Chocolate classes and parties @home.

Celebrating a birthday or a special occasion? Why not invite your friends to a Belgian chocolate making party at your home? Or book a class at our Saratoga location for 6-8 people. We also do team building events: Contact us for more info. And check out our Facebook page for pictures of some of our past chocolate classes and parties!


  Classic molding.

Classic molding.

Our Classes and Demos

  • Small class sizes! 6-8 people. Each class lasts 2 hours, including clean-up.
  • Contact us for description of team and club events.
  • We have different formats available and custom-tailor them to your needs. 
  • We also offer demos for larger parties. See our 'Chocolate Party @home' description below.
  • Contact us about our special Bridal Chocolate Parties!

Chocolate Party @Home

We offer @home chocolate making demos for parties of 15 people or more. Contact us for all details on any class or demo.

These are demo only and do not offer "hands-on" practice. Demos last 1 1/2-2 hours.                       

Basic Party: demo + sampling       

  • Tasting of the different types of Belgian chocolate, used to craft our "pralines" or bonbons. 

  • We show your guests how to temper chocolate and handcraft classic Belgian chocolates with your choice of dark or milk chocolate.

  • We pour, fill, and close a mold of your choice with a filling of your choice.  

  • Guests will share and sample the chocolates crafted during the demonstration.

Party Plus: Basic party + box of chocolates

  • All of the above PLUS:

  • Each guest receives a box of 6 chocolates with up to 3 different flavors, including the flavor chosen for the demo.

  • 15 to 20 guests: choose a total of 2 flavors (including the demo flavor)

  • 20+ guests: choose a total of 3 flavors (including the demo flavor)

You can add the option to buy extra chocolates at a discount after the demonstration; we also offer chocolate callets so you and your guests can make your own bonbons at home. (We include instructions). Please request in advance.

We show your guests how to temper chocolate and handcraft classic Belgian chocolates. Guests sample the couverture callets and the chocolates made on site. 

 

Chocolate Making Workshop* @Home or at our Saratoga location 

6 - 8 people.  We accommodate larger groups for team and club events.Contact us about options.

*Workshops offer hands-on experience and last 2 hrs. 4-8 guests at our Saratoga location. Private and semi-private options available. Contact us.

Molding class with conventional plastic molds.

Traditional Molding Class

  • Tasting of the different types of Belgian chocolate, used to craft our "pralines" or bonbons.

  • Demo on tempering chocolate.

  • Molding: Learn how to pour, fill and close traditional chocolate molds:  Participants work in groups of 2 to perform all steps of the chocolate molding process.

  • YOUR choice of chocolate (dark OR milk) and flavor of the filling.

  • You will take home a box of chocolates made during the workshop and share the samples made during the demo.

Dipping,  finishing and decorating truffles.

 

 

Truffle Dipping Class

  • Tasting of the different types of Belgian chocolate, used to craft our "pralines" or bonbons.

  • Demo on tempering chocolate.

  • Dipping:  You will dip a few of our exquisite ganaches in tempered Belgian chocolate.

  • Topping: You will learn a few techniques for finishing and decorating truffles.

  • YOUR choice of chocolate (dark OR milk).

  • YOUR choice of ganache flavor.

  • Participants work in groups of 2 to perform all steps of the chocolate dipping process. You will  share all truffles crafted during the workshop and demo.


Additional Information

  • We gladly offer a free tasting of up to 4 different flavors of your choice to decide on the flavor of your party of 15 or more.

  • A non-refundable deposit of $75.00 will secure your spot. We will send you an invoice for the remainder 3 weeks before start date.

  • Please take into consideration that we will need to set up ONE hour before starting time of the class or party.

  • For parties within 10 miles of our business, we do not charge for mileage. Beyond 10 miles, we add $0.50/one-way mile ($1.00/roundtrip mile).

  • Please provide free adjacent parking. 

  • Cancellation policy:  the following refunds apply minus the $75 non-refundable deposit.

                                          - Full refund as store credit if you cancel 2 weeks or more before class/party date.
                                          - 80% refund as store credit if canceled 10-14 days before class/party date. 
                                          - 65% refund as store credit if canceled 4-10 days before class/party date.
                                          - No refund if canceled less than 72 hours before class/party starting time and for no-shows.
                                          - Store credits may be used towards a future class or Emma’s Delights products.
                                          - If for unforeseen circumstances we have to cancel the event, we will issue a full refund.

  • For work shops only: 

                                         - Short overview of food safety standards.
                                         - Please: No facial jewelry. 
                                         - No long sleeves (or roll up).
                                         - Closed-toe flat shoes
                                         - Disposable gloves and hairnets provided.
                                         - Please bring an apron to protect your clothing. (optional)       

   Any questions? Please leave a note on your order form or call us at 408.857.2398