Chocolate Tasting Evening

Enjoy a delicious two-course dinner then take a journey through the world of chocolate with your host for the evening, chocolatier Jon Collins.

Most people love chocolate but know little about it or how it is made. But there’s more to chocolate than meets the eye (and mouth)! Let Jon guide you through the history and mythology of chocolate. You’ll also taste different types of chocolate from mass produced, through to coverture and single origin, learning how to taste it properly using your senses and comparing chocolate from around the world. Towards the end of the evening you’ll be given a selection of Jon’s handmade chocolates to enjoy.

About Jon Collins

Jon Collins is a Hull born chef turned chocolatier who has been producing handmade chocolates for over 10 years. From his established chocolate shop, Cocoa Chocolatier, in Hull city centre, Jon makes up to 2,000 chocolates each day, often containing unusual ingredients such as red wine or beetroot. Having been featured in The Independent as a ‘chocolatier challenging perceptions’, we hope you find your evening with Jon fun, informative and delicious!

Menu

Main courses

Traditional Roast Turkey (DF)
Served with garlic and thyme roasted potatoes, homemade cranberry stuffing and chipolata sausages wrapped in bacon. Accompanied by baton carrots, Brussel sprouts and a rich gravy.

Salmon (GF, DF)
Baked fillet of salmon with saffron fondant potato, wilted greens, piquant tomato and a chive dressing.

Vegetable and Polenta Stack (GF,DF,VV)
Charred baby vegetables with roasted chestnuts and polenta biscuits, served with a red pepper and tarragon sauce.

Desserts

‘Flamed’ Christmas Pudding
Rich and fruity spiced pudding, flambéed with rum and served with a homemade creamy vanilla and rum sauce.

Pink Gin and Rhubarb Cheesecake
Classic cheesecake flavoured with pink gin and rhubarb, finished with a fruit coulis and Chantilly cream.

Coffee

Freshly Filtered Coffee
Served by staff from the coffee station.

When

Thursday 5 December 2019

Pricing

£23 per person

Timings

Bar 6.15pm to 11pm
Dinner served at 7pm
Chocolate tasting from 8.30pm to 9.30pm

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Contact our events team

01482 465341
beyondevents@hull.ac.uk

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