Mexican Chocolatier Chosen for Prestigious International Chocolate Guide

Club des Croqueurs de Chocolat has included Jose Ramon Castillo in 2012 edition

Mexican Chocolatier Chosen for Prestigious International Chocolate Guide

Mon, 2012-10-22

For the very first time, a Mexican chef and his chocolate have been selected for the most prestigious international chocolate guide, “Club des Croqueurs de Chocolat! "

QUE BO!, by Jose Ramon Castillo was selected in September for the 2012 edition of the guide. Located in Paris, the “Club des Croqueurs de Chocolat” makes up the largest group of passionate chocolatiers professionals worldwide. 

The club’s 2012 edition will debut at the Salon du Chocolat in Paris from October 31 through November 4. Chef Jose Ramon Castillo will participate as an international chef in “Choco-demos.” After its debut, the guide will be available in bookstores across France. 

The club is unparalleled in its experience with chocolate. They exist to promote extraordinary professionals in the world of chocolate, providing an annual guide of the best chocolates and chocolatiers in the world. The “Club des Croqueurs de Chocolat” originated in 1981. Each member tastes over 1,000 chocolates and cocoa products each year to determine which are the best. In order to be awarded a place in the guide, a chef must be selected through a series of rigorous tasting and demanding scrutiny, and then a unanimous vote.