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.
Channel One News reports on chocolate for Valentine’s Day
Jacques’ Kissing Game in the WSJ Speakeasy column
Looking for Valentine’s Day gifts beyond the “cliche of a heart-shaped box of chocolates”, the Wall Street Journal’s Speakeasy column featured 14 alternatives for February 14th.
The Jacques Torres Chocolate Kissing Game made the list!
Jacques offers AskMen.com Valentine’s Day gift suggestions
AskMen.com came to Jacques Torres Chocolate looking for something more than just the typical box of chocolate for Valentine’s Day. Jacques was happy to offer a few suggestions for them.
Jacques Torres Chocolate’s moving to “Booming Artisanal” area
The Sunset Park area, home of the Brooklyn Army Terminal, has had a long tradition of being home to manufacturing and industry.
When Jacques Torres Chocolate moves production in the Brooklyn Army Terminal later this year, it will join a growing number of fellow retailers, manufacturers and artists.
Read about Sunset Park’s “Booming Artisanal Economy” here.
“Everybody loves chocolates” Jacques tells Wall Street Journal
The Wall Street Journal asked Jacques to explain why chocolate makes you feel good.
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.
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.
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.
Chocolate and Wine Pairing Class at City Winery
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 www.citywinery.com
One of “The 10 Best Chocolatiers in the World”
Jacques Torres Chocolate is proud to have been named one of “The 10 Best Chocolatiers in the World”.
The list originally appeared in the National Geographic book, The 10 Best of Everything: An Ultimate Guide for Travelers, and was posted today on National Geographic’s Intelligent Travel blog.