Classes are listed on the Events Schedule below and are noted by this symbol:
Adult & Teen Classes FAQ
Hands-on classes are marked with a symbol.
If you have a Groupon Class Voucher, we will continue to
honor it through the end of 2013, even if it expires before then.
Saturday Nov. 9 Cake Decorating Like the Pros, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm, $75 per person
Ages 13 & up. Learn how to get that smooth, professional bakery look with delicious buttercream with tips & techniques from the pros. You'll frost your own practice cake before the class is through and take it home to show off. Basic decorating kit is included and is yours to keep. Light refreshments provided.
Saturday Nov. 16 Girls Only: Fancy Desserts, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm, $75 per person
BYOB- Ages 21 & up only.
No boys allowed! Bring your best gal pal out for a night of chocolate and fun! Learn to make decadent and beautiful chocolate desserts such as Ganache, Truffles, Marbleized Strawberries, and Chocolate Bowls. You’ll take a goody box of your handcrafted treats home with you. Light refreshments provided.
Wednesday Nov. 27
Open 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Thursday Nov. 28 - Saturday Nov. 30 Closed for Thanksgiving
Order your holiday cakes & desserts by email to firstname.lastname@example.org 11/28-11/30 and save 20% during our annual Friends & Family Sale! Sale excludes tiered cakes, dessert/candy buffets, boxed chocolate favors, classes, private parties, delivery/shipping fees, and gift certificates. Discount cannot be combined with other offers or discounts.
Saturday Dec. 7 Creative Cookies: Snow Globes, Melting Snowmen, & More!
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm, $75 per person
Ages 13 & up. During this Christmas-themed cookie class, we will create a variety of pinnable cookie designs for you to take home including Snow Globes, Melting Snowmen, and more. Light refreshments provided.
Saturday Dec. 14 Cake Balls for Christmas, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm, $75 per person
Ages 13 & up. During this Christmas-themed cake ball class, we will create a variety of pinnable cake ball designs for you to take home including Reindeer, Christmas Ornaments, and more. Light refreshments provided.
Tuesday Dec. 24
Christmas Eve, open 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Wednesday Dec. 25 & Thursday Dec. 26
Closed. Merry Christmas!
Sunday Dec. 29 - Thursday Jan. 2, 2014
Closed. Have a safe and happy New Year!
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How much do the classes cost?
Class prices vary and are listed in each class description. All prices listed are per person unless otherwise noted.
Do I have to register in advance or can I just show up?
All classes require advanced registration with full payment at time of registration.
How do I register?
Call 817-282-9400 or come in store to register. Payment (cash, check or credit card) is due at the time of registration and is non-refundable. Class registrations are taken on a first-come, first served basis. Once a class is full, you will be added to a waiting list.
Do you offer Gluten Free Classes?
Some of our classes are already gluten free while most others can be adjusted to accomodate gluten free requests for an additional $10 fee.
Who teaches your classes?
Classes are taught by our resident experts. Co-Owners Lori Thomas and Becky Henry have been baking and decorating cakes and handcrafting chocolates for a combined 30+ years. Yikes, that makes us sound older than we feel! Pastry Chef Molly Grant has been on staff for over five years since earning her Certificate in Patisserie and Baking from Texas Culinary Academy, a Le Cordon Bleu School. Occasionally we bring in outside experts to offer you a wide range of expertise.
What are your classes like?
Most classes are hands-on (noted with a ). Hands-on classes will typically involve working with a small group as well as independent work. Other classes are demonstrations or tasting classes.
Are there age restrictions on the classes?
General classes are for age 13 and older. BYOB classes are for adults ages 21 and older.
How big are the classes?
Class size maximum is 10 students so you are guaranteed a personal experience!
Do you have a waiting list for sold out classes?
Yes, waiting lists are maintained for sold out classes. Please call to have your name added to the waiting list. You will be notified if a space becomes available.
I registered for a class but I can’t make it- what do I do?
Classes are non-refundable. Call 817-282-9400; change requests are NOT accepted by email. We are happy to honor a request for credit towards an future class or a transfer to another class as long as it is made no less than 5 days prior to the class (the Tuesday before a Saturday class). You may send a substitute if you cannot attend; please call to notify us of the change. NO SHOWS WILL NOT RECEIVE A CREDIT.
What do I wear to class?
Most classes are hands-on in the kitchen (noted with a ), therefore closed-toe shoes and kitchen-safe clothing are required; aprons are provided. Participants are asked to sign a waiver before classes begin and Hot Chocolates, Ltd. Co. will not be held liable for any loss, injury or damage to students.
What is your cancellation/bad weather policy?
We reserve the right to cancel a class for any reason in which case a full refund will be given; we will notify you by phone no later than 2 hours prior to the class. In the case of bad weather, we will make a determination no later than 2 hours prior to the class and will notify you by phone.
How do I book a private class?
To book a private event or class, please call 817-282-9400. All classes and events are after our normal business hours. Our on-site class maximum is 10 guests. For larger events, you provide the location and we'll bring the class! (Additional fees apply for off-site classes).
What is your policy on drinking wine or beer during class?
Certain classes are designated BYOB and you may bring your own beer or wine. We will provide plastic drinking cups and a corkscrew upon advanced request. These classes are limited to adults age 21 or older.
Do you ever change the published class menu?
Menus are subject to change due to the seasonality of some ingredients.