London, United Kingdom (PressExposure) March 23, 2012 -- London's leading cookery school is hosting classes for chocolate lovers with a whole week of chocolate-themed classes, and a 'Chocolate Desserts' masterclass for the ultimate indulgence.The cooking school hosts 500 cooking classes a month which range from half-an-hour to 4hours in length and cater to all levels of culinary ability.
The affordable cooking classes, which are held from Mondays to Saturdays during the morning, afternoon and evening, are being given a distinct chocolate theme for the first week of April. Each evening from the 1st to 6th will see the school host a class with a sumptuous chocolate dessert, helping you celebrate Easter before you open any eggs! Andre Dupin, Head Chef at L'atelier, said: "Chocolate and Easter go hand in hand, so we are dedicating the first week of April to chocolate. Chocolate is a surprisingly easy ingredient to work with and is hugely versatile, which we aim to show through our cooking classes and the 125 chocolate recipes on our website"
Each of the cooking classes at the London cooking school provides a unique cook and dine experience taught by professional chefs in state-of-the-art kitchens. L'atelier des Chefs, based in the heart of the West End, also has dining rooms and a cooking store, enabling you to relax and enjoy your meal afterwards and treat yourself to a piece of professional kitchen equipment hand selected by their very own chefs. Another L'atelier cooking school will be opening in the City in May on Foster Lane by St Pauls. The West End kitchen is hosting a dedicated 'Chocolate Desserts' class on 3rd April, offering chocoholics the chance to learn new dessert skills with expert chefs. Create recipes including a chocolate Eton mess with fresh minted raspberries, a dark chocolate and griottine cherry trifle, perfect the delicate art of a chocolate soufflé and finish the afternoon off with dark chocolate and Cointreau truffles. This really is the ultimate indulgence for those with a sweet tooth.
L'atelier des Chefs also caters to those who want to learn more savoury dishes, with themed classes featuring global influences. Choose the 'Asian Flavours' class for a taste of the East, the 'French Flavours' for the best in bistro cooking or the 'Best in British' class for something closer to home. These three course classes will feature delicious recipes such as red duck curry with pineapple and fragrant rice, crisp fillet of sea bass with roasted fennel or seared pigeon with Ratte potatoes. The 'Everyday Easy' and 'Dinner in an Hour'1 hour classes focus on simple recipes which you can make again at home, and the 'Catch of the Day' 4 hour masterclass features four intricate seafood recipes, including scallops, fillet of halibut, grilled oysters and a complex chocolate dessert in a four hour cooking extravaganza.
Looking for a work lunch with a difference? Join a 30 minute lunchtime cooking class during your lunch break where you can learn a delicious recipe, such as rump steak with Asian style vegetables, in just half an hour. All food can be enjoyed in the dining room or taken back to the workplace if you are really pushed for time.
Are you worried about running out of ideas to keep the kids entertained over the Easter holidays? L'atelier des Chefs' London cooking school also offers 'Kids Can Cook!' classes for children aged 9 years and older. During the 1 hour classes children can learn how to cook delicious two course meals in a fun environment, with recipes including smoked paprika chicken with salad and a dessert of chocolate cupcakes. Or opt for a Gourmet Gift Card for a unique Easter gift to remember. This gift voucher can be topped up with any value, which the recipient can then use to book their favourite cooking class or goodies from the cooking school's boutique.
L'atelier des Chefs is the leading cookery school in London for fun and relaxed cooking classes. Their cook and dine experiences offer something for everyone and are the perfect way to treat yourself - or someone else - this Easter. For more information, to book classes or to buy a Gourmet Gift Card visit their website at http://www.atelierdeschefs.co.uk.