About the Author
Annmarie Kostyk has had a love affair with food since she was a toddler. Her passion is chocolate. Through the years, she has had many opportunities to work with both chocolate and in the health care field which helped to create her vision for Chocolate is Healthy!. Through her college years, Kostyk worked at a chocolate shop and the love of chocolate and baking anything chocolate carried through to her personal life with family and friends. Her professional life included working as an Assistant Pastry Chef at Le Meriden Hotel (now the Conrad Chicago) in Chicago. In 2006, Annmarie Kostyk graduated with honors earning a Professional Chocolatier Certificate granted by the Professional School of Chocolate Arts Ecole Chocolate in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She is currently working on opening her e-commerce chocolate boutique with hopes of opening a brick and more shop in the near future. Also in the works is the development of her own personal line of chocolate skin care products and antioxidant chocolate bars.