It’s difficult to know exactly when chocolate was born, but many historians have estimated that chocolate has been round for about 2,000 years. Recent research suggests that it may be even older.

There are over 300 naturally-occurring chemicals in chocolate that stimulate a broad range of positive emotions and provide high food value to keep us healthy and energetic! Here are some interesting facts:

As winter begins to recede in our tropical corner of the Great White North, my thoughts start to anticipate springtime with its Valentine’s Day and Easter festivities. These occasions bring copious amounts of chocolate and sweet delights guaranteed to satisfy even the most indulgent, sweet-toothed chocoholic.

While students in the Professional Cook program learn pastry and baking skills all year round, this time of year provides wonderful opportunities to explore those culinary techniques—ones that are loved above all else.