Best Chocolatiers and Confectioners in America Awards!

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TasteTV and the International Chocolate Salon are pleased to announce the 2016 award winners for the title:


The Best Chocolatiers and Confectioners in America Award winners
are based on the combined total number of Gold and Silver Awards received by each entrant in the 2015 TasteTV Chocolate Salons in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle, Sacramento, and Fall (SF), as well as in the standalone Chocolate Salon Award Competitions for Best Caramels, Toffees, Bars, Truffles, White Chocolate, Best Hot Cocoa and Drinking Chocolate, Top Design and Branding, and Best Bridal Chocolates.
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Winners are listed below.

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best chocolatiers

  • Fera’wyn’s Artisan Chocolates
  • Luxx Chocolat
  • William Dean Chocolates
  • Delysia Chocolatier
  • CocoTutti
  • Beijo de Chocolat
  • Chuao
  • Valenza Chocolatier
  • Amano Artisan Chocolate
  • Seleuss
  • Ticket Chocolate
  • Alter Eco










  • best chocolatiersAlexander’s Patisserie
  • ChocolaTas
  • David Bacco Chocolatier
  • Laurie’s Chocolates
  • Forte Chocolate
  • Wild Sweets
  • Chocxo Bean to Bar Chocolatier
  • Mink Chocolates
  • The Tea Room
  • Chubby Chipmunk Hand-Dipped Chocolates
  • Volta Chocolate
  • Dear Coco
  • Evolve Chocolate
  • Marco Paolo Chocolates
  • Quail Point Chocolate
  • R & J Toffees








best chocolatiers

  • Chocolate for the Spirit
  • The Chocolate Fetish
  • Black Mountain Chocolate
  • CaCoCo
  • Great Grub Camp Food
  • Guittard Chocolate Co
  • Mindo Chocolate Makers
  • Neo Chocolate
  • Three Twins Ice Cream
  • Ancient Future 24K Divinely Inspired Chocolat
  • Chocolatines by Sweet Endeavours
  • Cowboy Toffee Co.
  • Endorfin
  • Indi Chocolate
  • Mignon Chocolate Boutique
  • SPAGnVOLA Chocolatier
  • Wei of Chocolate
  • Amara Chocolate & Coffee
  • Dove Chocolate Discoveries
  • Gem Chocolates
  • Hot Chocolat
  • Jade Chocolate
  • La Châtelaine Chocolat Company
  • Scharffenberger Chocolate
  • Sweetbricks
  • Taza Chocolate
  • Choctal
  • Cocoa Vida
  • Marti Chocolatt
  • Nuttyness
  • Phillip Ashley Chocolates
  • Shatell
  • Socola Chocolatier
  • Starchild Chocolate
  • TCHO
  • Tease Chocolates
  • Toffee Talk

best chocolatiers

  • 3D Candies
  • Charbonnel et Walker
  • Chococurb
  • Droga Chocolates
  • Intrigue Chocolate Co.
  • Kindred Cooks
  • Miss Denise’s Toffee
  • Twenty Degrees Chocolates
  • Amella Caramels
  • Capital Confections
  • Chocolate Stars USA
  • Davids Tea
  • Guillory Labbé Confections
  • Gusto Chocolate
  • Heavenly Taste Toffee
  • Le Grand Confectionary
  • Les Beaux Chocolats
  • Marich Confectionery
  • Monterey Chocolate Company
  • Pacari Chocolate
  • Snake & Butterfly
  • Sweet Milalani
  • The Cocoa Cabana
  • The Toffee Tent
  • Truffles N Toffee




San Francisco Francisco, March 5, 2016

Los Angeles, September 2016

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  • CHOCOLATE GUIDE eBOOK, 2nd Edition  
  • FRENCH CHOCOLATE cookbook, new Edition

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1) The CHOCOLATE GUIDE: North American Second EditioneBook, is available on both Amazon (for Kindle, iPad, iPhone, Android, etc.) and soon on Barnes & Noble (for the Nook)
The cover price is 3.99 (USD). Copies of the new ebook can be found at either of these two book distributors. 80+ chocolatiers and confectioners in North America are included in this eBook edition (eBook only).
2) The most recent 4th Edition of the FRENCH CHOCOLATE cookbook is available!
FRENCH CHOCOLATE introduces you to an entirely new language of taste. Enjoy the best of both worlds with the 4th Edition of this bestselling Chocolate Lover s Guide to French.French CHOCOLATE takes you on a culinary exploration of the intimate relationship between international French culture and global chocolate cuisine. With Foreword by Bernard Poussin of historic royal Parisian chocolatier Debauve & Gallais, and topics ranging from songs by Trenet, stories by Proust, and fashion by Rykiel, to recipes from exotic locales such as Paris, San Francisco, New Orleans, London, Chicago, Australia, and New York, FRENCH Chocolate excites your appetite and your imagination. Features over 50 mouth-watering chocolate dishes from top chefs, chocolatiers, celebrities and chocolate lovers.
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