Behind the Scenes: Top 10 Chocolatier Awards at ICE

From by Institute of Culinary Education
Behind the Scenes: Top 10 Chocolatier Awards at ICE


By Lana Schwartz—Student, School of Culinary Arts


As a culinary school student, I spend most of my weeknights catching up on laundry, going to the gym or making dinner plans with friends. Last month, when ICE Chef Instructor Jenny McCoy approached my classmates and I in our sunny student lounge, my Wednesday night plans got a significant upgrade.

Top 10 Chocolatiers Dessert Professional

Chef Jenny was recruiting students to support a showcase for North America’s “Top 10 Chocolatiers,” an event hosted by Dessert Professional magazine with a guest list of 250+ industry insiders. As a Culinary Arts student, I haven’t worked much with chocolate, so I jumped at the opportunity to learn more about this growing industry.


Read on to learn about Lana's behind-the-scenes experience at the Dessert Professional "Top 10 Chocolatiers" event.