Chef, Brandon Lee, Atlanta, GA, is the owner and chef of Modern Chocolatier, a specialty chocolate company. Prior to assuming this position, Chef Lee was a senior associate at Petit Philippe & Twenty Degrees Chocolate, a specialty chocolate and fine wine purveyor in Charlotte, NC; and a chocolatier for Aspire Bakery & Bistro. He
competed in Pastry Live 2011 and 2013.
Chef Lee has traveled to Belgium, The Netherlands, and Luxembourg to observe and learn from the world’s master chocolatiers; adding artisan and cutting-edge techniques to his chocolate crafting portfolio. His international studies and travels have enabled a culturally focused palate blending of global ingredients.
Chef Lee draws from his artistic background and pastry arts skills that have resulted in awards from the American Culinary Federation. Specifically, he has received recognition for his unique style of blending world flavors, and his focus on “origin-chocolate”.