Maggie Rulli and Channel One News sat down with Jacques at the Hudson Street chocolate factory just before Valentine’s Day. Maggie had plenty of questions for Jacques and even tried her hand at making some chocolates herself.
Looking for Valentine’s Day gifts beyond the “cliche of a heart-shaped box of chocolates”, the Wall Street Journal’s Speakeasy column featured 14 alternatives for February 14th.
The Jacques Torres Chocolate Kissing Game made the list!
AskMen.com came to Jacques Torres Chocolate looking for something more than just the typical box of chocolate for Valentine’s Day. Jacques was happy to offer a few suggestions for them.
The Sunset Park area, home of the Brooklyn Army Terminal, has had a long tradition of being home to manufacturing and industry.
When Jacques Torres Chocolate moves production in the Brooklyn Army Terminal later this year, it will join a growing number of fellow retailers, manufacturers and artists.
Read about Sunset Park’s “Booming Artisanal Economy” here.
The Wall Street Journal asked Jacques to explain why chocolate makes you feel good.
Yes, it’s true – when Jacques first opened in Brooklyn over 12 years ago, he couldn’t give hot chocolate away. Now, his classic and wicked varieties are best-sellers, both at the beverage bars in his stores, and in tins for customers to prepare at home.
You can read about the increased popularity of hot chocolate in the Nation’s Restaurant News article here.
In a blind taste-test, Jacques’ Champagne Truffles were selected as the best tasting truffles and the best tasting chocolate gift over all for Valentine’s Day!
You can read the full taste-test results in Vera Gibbon’s Finacially Fit column on Yahoo! here.
Time Out New York Kids includes two of Jacques’ Valentine’s Day offerings in their list of best desserts for kids.
I Love You Puzzles and Hugs & Kisses are available both in stores and online.
Jacques discusses his path from pastry to chocolate and “Sweet Success” with WomenWorking.com.
He also shares his thoughts on some of this year’s Valentine’s Day offerings.
When highlighting Valentine’s Day chocolate treats that “go beyond the standard heart-shaped box”, New York Magazine showcased a few of Jacques’ favorites.
The I Love You Puzzle, Spanker Lollipop and Heart Shaped box filled with chocolate covered cheerios are available in stores and online.