Judges – British Chocolatier Competition 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.

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

Mark Fowler (United Kingdom), Formerly Nestle Cocoa and Chocolate R&S Manager

Barry Johnson (United Kingdom), Chocolatier and Pastry Chef – Owner of The Cocoa Lab, Lecturer at The National Bakery School & Home Chocolate Factory

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