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Select Lectures, Presentations, and Tastings

A select list of lectures, presentations, tastings, and other events:

  • CHOCOA¬†Moderator The Chocolate Maker's Forum,¬†tastings and pairings¬†(Amsterdam; 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018)
  • Festival del Chocolate Co-creator/organizer Mini-Foro (Villahermosa, Tabasco, MX; 2016)
  • Origin Chocolate event Invited international guest, presenter (Amsterdam; 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
  • Academia de Cacao Co-creator, co-host (Nicaragua; 2015, 2016)
  • Salon del Cacao y Chocolate Invited international guest, presenter (Lima, PE; 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017)
  • NYU Experimental Cuisine Collective Invited speaker How Chocolate Gets Its Taste (NYC; 2013)
  • 2nd International Conference on Fine Flavor Cocoa in the Andean Region/Segundo Congreso Internacional de Cacaos Finos y de Aroma en la Region Andina Invited international guest, presenter (La Paz, Bolivia; Nov 2010)
  • Discover Chocolate in Paris
    Four-day group tour (Oct, 2010)
  • Chocolate Unwrapped / Salon du Chocolat (London; 2009, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)
  • Google
    Author Talk in support of the release of Discover Chocolate (2008).
  • Discover Chocolate in Belize
    Eco-tours (2007, 2008, 2010)
  • National Pastry Team Championship
    Chocolate-Making Demonstration (Nashville, TN; Jul 2007)
  • New York Restaurant Association (NYC; Mar 2007)
  • NYU School of Continuing and Professional Studies / James Beard Foundation
    Advanced Wine and Chocolate Pairings (NYC; Mar 2006, Nov 2006, Mar 2007, Oct 2007)
  • Les Dames d'Escoffier, New York Chapter
    Wine/Chocolate pairing at the Harriet Lembeck School of Wine (NYC; Feb 2007)
  • Making Chocolate (bean to bar) in a Home Kitchen
    Workshops (NYC; Dec 2006, Feb 2007, Oct 2007)
  • 2Beans NYC Chocolate and wine educational events (various dates, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
  • 92nd St Y
    The World Chocolate Tasting (NYC; 2005, 2006)
    The Chocolate Collection: An Evening of Tasting (NYC; Dec 2006, Jun 2007, 2014, 2015, 2016)
  • The Chocolate Show (NYC; Nov 2004 - 2007)
  • NY Metro Discover Chocolate Meetup
    Monthly chocolate meetup (NYC; Apr 2006 - May 2008)
  • The World Pastry Forum
    Talking Taste with chef Patrick Coston (Las Vegas, NV; Jul 2004)
  • MILIA
    International Multimedia Market (Cannes, FR; 1994-1996)
  • National Computer Graphics Association (annual national conferences 1986-1988)

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