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All Blog Posts Tagged 'chocolatier' (11)

Experiencing Kollar Chocolates in the Napa Valley

Wine and chocolate, anyone? In today's tour, The Chocolate Tourist producer Leanne Westphal invites you to brave the rain and taste Kollar's red wine truffles, milk chocolate ganache, and dark chocolate with Grand Marnier.

It doesn't hurt that Chef Kollar himself came out to offer a sample! What service.

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Added by The Chocolate Tourist on March 12, 2014 at 6:22pm — No Comments

Truffle shells (pre-made)

Hey everyone!

I plan on buying pre-made truffle shells for my truffles. I'm not sure which ones to get since everyone I talk to has different brands. 

What do you guys think about Chocoduc truffle shells?

Also, I seen Keller, Callebaut, and Pastry 1 (Paris Gourment brand) ----> any thoughts on these as well?

Is there really a difference and does it matter which one to get? Do people typically focus just on…

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Added by John E on December 19, 2013 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Pinoy Chocophile

I definitely like and love chocolates.

And I find this quote chocolicious:

There are four basic food groups: milk chocolate, dark chocolate, white chocolate, and chocolate truffles.

 

and more here -…

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Added by Pinoy Chocophile on August 8, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

Job Opportunity HEAD CHOCOLATIER

Head Chocolatier

This is an exciting opportunity for a talented and motivated chocolatier to join a company and build a brand from the ground up in Southwestern Ohio. The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:…

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Added by APRIL KOBERNUSS on December 16, 2011 at 10:47am — No Comments

Portrait Patisserie Hamon Brest in Pastry site "Macarons and Gourmandises"

 It is an honor for us to be the 5th "portrait…

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Added by emmanuel hamon on July 11, 2011 at 7:52am — 1 Comment

New Chocolate Boutique Opening

My newest Sweet Paradise Chocolatier chocolate boutique is  soft opening May 1st at the Wailea Gateway Center in Wailea, Maui.  The official "Grand Opening" will be June 16th. This has been a 9 month process to get permits and open a store here and it doesn't even have a kitchen! Talk about island time. The store features my own truffle/confection collection focused on Tropical flavors but also bars from various Hawaii chocolate-makers- Original Hawaiian, Malie Kai, Waialua Estate, Madre…

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Added by Melanie Boudar on April 21, 2011 at 4:34am — 3 Comments

Wanted: Passionate & Experienced Chocolatier & Production Manager in New Hampshire

Van Otis is a modern-day chocolate and candy retailer and wholesaler rooted in tradition and handcrafted premium products. By coupling traditional recipes with new and exciting product lines, we bring fun, delight, and nostalgia back to the chocolate and candy experience. We we are looking for a passionate and experienced Chocolatier & Production Manager to join our team of chocolate lovers in early 2011. The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

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Added by Marc Amiet on December 14, 2010 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Chocolate on MAui

Our Sweet Paradise Chocolatier chocolate kitchen is relocating to Maui next month at the Lahaina Design Center.Buildout is underway! We will have a drip coffee bar, open kitchen concept and walk up counter for chocolate.
Come visit if you are in Maui.
75 Kupuohi St, Lahaina Industrial Plaza ...just a couple blocks off the main highway.

Added by Melanie Boudar on August 6, 2010 at 10:00pm — 1 Comment

Learning more about varietal chocolates just got easier

There's so much to learn and finding out more every day is what we seem to have in common. So When Jeff called me from Callebaut and we talked about a way to spread the word about the Varietal line of chocolates that they're offering...doing a pre-show demo for Professionals and those aspiring to be, is what we came up with at the Bucks County Chocolate Show.…

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Added by Gretchen Tartakoff on May 19, 2010 at 6:09am — No Comments

Vote for Andrew Shotts/Garrison Confections in American Express' Shinealight Program

If you don't already know, Andrew Shotts was named Top Chocolatier in America by the FoodNetwork and as chocolatelife members, we should all raise a glass to this talented man and endorse him in the Shinealight Program. All you need to do is follow the link, and click on the upper left hand corner where it says 'Support this story. Endorse now.' There's only a day and a half left to vote.



Andrew Shott's story needs 50 endorsers to proceed to the next phase of the program. Please help… Continue

Added by Mindy Fong on September 10, 2009 at 2:00am — No Comments

Rogue Chocolatier

Colin Gasko has released his next three origin chocolates — Jamaica, Hispaniola, and Trinidad. Like his first two releases, these chocolates are all 70%.



My earlier post about Rogue Chocolatier has all the background info and includes reviews of the first two bars, Ocumare and Sambirano. Trinidad and Hispaniola chocolates were purchased at Kitchen Window, and the Jamaica was purchased at… Continue

Added by Casey on March 12, 2008 at 4:56pm — No Comments

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