Ruth Hinks (Person)
From the Cocoa Black website:
Ruth Hinks is the current holder of the title UK World Chocolate Master. In 2013 she will represent the UK at the World Chocolate Masters finals in Paris where she will compete against 20 national champions for the title of World Chocolate Master. In 2011, Ruth was named UK Confectioner of the Year, making her the first and only person to have won both awards.
Aged 13, Ruth began making and selling chocolate Easter eggs from her father’s dental practice in South Africa. Her career has taken her around the globe, allowing her to work with and train many of the world’s leading chocolate and pastry professionals. Her expertise has been showcased on national television and at various international demonstrations and exhibitions.