Tuesday, June 9, 2020

VIRTUAL CHOCOLATE SALON: In Conversation with Black Chocolatiers

TasteTV & the International Chocolate Salon in conversation with Black Chocolatiers about their creative inspirations & business challenges, including tips for great chocolate, flavor profiles, educations, and tips for success. Discover and support these great artisans!

The Panel Discussion features: Chocolatier Phillip Ashley Rix of Phillip Ashley Chocolates, and moderator, author Joey Garcia (More TBA)

This educational panel is free to attend, but you must register. 

If you want to taste and order chocolate after the virtual event, there will be discount codes provided
  • Thursday, June 11, 11am-11:45 am panel discussion, Q & A to follow
  •  Limited to 50 people
  • Panel will be conducted through Zoom
This is an online panel. The Zoom link will be sent by email 1 hour before the virtual panel ( A Zoom link for this panel discussion will be emailed to all who RSVP on the morning of the event, June 11th)

Registrants will receive a confirmation email notifying them of Zoom information in a separate email.  


JOEY GARCIA (Moderator): Joey Garcia was born in Belize and learned the medicinal and spiritual value of chocolate from her grandmother. Joey is the Relationship Expert for KTXL-TV and the author of "When Your Heart Breaks, It's Opening to Love." She's convinced that a little chocolate every day keeps joy coming her way.

PHILLIP ASHELY RIX (Chocolatier): Phillip Ashley Rix is one of the world's preeminent chefs and designers of luxury chocolate. He is an award-winning chocolatier, founding Memphis, TN based, Phillip Ashley Chocolates in 2012 . The brand has an international following and is sought out by high-profile clients, top corporations and major events to offer premium gifts. A true Ambassador of Taste, he’s curated dining experiences at the James Beard House in New York City, as well as creating tens of thousands of chocolates for Hollywood’s elite at the EMMYS®, GRAMMYS® and OSCARS®. In 2014, FORBES Magazine named Phillip Ashley the “Real Life Willy Wonka”. In February 2020, he competed on Food Network’s Chopped Sweets.

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