About the Speaker – Katie Chan IG @the.chocolate.lady.hk
從小就對食物和飲料有濃厚興趣的Katie，2007年畢業於Kings College London，並獲得了營養學學士學位。
為了進一步了解巧克力品嚐領域，她獲得了倫敦 International Institute of Chocolate & Cacao 的認證資格。
– 曾擔任國際巧克力獎 (The International Chocolate Awards)及巧克力學院獎 (Academy of Chocolate)的評委
Chocolate connoisseur Katie Chan has long had a fondness for all things food and beverage since at a young age. Following her passion for food and the enthusiasm to promote an “eat well” philosophy, she graduated from Kings College London with a BSc Nutrition in 2007. Upon her return to Hong Kong, she was quickly employed by a UK confectionery trading company as Food Product Developer. It is during her numerous research trips that she found herself completely captivated by the fascinating world of chocolate. To further her understanding in the realm of chocolate tasting, she earned a certified qualification from the International Institute of Chocolate & Cacao in London.
She was appointed as Judge of the international Chocolate Awards World Final session and the Academy of Chocolate. She was also appointed as consultant for one of Hong Kong’s biggest chocolate events – The Harbour City Chocolate Trail from 2015 – 2019.
Now affectionately known as The Chocolate Lady in Hong Kong. When she is not busy conducting workshops or experimenting with new ways to pair chocolate. You are likely to find Katie happily chatting with anyone at her booth in Christmas markets or cafés sharing her love and knowledge of chocolate with everyone she encounters.