Raising the Bar on Chocolate: International Competition Brings Spotlight on Chocolatiers

With the last of the Halloween chocolate is on the wane, let me ask a simple question—are you ready for something better? And so enters the chocolatier, and a new frontier for the final course and most ubiquitous sweet in Western confectionary culture—chocolate re-imagined, well-tempered and wildly creative, with a keen attention to source, cocoa content, technique, and above all else, taste.