This is the 3rd and final installment of our classic How-To series, the World Chocolate Masters. This episode goes behind the scenes to learn how a competition like this is judged, how contestants deal with tragedy in the kitchen, and (of course) who won!
In this episode we meet two of the contestants in the WCM; a seasoned competitor and master at chocolate sculpting and a first time competitor trying to make a mark in what has been a man’s world. A tense battle between Experience and Youth ensues and culminates in tragedy in the kitchen!
For this week’s Ever the Optimist, I dip into my first foray into podcasting, “How-To” with my friend and collaborator, Madeline Merced. One of the more unique experiences that Madeline and I had as pioneering “How-To” video podcasters was our invitation to cover the United States finals of the prestigious, global chocolatiers’ competition, The World Chocolate Masters. This is Part 1