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Virtual Chocolate Tasting with renowned Chocolatier, Chantal Coady, OBE

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Virtual Chocolate Tasting with renowned Chocolatier, Chantal Coady, OBE

Time & Location

11 Mar, 18:00 – 19:30

About the Event

Melt your lockdown worries away during our Chocolate Tasting Event with renowned Chocolatier, Chantal Coady, OBE, Founder of Rococo Chocolates and now Director of "The Chocolate Detective".

We are delighted that Chantal is able to host our event on Thursday 11th March and to welcome the Lady Mayoress, Mrs Hilary Russell as our principal guest. 

Sample Chantal's exquisite six mouth-watering chocolates and listen to her speaking passionately about the work she knows and loves.

More about Chantal at: (Chantal's biog also below)

Tickets are priced at £30 a head {£10 of which will go to our Charitable fund). 

You will be sent a box of samples by post and a zoom link once you register. Places are limited so please book early! 

Last day to register will be on close of play on Thursday March 4th.

Suggested beverage pairing  with different chocolate sampes to get ready  in advance! The list below is just for inspiration and of course it depends what you might have in their cupboard/fridge, water and white tea also very good!

No 1

Suggest a Gewurztraminer from Alsace, on the dry side if preferred as they have always a bit of residual sugar or a Muscat Beaumes de Venise/ Moscato Asti/ Sauternes or Tokaji

No 2

Tawny Port/ Australian Sparkling Syrah\ Spanish Muscatel

No 3

Vintage Port/ PX Sherry/ Rum/ Bas Armagnac

No 4

Banyuls/ Maure

No 5

PX Sherry, whisky, rum Armagnac

Biography 2021

Chantal Coady, the Chocolate Detective

·      OBE for Services to Chocolate Making 2014

·      Over 35 years of experience in the world of fine & sustainable choc.

·      Founded and managed Rococo Chocolates 1983-2019.

·      Shortlisted for Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2019.

·      The Walpole Power List 2019 | The 50 Most Influential People in British Luxury.

·      Leading proponent of the "British School of Chocolate".

·      Founder of The Campaign for Real Chocolate in 1986.

·      Co-founder of The Chocolate Society 1991.

·      Co-founder of the Academy of Chocolate 2005.

·      Expert speaker, taster, author of 4 books and campaigner for REAL CHOCOLATE.

·      Radical ethical engagement with and support of cocoa revolution in Grenada from 2003 to present day.

·      Joint venture farm with the Grenada Chocolate Company.

.       Board member Grenada Chocolate Company

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