Sep 17, 2019 Last Updated 6:31 AM, Nov 9, 2017

US Chocolate Master

Kudos to Chef Florent Cheveau on winning the tryout competition to represent the United States at the 2018 Cacao Barry World Chocolate Masters (WCM) competition. The tryout competition was held on April 28-29, 2017 at the Barry Callebaut Chocolate Academy in Chicago, IL. Chef Cheveau currently serves as the Executive Pastry Chef at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV and has more than 20 years of food service experience. “On behalf of Cacao Barry US, and everyone at The Barry Callebaut Group, I would like to congratulate Chef Florent Cheveau on his victory in the US World Chocolate Masters competition,” says Karl Helfrich, Cacao Barry US Brand Manager. “We wish him all the best as he trains for the 2018 finals to represent the United States, and hopefully bring the crown to North America.” The WCM will be held in October 2018 in Paris, France. Chocolate artisans from 20 countries will compete for the title of World Chocolate Master in the world’s largest, professional, all-chocolate competition. For more information about the WCM, visit

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