Marc Demarquette Awarded Honorary Title of ‘2012 Ambassadeur du Salon du Chocolat’
At the 2012 Salon du Chocolat in Paris, Marc Demarquette and 11 other international Chocolatiers were presented with the honorary title of '2012 Ambassadeur du Salon du Chocolat' by Sylvie Douce and François Jeantet, the founders of the show. The elite group of chocolatiers was selected for their dedication to the chocolate industry and their influence and contribution towards the global success of the Salon du Chocolat.
The 2012 Line up of the 'AMBASSADEURS du Salon du Chocolat 2012' is:
Philippe BERNARCHON (Lyon, France),
Sébastien BOUILLET (Lyon, France),
Vincent GUERLAIS (Nantes, France),
Philippe GUILBERT (Lille, France),
Thierry LALET (Bordeaux, France),
Sadaharu AOKI (Japan),
Cédric LACROIX (Zurich, Switzerland),
Daniel BLOCH (Zurich, Switzerland),
Tomas PRENOSIL (Zurich, Switzerland),
Marc DEMARQUETTE (London, UK),
Martin HOWARD (New-York, USA), and
Denis HOUPHOUËT-BOIGNY (cocoa producing countries).
As the Salon announces its UK Premiere for Autumn 2013, Marc Demarquette looks forward to acting as a key UK spokesperson for the Salon du Chocolat in the run up to the show.
'I feel truly honoured that I have been recognised by the Salon du Chocolat for my passion, dedication and commitment to the chocolate industry. The UK chocolate scene is at the forefront of innovation, experimentation and development and a key player on the world chocolate stage. I look forward to working closely with the organisers of the show and the UK Chocolate Industry in promoting the UK Salon du Chocolat as the premiere event for those who share my passion for this exceptional product.'
About the Salon du Chocolat
The Salon du Chocolat is the brainchild of Sylvie Douce and François Jeantet, who founded Paris’ Le Salon du Chocolat in 1994. Today, the Salon is a successful international brand with events worldwide, from New York to Bahia and Seoul to Shanghai.
With a record number of 135.141 visitors, the Salon du Chocolat Paris achieved another record year in November 2012. The Salon du Chocolat takes place in more than seven countries and has recently announced further shows in Shanghai, Moscow and its UK premiere in Autumn 2013. www.salon-du-chocolat.com