Chocolate Making

Master the art of chocolate

Learn the skills required to create professional quality chocolate confectionary to suit every occasion and season. From flavoured chocolate truffles to moulded delights. For a seasonal twist we will also create Easter eggs and similar delights.

The classes take place in our stunning country kitchen with breath-taking views of Swinton Estate Grounds and Yorkshire Dales.

We always encourage a hands on approach within the classes and all ingredients and equipment will be provided.

Full day recipes may include: moulded chocolate, Easter eggs, seasonal flavoured truffles, chocolate curls and chocolate soufflé.

£185 per person
three chocolates

Your course may feature

  • Basic tempering of chocolate
  • Making flavoured ganache
  • Moulding individual chocolates and larger shapes
  • Creating chocolate curls Baking techniques and temperature

Upcoming dates

Unfortunately, no upcoming dates are currently available.

FAQs

Please arrive at the Swinton Park Hotel reception for tea and coffee served from 9:30am.

Most half-day cookery courses start at 10:00am and finish around 1:30pm. Full-day courses start at at 10:00am and finish around 3:00pm. 

For evening courses, we ask guests to arrive at Swinton Cookery School for 5:45pm. Your course will start at 6:00pm and finish around 8:30pm.   

During half-day and full-day courses, lunch will be served consisting of dishes you've prepared during the event. Should you have any special dietary requirements or allergies please let us know so that we can ensure these are accommodated.

All required ingredients and equipment will be provided as part of your course. You don't need to bring anything extra - just yourself. 

Yes! When you finish the course, you'll receive a copy of all the recipes you learned to use at home. 

Your course will take place at Swinton Cookery School:

Swinton Cookery School
Swinton Park
Ripon
North Yorkshire
HG4 4JH
United Kingdom

Swinton Cookery School is a relaxed, open demonstration kitchen housed in a converted Georgian stable wing adjacent to Swinton Park hotel.

From classic baking and Sunday roasts to Sushi and Thai, there’s a cookery course to suit everyone. So if you are beginner with a keen interest or a professional, broadening their knowledge, join us at Swinton and fall in love with cooking all over again.

£185 per person
To book, call our friendly reservations team on 01765 680900 or email reservations@swintonestate.com

Our standard terms and conditions apply.