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California Chocolate Company is an artisan chocolate company based out of Manhattan Beach, California.  Chef Ryan Luttrell produces hand-painted and custom-designed chocolates for online order and local (Los Angeles) pick up.  Retail store front coming soon to Manhattan Beach, California! 

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Currently, Chef Ryan is a Private Chef for numerous clients throughout Hollywood, Malibu, Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, etc., and the Owner and full-time Chocolatier for California Chocolate Company.  He has 20+ years of culinary experience and has been a contestant on the Food Network show, Sweet Genius.  He is a graduate of the prestigious Culinary Institute of America in New York, and has been a Pastry Chef/Chef in Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, Phoenix and Memphis.  He has worked professionally for the Food Network as a Food Stylist, and has held a Lead role in Culinary Management at Super Bowl(s) XLII (Phoenix), XLIII (Tampa), XLV (Dallas), XLVI (Indianapolis), and XLVII (New Orleans).  Chef Ryan also has extensive classroom experience, teaching for over 10 years, and previously holding roles such Dean of Culinary Arts at the New School of Cooking in Los Angeles, CA.  Chef Ryan has been written about in numerous national publications, and has cooked for Presidents of the United States on 3 separate occasions.  

Contact Chef Ryan at CAChocolateCompany@gmail.com.