Chocolate Fantasia Class, WA

Package Includes a Class, Recipe Book, and Apron

Truly a chocoholics dream! Over a fun and hands-on 7 hours, he and his classmates will create a mouth-watering 2-tier cake complete with all the tantalising trimmings – and the best part is he will get to take it home to enjoy (and hopefully share!).

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Chocolate. For many of us, the mere sound of the word teases the taste buds and gets the mouth seriously watering! Perfect for the chocoholic who loves to bake, or wants to learn, our Chocolate Fantasia cooking experience is an intensive day of learning the intricate tricks to the ultimate decadent chocolate cake. With an experienced and passionate instructor guiding them through, this intimate course is great for any skill level from beginner to experienced, as it focusses strongly on an individualised learning environment to suit everyone.

On arrival, students will be presented with their very own recipe book and apron, both of which they can take home to keep – ensuring they are equipped to recreate their chocolate heaven at home. Known for his patience and passion for desserts, students really gain professional level baking and decorating techniques under the direction of their teacher. Throughout the 7-hour course, participants will make a delectable two-tier red velvet mud-cake, cover it in gorgeous ganache, and decorate it with a range of chocolate garnishes to finish it off.

More specifically, they will be:

- making and baking their two-tier red velvet mud-cake from scratch

- melting dark chocolate for garnishes and for a chocolate ribbon

- create a range of chocolate garnishes – shaving, scrolls, rolls and cigarettes

- cover the cakes in the chocolate ganache

- create modern chocolate flowers as decorations

After all the hard work is done, he will get to take home his incredible creation – which really is the icing on the cake (pun intended)! Located just 20 minutes north of Perth’s CBD, this course is a great gift idea for the guy who loves to bake and wants to take it to the next level, or for the absolute beginner keen to get creative in the kitchen.

Men’s Gift Store experience vouchers are redeemable directly with the experience provider with full details provided upon purchase. Recipients have 3 years to use the full value of the voucher.


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What is the Chocolate Fantasia package?

Chocolate Fantasia is a whole day class that will teach participants how to bake an exquisite two layer red velvet mud cake. At the end of the day, you can take home your chocolate masterpiece so you can share the experience with your friends and family. A recipe book and an apron are also included in the package.

Who is the Chocolate Fantasia Class for?

This patisserie experience is perfect for the chocolate lovers in your life. It is also a great gift idea for any man who has an insatiable sweet tooth or a foodie who loves to watch cooking shows on TV.

The class is designed for people who have no previous cooking or baking experience. All you’ll need is a bit of enthusiasm to learn and be willing to crack a few eggs. All the necessary materials, equipment and instruction are provided on the day itself.

The Chocolate Fantasia Class is the perfect gift for the man who doesn’t mind getting his hands dirty while creating a decadent chocolate masterpiece and flexing his creative muscles for an entire day. It is an unforgettable every participant whether you’re buying it for your husband, boyfriend, father, or a really good friend.

What will you learn from the Chocolate Fantasia class?

Students will learn all the necessary skills to bake European style cakes, which includes:

  1. Baking a two layer red velvet mud cake from scratch.
  2. Melting dark chocolate.
  3. Making a dark chocolate ribbon and flowers.
  4. Making different chocolate garnishes such as rolls, scrolls, shavings and cigarettes.
  5. Masking the cake with ganache.

Once the class is done, you can easily replicate all the steps required to bake your own two layer red velvet cake at home for special occasions like birthdays and anniversaries.

Who teaches the Chocolate Fantasia class?

The Chocolate Fantasia class is held at a patisserie training centre near the Perth CBD. The training centre and the class are run by a French chef who has decades of experience as an Executive Pastry Chef for top hotels all over the world. In Australia, he’s won several awards for his successful patisserie and competed in numerous culinary events.

Participants will learn the tips and tricks that European masters use all in the span of a day, and without having to leave the country.

Each class is composed of a small group of students and instruction is focused on individualised learning to accommodate different skill levels.

Are there important things I need to keep in mind when buying the Chocolate Fantasia experience as a gift?

While the Chocolate Fantasia class is designed to be enjoyed by young and old alike, you have to be at least 16 years of age to participate. It is also not suitable for people with any food allergies, as participants are expected to handle and prepare a range of raw ingredients.

Are there any preparations necessary prior to attending a Chocolate Fantasia class?

Participants should wear casual and light clothing, as well as comfortable shoes because you’ll be on your feet for several hours throughout the day.  It is also recommended that you leave your jewellery such as rings, bracelets and bangles at home because you’ll be getting your hands a bit dirty. Sandals and open toed footwear are also not allowed for health and safety reasons.

No lunch is provided, but you can bring your own or buy food from one of the neighbouring establishments during the 30-minute lunch break.

Classes are scheduled on weekdays and weekends. Gift vouchers are valid for 12 months from the date of purchase.

What other Experiences can I buy as a gift from Men’s Gift Store?

We offer different experience days and classes to suit a wide range of tastes and interests. For food lovers, we have cooking and baking classes that teach you how to make other types of pastries and desserts, as well as exotic dishes from all over the world. For men who love to drink, one of our brewery and winery tours may be the ideal gift. For adventure seekers, Men’s Gift Store offers one-in-a-lifetime experiences like skydiving, cage diving with Great White Sharks, track days, private tours and flights by plane or helicopter, and many more.