BARRY CALLEBAUT OPENS THE CHOCOLATE ACADEMY CENTER, BRINGING CHOCOLATE EXPERTISE TO THE GROWING MIDDLE EAST REGION
The Barry Callebaut Group, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, inaugurated on October 13, the CHOCOLATE ACADEMYTM Center Dubai, which is now at the foot of the Burj Khalifa.
This new location and facility will enable chefs and artisans to showcase and develop their talent and skills. As the CHOCOLATE ACADEMYTM Center Dubai is part of the wider CHOCOLATE ACADEMYTM Center network, with 24 academies across the globe, it will provide the best platform to bring renowned chefs to Dubai to inspire, train and advise local artisans.
With a team of dedicated chefs, CHOCOLATE ACADEMYTM Center Dubai plays its role to inspire and educate the industry around chocolate and bring new techniques to artisans, pastry chefs, confectioners, bakers and caterers. It also plays an important role to drive innovation, as consumption patterns are changing more toward premiumization and new concepts in terms of design, color and flavors. As of October 21, courses and events with physical attendance will start again.
The center will also serve as a meeting place for chocolate professionals, encouraging the exchange of technical expertise among each other.