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The Chocolate Warehouse For Your School Tour
“School Tours One Of Our Specialties”
The Chocolate Warehouse is a world of pure imagination is celebrating over 14 years of chocolate workshops and school tours. It gives them great joy to see so many schools returning year after year and reinforces the educational and interactive experience with that special personal touch you get when you visit the Chocolate Warehouse.
Ireland’s original and best chocolate workshops started in 2001 by Natasha Caffrey Grand Daughter of the late Thomas Caffrey known as The Irish “Willy Wonka”. Caffreys Confectionery’s legendary Snowballs, Tea Cakes Macaroon bars, Big Time bars and lots more are all available at the Chocolate Warehouse shop. Enjoy the magic, mystique and the wonder of chocolate making. The Chocolate Warehouse is a unique venue where visitors can discover the history and joy of chocolate with hands on working experience provided. The subject of Chocolate covers so many topics within the national curriculum from science to history, geography as well as stimulating the senses (especially the taste buds).
Who Do They Cater For?
Junior and Secondary schools
The Chocolate Warehouse have created specific educational workshops and have adapted each workshop for the appropriate age of the group. Suitable for business students, home economic students, transition year, 5th, 6th and college students.
The Chocolate Warehouse School Tour – Two Fabulous Hours
The two hour event which covers a 25 minute film explains in detail the story of chocolate and how the cocoa beans are grown and harvested. The film shows the journey of the cocoa beans from the Aztecs to the factory and the process the cocoa beans go through to get the chocolate that we recognize today. The visitors are given a chocolate demonstration on how chocolates and Easter eggs are made. They are also shown the different machinery needed to make chocolate and the method of how to use a piping bag filled with chocolate. As always the fun part is the “hands on” session. The visitors put on aprons like a true chocolatier and start the business of coating chocolates, adding toppings and hand piping with white chocolate. All participants get to decorate and package the chocolate to take home.
At the end of each event there is a short table quiz. This is great fun! The visitors realize they have learned a lot about the history of chocolate and how it is manufactured. Each visitor receives The Chocolate Warehouse Certificate which gives each visitor a sense of achievement and the enthusiasm for future learning.
Booking Your Chocolate Warehouse School Tour
Teacher’s admission is free of charge with complementary Tea or Coffee.
This includes all materials supplied, products and gift packing used plus The Chocolate Warehouse Certificate. (Children 6 yrs and older) The Chocolate Workshop is fully supervised by Chocolate Warehouse staff.
Admission: €12.50 per student.
Over 30 students one complimentary ticket.
Over 60 students two complimentary tickets
Must pre book:- Ph: 00 353 1 4500080. E-mail: [email protected]
Capacity:- Up to 70 visitors per event.
Chocolate Workshop / School Tours Dates 2014/2015:
- April 2015 Monday to Friday 10.30am – 12.30pm ,1pm – 3pm & 2pm – 4pm
- May 2015 Monday to Friday 10.30am – 12.30pm ,1pm – 3pm & 2pm – 4pm
- June 2015 Monday to Friday 10.30am – 12.30pm ,1pm – 3pm & 2pm – 4pm
Directions To The Chocolate Warehouse
Take exit 10 off the M50 (Ballymount / Cookstown exit). At first small roundabout keep left and drive towards Ballymount Cross Roundabout.
- At Ballymount cross roundabout and take 3rd exit onto Ballymount Road.
- Continue down Ballymount Road onto the Walkinstown Roundabout. Take the Greenhills Road exit (5th Exit) onto Greenhills Road. (Greenhills Road exit in between Ulster Bank and Cherry Tree pub) and then take the first left into Mulcahy Keane Ind Est .
- We are beside Caffreys Confectionery and Fantasy Lights.
Free Parking for cars and buses.
Coordinates: 53° 18′ 53.2368″, -6° 19′ 54.6132″
Approx 30mins from City Centre 27 and 77A from The Central Bank. The Bus Stop is at the gate of Mulcahy Keane Ind Est (A two minute walk to The Chocolate Warehouse).