Be inspired by our latest cocoa recipes

Meet Our Pastry Chef Partners

We’re proud to work with some of the world’s leading pastry chefs. Through our master culinary partners, we develop baking recipes with cocoa powder and content to inspire and educate other professionals to get the best from our cocoa ingredients.

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Nina Métayer

A recipient of the '2023 Pastry Chef of the Year' award and trained at the renowned Ferrandi school, Nina Métayer is a leading light in the pastry world, having worked in Michelin-starred kitchens in Paris.

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Karina Rivera

As a former Head Pastry Chef of Bachour Bakery and Bistro and Bachour Miami, Karina Rivera is also the founder of Women Chefs 305 which brings all women within the food and beverage industry together to promote equality.

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Damien Wager

As a self-taught pastry chef and international author of Edible Art and Breaking the Mould and founder of Edible Art Patisserie, Damien Wager is described by the celebrated Antonio Bachour as “extraordinary”.

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Explore the rest of the collection

deZaan has been crafting the finest quality cocoa ingredients since 1911. Designed for the best pastry chefs, our collection of cocoa powders offer a variety of flavors, colors and cocoa butter content to deliver the best outcomes in applications. Our collection of both natural and dutched cocoa powders offer individual flavor profiles which can elevate desserts and create memorable beverage experiences.
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Setting the standard for cocoa excellence starts with the cocoa beans we source.

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