About Cacao Barry
Starting in business with tea and coffee in 1842, Charles Barry, a true innovator for chocolate, traveled to Africa to seek out a selection of cocoa beans that would enable him to create his very first connoisseur's chocolate. Today, Cacao Barry® is renowned for its vision of the chocolate-maker's craft as an art form. Producing and selling the finest-grade chocolate in the world, Cacao Barry has a wide product line ranging from high-quality origin chocolate to nut-based & convenience products that's a real favorite among the leading chocolate professionals. A wide range of top quality products including Origines Rare, Dark & Milk Chocolate Couverture, Dark, Milk & White Chocolate, Pralinés, Semi-Finished cocoa products, convenient products and polycarbonate moulds. Check out our website for more information- www.cacao-barry.com
Cacao Barry Team & Academy Staff
Chocolate Academy, Director
After receiving his certification in pastry and chocolate, Chef Landrieu worked at multiple highly esteemed sweet shops and restaurants in France. In these positions, he managed large kitchen teams putting out decadent desserts and studied under three MOF chefs (the highest honor in France for artisans), enabling him to perfect his craft. At the Chicago Chocolate Academy, Chef Landrieu is in charge of guiding the school towards meeting its goals of sharing knowledge about chocolate and desserts to both the professional and non-professional populations. He manages the Academy’s staff, develops classes and recipes, and is constantly seeking out talented guest chefs for specialty classes. He helped to design the layout of the facility, equip the kitchen, auditorium, and café areas, and reaches out to equipment and ingredient companies to form strategic partnerships for the school. For more information about Chef Jerome Lândriéu, visit the Chocolate Academy’s website at http://www.chocolate-academy.com/us/en/22?oper=detail,academynr=21
Liz Duffie is the Chocolate Academy Coordinator and office assistant for the Academy chefs. She is in charge of all PR for the Academy, organizes all details of classes & manages every academy calendar. Liz also designs & assembles recipe books for all classes and chef demos, as well as plans all Academy events and demonstrations.
Gourmet Marketing Brand Manager, Cacao Barry
Gourmet Marketing Assistant, Cacao Barry