Demonstrations and Events

Want to see how Ashley makes his most amazing chocolate creations? Then you have come to the right place. Ashley McCarthy, self-taught maverick chocolatier and professionally trained chef, is available to host chocolate demonstrations for groups, charities and organisations at his premises or yours. He he will show and tell you everything you could ever dream of about chocolate.

You can also catch Ashley regularly at various regional food and chocolate festivals and fairs in the region with his side kick (and son) Ben.

Ashley McCarthy is also available to host group workshops. He will teach you how to make tasty chocolate treats that you can take home with you!

Want to see how Ashley makes his most amazing chocolate creations? Then you have come to the right place. Ashley McCarthy, self-taught maverick chocolatier and professionally trained chef, is available to host chocolate demonstrations for groups, charities and organisations at his premises or yours. He he will show and tell you everything you could ever dream of about chocolate.

You can also catch Ashley regularly at various regional food and chocolate festivals and fairs in the region with his side kick (and son) Ben.

Ashley McCarthy is also available to host group workshops. He will teach you how to make tasty chocolate treats that you can take home with you!

Book Ashley McCarthy for a demo – Tel: 07772311873

Upcoming Events

Easter Egg Workshop at York Mansion House

Date: 4 April 2020

Time: 18.30

Location: State Room within York Mansion House,

Courses | Demonstrations | Events

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This Easter, York-based master chocolatier Ashley McCarthy is coming to York Mansion House, and bringing his incredible creativity with him. In the State Room, multiple-award winner Ashley will take you through the art of decorating hand-made Easter Eggs, in a delicious chocolate of your choice.

From dark to vegan chocolate, and everything in between, this is a wonderful opportunity to treat a loved one, or just keep your creation for yourself (we know you’ll want to…!). Settle into the beautiful State Room, find out more about the Mansion House’s unique chocolate heritage, and get gloriously chocolatey.

Fancy making an evening of it? Our workshop on Saturday 4th is exclusively adults only. A cash bar will be available throughout the event, so grab a drink and get decorating!

Easter Egg Workshop at York Mansion House

Date: 6 April 2020

Time: 14.00

Location: State Room within York Mansion House,

Courses | Demonstrations | Events

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This Easter, York-based master chocolatier Ashley McCarthy is coming to York Mansion House, and bringing his incredible creativity with him. In the State Room, multiple-award winner Ashley will take you through the art of decorating hand-made Easter Eggs, in a delicious chocolate of your choice.

From dark to vegan chocolate, and everything in between, this is a wonderful opportunity to treat a loved one, or just keep your creation for yourself (we know you’ll want to…!). Settle into the beautiful State Room, find out more about the Mansion House’s unique chocolate heritage, and get gloriously chocolatey.

 

Easter Egg Workshop at York Mansion House

Date: 7 April 2020

Time: 14.00

Location: State Room within York Mansion House,

Courses | Demonstrations | Events

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This Easter, York-based master chocolatier Ashley McCarthy is coming to York Mansion House, and bringing his incredible creativity with him. In the State Room, multiple-award winner Ashley will take you through the art of decorating hand-made Easter Eggs, in a delicious chocolate of your choice.

From dark to vegan chocolate, and everything in between, this is a wonderful opportunity to treat a loved one, or just keep your creation for yourself (we know you’ll want to…!). Settle into the beautiful State Room, find out more about the Mansion House’s unique chocolate heritage, and get gloriously chocolatey.

 

York Chocolate Festival Demonstration

Date: 11 April 2020

Time: 4pm

Location: Parliament Street Demonstration Tent

Demonstrations | Events

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Ashley will be in the chefs demonstration marquee showing off a few tricks of the trade and chatting about his experiences in front of the camera with his recent filming with Channel 4 & 5

Great British Food Festival

Date: 23 May 2020

Time: 3pm

Location: Harewood House Leeds

Courses | Demonstrations | Events

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Ashley and Ben will be hosting a couple of demonstrations at this extremely popular foodie event. Watch the pair conjure up a selection of dishes and chat about the recent exploits involving chocolate!

Great British Food Festival

Date: 25 May 2020

Time: 3pm

Location: Harewood House Leeds

Courses | Demonstrations | Events

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Ashley and Ben will be hosting a couple of demonstrations at this extremely popular foodie event. Watch the pair conjure up a selection of dishes and chat about the recent exploits involving chocolate!

Chocolate Workshop with Ashley

Date: 25 June 2020

Time: 10am

Location: Ye Old Sun Inn, Colton

Courses | Events

Ashley – our very own Willy Wonka – will be throwing opening the doors to his kitchen and putting his team of crafty chefs (or should that be Oompa Loompas?) through their paces for a hands-on chocolate workshop.

This is a unique opportunity for dedicated chocoholics to get their hands dirty (in a completely delicious way) making a selection of goodies for their family and friends. Or just for themselves, if they’re feeling more Augustus Gloop than Charlie Bucket – so why not book your golden ticket now?

Cost: £120 including lunch with wine. Additional Guest for lunch £20. Call 01904 744261 to book

Other dates for our Chocolate Hands On Workshops with Ashley: (Please see our Courses Page for more details about the dates listed below)
Dates:
Coming Soon….
Location: Ashley’s Chocolate Studio. LS24 8EP
Price: £120 including light lunch

 

 

Great Yorkshire Show Cookery Demo with Rosemary Shrager

Date: 15 July 2020

Time: 11.00

Location: Great Yorkshire Showground Cookery Stage, Harrogate

Courses | Demonstrations | Events

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Grab a seat and have a watch (and giggle, i’m sure) as Ben & Ashley cook alongside the infamous Rosemary Shrager on the Cookery Stage in the Food Hall at 11am… Come along and watch the madness commence

Yorkshire Dales Food & Drink Festival

Date: 18 July 2020

Time: 14.30

Location: Funkirk Farm, Skipton

Courses | Demonstrations | Events

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Ashley will make his first appearance at the festival this year, cooking on the dessert stage with host Florian Poirot… No doubt Ben won’t be too far away to keep him in order and ensure everything runs to plan!

Chocolate Workshop with Ashley

Date: 17 September 2020

Time: 10am

Location: Ye Old Sun Inn, Colton

Courses | Events

Ashley – our very own Willy Wonka – will be throwing opening the doors to his kitchen and putting his team of crafty chefs (or should that be Oompa Loompas?) through their paces for a hands-on chocolate workshop.

This is a unique opportunity for dedicated chocoholics to get their hands dirty (in a completely delicious way) making a selection of goodies for their family and friends. Or just for themselves, if they’re feeling more Augustus Gloop than Charlie Bucket – so why not book your golden ticket now?

Cost: £120 including lunch with wine. Additional Guest for lunch £20. Call 01904 744261 to book

Other dates for our Chocolate Hands On Workshops with Ashley: (Please see our Courses Page for more details about the dates listed below)
Dates:
Coming Soon….
Location: Ashley’s Chocolate Studio. LS24 8EP
Price: £120 including light lunch