• A glass of sherry with Einstein?

    April 5, 2019

    François Chartier talks about is passion for sherry wines, live from Jerez! and he’s waiting for you on the 28th and 29th of May at the Copa de Jerez

  • Sony Corporation and François Chartier present the project “Artificial Intelligence & Robotics Cooking”

    March 26, 2019

    Invited by Sony Corporation Japan in Austin-Texas, at the South by South West festival, the Canadian Créateur d’harmonies François Chartier presented, on March 9th, his science of harmonies and molecular sommellerie, and discussed Artificial Intelligence & Robotics Cooking with the two great scientists from Sony Corporation, Mr Masahiro Fujita and Mr Michael Spranger.

  • Sí, unos macarrones con café

    July 5, 2018

    The project of aromatic visits, “Smell To See Picasso”, created by Francois Chartier (with the collaboration of SONY Aromastic of Tokyo), for the Picasso Museum in Barcelona, project that the Créateur d’harmonies of Canada has also evolved into a menu 10 services inspired by this picasian olfactory fresco, presented in Barcelona at the Michelin-starred restaurant Caelis, and commented once again in the Spanish press, this time by the most renowned Catalan gastronomic journalists

  • “SMELL TO SEE PICASSO” by François Chartier

    June 26, 2018

    The Canadian “Créateur d’Harmonies” François Chartier has been mandated by the Director of the famous Picasso museum of Barcelona to create an aromatic sensory journey, inspired by 10 works (sculptures and paintings) of Picasso, selected by Chartier.

  • Smell to see Picasso; an unforgettable experience

    June 26, 2018

    Coverage in the news paper El National, published in Spain

  • Crazy combinations of flavours that (actually) are delicious

    June 26, 2018

    Review in the catalan news paper La Vanguardia, in Spain

  • Pushing The Boundaries of Chocolate Pairing

    February 1, 2018

    The Cacao Collective event organised by Cacao Barry in London, at the London Edition Hotel gathered 40 Chefs from prestigious venues in London and further afield, on Monday 29th of January 2018. Inspiration and pushing the boundaries of taste were the key words of this evening brightened up by two masters in this domain; Francois Chartier :Best Sommelier of the World in 1994 and author of award winning books, and Andres Lara: Cacao Barry Chef renowned for his worldwide experience including some iconic venues such as El Bulli or Noma, to name just a few.


    July 11, 2017

    In Spain further still, Groupo Nomo – comprised of 7 restaurants – celebrated its 10th anniversary by pairing four wines from Chartier Créateur d’Harmonies with dishes created with François Chartier and chef Naoyuki Haginoya. The collaboration occurred in Barcelona on April 3rd during a media event, which Chartier animated in Spanish.


    June 11, 2017

    In recent months, François Chartier has conducted aromatic research on 28 chocolates from reputed chocolatier Cacao Barry. Results will be revealed to pastry chefs and chocolate makers in some 50 countries. François also delivered two master workshops: one at Relais Desserts, an association of great pastry chefs including Pierre Hermé and Yves Thuriès, in Yssingeaux, […]