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.
First We Feast asked Jacques to share some of the stories behind his signature sweets.
From apprenticeship, the Hotel Negresco, visiting Oxaca, Le Cirque to present day, Jacques leads you on a history of his career changing dishes.
How many of the “7 dishes that made my career” have you enjoyed?
Liquor.com asked Jacques for some insight into pairing chocolates with spirits.
Perfect for your Christmas and New Year get togethers!
Read his suggestions here.
Toni Senecal paid a visit to Jacques in the Dumbo chocolate factory recently. She brought her Toni On! New York television crew to document her visit. She even rolled up her sleeves to “help” with some holiday chocolate production.
Want to send cookies as a gift this holiday season? Are you afraid of your oven or don’t own a cookie sheet?
We’ve got the perfect solution. Real Simple has selected Jacques’ famous Chocolate Chip Cookies as one of their “Fantastic Mail-Order Cookies to Give as Gifts”.
Don’t forget to send some to yourself!
You’ve enjoyed the chocolate chip cookies at our retail stores.
You’ve read the recipe. You’ve wondered if it was really the best chocolate chip cookie you could make.
Well, Recipe Wars has put the recipe to the test. Take a look here for their verdict.
What is your ideal food day? How would you define the “Jacques Torres” lifestyle? Define your aesthetic.
Just a few of the questions The New Potato posed to Jacques recently. Click here to read Jacques’ answers and to shop the Jacques Torres Chocolate aesthetic.
The publication of “A Table at Le Cirque” offers a glimpse into some of the restaurant’s iconic recipes and the stories behind them. Among them, Jacques’ bomboloni and the legendary chocolate stove.
The New York Post highlights a few of those dishes, which you can read about here.
Looking for a great holiday gift?
Redbook has featured Jacques’ classic and wicked hot chocolates in their list of Foodie Gifts Under $50.
Ever wonder what it’s like to work in the chocolate factory?
We make molded chocolate items, coat other items in chocolate, roast cocoa beans and nuts and prepare fresh cookies and pastries as well.
Take a photo tour with Molly Fergus of Conde Nast Traveler.