Class Schedule

Course Package - Sign up for 'Tempering 101' & 'Bean to Bar' class and get $25 off!

Contact to sign up.

Tempering 101


We’ll explore different methods of tempering: seeding, tabliering, and the newest methods in the world of chocolate. Learn to keep your temper and create chocolate with a nice 'shine' & 'snap'! A must if planning to make truffles for the holidays or new to chocolate chemistry.

  • When: Saturday, November 3rd
  • Time: 2:00-5:00pm
  • Cost: $75
  • Limited to 4 students

Ganache Fillings 101


We’ll explore the many ways to make chocolate truffle fillings and the chemistry behind mastering a ‘super smooth’ ganache. Learn new techniques and tips that will prevent ‘gritty mouthfeel’ and take the confusion out of fillings. 

Truffle Decoration 101


We’ll explore a variety of techniques to decorate truffles: piping chocolate, using gold leaf & luster dusts, painting molds & truffles, how to apply cocoa butter transfer sheets and make your own.

Bean to Bar - Cacao 101


We’ll discuss bean sourcing options, how to evaluate the quality of cocoa beans, and setup roasting profiles. Practice roasting in a convection oven and a drum roaster. Learn different methods to crack & winnow your beans.

Great for those new to chocolate making!. 

  • When: Saturday, December 1st
  • Time: 2:00-5:00pm
  • Cost: $75
  • Limited to 4 students

Private Classes Available

$150 per class for private instruction. Contact to schedule a date.


Classes are instructed by chocolatier & chocolate maker, Teresa Ulrich:

10 years of professional chocolate & pastry experience including work at the The French Laundry, head pastry chef at Pearl Bakery & head chocolatier of Pearl Chocolate, and also craft-chocolate production manager at Pitch Dark Chocolate.  As organizer of The Portland Chocolate Mob she's excited to educate the public about the history of chocolate, using high-quality sustainable chocolate, and giving students a glimpse into the world of chocolatiers and the 'bean to bar' craft-chocolate revolution!


Teresa Ulrich

5841 SE Salmon St.

Portland, OR.


Telephone: 503-705-6724