Judges – Italian/Mediterranean Chocolatier 2019

As part of our commitment to transparency, we publish the names of the judges for each competition. (If judges opt-in for their names to be made public.)

Each competition is judged by a panel of experts, food journalists, sommeliers and pastry chefs, including the names listed below. The competition is overseen by members of our international Grand Jury, who travel to each competition.

We would like to thank our judges for their hard work, including any who chose for their names not to be listed. You can find the full list of winners for this competition in our ‘Rounds & results’ section.

Ettore Autunno (Italy), CT secondo livello

Francesca Bellomo (Italy), Brand Management

Daniela Bessone (Italy), other

Sandro Bosticco (Italy), www.winesurf.it, Sandro Bosticco

Gilles Brochard (France), Journaliste

Claudio Capaccioli (Italy), Food and Beverage Expert

Massimiliano Cavicchiol (Italy), Consulente

Martin Christy (United Kingdom), Seventy%, Permanent Grand Jury

Claudia De Lorenzi (Italy), CT secondo livello

Carla Gambina (Italy), Chocotaster di II Livello

Daniele Garbagnati (Belgium), Agrotek srl

Carlo Grenci (Italy), CARLO GRENCI SRL unipersi

Giulia Maggini (Italy), Student

Stefania Marcuz (Italy), Food & Beverage Expert, Taster & Consultant

Mauro Martelli (Italy), Imprenditore Edile

Vladimiro Martini (Italy), Engineer

Monica Meschini (Italy), Chocolate/Tea Taster, Sommelier, Permanent Grand Jury

Ilena Minguzzi (Italy), The international institute of chocolate and cacao tasting

Ildiko Nemeth (Italy), Catering

Mattia Pariani (Italy), Pariani SRL, Pariani

Alex Rast (United Kingdom), Consultant, Reviewer, Seventy% , Permanent Grand Jury

Loris Sorito (Italy), Pasticcere

Stefano Tavella (Italy), Gelataio

Alessandro Tomao (Italy), Pasticcere

Lauretta Vannini (Italy), Attualmente senza lavoro – Chocolate Taster 1 & 2 level