As promised, here is the full programme for the UK Chocolatiers Conference which is taking place on Monday 11th September in Manchester. Tickets are £135 plus VAT each inclusive of lunch with wine.
To book, call Chris or Michael on 020 8939 9000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
09.00am Welcome and Introduction:
Coffee and refreshments
09.30am Fresh Ideas for Chocolate Tasting
Damian Allsop – Top Chocolatier & Pastry Chef and member of the Academy of Chocolate
10.30am *** Coffee break ***
10.45am Secrets of Chocolate Making Success:
Stephane Bonnat – Bonnat Chocolatier and Confectioner, Voiron, France
11.45am Trading Standards
Tony Bunn – Trading Standards, Bury
A discussion of trading standards issues affecting chocolatiers: including labelling, packaged goods regulations, ‘best before, weights and measures, organic and fair trade authorisation.
1.30pm Filling Workshop
Bill McCarrick – Sir Hans Sloane Chocolate & Champagne House and former Executive Pastry Chef of Harrods)
2.30pm Packaging and Gift Wrapping
Diana Civil – one of the UK’s top stylists and a leading home & interiors journalist.
How to create stunning packaging for your chocolates using off-the-shelf packaging materials. Simple ways of creating seasonal packaging and window displays for Halloween and Christmas.
3.30pm *** Coffee break ***
3.45pm Building your Business through Marketing and Advertising:
Terry Hicklin – The Candy House Gourmet Chocolates, Missouri, USA
4.45m Open Forum:
Your chance for discussion, or to ask our panel of experts about technical, production and marketing issues.