Clay Gordon

Location: Larchmont, New York
Education: Rhode Island School of Design
  • Clay is the creator and moderator of TheChocolateLife, one of the world’s largest online communities for chocolate. He serves as the chief correspondent for TheChocolateWire, an online resource for the specialty/craft cocoa and chocolate industry.  
  • Clay wrote the chocolate connoisseur’s guide Discover Chocolate: The Ultimate Guide to Buying, Tasting, and Enjoying Fine Chocolate (2007).  
  • He was awarded a Recognition of Excellence by the Fine Chocolate Industry Association in 2019.


About Serious Eats

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