The International Chocolate Awards is pleased to announce the Grand Jury Finalists of the World Final Competition which was held on 8 – 14 October in London.
The Grand Jury Finalists are the World Final entries that made it through to the final Grand Jury round, following three days of judging, which included judges from the UK, USA, Europe and Asia and members of our international Grand Jury panel. The panel was made up of chocolate experts, pastry chefs, journalists, restaurant reviewers, bloggers, culinary educators and chefs.
All World Final entries were previous winners in the 2016 regional or national competitions.
The Finalists are the nominations from which the Grand Jury select the prize winners, through private voting. The Grand Jury follow strict rules, which you can read here (PDF).
While listing as a Grand Jury Finalist is an achievement in itself, it does not necessarily indicate that the entry will receive a prize.
The 2016 World Final competition Finalists are:
(In alphabetical order within each category)