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Cacao from Ecuador

The AMAZCACAO Project & the Quest for the Next Grand Cru

A Multi-Disciplinary Research ProjectSince it launched in 2018, the AMAZCACAO project has united scientists around the question of how Amazonia’s fine cocoas have been and can be domesticated.
Valrhona is taking part in the project in collaboration with CIRAD (the French...

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Chef Angela Sticco

CHEF ANGELA STICCO

In the Meet The Chef series, discover a Cercle V chef, learning their background, inspirations, and ideas. Enjoy the in-depth Q&A with each chef along with an exclusive recipe.

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Erika Jensen

CHEF ERIKA JENSEN

I love the creative outlet pastry, chocolate and dessert creation provides. Not only is this world aesthetically pleasing, but it also allows the creators to pour a piece of themselves into each bite. I love to be challenged and to continually learn, and chocolate gives me the opportunity to ne...

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Valrhona Chef Referral Program

Chef Referral Program

Taken a class with us before? Refer a friend for a l’École Valrhona Brooklyn 2021 professional class and receive a $200 credit to use towards a 2021 class, your friend will receive a $200 credit to use towards the class they sign up for!

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CHEF JESSICA LEUNG

CHEF JESSICA LEUNG

In the Meet The Chef series, discover a Cercle V chef, learning their background, inspirations, and ideas. Enjoy the in-depth Q&A with each chef along with an exclusive recipe.

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Raspberry Inspiration Feve

RASPBERRY INSPIRATION Décor Techniques

By L’École Valrhona pastry chef for North America, Guillaume Roesz
Photos by Alexandre Ayer

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By Standing Together Today We Will Be Even Stronger Tomorrow

Support Local Business

At Valrhona, we are saddened by the economic hardship the food industry is experiencing as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. During this difficult time, our mission is to support the industry in any way we can. Below is a list of our customer establishments that remain open at this time, offerin...

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By Standing Together Today We Will Be Even Stronger Tomorrow

Responding To COVID-19

Valrhona is aware of the health and safety concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. We are also mindful of how business closures are negatively affecting the restaurant and hospitality industry, and we are here to support you in any way we can. Scroll down to learn more about actions you can t...

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Dairy Free

Dairy-Free

The latest trends inside and outside the kitchen are always on our minds here at Valrhona. While some of these trends are just fun for Instagram, others have become cultural movements which have altered the way we think about pastry. One of these movements is dietary restrictions.

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Gluten-Free

Gluten-Free

The Valrhona teams, in collaboration with the AFDIAG (French Association for Gluten Intolerance), have carried out extensive research and creative work in order to understand the issues associated with gluten, a commonplace food found in our kitchens, and provide culinary professionals with concr...

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