Monday, August 5, 2013

Best Bridal Chocolates Announced in the Artisan Chocolate Awards

TasteTV and the International Chocolate Salon are pleased to announce the National 2013 Award Winners of the competition for Best Bridal Chocolates.

The winners of the Best Chocolates for Brides were divided into Gold, Silver, and Bronze for categories such as Most Delicious Ingredient Combinations, Most Artistic Designs, Best Bridal Gift Set, and Best for the Wedding Reception.

Gold Chocolate Award winners were Beijo de Chocolat, Chocolate Fetish, Chubby Chipmunk Hand-Dipped Chocolates, Delysia Chocolatier, FGR Chocolate Collection, Roberts Confections, Seattle Chocolate Company, Socola Chocolatier, and Truffles in Paradise

The top chocolates for brides and weddings were reviewed by a panel of industry experts. These panelists were Tara Bradley (Destination Weddings & Honeymoons magazine), Stacie Tamaki (The Flirty Blog), Sadaf H. Kherani (South Asian Bride Magazine), Rachel Ward (Brides California magazine), Mary Clarke (Bridal Guide magazine), Laurie Nicoud (Exquisite Weddings magazine), Juli Rathke (Rocky Mountain bride magazine), Jennifer Stein (Destination I Do Magazine), Emily Thomas (Southern Weddings magazine), and Cristine Thomas (Today's Bride San Francisco magazine).

Winners can be found on the Artisan Chocolate Awards site,, under "Categories by Competition."

The International Chocolate Salon presents category-Specific "Best in Salon Awards" for Chocolatiers & Confectioners, as well as annual Awards for the "Best Chocolatiers & Confectioners in America." In addition, it producers chocolate tasting events such as the Los Angeles Chocolate Salon, the San Francisco International Chocolate Salon, the Fall Chocolate Salon, and the Seattle Chocolate Salon. TasteTV also produces the program


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