Milk vs. Dark – Jacques gives his take on this age old question

Milk vs. Dark… How will our Master Chocolatier ever choose. sat Jacques down to ask the age old question: Milk Chocolate or Dark Chocolate? Which delectable contender is truly Chef Jacques’ favorite?

His answer was exactly what any true chocolate lover would expect..

“Dark chocolate is healthy—it is actually good for you! I mean, what more can I say? Except that you should eat dark ​chocolate every day! Milk chocolate is more comforting and creamy.

I like dark chocolate in most desserts, but especially with ice cream. Dark chocolate in a cake is nice for a rich, bitter and comforting taste. One of my favorite milk chocolate desserts is milk chocolate mousse. I also love to pair milk chocolate with nuts, especially almonds and hazelnuts.

Your vote?

You cannot make me choose… it’s impossible! My tastes and cravings for chocolate change throughout the day. As long as it is quality chocolate and with good origins, I’ll love it.”


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Jacques Shares His Spooky Inspired Halloween Creations

Halloween is almost here and Jacques gives his fans an inside look at this season’s Halloween creations. From his ghostly lollipops, to his Spooky Duo centerpiece, Jacques shares why his delectable masterpieces are a must have for this spooky Halloween season.

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CBS Names Jacques Torres’ Frozen Hot Chocolate one of the Best in New York

Jacques Torres’ Frozen Hot Chocolate has been named one of New York City’s Best by CBS News. The honor comes as no surprise to anyone who has tasted Jacques’ Classic and Wicked cocoa mixes. Steaming hot or icy cold Jacques drink blends are absolutely delectable.

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NBC’s Lauren Scala Tours Jacques Torres Chocolate Factory

NBC’s Lauren Scala gets a tour inside the 40,000 sq. ft. Chocolate Factory from Mr. Chocolate himself! In honor of Halloween Lauren has come to see why Jacques is the Master of all things chocolate. With his real ingredients, skillfully creative hand and playful attitude, Jacques shows Lauren why Mr. Chocolate has the tricks and treats everyone will love this Halloween and all year around.

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New York City Wine & Food Festival: Jacques Returns to Le Cirque

Jacques returns to Le Cirque once again. Alongside former Executive Chefs David Bouley and Daniel Boulud, these culinary all-stars carefully crafted a four-course masterpiece for 200 guests to celebrate Le Cirque’s 40th Anniversary, a place they all once called home. Jacques worked at the french culinary giant as Head Pastry Chef for 11 years, leaving in 2000 to pursue and achieve his dreams of opening his own chocolate factory and stores.

The event was hosted by Sirio Maccioni and attended by such notable celebs as Tony Bennett. The sold out event was deemed a major culinary success by all who attended.



Jacques Torres - 40th Anniversary for Le Cirque