Eastern European Chocolatier Competition 2020 – Grand Jury Finalists

juli 13, 2020 5:49 pm 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 during spring 2020.

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 highest scoring entries that made it through to the final Grand Jury round, from which the Grand Jury select the prize winners, through private voting. The Grand Jury follow strict rules, which you can read here (PDF).

The 2020 Eastern European Finalists are:

(In alphabetical order within each category)

Ganaches, palets, ganache pralines en truffels

Ganaches of truffels van donkere chocolade met toegevoegde smaak

Amazing Cacao (Russia) – Dijon
JK Patisserie (Russia) – Truffle Tocache-Pisco
ZAX (Slovakia) – Raspberry Praline

Ganaches of truffels van melkchocolade

Amazing Cacao (Russia) – Pecozu
Amazing Cacao (Russia) – Spicy Coffee
Choklid (Czech Republic) – Passion Fruit Bonbon
Elena Ovsyannikova (Russia) – The Brunost

Ganaches of truffels van witte chocolade

Chocokoo (Estonia) – Bergamot Bonbon
Elena Ovsyannikova (Russia) – Caramel Apple
Elena Ovsyannikova (Russia) – Passion Fruit with Lavender

Ganaches of truffels met een coating of vulling van gemengde donkere/melk/witte chocolade

Choklid (Czech Republic) – Cihuatan GranReserva Rum
Choklid (Czech Republic) – MalaCara Arabica Espresso Bonbon
DantoniChocolate (Hungary) – Lavazza-Kahlùa Kávélikőrös Trüffel
DantoniChocolate (Hungary) – Rum Cherry Rumos Meggyes Trüffel
DantoniChocolate (Hungary) – Salty Caramel Sós Karamell Bonbon
DantoniChocolate (Hungary) – TROPICAL FRUITS egzotikus bonbon
Elena Ovsyannikova (Russia) – Cheese Truffle with Gorgonzola
Mákvirág Kézműves Bonbon (Hungary) – Rozmaring (rosemary&lemon)


Pralines op basis van noten

Amazing Cacao (Russia) – Soft nut

Melkchocolade dragees, omhulde hele noten

Slowlandia (Slovakia) – Salted Caramel Almonds

Nut based pralines with white chocolate

Chocoleya (Bulgaria) – Handmade White Chocolate Pralines
Elena Ovsyannikova (Russia) – Сaramel Pink Pepper

Witte chocolade dragees, omhulde hele noten

chocoMe (Hungary) – chocoMe Raffinée 301/A
chocoMe (Hungary) – chocoMe Raffinée 301/B
Nobilis (Hungary) – Coconut, White Chocolate Coated Almonds
Slowlandia (Slovakia) – Hazelnuts With Raspberry Dust

Melkchocolade dragees, omhulde hele noten …

chocoMe (Hungary) – chocoMe Raffinée 301/C


Karamel omhuld met donkere chocolade

ZAX (Slovakia) – Salted Caramel Praline

Overige – fruit/suiker/boter/crème

Donkere chocolade gevuld met een zachte gelei/pasta van fruit

Chocokoo (Estonia) – Baked Apple Calvados Bonbon
chocoMe (Hungary) – chocoMe Petit 21 mango
Original Prager Taler (Czech Republic) – Original Prager Taler

Met donkere chocolade omhuld heel fruit

Amazing Cacao (Russia) – Manzu


Donkere chocoladepasta (geen melkpoeder)

Chocoleya (Bulgaria) – Organic Dark Cocoa Spread 50% Hazelnuts
Slowlandia (Slovakia) – Slowtella

Melk smeerpasta

Witte chocoladpasta

Lyra (Slovakia) – Nutty Salted Caramel Spread