Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Awards for the 2nd Annual LOS ANGELES CHOCOLATE SALON

The Awards for the 2nd Annual LOS ANGELES CHOCOLATE SALON have been selected by our team of expert panelists, and can be seen on the Salon website here. Sample awards include

  • Best Dark Chocolate: Amano Artisan Chocolate
  • Best Milk Chocolate: Guittard Chocolate Company
  • Best Truffle: Valerie Confections
  • Most Artistic Designs Christopher Michael Artisan Chocolates
  • New Product Award Marti Chocolatt
  • Chocolate Pioneer Award: Guittard Chocolate

  • The full list of awards can be viewed here. Photos can also be seen Flickr. Many thanks to our talented and prestigious panelists, as well as volunteers and speakers, including MJ Lachica of Downeys, the Original Hawaiian Chocolate Factory, Chef Michael Antonorsi of Chuao Chocolatier, & Authors Carole Bloom and Amy Reiley. We also want to thank Edible Los Angeles.

    Says the Los Angeles Times: "Anyone who attended Sunday's second annual Los Angeles Chocolate Salon certainly got her chocolate fix. Chocolatiers and chocolate makers handed out samples of chocolate-covered toffee, truffles, chocolate bars, even mocha espressos....."

    Also, here's an article by the Wandering Chopsticks blog, with videos & photos.

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