Rulers of the chocolate world
Or at least The Best Chocolatiers and Confectioners in America (2011 edition) according to Taste TV and their chocolate salons. Based on the total cumulative number of Gold and Silver Awards received by each entrant in the 2010 TasteTV Chocolate Salons and Chocolate Salon Award Competitions, Taste TV announced Grand Masters, Masters and Excellent Chocolatiers on March 29, 2011.
SFBA dominates the Grand Masters list with 4 out of the 8 entrants being locals. Six out of 15 Masters are SFBA-based. And 14 out of 45 Excellence Awards went to SFBA entrants.
Local Grand Masters 2011
Dolce Bella Chocolates
Local Masters 2011
Au Coeur Des Chocolats (now Feve Artisan Chocolatier)
Gateau et Ganache
Local Excellent Chocolatiers & Confectioners 2011
Salt Side Down Chocolates
Congratulations all around to our excellent, masterful local chocolate makers. I hope to see you all at this year’s SF Salon, April 17. (I’m going to be a judge!)
Date posted: March 29, 2011. This entry was posted in East Bay chocolate, Local chocolate, Recommended chocolatiers, San Francisco chocolate, South Bay chocolate and tagged Alter Eco Fair Trade Chocolate, Chocolate Salon, Clarine’s Florentines, Coco Delice, Coco Tutti, Coco-Luxe, Dolce Bella, Excellent Chocolatier, Feve Artisan Chocolatier, Gateau et Ganache, Ghirardelli, Grand Master, Guittard Chocolate Company, Her Coconess, Jade Chocolates, Kika's Treats, Landru Chocolates, Master, Salt Side Down, Saratoga Chocolates, Snake & Butterfly, Socola Chocolatier, Sterling Confections, TasteTV, TCHO, The Tea Room, Vice Chocolates, XOX. Bookmark the permalink.