Finding the perfect sweet treat for your Valentine, Palentine, or Galentine can be challenging! Here are some Canadian chocolatiers who are sure to wow your special someone.
Based in Toronto, this company was started in 2009 by partners in life and business – David and Cynthia – who wanted to have a small, funky chocolate factory and find new ways to enjoy chocolate. Since then, they’ve been internationally recognized for their magical chocolate creations and commitment to the best ingredients.
In Vancouver, BC, a favourite bakery run by a brother and sister team, Betty and Jacky Hung. Betty started at the bakery as an intern and worked her way up to head pastry chef at the popular bakeshop, making her the perfect person to buy the business from the original owner. In November 2018, Betty published her first cookbook French Pastry 101. Betty shares some of her secrets to baking and makes the art of making French Pastry approachable.
Koko Chu is a young chocolate company launched by chocolatier Kadeisha Richards – Koko Chu doesn’t hold back on flavour. Kadeisha wanted to create flavours she wasn’t seeing in Toronto and play with unique pairings of ingredients.
Known for his bright and eye-catching chocolate creations, David Chow has become a name in Toronto for unique and exceptional chocolate gifts. David is continually recognized as one of Toronto’s top pastry chefs and chocolatiers. As an engineer-turned-pastry chef, he applies his technical and artistic background to produce unique hand-crafted products in the city using local and top-shelf products, including Valrhona’s Grand Cru Couvertures.
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