All around the globe, our CHOCOLATE ACADEMY™ demonstration and training centers are teaching and training centers for artisans and professionals who want to improve their working skills in chocolate and learn about new trends, techniques and recipes. CHOCOLATE ACADEMY™ centers are located in Wieze (Belgium), São Paulo (Brazil), St. Hyacinthe (Canada), Suzhou (China), Meulan (France), Mumbai (India), Lodz (Poland), Mexico City (Mexico), Zundert (The Netherlands), Chekhov (Russia), Singapore, Gurb (Spain), Zurich (Switzerland), Istanbul (Turkey), Banbury (United Kingdom) and Chicago (USA).

Upcoming courses

İleri Seviye Çikolata - Chocolate 3

Apr 21-22, 2014 NULL Apply for this course

Летние десерты

Apr 23-24, 2014 Russia, Chekhov Apply for this course

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We offer practical and theoretical courses for chocolate artisans: pastry chefs, confectioners, bakers and caterers. The curriculum includes beginner, advanced and specialized chocolate classes on chocolate processing and a range of techniques and applications - from tempering, molding, enrobing and sculpting to decorations and flavorings.

During the practical chocolate courses, the participants get the chance to apply and broaden their technical skills under the guidance of our technical advisors and to share experience and knowledge with other professionals. Information and course calendar for the CHOCOLATE ACADEMY™ demonstration and training centers are available on

In addition to our technical advisors, the teaching staff at the CHOCOLATE ACADEMY™ centers regularly includes members of our Ambassadors Club. We have about 70 Ambassadors around the world who represent our brands at trade fairs, demonstrations, shows, exhibitions and other events throughout the year. They help us test and develop new products and recipes, and also help us with customer training.

If you are interested in learning more about Barry Callebaut’s CHOCOLATE ACADEMY™ demonstration and training centers or you are a professional and would like to sign up for a chocolate class, please get in touch with us. Further information as well as the course calendar for the CHOCOLATE ACADEMY™ demonstration and training center near you is available on