2016 Chocolatier of the Year Competitors

Carefully selected for their expertise and abilities, each competitor produces two different chocolates sold in their shop. As both taste and appearance are key criteria to be evaluated, each chocolatier has to meticulously handcraft their creations in order to obtain the title of Chocolatier of the Year.
Read the 2016 Chocolatier of the Year Competition rules.

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The Omni Homestead Resort

Benjamin Kallenbach
The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge

Ashley BaughmanAshley Baughman
IMU Restaurants & Catering by Sodexo

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Pearl River Resort

Cynthia Long

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Smith & Adams Confections

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The Little Nell

Rocio VarelaRocio Varela
The Fort Worth Club

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Norman Love Confections


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Rachel Pol Pastry

RyanStippRyan Stipp

Studio Brew

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Princess CruisesLearn More…

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Norman Love Chocolates


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Chef Brulee Chocolates and Gateaux

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thomas-RichbergThomas Richberg
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

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Atlas Buckhead

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Tout Chocolat Mexico

LICH1768Arthur Shapiro
Chef Brulee Chocolates and Gateaux

Josh-4127Joshua Werner
Patisserie 46


Check Out Past Competitions…

2014COTY 2014

2013COTY 2013

2012COTY 2012

2011COTY 2011