Academy of Chocolate Conference – A World Without Chocolate

9.30am – 19.00pm Friday 5th October 2018
The Royal Automobile Club, 89 Pall Mall, London

Hosted by Simon Parkes,
Broadcaster, journalist and chocolate lover

Can you imagine a World Without Chocolate? The Academy of Chocolate wants you to take action before it’s too late. Join us for a memorable and exciting day with a morning of chocolate apocalypse and an afternoon dedicated to the celebration of great chocolate. There will be an opportunity to meet global experts, cacao and chocolate producers; to watch master chocolatier demonstrations and to sample AoC Golden Bean Award winning chocolates.

Experts from the world of chocolate, amongst them artisans and global producers, include Bertil Akesson (Akesson’s Chocolate); Susana Cardenas (Cardenas Chocolate);Isobel Carse (Dormouse); Chantal Coady OBE (Rococo); Robin Dand (Robin Dand); Nicko Debenham (Barry Callebaut); Marc Demarquette (Demarquette Chocolates); Sarah Jane Evans MW (AoC); Bill Guyton (formerly World Cocoa Foundation now Executive Director of the FCIA); Paul Hadley (Reading University); Robert Harrison (Barry Callebaut); Doug Hawkins (Agronomy Capital Advisors); Frank Homann (Xoco); Tony Lass MBE (Global Supply Expert); Samuel Maruta (Marou); Marie-Pierre Moine (AoC); Laurent Pipitone (formerly ICCO); Christopher Reeves (AoC); Duffy Sheardown (Duffy’s Chocolate); Chris Sibthorpe (Eponine); Sara Jayne Stanes OBE (AoC); Deanna Tilston (Tosier);HM Oloni Thompson; Pam Thornton (Amajaro); Angus Thirlwell (Hotel Chocolat); Simon Wright (AoC); Paul A Young (paul.a.young.)

The Academy of Chocolate conference is aimed at all levels of knowledge; whether you already have a chocolate business, are starting a chocolate company or just love chocolate, this one day event will appeal.

Your ticket includes a full day of topical chocolate sessions, Q&A, lunch, refreshments,
and lots of chocolate.

Early bird £125 until 31st July

With thanks to the generous support of

RAC Dress Code: Lounge suits and ties, please
For more information
or to book your place email: 
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