Jacques talks hot chocolate with Nation’s Restaurant News

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.

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Jacques’ Champagne Truffles a best Valentine’s Day gift!

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.

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Best Valentine’s Day desserts for kids in New York City

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.

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WomenWorking.com ask about Jacques’ “Sweet Success”

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.

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New York Magazine’s Sweet Surprises for Valentine’s Day

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.

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Jacques speaks with NY1 about Brooklyn Army Terminal

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.

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Jacques is expanding his production facilities

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 here.

 

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Commercial Observer reports on Jacques’ lease signing

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 here.

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Pebble Beach Food & Wine

Jacques will be participating in this year’s Pebble Beach Food & Wine festival. Stay tuned for further information.

Visit the event website here.

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Orange cups = Hot Chocolate that tastes better?

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!

Visit Gothamist to read more about the study.

 

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