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  • 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.

  • Chartier’s World Tour With Cacao Barry

    January 27, 2018

    In 2018, this “Créateur d’harmonies” will launch a world tour. He’ll be sharing the results of his chocolate research on five continents at press conferences to be held by Cacao Barry. The tour will reach London on January 29, Berlin on April 17 during the World Chocolate Master Cup*, and Lyon on June 4. It will run until 2019 with stops in Paris, Madrid, Milan, Miami, and Chicago.

  • CHARTIER CREATES HARMONIES IN BARCELONA – Groupe Nomo

    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.

  • OTHER INTERNATIONAL PARTNERSHIPS

    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, […]

  • Now distributed in Spain: Success!

    June 11, 2017

    In December 2016, Barcelona’s Spanish wine club and distributor Wine Is Social successfully imported four wines produced by Chartier. The wines, available in Quebec’s SAQ since the fall of 2013, include Ribera Del Duero 2015, Rueda 2016, le Côtes-du-Rhône 2012 and Le Blanc Pays d’Oc 2014).