On the point out of the completely different cocoa beans, the look activates. Frédéric Cassel, chocolatier of his state of Fontainebleau, is filled with reward on this nut that hunts in several corners.
For the 4th 12 months in a row, Imperial Chocolate, certainly one of his infants, runs from Saturday to Monday within the former residence of the kings of France.
“I’m a conductor regardless of myself, laughs the chocolate maker who has retailers in Berlin, Germany, Tokyo, Japan or Casablanca in Morocco. A median of 6,000 persons are welcomed, excluding kids, over two days. We’ll see three! “
“A creative stroll and style”
His mom home stays within the imperial metropolis and this occasion stays a pleasure. “After I see the exhibitors within the Galerie des Cerfs, the combo between the style and the great thing about the place, it’s fairly nice,” says the chef who nonetheless retains concepts apart. My dream could be to have chocolate sculptures in all places within the citadel. A form of inventive and tasteful ambulation however it is extremely difficult to comprehend, particularly for technical causes and safety. “
The occasion nonetheless has the magical character of a go to with an enormous style and a rule of thumb: “All chocolate exhibitors are artisans, among the greatest craftsmen in France, who all have inventive items,” explains Frédéric Cassel.
In his studio, two of his staff are wrestling with two modern items, one fairly summary, the opposite representing a bust from the skin and the bark of a tree inside.
Cake contest, confectionery workshops, and so forth.
“I referred to as it” Artwork and Nature, “says Louis Hallopé, who completed third within the Papilles agitator contest. I needed to work on it over 4 months. “This is a superb consequence for a 1st competitors,” enthused Frédéric Cassel.
“The purpose is already that we prefer it after which it impacts the general public,” says Grégory Quéré who’s preventing over the opposite sculpture.
Past the technical prowess, consuming chocolate is above all a matter of style, an explosion within the mouth. “There, I work cocoa from Belize, Central America. There’s a actual freshness in the long run with out the typically bitter aspect. “
On the palate, this gourmand can also be ready for the cake contest, for the little ones on Saturdays and the large ones on Sunday with the jury, the chef of the kitchens of the Elysee, Olivier Gomez. Confectionery workshops, chocolate preparations, video games … are on this system.
Impérial Chocolat on the Château de Fontainebleau, from Saturday 9 to Monday, November 11, from 10 am to six pm. Entry with the doorway ticket of the citadel, full value: 12 €. Free for – 26 years outdated. More information here.