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Talk: The Great Chocolate Wall of Hong Kong
Date: 17 March 2010 

The School of Modern languages and Cultures has the pleasure of inviting you to the following talk:

The Great Chocolate Wall of Hong Kong

Presentation and Mini-Chocolate Tasting Session

Ms. Cornelia Maeder
Founder and Managing Director of FRANCESCA Ltd.

Date: March 17 (Wednesday)
Time: 4 pm to 5.15 pm
Venue: T4, Meng Wah Complex HKU

Language: English

Ms. Maeder is an experienced Swiss-born trained chocolatier and entrepreneur in the field of chocolate sales in the Asia Pacific overseas market. In 2009, she founded the luxury chocolatier company FRANCESCA Ltd. in Hong Kong, which specializes in Grand Cru quality products, Premium, and Swiss hand-made chocolates. She has worked extensively with leading global manufacturers of premium chocolate, including Lindt & Sprüngli. Ms. Maeder holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and an Executive Dual Degree MBA from GSBA Horgen in Switzerland and the University of Albany in the United States. She is also the holder of a Commercial Education (KV) from the Swissôtel Le Plaza in Basel, Switzerland.

Ms. Maeder will share her experience in the chocolate industry and lead participants in a mini tasting session of hand-made Swiss chocolates.

Registration for this event is required. For registration, please click on:
Seats are on a first come, first served basis. All enrolled participants will receive a hand-made Swiss chocolate gift.

Click on this link to download the poster

This event is held as part of the German Programme’s German for Business course. All are welcome.

For enquiries, please contact Ms. Shirly Tang via email at

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