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Eastern European Chocolatier Competition 2019 – Grand Jury Finalists

mars 31, 2019 10:07 by International Chocolate Awards in Finalists

The International Chocolate Awards is pleased to announce the Grand Jury Finalists of the Eastern European competition which was held on 8 – 12 March in Florence.

The judging panel was made up of pastry chefs, journalists, restaurant reviewers, bloggers, culinary educators and chefs, as well as members of our Grand Jury.

The Grand Jury Finalists are the entries that made it through to the final Grand Jury round, following technical Selection and Main judging rounds. 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 2019 Eastern European Finalists are:

(In alphabetical order within each category)

Tablettes Aromatisées

Tablettes de chocolat noir avec inclusions ou morceaux

chocoMe (Hungary) – chocoMe Entrée G102
Benjamissimo (Bulgaria) – Benjamissimo Raw cacao nibs / Dark 75%

Tablettes de chocolat blanc avec inclusions ou morceaux

Alma Cokolady (Slovakia) – Biela čokoláda s kávou Etiópia

Ganaches, palets, pralines avec ganache, truffes

Ganaches ou truffes de chocolat noir aromatisées

Amazing Cacao (Russia) – Praline « Chulu-lulu »
Chocokoo (Estonia) – Black Garlic Bonbon
Chocolala (Estonia) – Balsamic vinegar ganache

Ganaches ou truffes au chocolat au lait

Amazing Cacao (Russia) – « Dark honey » bonbon
Demeter Chocolate (Hungary) – Irsai Olivér Grape Pálinka Truffle

Fruits secs

Massepain enrobé de chocolat noir

Amazing Cacao (Russia) – « Dream of Asia » bonbons

Dragées/ fruits secs entiers enrobés au chocolat noir

chocoMe (Hungary) – chocoMe Raffinée RF105
chocoMe (Hungary) – chocoMe RF109

Praliné au chocolat lait

Lyra (Slovakia) – White praline

Dragées/ fruits secs entiers enrobés au chocolat lait

chocoMe (Hungary) – chocoMe Raffinée RF103
chocoMe (Hungary) – chocoMe Raffinée RF104
chocoMe (Hungary) – chocoMe Raffinée RF107

Dragées/ fruits secs entiers enrobés au chocolat blanc

Lyra (Slovakia) – Absolut hazelnuts caramel
chocoMe (Hungary) – chocoMe Raffinée RF108

Autres – fruits / sucre / beurre / crème

Pâtes de fruits, gelées enrobées de chocolat noir

chocoMe (Hungary) – chocoMe Voilé VL103
chocoMe (Hungary) – chocoMe Petit 21 Raspberry
Chocolala (Estonia) – Rum caramel in dark chocolate.
Chocolala (Estonia) – Lemon, honey, rosemary caramel

Pâtes de fruits, gelées enrobées de chocolat au lait

Lyra (Slovakia) – Salted caramel – mint bar
chocoMe (Hungary) – chocoMe RF106
Nobilis (Hungary) – Yoghurt White chocolate coated cherries