The Salon du Chocolat Professionnel with Fòrum Gastronòmic hosted "Private Workshops": exclusive culinary workshops held by chefs & pastry chefs of the international scene. They offered an out-of-the-ordinary gastronomic experience of sweet and savory cuisine with chocolate as a protagonist and will be accompanied by tasting.


An exceptional programming featuring:

Frédéric Bau (Creative Director, Valrhona, France)

Akrame Benallal (Executive Chef, Akrame*, Paris, France)

Philippe Bertrand (Pastry Chef Chocolatier, MOF, Cacao Barryy, France) & Martin Diez (Pastry Chef Chocolatier Cacao Barry, France)

Jose Ramon Castillo (Chef Chocolatier, Que Bo!, Mexico)

Amandine Chaignot & Nina Métayer (Executive Chef & Pastry Chef, Hotel Raphaël, Paris, France)

Jordi Cruz (Executive Chef, ÀBaC**, Barcelona, Spain)

Sang-Hoon Degeimbre (Executive Chef, L’Air du Temps**,  Liernu, Belgium)

Jérôme Landrieu (Pastry Chef Chocolatier, Top 10 US Cacao Barry, Spain)

Ramón Morato (Pastry Chef Chocolatier, M.A.P.E Cacao Barry, Spain)

Alain Pegouret (Executive Chef, Le Laurent*, Paris, France)

Josep Maria Ribé (Pastry Chef Chocolatier, M.M.A.C.E Callebaut, Spain)

Hervé Rodriguez (Executive Chef, MaSa*, Paris, France)

Jean-François Rouquette & Pier-Marie Le Moigno (Executive Chef & Pastry Chef, Pur’*, Hotel Park Hyatt Paris-Vendôme, France)


The Private Workshops were presented alternatively by Maria Canabal and Eric Roux.



10€ for a 1-hour workshop held by a great chef

Limited seats: 50 participants for each workshop


Click here below to check out the schedule of demonstrations proposed from 28 to 30 October 2013.