They say chocolate stimulates the same parts of your brain that fire when you have sex.
So if you’ve been without that special someone, or a friend with benefits, for a while, or you’ve been sitting around for years of COVID-19 watching TV, then you might know Chef Amaury Guichon.
He is the host of the reality show “School of Chocolate” on Netflix.
And he works in downtown Las Vegas, where he has a baking school on Charleston Boulevard, in the heart of the arts district.
The Swiss-born, French-educated chef said he was properly trained as a pastry chef, but there is visual design in pastry.
“When I came to the United States about nine years ago, I tried to push the boundaries of what could be done with chocolate or baking.”
“So I think it was like every new challenge I tried to accomplish had to be bigger, better than the last one. And I’ve been doing that for about 15 years, so it’s a work in progress,” he said.
Guichon said he sacrifices the rest of his life to accomplish what he does – “personal life, certain pleasures, everything”.
His inspiration for his creation lies in education:
I tried to find interesting topics in construction so that the students learned as much as possible.
He said that chocolate is a beautiful new material to work with. If he fails, he melts it down and tries again.
And as long as the part is protected from direct UV rays and kept indoors, it can last for years.