The Jus'Trufs Story
1980. Our petite chocolatier, Chenddyna Schae was a young student intern, fresh from a specialisation in Bakery and Confectionary form IHM Mumbai. Entrusted with wrapping a mountain of chocolate at the Taj, Bombay, something clicked.
Chenddyna would go on to do her Hotel Administration and Food Technology at Sophia Bombay, and chocolates would become her raison d’être. She dabbled in her own chocolate business for 5 years in Bombay and then gave it all up when Mr. Right appeared on the scene.
Ten years later, as the family moved to Bangalore, Chenddyna - with Mr. Right (now, the enigmatic Bald Man) and two very encouraging boys who were ready for full-day school - began experimenting from her kitchens at home.
In Bangalore, Chenddyna revived her passion for dark chocolate. She honed her chocolate-making skills internationally and locally, with Master Chocolatier Bart Van Cauwenberghe from Belgium, Herr Bulter from the Netherlands, Kirsten Tibballs of both the Barry Callebaut Academy, Singapore and Savour Chocolate School, Melbourne and ISB –Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women Entrepreneur Business Management program, to be able to create Jus'Trufs.
Jus’Trufs moved into its own premises in 2011, which is the iconic building we are housed in, at present. From humble beginnings from our kitchens at home we are truly blessed to have created our chocolaterie in our iconic environment friendly building in Jakkur, North Bangalore. Our team has grown substantially and positive people lovingly handling different areas of our activities surround us.
From left to right: Chenddyna in her home kitchen | Training in Belgium | At the Belgian Praline Class in Singapore (2005) | With the Belgian Praline Training Group, Singapore (2005)