Chocolate AcademyCacao Barry, and Callebaut have expanded their ambassador team.

Netflix’s School of Chocolate Chef Juan Gutierrez and Chef Devin D. Cowan are the newest members of the 2022 USA Ambassador teams. Chef Mariane Oliveira and Chef Jeroen Van Helvoirt also will join the 2022 Canadian Ambassador teams. 

Callebaut has added two new talents to its team:

  • Devin D. Cowan (Boca Raton, FL) of the Polo Club of Boca Raton 
  • Mariane Oliveira (Toronto, ON, Canada) of Mary’s Brigadeiro Handcrafted Chocolate

The Chocolate Academy has introduced its first brand Ambassadors:

  • Juan Gutierrez (Chicago, IL) of the Four Seasons Chicago
  • Jeroen Van Helvoirt (Thornhill, ON, Canada) of The Food Dudes

These chefs bring unique backgrounds, experience and expertise to the Ambassador team of professional artisans. They join a community of chocolate Ambassadors located all over the world.

 As an ambassador, they will work to promote the brands and their products by evaluating the technical qualities of products, developing new applications and recipes, and participating in demonstrations during events dedicated to industry professionals.