Brad Kintzer

Chief Chocolate Maker
TCHO Chocolate

Brad Kintzer is the Chief Chocolate Maker for TCHO Chocolate, the president of the Fine Chocolate Industry Association, a board member of the Heirloom Cacao Preservation Fund, a lover of all things science and food, and an appreciator of weird, fun facts. Prior to joining TCHO, Kintzer was chocolate maker and product developer at bean-to-bar chocolate pioneer, Scharffen Berger. He studied botany and environmental studies at the University of Vermont and spent months working on cacao farms throughout Latin America to better understand the diverse flavors found in cacao. As an expert taster and industry leader in cacao sensory analysis, he gets to nosh on all of his favorite treats like beer, spirits, cheese, coffee, and of course…chocolate.


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