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HOT: Sisko Chocolate School Holiday Workshop, Ringwood

HOT: Sisko Chocolate School Holiday Workshop, Ringwood

For the school holidays Sisko Chocolate at Eastland is holding chocolate making workshops for kids and bookings are now open!

Sisko Chocolate

This gorgeous chocolate shop is a sweet tooth’s delight and the sleek styling feels like the interior of a high end fashion label. On one side of the store is a workshop area set up with tables and chairs.

Sisko Chocolate

We were invited to join a previous Sisko Chocolate truffle making workshop for kids and highly recommend the experience.

Sisko Chocolate

Truffle making involves a bit of delicate work which helps develop kids’ focus and fine motor skills – you have to pipe in the ganache, roll the truffle in more chocolate using a skewer then decorate with sprinkles and candy of your choice. I am surprised by Baby 2.0’s attention to detail as he handles the piping bag and chooses his decorations.

Sisko Chocolate

However there is a bit of waiting around for the chocolate to set at different stages and you have to wait your turn at several stages, so I find that Baby 2.0’s attention wanders towards the end.

Sisko Chocolate

Having a ready supply of chocolate to lick helps him to stay put while Lady AB finishes her creations.

Sisko Chocolate

Each child makes nine truffles which are then beautifully presented in a beribboned box. We also get to keep the cute chefs hat and aprons.

Sisko Chocolate

If you’re at Eastland also check out my Top 5 Features of the new Eastland Shopping Centre Redevelopment.


HOT Tips:

  • Bookings essential, 20 children per class;
  • Workshops are for 5+ or 6+ years depending on the theme. Younger children are able to book in but you will need to supervise closely;
  • Chefs hat and apron plus take home creations included;
  • Eastland has fun children’s play areas and great eateries around the Town Square area;
  • Free parking for 3 hours or less;
  • Sisko Chocolate also run workshops for adults at their Eastland store.

Joyce Watts

Joyce Watts loves to blog about ways in which families can have more fun together!

She's a former intellectual property, IT and media lawyer turned entrepreneur who combines her love for kids, food, travel and bikes into several passion projects.

She owns an online bike store CycleStyle.com.au; develops and produces bike-related creative experiences for families via WheelieGoodFun.com; and writes another popular lifestyle and food blog called MEL: HOT OR NOT The decisive guide to Melbourne with (non-kid related) reviews about things to do and places to go in Melbourne.

She lives in inner-city Melbourne with her husband, two children and seven bikes.

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