On Monday, May 20th, Jacques and business partner, Ken Goto broke ground on their new chocolate factory. NY1 News were among those in attendance as the first wall came down in what will be a 40,000 square foot chocolate factory in the Sunset Park section of Brooklyn.
News 12 Brooklyn was in attendance on Monday, May 20th as Chefs Jacques and Ken swung the ceremonial first hammers marking the beginning of construction on their new chocolate factory. The new, 40,000 square foot space is located within the Brooklyn Army Terminal.
Jacques’ Peanut Butter Marshmallow egg lollipops are an Editor’s pick for an Easter treat this year. Metro’s editors bring up a good point, too: “chocolate on a stick hopefully means less messy hands.”
Yes, Jacques and his staff dip marshmallow Peeps chicks in chocolate. They even fully enrobe marshmallow Peeps bunnies in chocolate. Both of which you can purchase online and in Jacques Torres Chocolate retail locations.
But did you know that you could dress your Peeps up at home? You are limited only by your imagination. Jacques will show you how in this video for Today.com.
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.