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Chocolate description:
Surprise your Valentine with a unique chocolate block (see below). Made of milk chocolate, the 1kg chocolate block comes packaged with a wooden tray and mallet. This gourmet chocolate can be enjoyed as it is, or used in desserts or delicious confectionary. The box set including the tray and mallet are made in France. (1kg)
This delicious chocolate block contains milk, soya, and nuts.

Born   in  Nice,   in  the   South   of  France,   Jean- Philippe  Blondet,  has  been   working  alongside Alain   Ducasse  for several   years.  His  first  role with Alain  Ducasse was interestingly at Spoon  at Sanderson in London from 2004 to 2006, where he  progressed to  become a  Chef de   Partie. Following this experience, he joined the 3- Michelin star Le Louis XV-Alain Ducasse at the Hotel de Paris in Monaco,  Alain  Ducasse’s  iconic restaurant by the Riviera.

Before  returning  to  London and  joining  Alain Ducasse  at The  Dorchester,  Jean-Philippe held the  position  of  Sous-Chef at  Spoon   in  Hong Kong,  a 2-Michelin star Alain  Ducasse restaurant,further adding to his international  experience and  satisfying  his curiosity  and  interest  in cuisines  of the world.

In September 2013, he joined the team of Alain  Ducasse  at The Dorchester as Sous-Chef with  Jocelyn Herland to  quickly progress to  Head  Chef within 2  years.  Jean-Philippe Blondet became Executive Chef at Alain  Ducasse at The Dorchester in January 2016.

Jean-Philippe interprets Alain  Ducasse’s  cuisine  in London in a contemporary and refined way.  In  keeping with Alain  Ducasse’s  philosophy,  the  ingredients  are  the  key  elements. Jean-Philippe only  uses the freshest and most seasonal  produce, strictly sourced for their quality and provenance.

Chocolate block with accessories by Jean-Philippe Blondet