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Chef Phillip Ashley Rix is regarded as one of the leading designers of luxury chocolate in the world. He is an award-winning chocolatier and founder of luxury brand, Phillip Ashley Chocolates. An Ambassador of Taste, he has curated dining experiences at the James Beard House, crafted tens of thousands of chocolates for Hollywood’s elite at the EMMYS®, GRAMMYS® and OSCARS®, appeared on the Food Network, been selected to Oprah’s Favorite Things list in 2020 and in 2022, signed an exclusive deal as the exclusive chocolatier for American luxury automaker, Cadillac.

Phillip Ashley is a 2023 James Beard Semi-Finalist.

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Phillip Ashley Chocolates was established in 2012 with the desire to design and develop the most luxurious and unique chocolate experience. Our focus is on sustainably sourced raw materials, charitable impact and global distribution.

Phillip Ashley is a highly sought after expert in consumer packaged goods; branding, marketing, product development and supply chain/logistics. He is frequently retained for special appearances, keynotes, entrepreneur coaching and developing products for food and beverage manufacturers around the world. He has hosted thousands of live and virtual chocolate tastings for over 100,000 participants; pairing with a range of premium wine and spirits.

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Chef Phillip Ashley has appeared on and been featured in dozens of major media outlets, including, but not limited to Ebony Magazine,, SiriusXM and Martha Stewart Weddings.

Phillip Ashley Chocolates distributes its chocolates nationwide to NINE Countries throughout the United Kingdom, Europe, Southeast Asia and Australia.

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