New York, New York (PRWEB) December 19, 2014
Dessert Professional Magazine, the nation's leading food service publication for the chocolate, pastry, baking, and frozen desserts industries, are proud to announce their 2014 Top Ten Chocolatiers in North America. The honorees were selected by editors Tish Boyle and Matthew Stevens based on professional creativity, contributions to the industry and dedication to creating high-quality confections.
"Chocolate is one of the world's most popular ingredients," explains Tish Boyle, "and we are proud to honor these ten exceptional chocolatiers who create amazing chocolates every day."
"Americans love chocolate, and every year there are more fine chocolatiers entering the market," adds Matthew Stevens. "Our Top Ten Chocolatiers are inspired artisans who reflect the public's growing demand for high-quality confections."
This year's Top Ten Chocolatiers are profiled in the December2014/January2015 issue of
Dessert Professional Magazine. The editorial is presented by Valrhona Chocolate.
Selected from across North America, this year’s Top Ten Chocolatiers are:
Jean-Marie Auboine, JEAN-MARIE AUBOINE CHOCOLATES, Las Vegas, NV
Bill Brown, WILLIAM DEAN CHOCOLATES, Belleair Bluffs, FL
Susan Brown, MADEMOISELLE MIEL, St Paul, MN
Eric Girerd, L'ATELIER DU CHOCOLAT, New York, NY
Chris Kollar, KOLLAR CHOCOLATES, Yountville, CA
Courtney Paul, COURTNEY PAUL CHOCOLATES, Charlotte, NC
Brett Roy, SWEET LOLLAPALOOZA CONFECTIONS, Edmonton, ALB, Canada
Shawn Williams, FEVE ARTISAN CHOCOLATIER, San Francisco, CA
Kathy Wiley, POCO DOLCE CHOCOLATES, San Francisco, CA
Kate Weiser, KATE WEISER CHOCOLATE, Dallas, TX
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