Monthly Archives: December 2010

Hot Chocolate and Cookie Kit

Hot cocoa is a favorite wintertime treat, and what could be better than to pair a delicious hot chocolate mix with fresh-baked cookies? Renowned chocolatier Jacques Torres is known for his thick and rich hot chocolate, made with real chocolate, … Continue reading

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12 Days of Hot Chocolate: Jacques Torres

Posted by Erin Zimmer, December 23, 2008 at 1:30 PM Editor’s note: This concludes our 12 Days of Hot Chocolate series. We end on the classic Jacques Torres. Price: $3 (for eight ounces), $4 (for twelve ounces), or a free … Continue reading

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America’s Best Hot Chocolate

Forget Swiss Miss; the best hot chocolate has become a gourmet affair. By Nina Fedrizzi We’ve all had powdery hot cocoa—watery, only vaguely chocolaty, and occasionally crunchy with undissolved marshmallow clumps. Still, cocoa was—and is—the best thing to stir into … Continue reading

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Rated 9 out of 10!

The city’s own Willie Wonka, Jacques Torres, has opened a cavernous chocolate factory that blurs the lines between retail and manufacturing. Designer Pierre Court indulged every one of Torres’s fantastical notions, from the cacao-pod shape of the shop to a … Continue reading

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Pastry Chef Advisory Board Members

Dean of Pastry Arts at The French Culinary Institute and master pastry chef, Jacques Torres achieved the distinction of becoming the youngest recipient of France’s prestigious Meilleur Ouvrier de France Pâtissier Award at the age of twenty-six. Once the pastry … Continue reading

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“Mr. Chocolate” is hands-on businessman

NEW YORK — Jacques Torres, a French chocolatier, has turned a classic American treat into a tempting, high-end confection. In the process, he has become, arguably, the nation’s best-known chocolate entrepreneur. Ten years ago, Torres walked away from one of … Continue reading

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