Chocolate! with Chef Jacques Torres
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What You Will Learn
Join Mr. Chocolate himself as he shares his passion and reveals his mastery of the world’s most celebrated confection. Jacques Torres was the first artisan chocolatier to begin with cocoa beans to make his own chocolate, but long before that he became the youngest Meilleur Ouvrier de France (Best Pastry Chef of France) in history. After 11 years as executive pastry chef at Le Cirque, where he served presidents, kings and celebrities, he left to open his world-renowned wholesale, retail and online chocolate company, Jacques Torres Chocolate, in New York City. He now has seven shops, including Chocolate Haven, his Manhattan chocolate factory.
Jacques has won numerous awards and hosted a 52-episode public television series, “Dessert Circus with Jacques Torres” and the Food Network’s “Chocolate with Jacques Torres.” He’s also written 3 cookbooks, his most recent being A Year in Chocolate.Chef Jacques takes great pride in his chocolates being all-natural with no preservatives or artificial flavors. He looks forward to sharing his techniques and enthusiasm with you in this very special chocolate demo class.