Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Barry Callebaut announces World Chocolate Masters judges, partners with Kendall College

Cocoa and chocolate manufacturer Barry Callebaut announced that pastry chefs Andrew Shotts and Paulina Abascal will represent the United States and Mexico, respectively, on the 2009 World Chocolate Masters judging panel. This year's World Chocolate Masters will be held at the Salon Du Chocolat in Paris from Oct. 14 to 16. Shotts is the owner of Garrison Confections, a gourmet chocolate maker in Providence, R.I.

pastry chef Andrew Shotts

Abascal is a renowned pastry chef in Mexico and host of "Pasteleria.MX," a show on V-me, a Hispanic television network in the United States.

pastry chef Paulina Abascal

Barry Callebaut also announced it is the official chocolate partner of Kendall College's School of Culinary Arts. As part of the partnership, all chocolate desserts served in Kendall's gourmet restaurant, The Dining Room, will be made with Barry Callebaut products. In addition, Kendall will use the range of artisans and specialists available at Barry Callebaut as guest lecturers and trainers in chocolate work.

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