Thursday, July 16, 2009

Seattle Int'l Chocolate Salon Awards

The Second Annual Seattle Chocolate Salon Awards were selected Sunday a team of expert panelists. This year’s Taste TV again sponsored the Seattle Luxury Chocolate Salon. A variety of chocolatiers from throughout the US, including many locals, had products on display and available for sampling. Chocolate making is a fascinating process limited only by the skill, imagination and access to raw materials available to the maker, and that was apparent at this event.

Sample Chocolate Salon Awards

Best Dark Chocolate: Amano Artisan Chocolate
Best Truffle: Suess Chocolates
Most Artistic Designs: William Dean Chocolates
Best Flavored Chocolate: Posh Chocolat
Best Flavored Chocolate Bar: Divine Chocolate
New Product Award: Amano Artisan Chocolate / Posh Chocolat / Marco Polo Designs' Chocolate Jewelry

For the complete awards, go here.

Next up is the LA. International Chocolate Salon in October. San Francisco has its Chocolate Salon in March, and I'll be there! I was a judge this past year, and I hope to be again!

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