About Us

About Us

Zuma Chocolates

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Chocolatier

Sam C.

Chef Sam Christopher is an award-winning chocolatier and pastry chef. Classically trained in traditional French techniques, he enjoys experimenting with both traditional and “New World” chocolate flavor pairings.

With more than 20 years of experience as a pastry chef in luxury hotels and restaurants, Sam has chosen his favorite recipes to create unique chocolates and fillings for Zuma Chocolates, made with only the highest quality ingredients.

Sam prides himself with maintaining a humble but professional attitude within the kitchen. He finds great satisfaction in sharing knowledge and is always eager to learn from others. His passion in life has always been cooking and loves that it offers an endless book of discovery.

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Mentionable Accomplishments:

Finalist for James Beard House national best pastry chef in 2000.

Won best pastry chef Southern California Quady competition 2001.

Participated at the James Beard House Best pastry chefs of New York dinner.

Won the Godiva dessert competition 1999.

Featured in several top cooking & culinary news publications.

Well reviewed & admired by other top chefs and restaurants.

Featured In:

Art-Culinaire-Magazine

Bon

Gourmet

Travel-and-leisure

Angeleno

Daily-News

Miami-Herald

Venice-Magazine