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We are proud to present one of the top education programs in the world for chocolate lovers from all walks of life. Chocolate Lovers Unite (!) at Smith Cove Cruise Terminal, Pier 91 in Seattle, Washington for a weekend packed with world-class workshops on chocolate! 
Sunday, November 13 • 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Seriously Bittersweet Lessons and Tales—a dessert maker, baker, and writer's approach to chocolate

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Credited with popularizing chocolate truffles in American, Alice Medrich has been writing, teaching and influencing chefs, chocolatiers and home cooks, since 1976 when she opened her first shop, Cocolat, in Berkeley California. She was one of the first chefs to taste and work with Scharffenberger Chocolate two decades later.  Alice will discuss the evolution of chocolate and our use of it over the last 40 years, how self-made chefs  (she is one) and chocolatiers change the rules and a new American Chocolate maker caused chaos in the kitchen.  Alice will share her approach to creativity and cookbooks, why she is adamant that chocolate in recipes be called for by cacao percentage, and cocoa by style—and how to make any recipe work using chocolates with difference cacao percentages


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Alice Medrich

Author, pastry chef, and teacher
Award winning author, pastry chef, and teacher, Alice Medrich is one of the country’s foremost experts on chocolate and chocolate desserts. Since 1976, when her renowned dessert shop, Cocolat, opened and her first dessert feature appeared in a national publication, Alice’s innovative... Read More →


Sunday November 13, 2016 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Trade and Industry Stage

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