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News 12 Brooklyn reports on Easter chocolates

News 12 Brooklyn paid a visit to the Dumbo store for their story on Easter chocolate sales. From giant chocolate roosters to chocolate eggs and chocolate covered Peeps, they covered it all!

Watch their report here.


A Delicious Handbag for Mother’s Day


Purse Blog makes a good point – the only thing better than a handbag for Mother’s Day is “a delicious handbag”! We couldn’t agree more.

You can read the post in it’s entirety here. Please note, however, that while, yes, the chocolate handbags are available in-store only, they are available in all of our retail locations, not exclusively at Hudson Street.



Jacques’ shoes & handbags a Delish! choice for Mother’s Day



Gift Mama, a blog about gift giving, has chosen to highlight Jacques’ chocolate wedge shoe, chocolate classic shoe and chocolate handbag as perfect gift ideas for Mother’s Day. Since her blog focuses on unique and creative gifts, we appreciate being included. Thanks for thinking of us!


Cinco de Mayo sweets & a Mother’s Day preview

As promised, here’s the clip from Jacques’ appearance on CBS2 News This Morning on Friday. He and the hosts made some spiced chocolates in honor of Cinco de Mayo. Brand new Mother’s Day chocolates made a special appearance as well!

Jacques caps off CBS2′ s Sweets Week!

Jacques paid a visit to the studios of CBS2 News This Morning earlier today to help them close out their Sweets Week.

Inspired by Cinco de Mayo tomorrow, their focus was spicy chocolates – Hot Tamale cookies, wicked hot chocolate and some Mother’s Day gift ideas as well.

We’ll post a link to the video and the recipe for the Chocolate Hot Tamale cookies when available.

Truffle class with Jacques at the International Culinary Center

The International Culinary Center and New York Magazine collaborate for a weekend of hands-on master cooking classes – The New York Culinary Experience. For this year’s class, Jacques’ taught his students how to make chocolate truffles and a decorative chocolate heart box in which to present them. Take a peek at what class was like!

Yahoo! Sports talks chocolate Stanley Cups with Jacques

What did it take to create and assemble 30 chocolate Stanley Cups in just a few short days? Jacques spoke with Adam Watson of The Post Game blog on Yahoo! Sports about the unique project. You can read the interview here.




Dark chocolate may lower risk of heart disease

Good news! A recent study suggests that dark chocolate may help to lower your risk of heart disease. Everyday Health visited the chocolate factory to discuss these findings with Jacques. You can read more about the study and view a video segment here.

Chocolate and Hockey!

Here at Jacques Torres Chocolate we’re familiar with many food blogs. A recent project, however, had us cross paths with one somewhat outside our usual circles – Sports and Food. Having spotted our life-size chocolate Stanley Cups in production in our Hudson Street factory, one of their writers stopped in to chat about the process. You can read his post here.

Poisson d’avril! (April Fool’s Day – with fish!)

Yes, Jacques loves to fish! But that isn’t the only reason he chose to create colorful chocolate fish every spring.