After an extensive search, Barry Callebaut has found this year’s top chocolatier. A weekend long competition at Barry Callebaut’s state-of-the-art facility concluded Saturday with the announcement of this year’s winner — Jerome Jacob.
Jacob received top honors at this year’s competition with the title of Chocolatier of the Year 2013, as well as best tasting and best showpiece. Second place went to Sean Pera and Romain Fournel came in third. Also participating in the competition were Kei Hasegawa and Santosh Tiptur.