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7/11 - Artisanal Chocolate Workshop

July 11, 2016 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Institute of Culinary Education

Experience ICE's brand-new Bean-to-Bar Chocolate Lab in this two-day chocolate experience. In this workshop, open to pastry and culinary professionals, Creative Director Michael Laiskonis will be offering an exclusive hands-on look at the bean-to-bar chocolate-making process. Attendees will roast, winnow, grind, formulate, and refine artisan-quality couverture, in addition to pressing cocoa butter, tempering, and molding. By applying the finished chocolate to a range of applications, attendees will gain insight into the many variables that each processing step presents.In this workshop, you will cover:

• The history of chocolate
• Cleaning and sorting two bean origins
• Roasting, winnowing, and grinding
• Refining process
• Comparative identification and tasting of chocolate products
• Cocoa-butter pressing
• Extract, sift, temper, and mold finished chocolate

Tasting, discussion, and hands-on postproduction applications will follow, as will the packaging of chocolate to take away.

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