop where you will learn your way through the history of chocolate by tasting touching, seeing, hearing and smelling your way through the past. Blind folds and hidden surprises along the way. Your senses will be tantalized and your taste buds will be dancing with joy.

Girls Day Out- Make a Chocolate Block workshop + Devonshire Tea 

Duration: 4 hours

Cost $140 per person Contact us to go on our waitlist for 2022

Min 6 people required to run the course, Max 9

Available: Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays – by appointment in advance only. Other days of the week can be booked by special request, subject to chocolatier availability.  

The chocolate courses we provide are not your average chocolate workshops. Think of them as a day of making edible art with your besties, filled with an abundance of fun. We don’t believe in a stuffy kitchen type scenario. We want you to have an absolute blast, and end the day with a chocolate creation you’ve personally made that you never thought possible. Your chocolate tutor has a naughty sense of humor so feel free to let loose and be your true selves. This is your day and wickedly delicious humor is always welcome, actually it is highly encouraged! We love to teach people with a zest for life, and who enjoy the freedom of all things indulgent. Celebrate your special day, enjoy your family or friendships and indulge in all things good and delicious, because time together is precious and should be filled with joy.

You will be greeted with fairy floss champagne & delicious truffle tasting. Cassandra will then teach you to temper your own chocolate on marble and then make your very own gorgeous Belgian chocolate blocks For something extra special your group will even have the chance to taste the newest and the rarest chocolate in the world which they thought was extinct since 1916. Just when it couldn’t get any better we will play some fun surprise games, I hope your ready to be competitive with your friend or family because their are no rules and there is always a chocolate prize ready for the winner.

Behind the scenes our staff have been busy preparing the most devine Devonshire Tea for you.   It will be beautifully presented in our Chocolate Studio with breath taking panoramic views of the Budawang ranges. Annie from Annies grazing boxes is our external caterer & has an extensive knowledge and expert culinary skills from her experience owning a renowned tea house in the heart of England’s beautiful Peak district. You will be treated to freshly baked scones, homemade cakes, slices and treats. A large selection of teas and complimentary champagne and soft drinks are available.  This experience is gold class and not to be missed.

Booking in advance necessary.

Make your own Chocolate Block + Games

Duration: 2.5 hours

Time: Approx 11am or 2pm

When: Available Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday subject to availability. Bookings in advance necessary. Other days of the week can be provided for groups upon special request subject to availability of Chocolatier.

Cost: $90 per person 

Min 6 people required to run the course  (Social spacing due to covid regulations apply, we can only accept a maximum group booking of 9 people at this time)

This chocolate course has been deliberately & perfectly designed for our fabulous hens groups. Think of it as a day of making awesome Belgian chocolate blocks with your besties, filled with fairy floss drinks and a bucket load of fun. You chocolate tutor doesn’t believe in a stuffy kitchen type scenario. We truly want you to have an absolute blast, and end the day with a chocolate block that looks like an artistic master piece that blows your mind.  Your chocolate tutor has a naughty sense of humor so feel free to let loose and be your true selves. This is your hens day and a wickedly delicious sense of humor is always welcome, actually it is highly encouraged! We love to teach hen’s with a zest for life, and who enjoy the freedom of all things indulgent and want to celebrate the best hen’s day possible. Enjoy your family & close friendships and indulge in all things good and delicious, because time together is precious and should be filled with joy and so much laughter you nearly pee your pants.

Everyone gets to enjoy fairy floss’s champagne drinks upon arrival, unique chocolate tasting, tempering chocolate on marble, preparing moulds and making your own unique chocolate blocks.  You will also enjoy some fabulous games for fun while your chocolate is setting in the fridge.

Disclaimer: Milton Country Retreat does not take any responsibility for any food (Chocolate products or other such food items) that participants choose to take home after the course has finished. Milton Country Retreat will not be held responsible or liable for any unsafe handling or storage of any food items once they have left the premises. Please note: On very rare occasions your chocolate tutor may be unavailable due to illness or personal responsibilities. In this event a full refund will be provided asap or a rescheduling of your workshop, whichever you prefer.

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What others are saying

I highly recommend doing a Chocolate workshop at the Chocolate Cottages, Cassandra was a fabulous teacher and made the workshop so much fun for my husband and I. We made a chocolate creation that was so beautiful and I still cant believe that we actually were able to make it with no experience using chocolate at all. It was such a fun day for us both and we definitely recommend booking one as a date with your partner or a weekend away. Thank you again Cassandra Ill be back next year with my girlfriends.

Samantha J

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