Fine Chocolate Industry Association 

FCIA 2013 Winter Event

  • 01/19/2013
  • 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Intercontinental Hotel 888 Howard St. (1 block from the Moscone Center) San Francisco, CA USA
FCIA 2013 Winter Event
January 19th 
San Francisco, CA

Online Registration now closed. You may still register at the door!

MEETING AGENDA
  • 3:30 Member-Only Networking
  • 4:30 Meeting Starts w Gallery Showcase
  • 6:00 Recognition of Excellence Awards Ceremony - Join us as we honor our peers who have made a significant contribution to the fine chocolate industry.
  • 6:20 Heirloom Cacao Preservation Initiative - The First Launch Report. This fall our first applicants submitted their fine flavor cacao for evaluation, identification, and preservation. Join us for the initial HCP results and updates and stories of how it has come together.
  • 6:35 Educational Program - Think chocolate bark is boring - not any more. "Bark", from both chocolatiers and chocolate makers, has morphed into bars of all sizes and shapes - spiced up with interesting inclusions and ramped up in flavor. And more importantly, customers are literally eating them up. Moderator is Eagranie Yuh, The Well-Tempered Chocolatier and Panelists include:
Food Safety and Shelf Life Issues: Thalia Hohenthal, Senior Scientist of Research and Development, Guittard Chocolate Company

Tempering and Molding Issues: Luc Imberechts, Bakon USA

Recipe Development and Packaging Issues: Gail Ambrosius, Gail Ambrosius Chocolatier Madison.

  • 7:15 Presentation of the World, Americas and Canadian winners of the 2012 International Chocolate Awards (ICA) - Martin Christy of Seventy% will host.
  • Cocktails and Social Time


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