Brooklyn Mag Feat. Jacques’ Happy Hour & Cocoa Health Benefits

After launching Hot Chocolate Happy Hour, Brooklyn Magazine featured this delectable deal in their Nov. 18th issue. Not only did writer Margret Eby, call Jacques’ liquid gold give out, “one of the best things about winter in New York”, but also highlighted the health benefits of hot chocolate.. “Jacques Torres has a list of “Did you know?” bullet points to defend you against potential hot chocolate haters. Like, seniors who drank two cups of hot cocoa a day for one month did better on memory tests, because the cocoa-partakers had better blood flow to the brain. And that hot chocolate has more antioxidants than green or black tea, or even wine.”

Not only is Jacques alleviating the stress on your wallet this season, he is also keeping you brain and mental facilities firing and healthy!


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Jacques Kicks Off Hot Chocolate Happy Hour!

With the days becoming shorter and the weather getting colder, what better way to welcome the changing seasons than with a mug of Jacques’ hot chocolate. Mmmmhmmm. The only thing better then one cup of that thick, flavor filled goodness, is TWO cups of that thick, flavor filled goodness!

As a treat for this season of thanks, Chef Jacques has officially kicked off Hot Chocolate Happy Hour! Monday – Friday, 5P – 7P. Purchase one hot chocolate get one free! Featuring his well loved Classic and Wicked flavors and introducing Peppermint and Gingerbread Spice. What a deal!


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Newark Airport Lands Jacques Torres!

Good news weary travelers! Chef Jacques will be setting up shop in the United Airlines Terminal at Newark Liberty International Airport. Some 28 new restaurants are planned with concepts devised from 24 high-profile chefs including Alex Stupak, Einat Admony, Amanda Freitag, Paul Liebrandt, Alex Guarnaschelli, Dan Kluger and of course Chef Jacques! The new wing is scheduled to be completed in 2016 with a renovation budget of $120 million dollars.

Jacques is thrilled his chocolate will be available to weary travelers daily. He knows his fans will be ecstatic to grab a little chocolate pick me up whether they are coming or going!


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Popsugar names Jacques Torres Hot Chocolate one of the ABSOLUTE Best in NYC

It may come as no surprise to anyone who has ever had Chef’s Jacques’ decadently thick and creamy hot chocolate that Popsugar has name it 1 of 3 best hot chocolates in New York City. Popsugar’s Allie Merriam visits Jacques’ Hudson store location to try the best in NYC for herself. After taking a sip, she exclaims, “Wow,” and describes her cup as thick, delicious and SO chocolatey.

Allie explains, Harvard School of Medicine study suggests 2 cups a day of hot chocolate can keep your brain healthy and decrease memory loss. What a reason to drink up! If you are going to follow doctor’s orders, what better choice of hot chocolate do you have then Chef Jacques!

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Jacques’ New Orleans Trip for Charity

Not only is Jacques raising funds for Men’s Health, but he is also donating his time and efforts to the Emeril Lagasse Foundation. Jacques spent his weekend in New Orleans along side Chef Emeril, cooking and inspiring the disadvantaged youth of New Orleans.

Chef Lagasse created this very special foundation to help underprivileged kids and young adults realize their full potential and to make a positive, long lasting impression on their lives. This was Jacques 3rd year of participation.

The weekend also included the Boudin Bourbon and Beer Food Event as well as the Carnivale du Vin, which is hosted to raise funds for the kids through donations, live auctions and silent auctions.

Not only does Chef Jacques have a heart for chocolate, he also has a heart for Charity.

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Jacques’ Chocolate Movember Moustaches for Charity

Movember is once again upon us and with it brings Jacques’ Chocolate Movember Moustaches! Not only are these lollipops delicious to eat and fun to play with, but also lends support to a very important cause. Jacques has joined forces with the Movember community to raise funds for the Men’s Health Charity. Jacques will donate 50% of all profits made from these “mou-stacular” chocolate creations.

Available in-store and online!

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Jacques & CBS’ Alex Denis: Halloween Leftovers

Haven’t finished all that Halloween candy just yet!? Well don’t! Jacques shows CBS New York’s Alex Denis how to repurpose and recreate that mix bag of goodies. With a little Chef magic, Jacques turns generic treats into a unique delicacy to enjoy with family and friends, or, to devour all yourself.

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