The Team


Salon Owner & Artistic Director

Maria is originally from London, This is where she mastered her trade in hairdressing. She began working as a stylist at Alan International where her love for the art began, then went on to work for world renowned hairstylist Stephan Way where she not only became a stylist but also an educator. Going on to work for Headmasters a worldwide salon in Wimbledon and Ham. When Maria moved to Cornwall in 2000 she became the south west regional training advisor for Cheynes training.

Maria is a busy artistic director in the salon, she also co- ordinates all salon training programmes and has trained many apprentices who graduated from Chocolate including most of the current team. Maria has a lifelong passion for hair and helping her team reach their full potential

"Our team is like a family to me and coming to work for me is like going to a party every day”


Security & Hospitality

Lady Conchitta ( Co Co) the salons smallest Chocolate is responsible for hospitality and maintaining client comfort. She loves all thing glamorous and is involved in most of the salons photographic work and can be followed on Instagram: Lady Conchitta Pascoe.