The Chocolate Genius calls Central Florida home!
Central Florida was represented at Food Network’s South Beach Food and Wine Festival this weekend with Paul Joachim’s appearance as an invited Guest Chef. He transformed 120 lbs of artisan Davis Chocolate into a life sized Katniss Everdeen, the fictional heroine from the Hunger Games. He also presented Master Chef Emeril Lagasse with a chocolate bust in his likeness. More than once, Lagasse told Joachim, “That’s incredible!”
Known as The Chocolate Genius, Paul Joachim is a classically trained fine-artist, who has turned his passion for luxurious foods and sculpting into innovative live entertainment at events around the world. His unique chocolate works of art have been seen on CBS’ The Talk, Food Network, A&E,Hallmark Channel, The Daily Buzz along with The Huffington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Fox News, Miami Herald and across the world in Aruba, China and more. A Food Network Challenge winner turned International celebrity chef, Paul has sculpted everything from life sized people and celebrities, to zombies and animals. Not only does he sculpt live, Paul takes the experience to another level by engaging mesmerized audiences while creating his art live at galleries, corporate events, private occasions, speaking engagements and museums world-wide.
Master Chef Emeril Lagasse in Chocolate