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Chef Dan Forgey Selected to Represent U.S. at 2015 Cacao Barry® World Chocolate Masters Competition

Oct 10, 2014

Cacao Barry® – the French brand of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products for gourmet professionals – today announced that Chef Dan Forgey will represent the United States at the prestigious 2015 World Chocolate Masters competition in Paris. After an extensive candidate review, Forgey was selected as the U.S. Chocolate Master based on his skill, precision and creativity in creating chocolate confections and desserts. Cacao Barry® World Chocolate Masters, now in its sixth edition, is the only global culinary competition dedicated entirely to the art of chocolate. 

Callebaut® creates a Belgian chocolate experience at Tomorrowland

Jul 09, 2014

You won’t be able to miss it at the upcoming Tomorrowland: a world-renowned Belgian festival teaming up with another Belgian icon, namely Callebaut Finest Belgian Chocolate. For its catering partners Tomorrowland seeks out those who control the product all the way “from farm to fork.” Partners who are closely involved in the sustainable cultivation of their ingredients and put all their passion in making them into a delightful product. Partners also who embrace their ‘Made in Belgium’ mark with pride all over the world.

Callebaut opens new flagship Chocolate Academy centre in Wieze (Belgium)

Jun 24, 2014

Today, the new Callebaut Chocolate Academy centre was officially opened. The flagship Chocolate Academy centre offers professionals from all backgrounds a place to learn and strengthen skills while working with Callebaut Finest Belgian Chocolate. Located next to the factory where Callebaut has been crafting chocolate from cocoa beans since 1911, the Academy builds upon 25 years of sharing know-how with artisans on each production step from bean to chocolate.

Swiss Chocolate Masters Preselection: Welche sechs Teilnehmer qualifizieren sich für‘s Swiss Chocolate Masters?

May 08, 2014

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Jordi Roca from El Celler de Can Roca in Spain elected World’s best Pastry Chef

Apr 29, 2014

Organized by Restaurant magazine, The World's 50 Best Restaurants list, created from The Diners Club® World’s 50 Best Restaurants Academy, is an annual snapshot of the opinions and experiences of over 900 international restaurant industry experts. During this international meeting, the World’s 50 Best Restaurants Academy had to elect the Best Restaurant in the world for 2014. After nine years on the list and three consecutive wins in 2010, 2011 and 2012, Noma with his Chef René Redzepi celebrates once again as it returns to the coveted n°1 position.