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Monday, October 21st

Topic: The Indispensable Pastry Chef - A Personal Branding Workshop
Presenter: Lauren Young - Two-Time Award Winning Author & The CEO & Founder Of Freshly Baked Communications
Company: Freshly Baked Communications
Description: Whether you are looking to create a new personal brand, rebrand your existing persona or extend your current brand to new products and services, this workshop will give you the knowledge and tools you need to present yourself in a positive light and become influential, irreplaceable, and most importantly, indispensable.
Topic: S'mores Re-Imagined
Presenter: Chef Natasha Capper, Executive Pastry Chef Piedmont Driving Club & Callebaut Ambassador
Company: Barry Callebaut/Callebaut
Description: Chef Natasha Capper will demonstrate her chocolate garnishes, decoration and molding centered on orange s'mores assembled in three ways.
Topic: "Almost Famous" Chocolate Cake
Presenter: Chef Stanton Ho, Pastry Chef Consultant for International Foods & Ingredients, Inc.
Company: International Foods & Ingredients, Inc.
Description: Chef Stanton Ho will demonstrate his "almost famous" Chocolate Cake created with Luker's Perla 64% couverture and filled with layers of Arauca 70% ganache, milk chocolate praline and Royaltine filling, and topped with a decadent sour cream icing.
Topic: Dessert Trends
Presenter: Liz Grossman, Managing Editor
Company: Plate Magazine
Description: The entire November/December issue of Plate is devoted to Desserts. While dessert trends are covered in every issue of Plate, this issue goes for the ultimate sugar high by focusing solely on the sweetest daypart. Managing Editor Liz Grossman will discuss the various trends covered in the issue, from savory ice creams to classic American desserts that've taken a modern twist on the menu. She'll discuss the rise of Asian desserts, bakeshops, what happens when pie meets milkshake and more. She'll also also discuss and show how the classic candy bar serves as serious inspiration for pastry chefs - like TWO's Dani Carroll who puts a playful new twist on a homemade Snickers bar.

Tuesday, October 22nd

Topic: Van Leer Chocolate Bon Bons
Presenter: Emma Afshin
Company: Barry Callebaut/Callebaut
Description: Using Van Leer premium Manhattan 72% and Napa 65% chocolates, Chef Emma Afshin will demonstrate how to make fine chocolate bon bons with on trend flavors.
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Chocolate Show News

National Chocolate & Dessert Show Press Release 4.24.13


  • Al Gelato Chicago
  • Amy's Candy Bar
  • Barry Callebaut
  • Barry's Gourmet Brownies
  • Beanilla Tty Jane HomeMade Candies & Ice Cream
  • By M Desserts
  • American Cake Decorating
  • Chef Alain Roby (Noreen Heron & Associates, Inc.)
  • Chocolate Connoisseur Magazine
  • Chocolate for the Spirit
  • Conillin LLC
  • Davis Chocolate
  • Dessert Professional
  • Dove Chocolate Discoveries
  • Firecakes
  • Flying Noir
  • Foodlinks, Inc.
  • The French Pastry School
  • Freshly Baked Communications
  • Gourmet News
  • Gunter Wilhelm Cutlery
  • Hershey's Chocolate World Chicago
  • Innovative Energy, Inc.
  • International Foods & Ingredients
  • Kali Development Co.
  • Kallari L3C
  • KeHE Distributors
  • The Knock Shoppe
  • Kona Bar
  • Les Palmeraies
  • Mayana Chocolate
  • Mod-Pac Corp.
  • Netzsch Premier Technologies, LLC
  • Oak Mill Bakery
  • On the Avenue Marketing DBA The New York Times
  • PackInt Chocolate Equipment
  • Pura Delizia Ciccolato Artigianale
  • Savage Bros Co.
  • ShopKeep POS
  • Sotiros Foods, Inc.
  • Sweet Art, Inc.
  • Sweet Designs Chocolatier
  • The Cocoa Cabana
  • Truffly Made
  • T's Toffee
  • Valrhona

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