Training course
Introduction to chocolate
by TheTasteLab team
Level:
Beginner
Price per person £225 excl. VAT
Techniques
& skills

• Tempering and coating techniques

• Basic ganache

• Fruit ganache

• Alcohol ganache

• Moulded bonbons, framed bonbons, bars, filled shells

Meet
The chef
Denis Dramé MCA
Pastry Chef for TheTasteLab by
Classic Fine Foods London
 
Denis joined Classic Fine Foods to run TheTasteLab. He began his career at the City Bakery in New York. He has worked alongside Raymond Blanc and Benoit Blin at the iconic 2-star Michelin restaurant Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons and after a spell at Dainesfield House, Denis took on the role of Head Pastry Chef at Pennyhill Park.
In addition to his day-to-day commitments, Denis regularly judges pastry competitions and he was awarded the Master of Culinary Arts. He is also the coach of Team United Kingdom for the Coupe du Monde de la Pâtisserie 2019.  
 
Sarju Ranavaya
TheTasteLab Assistant Pastry Chef
 
After graduating from the renowned culinary school Le Cordon Bleu, Sarju began his career with the Dorchester Collection in CUT at 45 Park Lane. Then continuing to work in iconic 5 Star luxury hotels in London, spending some years at The Berkeley then moving to The Langham and most recently at Rocco Forte's Brown's Hotel before joining the team at TheTasteLab. He is also the chocolate candidate of Team United Kingdom for the Coupe du Monde de la Pâtisserie 2019.

Terms & Conditions:

The maximum number of participants per establishment is 2.

All places are on a first come, first served basis.

If you are booking an event more than 6 weeks in advance a non-refundable 30% deposit is payable on registration to 
secure your place. The balance must be paid within 6 weeks of the course date. If you are booking an event less than 
6 weeks from the event date then the full fee is payable on registration. Your participation at the event will only be
confirmed once we have received full payment. 

Cancellation:

If you cancel in writing at least 6 weeks before the event we will refund the price less the 30% deposit.
No refunds will be given for cancellations within the 6 weeks preceding the event.

Read full Terms & Conditions

Other Information:

  • We would ask that you bring your chef’s jacket
  • TheTasteLab will provide all materials and equipment
  • Each participant will be provided with an apron
  • The price includes lunch
  • If you need to book a hotel, you can contact The Holiday Inn London – West

Our Address:

TheTasteLab
Westway Estate, 18-20 Brunel Road
Park Royal, London, W3 7XR
(TheTasteLab is a 10 min walk from East Acton tube station - Central Line)

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