Molded Chocolate Bonbons
CHOCOLATE COURSES

Molded Chocolate Bonbons

31 August - 1 September - 2 DAYS

Guillaume Roesz

Executive Pastry Chef, North America

Brooklyn, NY

$ 900 $ 630
30% discount off all classes for north american cercle v members
Interested in participating in the class Have questions ? Email ecolebrooklyn@valrhona.com

OBJECTIVES OF THE CLASS

  • Use different shaped molds to learn proper shelling and molding methods for molded bonbons
  • Produce balanced ganaches and fillings using different types of chocolate, alcohol, pralines, fruit pureés, and such as unique flavor combinations
  • Utilize airbrushing, hand painting, etching, transfer sheets, and other unique techniques for decorating and texturizing -colorful eye-catching molded confections

CONTENT OF THE CLASS

Learn how to temper Valrhona’s range of chocolates, including our unique INSPIRATION range. Explore the different ways to decorate your molded bonbons with cocoa butter, such as air brushing, hand painting, etching, and using Valrhona Signature transfer sheets. Understand the various fillings the molded form allows such as ganache, praliné, soft caramel, and pâte de fruit. You will leave feeling knowledgeable and confident to put your own twist on the techniques you learned.

PRICES INCLUDE

Class price includes croissants and coffee in the morning, lunch each day, a class recipe book, apron, travel mug, pen, as well as all materials, ingredients, and equipment needed for class. In response to Covid the class price no longer includes a group dinner or professional photographer, the class price has been lowered to reflect this change.

SCHEDULE

8:30am Arrival ; coffee and croisssants
9:00am Beginning of Practical Day
1:00pm Lunch
2:00pm Class Resumes
4-4:30pm Dessert Buffet
5:00pm End of Practical day

We try our best to finish on time, however, class may go over the allotted time to cover all the class material. Please keep this in mind when arranging your travel.

Chef Guillaume Roesz began his career with a pastry apprenticeship in Alsace, France at Pâtisserie Dany Husser. In 2006, Guillaume moved to Paris to join the prestigious team at Maison Ladurée. Five years later, Guillaume embarked on a new journey, this time to the Middle East, to open three shops for Maison Ladurée in Doha and Dubai.
In 2015, Chef Roesz joined the Valrhona Team as the Middle East, Africa & South Asia Corporate Pastry Chef, bringing his expertise in pastry and passion for Valrhona chocolate. Chef Roesz joins the team providing technical support to distributors and end users, teaching hands-on classes and demonstrations, developing recipes for professionals and consumers, testing and developing new techniques, working on new trends as well as implementing best practices from L’École Valrhona’s headquarters.

CANCELLATION POLICY

If you cancel 45 days or more prior to the first day of class, you will be completely refunded. If you cancel within 45 days you will receive a 50% refund or 100% class credit to be used within a year of the cancellation date. If you cancel within one week of the class you will receive a 50% class credit to be used within one year of the cancelation date. 

We do our best to avoid canceling or rescheduling classes, however, please be aware that classes are subject to change due to conflicts, instructor illness, travel issues, etc. We will contact you immediately in case of any date changes or course cancellations. In the case a class is rescheduled or canceled we offer you the choice of a full refund or a class credit to be used within one year of the cancellation date. 

As Valrhona is not responsible for your accommodations we recommend booking refundable forms of transportation and accommodations, so if an unforeseen change occurs you will not be charged. 

Our response to Covid

We will be taking every safety precaution and following all local and CDC guidelines as we prepare for and host these classes beginning in April. The health and safety of our community and team is our first priority, and we will be constantly updating our plans and precautions to ensure maximum safety. We have revised our cancellation policy to be more flexible during these uncertain times. If you have any questions please contact ecolebrooklyn@valrhona.com 

Chef referral program

Refer a friend for l'Ecole Valrhona Brooklyn 2021 professional class and receive a $200 credit

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