Dark Milk Chocolate? Say What?
Food & Drink
How much chocolate is in those milk candy bars we grew up with? Less than 15%. Semi-Sweet starts around 60%. Until recently there was nothing in between. Today some of the best craft chocolate makers are filling the void and the results are converting many of us who’ve lived on the dark side. Taste for yourself and see how they're balancing the unique flavors of bean variety and region with the classic caramel notes that milk brings to the category.
Cocoa + Co. is now the latest chapter in Kim's long and varied career.
She started out as an advertising creative before moving into brand management and consulting for Fortune 500 companies. After eight years in the wine industry, Kim began to focus on supporting sustainable agriculture through education and assistance to start-ups. She is a past chairman of the American Institute of Wine & Food here in Chicago, a mentor at 1871, and a founding member of SLoFIG, a network of angel investors working to improve the local food system.
Kim holds a BA from Dartmouth College, an MBA from Northwestern’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management and an AA in graphic art. She has received her sommelier certificate and is a frequent speaker on wine, chocolate and sustainable agriculture.