Paul A. Young

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Paul A. Young
Paul A Young in his Islington Chocolaterie in 2007.jpg
Born (1973-07-28) July 28, 1973 (age 44)
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Nationality British
Occupation Chocolatier and pâtissier
Known for Paul A Young Fine Chocolates

Paul Andrew Young (born 28 July 1973) is an English chocolatier and pâtissier.

Paul A Young storefront, London, UK.

Early life and education[edit]

Young was born in Yorkshire and raised in Trimdon Station, County Durham. He studied hotel catering and management at New College Durham and Leeds Metropolitan University[citation needed].


In 2006, Young and his business partner, James Cronin, opened their first chocolaterie in Islington, London[citation needed]. Trading as Paul A Young Fine Chocolates Ltd. The Store was named as the "Best New Chocolate Shop" by the Academy of Chocolate in 2006.[1]

Both Young and Cronin are members of The Academy Of Chocolate.[2] Membership of which is no longer open.[3] Young is also a judge in the Grand Jury of the Academy of Chocolate Awards.[4]

In 2007, Young launched a store in The Royal Exchange on Threadneedle Street at Bank.

In June 2011, Young opened a chocolaterie on Wardour Street in London's Soho district.

Young is an Ambassador for The Children's Air Ambulance charity which serves as a flying intensive care unit for children across the UK.[5]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Awards 2006". Academy of Chocolate. 2006. Retrieved 22 March 2015. 
  2. ^ "Members". Academy of Chocolate. Retrieved 20 April 2017. 
  3. ^ "Friends". Academy of Chocolate. Retrieved 20 April 2017. 
  4. ^ "Awards 2015". Academy of Chocolate. Retrieved 20 April 2017. 
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