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Great Chocolates for Brides and Weddings

If you are looking for great chocolates for weddings, brides, receptions, or as gifts, the Bridal Chocolate Salon — part of the International Chocolate Salon — has recently announced several of its top picks for the year. The selections are part of the annual BRIDAL CHOCOLATE SALON AWARDS Competition.

This year’s top picks were rated and ranked by Stars, and are based on features such as Taste, Texture, Packaging, and of course, whether it makes a great bridal chocolate.

Here they are:

  • 1) SELEUSS Floral Collection: 5 STARS
  • 2) DELYSIA CHOCOLATIER Hibiscus, Almond and Rose Tea: 4.5 STARS
  • 3) THE SECRET CHOCOLATIER: Brownie Pops: 4.5 STARS
  • 4) THE CHOCOLATE FETISH Tuxedo Box: 4 STARS
  • 5) EHCHOCOLATIER Lavender, Vanilla and Los Ancones: 4 STARS
  • 6) SERENA LISSY CHOCOLATE: 4 STARS
  • 7) DELYSIA CHOCOLATIER Pistachio rose and Smoked Cigar Caramels: 4 STARS

The Winners are also eligible to join and distribute their chocolates on The Chocolate Registry site, www.BridalChocolate.com


The Best Chocolatiers & Confectioners in America

TasteTV and the International Chocolate Salon are pleased to announce the 2017 award winners for the title BEST CHOCOLATIERS AND CONFECTIONERS IN AMERICA

Chocolate & Wine Cruise on the SF Bay – 3rd Edition

Because it was great fun both times, a grand adventure, and sold out, we will be going on a third Chocolate & Wine Cruise on the Bay on February 11th.

Four Top Caramels you have to Taste

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If you have love caramels, then you have to try these four Gold Medal award-winning selections from the 2015 International Chocolate Salon’s Artisan Chocolate Awards.

 


 

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Luxx Chocolat Bees Knees: Caramel and ganache infused with honey and Jack Daniels Honey Whisky, 1800 Resposado Agave Tequila and fresh organic apple cider. A dash of fennel citrus sea salt.

GOLD: Best Exterior Design, Most Unique, Best Overall Chocolate Artistry

 


 

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Luxx Chocolat CinnaFig: 72% dark chocolate (Venezuelan). 2 layers, one made with creamy cinnamon caramel with Black Mission figs and the other, a ganache made with mascarpone and goat cheese.

GOLD: Best Exterior Design, Best Ingredient Combinations, Best Overall Chocolate Artistry


 

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Phillip Ashley Chocolates Chelonii™ – salted caramel pecan praline

GOLD: Best Taste

 


 

 

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ChocolaTas Milk_5082ChocolaTas Milk chocolate covered salted caramels. Smooth creamy caramel in milk chocolate, with a sprinkle of fleur du sel.

GOLD: Best Packaging

Series – Land of the Chocolate Giants Part 2

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Courtesy of TasteTV

 

Creating compelling images using food is not new, but it is a growing trend in the world of the art.

Profile here are excerpts from TasteTV’s new photo-miniature series — soon to be a web video series, entitled “Land of the Chocolate Giants.” The entire series will be unveiled in late 2014 by TCB Cafe Publishing and TasteTV.

The chocolate included in the photo above comes from Toffee Talk

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Chocolate Award Winner The Chocolate Fetish on ABC News

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Many chocolatiers and confectioners have gained new fame and fortune from the awards they have garnered in the International Chocolate Salon’s recently announced Artisan Chocolate Awards.

Award Winner The Chocolate Fetish was recently interviewed about their laurels by ABC television.