Get me to the Chocolaterie!
Chocolate lovers of all ages will enjoy the Chocolaterie. Entry is free and we’re open 9am – 5pm every day of the year – except Christmas Day. We’re approximately 60 minutes from Melbourne’s CBD and Tullamarine Airport.
Latest events and classes
There’s always something fun happening at the Chocolaterie – check out the calendar below for what’s in store. You can also book into our line up of classes, tastings sessions or workshops here. Or you can call us too on 9730 2777 to make a booking.
Our Cafe Menu
You can view our current Cafe Menu here.
Bookings are not required to visit the Chocolaterie or our Cafe.
Corporate Groups & Tour Operators
We love to welcome large groups and tour operators.
Please contact us prior to your visit so we can ensure a memorable experience – call on 9730 2777.
Travelling in the Yarra Valley
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ARE YOU READY TO ROCK?? ROCKY ROAD FESTIVAL – 1-31 MAY
Chocolate lovers get ready for a rocky road ahead as our European Chocolatiers transform this classic Aussie treat for our Rocky Road Festival in May.
We’ll take Rocky Road to all new heights with 31 different flavours, a host of Rocky Road infused temptations plus a world record beating block that every visitor can try for free!
Look out for our three-metre long cabinet of Rocky Road temptations where you can pick and mix from 31 different flavours such as spiced chocolate fudge, bush tucker, golden gaytime and smoked chilli and bacon salted popcorn! Or devour our Rocky Road inspired desserts, ice creams, sundaes, waffles and Rockin’ Hot Chocolates in our all day Cafe throughout the month of May.
Rocky Road devotees can take part in our Rock Around the Block tasting sessions where samples and tastings galore await in hot chocolates, seven different flavour creations and ice creams. Session times are 11am, 12noon and 1pm every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday during the Festival. Bookings a MUST – go to our classes section of the website to book. http://www.yvci.com.au/classes/
So make a date to rock on down in May – every visitor will be welcomed with a free sample from our world record beating, 100kg, 8 metre long rocky road block!
IT’S A BROWNIE BONANZA! COMING SOON.
In honour of our signature couverture brownie, we’re getting set to create a bountiful selection of flavours and taste sensations from 14-25 June.
Expect a range of different decadent brownie flavours and brownie inspired treats and desserts in our all day Cafe and showroom to devour, while true Brownie devotees will love our hosted ‘Ultimate Brownie Tasting Sessions’.
Taste 10 Brownie Bites, sip on our cleansing cocoa tea blend and try our specially created Brownie Bomb and Brownie Ice Cream for $18 per person. Only very limited spots available at 11am, 12pm and 1pm sessions on Saturdays and Sundays during the Festival. Bookings a must via our classes section: http://www.yvci.com.au/classes/
Earn some brownie points and plan another visit to the Chocolaterie!
IF YOU LIKE YOUR CHOCOLATE HOT, JOIN US FOR THE COOLEST WAY TO STAY WARM THIS WINTER!
Our annual celebration of this all time favourite winter warmer will take the classic combination of chocolate and milk to hot new heights with 31 different flavours over 31 days in August.
Eight different flavours will be introduced each week of our Hot Chocolate Festival, with the return of crowd pleasers such as Chocolate Brownie, Nutella and Cookies & Cream and some amazing new flavours too. All are served with an extra shot of milk, dark or white couverture and the ultimate accompaniment – a giant handcrafted marshmallow.
And this year, look out for our showstopper hot chocolates where our chocolate and milk combinations go interactive!
Hot Chocolate connoisseurs should enrol in special Tasting Sessions on offer everyday of the Festival. For just $18 per person, sip and savour eight different hot chocolate flavours plus pick up a tip or two on the art of hot chocolate making during a 45 minute hosted tasting session. (Bookings are essential via our Classes page).
Stay tuned for flavour updates as they are revealed via our Facebook
SEPTEMBER SCHOOL HOLIDAY FUN AWAITS!
School holidays are always sweet at the Chocolaterie.
Free entry, free tastings, Chocolatiers to watch at work plus hundreds of chocolate creations to marvel at. Grab an artisan ice cream, enjoy a light meal in our all day cafe or a decadent dessert – and when tastings are done, kids can explore and play in our acres of landscaped grounds, wetlands and sculptures.
Plus our regular school holiday program of Junior Chocolatier classes is now open!
Kids aged 6 – 12 can join us for a 45 minute hands on class in our parents free zone, learning to make their very own chocolate creations with our European Chocolatiers.
The $40 class fee includes a chef’s hat and apron, name badge, graduation certificate and three chocolate creations to take home. Plenty tastings are also part of the fun!
Be sure to check out CLASSES section of our website for class times, availability and to book online with a few simple clicks! Bookings and pre-payment essential. Classes fill quickly, so get clicking to to avoid disappointment.
MAKE A DATE TO HAVE A STRAWBERRY AFFAIR!
Rendezvous over the most heavenly culinary combination – strawberries and chocolate!
Make a date to join us between October 20 – 29 for Strawberry Affair, where we’ll be celebrating the bounty of new season Yarra Valley strawberries. Our European chocolatiers are creating limited edition delights featuring these beautiful berries and our couverture chocolate to enjoy in our Cafe or as special treats to take home from our showroom.
There’ll be strawberry tarts, strawberry fondues, strawberry mania sundaes, milkshakes and hot chocolates along with parcels of classic choc-coated strawberries in your choice of white, milk or dark couverture.
Or look out for our headliner desserts ‘Hit Me Berry Brownie Stack’, Berry Lovely Mini Donuts and Strawbrownie Kebabs in our all day café; our six strawberry limited-edition ice creams and sorbets and our newest ice cream creation – the Smoreberry Delight served in a pink waffle cone with a toasted marshmallow swirl on top!
Discover special chocolatey treats in our showroom such as Strawberry Wagon Wheels, choc-coated strawberry marshmallows, nutty-berry rocky road, truffles and much more.
And for a match made in heaven join our Chocolatiers to sip, sample and discover ten of our mini berry-licious creations in a 30-minute hosted tasting session. $18 per person – Bookings Essential. Book online now.
BECOME A JUNIOR CHOCOLATIER
Kids aged 6-12 love our hands on classes. Click here for our latest program.
Rendezvous over this heavenly combination of strawberries & chocolate. Oct 20-29.
NEW! CHOCOLATE DISCOVERY
Learn, make, taste at our new Chocolate Discovery workshops. Click here for class details.
CHOCOLATE STORY TIME
Free for little ones - every Wednesday, 9.45am during school term with our entertaining story tellers!
Just an hour from Melbourne
FREE ENTRY - OPEN EVERY DAY
9am-5pm (except Christmas Day)