Ice Cream Production

In this 4 Hour course you will learn how to make your very own ice cream using an ice cream dairy mix.

This class does not teach you how to make ice cream mix from scratch, but does talk about the Pro’s and the Con’s of doing so. We will be using an Emery Thompson machine. While your machine may differ, the basics of ice cream production still apply. In this course we will discuss the following topics:

  • Choosing an Ice Cream Base Mix
  • Pro’s and Con’s of making your own base
  • Vanilla
  • Ingredients
  • Suppliers of Ingredients
  • Flavorings, Purees, Inclusions
  • Preparing Fruit for Ice Cream
  • Using a Refractometer
  • Small Equipment needed
  • Machinery and Equipment
  • Batch Freezers
  • Blast Freezers: Do you need one?
  • Storage Freezers
  • Tempering your Ice Cream
  • Dipping Cabinets: Flip Top? Glass Front Display? Gelato Cabinets?

This class will be taught using the Zoom platform. This is a LIVE class, not prerecorded. You will be able to interact with the instructor during the class. You may also take this class in a 1 on 1 setting as well.

Email for questions about private sessions.

Upcoming Classes:

  • There are currently no LIVE or Virtual classes scheduled. However, if you would like to purchase a video recording of the previously held virtual class, please click the link below. For more information on the next available classes, please email