The Chocolate Studio

H A N D S – O N / D E M O S

14 & 15 July, 10am-5pm

Te Papa

Visit our activity zone in Te Papa venue, Icon. Engage with hands-on chocolate truffle making or be amazed at expert culinary techniques on display.




Bohemein Chocolate factory

Presented in partnership with Bohemein Fresh Chocolates, this activity provides a hands-on close-up opportunity to make your own unique truffles. For a nominal fee, quality Bohemein ganache will be at your disposal to turn into beautiful looking chocolate truffles with flavour coatings of your choice.  A rare chance to personally handle quality chocolate and put your individual touch on your own packaged chocolates to take away… if you can wait that long!


Chocolate Sculpture

Not to be missed! A stunning chocolate art experience by talented New Zealand pastry chef, Ganesh Khedekar. Watch and learn as he creates a complex show-piece entirely made of chocolate. The technique and mastery are truly awe-inspiring.


And so much more…

Take a glimpse into the world of the chocolatier as talented pastry chefs and passionate aficionados demonstrate tricks and techniques of working with chocolate in an intimate and family friendly atmosphere. A series of presenters  show off their skills and talents over the course of the weekend, from cake decorating to the artisan crafting of elegant chocolate garnishes, infusing ganache and speaking to the process of bean-to-bar chocolate as well as the amazing health benefits of cacao. Be inspired by fantastic ideas and beautiful creations!


Saturday & Sunday, 14th & 15th July 2018, 10am – 5pm
ICON, Te Papa