Private Lessons


private lessons
in chocolate and baking

get personal attention with the chocolatier and pastry chef in a baking and chocolate class designed just for you — for kids or adults


private lessons in chocolate and baking

RATES FOR EACH 2-HOUR CLASS: One adult: $179 -- Child (w/Adult): $152 -- Two adults: $299 | Chef’s Home

Includes all materials and ingredients, samples made during the class to take home, and a free copy of all detailed recipes made in the class.

Package rates available for on-going classes. Please inquire.

Are you a beginning baker and want to improve your skills, or an advanced baker looking to move your techniques to the next level? Do you also want to learn more about working with chocolate to learn about molded chocolates, chocolate tempering, chocolate ganaches, or the keys to delicious chocolate desserts? Whether you’re a beginner or advanced, Chef Zach will help improve your baking skills plus teach you the ins and outs of working with chocolate in these classes designed just for you!

This 2-hour course is a private lesson with a personalized agenda based on what you want to learn. Perfect for the home baker, culinary student, professional who wants to perfect a specific skill with cake and dessert baking and/or chocolate, or an adult + child activity. These classes will teach you invaluable techniques covering ingredients, equipment, proper measuring, fundamental recipes, plus the specifics of working with chocolate, all while receiving hands-on experience working side-by-side with Chef Zach in a relaxed atmosphere set at your pace for learning. And if you have a baking friend who also wants to learn, the class can accommodate up to two!

Once booked, Chef Zach will contact you ahead of class time to discuss your needs and to create your personal 2-hour agenda.

What Kinds of Things Can You Learn? Here are a few ideas:

- PERFECT YOUR CAKE BAKING SKILLS
- PERFECT YOUR CHOCOLATE GANACHES
- LEARN TO MAKE MOLDED CHOCOLATES
- MASTER CHOCOLATE TEMPERING
- WORK WITH AND UNDERSTAND SWEET DESSERT DOUGHS
- MAKE SHIMMERING CHOCOLATE GLAZES FOR CAKES
- LEARN EUROPEAN CAKE STYLES, MOUSSES, OR OTHER CHOCOLATE DESSERTS . . . and more!

Do you need flexibility with your start time? Chef Zach will discuss this with you based on the remaining class schedule for that day.

HAVE QUESTIONS FIRST? Call or Text Chef Zach now at 214-289-5419