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"I don't like chocolate bunnies. I like chocolate skulls."

In addition to Clapner, WÜSTHOF celebrates a group of culinary leaders who are pushing boundaries in their communities and on the plate. Meet the members of this industry new wave and get a taste for what defining the Edgë is all about. Learn more. >>



Watch how Clapner continues to defy expectations and why WÜSTHOF knives, a 200-year-old, family-owned business exemplifies the same tenacious appetite for excellence.

With this personal mantra, chef Katherine Clapner launched her chocolate shop in Dallas, Texas in 2009. And it's here that her twisted genius first took flight. Her visionary exploration of combining dark chocolate with savory ingredients like Middle Eastern spices, bleu cheese, porcini mushrooms, and vodka, to name just a few, has put her flavorful creations in a category all their own.

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