Chocolate and Pâtisserie masterclasses at CAVC

27 November 2015

Chocolate and Pâtisserie masterclasses with an award-winning chef at Cardiff and Vale College

Calling all chocoholics and dessert lovers - Cardiff and Vale College’s landmark restaurant, The Classroom, is offering an exclusive opportunity to spend a day training under one of the finest pâtisserie chefs in the UK.

The perfect Christmas gift for the foodie in your life, or just a treat for yourself, the masterclasses feature a dedicated six-hour course to help you achieve the perfect dessert. It will also include a light lunch at the The Classroom restaurant, perched atop the College’s landmark £45m City Centre Campus with views across Cardiff.

The masterclasses include an introduction to chocolate and chocolate-making, how to create a mouth-watering Valentine chocolate cake, a macaron masterclass and a class on Valrhona Chocolate and raspberry plated dessert – a real showpiece dessert for a dinner party or any special occasion. They will be held by Massimo Bishop-Scotti, multi-award winning head of contemporary cake design service Zucchero Pâtisserie.

Passionate about the highest-quality ingredients, sophisticated flavour combinations and the contemporary and cutting edge, Massimo has worked with five-star chefs in multi-Michelin star and five star restaurants. These include The Savoy and The Aubergine for Gordon Ramsay. He has created bespoke dessert recipes for Sir Elton John, Sir Michael Parkinson and the government of New Zealand as well as supplying M&S and Harrods.

If you want to wow dinner guests, treat someone special or simply learn how to create consummate chocolate confections visit to book. The masterclasses are limited to 12 spaces per day to ensure a personal experience so book soon to avoid disappointment.


All masterclasses cost £120 per person, will be held in modern European restaurant, The Classroom, and include a light lunch. Visit for dates and to book a place but hurry – space is limited!