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.
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.
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.