Location:The Classroom by La Folie, Shakti Mills Lane, Upper Worli, Worli, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Cost:Rs. 5,000.00 per person
About this experience
Feb 6 | 1pm - 6pm | Turn your hobby into a profession with our basic chocolate making class with our very own chocolatier - Chef Sanjana Patel. In this class, you will learn the basics of chocolate making which will include tempering, moulding creating various garnishes for your own chocolate creations. This class is fully hands on and does not require prior experience.
What you will learn:
- Tempering of White, Milk & Dark Chocolate
- Moulding of Chocolate
- Creating chocolate garnishes with OHP sheets and spray painting techniques
- Creating chocolate bands for cake decoration
- Making chocolate flowers with carving and knives
As the Creative Director and Executive Chef at La Folie, Sanjana helms the luxury chocolate boutique La Folie Du Chocolat and La Folie Lab – the brand’s café bistro in Bandra. Having graduated in Food Management from London and Chocolate Technology in Germany, she was selected at École Grégoire Ferrandi in Paris, a reputed pastry and chocolate art school.
At 22, Sanjana started as an apprentice at Pierre Hermé. After stints with talents such as Jean-Charles Rochoux, Patrick Roger and Olivier Bajard, she donned the role of the Chief of Chocolate Production under Chef Camille Lesecq at Hotel Le Meurice. She moved on to Hotel Plaza Athénée in the Dorchester Collection, under Chef Christophe Michalak and Chef Alain Ducasse. Over the years, she has received national and global accolades. She was crowned India’s Pastry Queen in 2015 and ranked as the 4th Best Pastry Chef globally at the World Pastry Queen Competition in 2016.