Team TheChocolateLife

Team TheChocolateLife

The group dedicated to helping you Live Your Chocolate Life and Live La Vida Cocoa!

The Archivist

The Archivist is the “author” of most of the posts imported from the and Jamroom archive instances of TheChocolateLife ... going all the way back to 2008.

Written 782 articles

Clay Gordon

Clay Gordon is the Creator & Moderator of TheChocolateLife, and is the Chief Chocolate Correspondent for TheChocolateLife and TheChocolateWire. The header photo was taken in La Dalia in Nicaragua.

Written 228 articles


The Chief Chocolate Correspondent of TheChocolateWire is the author of all posts tagged “ChocolateWire.”

Written 184 articles


DiscoverChoc is the username Clay Gordon had on Maven, Jamroom, and Ning. Some of Clay’s archived stories have been assigned to that username. The header image was taken in Punta Gorda Belize, 2010.

Written 56 articles

Keith Ayoob

Keith Ayoob, Assoc. Prof. Emeritus of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, NY City, who loves chocolate research. As a foodie, he searches out new artisan bars during his travels.

Written 16 articles

John Malik

Chef Mentor & Consultant, Food & Travel Writer, Hobby Farmer. Spent (almost) a year in Belize. Once got hammered with Tony Bourdain. Southern by the Grace of God.

Written 7 articles

Michael Laiskonis

Pastry Chef, Consultant, Educator The Chocolate Lab at the Institute of Culinary Education NYC James Beard Foundation 'Outstanding Pastry Chef' 2007 IACP ‘Culinary Professional of the Year’ 2014

Written 7 articles

David Greenwood-Haigh

Chef/chocolatier with more than 40 years’ experience. Fellow IOH MasterChef craft guild of chefs; judge, export champion; Academy of Chocolate, International Chocolate Awards.

Written 6 articles

Zelia Frangioni

Written 2 articles

Helen López Vásquez

Written 2 articles