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!
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
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.
Moving his production facilities into the Brooklyn Army Terminal provides Jacques with much more space to produce his products efficiently. And for him, a plus is that the site is located on the Brooklyn waterfront, with georgous views of the harbor, Statue of Liberty and the Manhattan skyline.
You can see the full NY1 news story
here and hear what Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz thinks of Jacques’ production expansion.
Jacques has found an ideal location in which to combine his two current production facilities and expand. Not to worry, it’s still in New York City!
Later this year, the football field sized chocolate factory will begin operations in Sunset Park, Brooklyn in the Brooklyn Army Terminal.
The New York Daily News previews some of Jacques’ plans in their article
The Commerical Observer reports on the announcement of Jacques’ signing a lease for 39,500 square feet of space in the Brooklyn Army Terminal in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. It will be the future site of Jacques’ expanded chocolate production.
Read the column
Jacques will be participating in this year’s Pebble Beach Food & Wine festival. Stay tuned for further information.
Visit the event website
Who are we to argue with science?
European researchers recently announced that survey volunteers found hot chocolate served in orange colored cups was tastier!
Jacques was onto something with our orange cups.
Although we’d also argue that good, REAL, hot chocolate tastes better in any color cup!
Gothamist to read more about the study.
What better way to kick off 2013 than a little pairing of wine and chocolate!
Join Jacques and a City Winery wine captain as they guide you through pairing chocolates and desserts with a variety of interesting wines.
Monday, January 7th at 7:00pm. City Winery, 155 Varick Street, New York, NY 10013.
To purchase tickets, visit