THE CHOCOLATE OF PARIS
Take note all gourmet and chocolate lovers: here is our 2018 selection of the best chocolate artisans in Paris.
There is a wide choice of excellent craftsmen in the region. Some of them have prohibitive prices, but sometimes it is the price to pay for an exceptional product ...
If you are just passing through and have loved a product, do not panic!
The majority of artisans offer online sales.
1°) LA MANUFACTURE DE CHOCOLAT ALAIN DUCASSE
Created by the giant of the gastronomy Alain Ducasse and pastry chef Nicolas Berger. The Manufacture du Chocolat, near Bastille, is a production area where artisanal chocolate is made.
Alain Ducasse chocolates come in three main categories: ganaches, pralines and truffles.
Our preferences: the discovery box, pure original tablets, mandiant tablet.
40 RUE DE LA ROQUETTE - 75011 PARIS
-- access from the hôtel des Champs Élysées : Subway - line 1. "Franklin Roosvelt" >> "Bastille"
from monday to saturday : 10:30am to 07.00pm
2°) PATRICK ROGER
Patrick Roger is without a doubt the most respected chocolate maker in France,
Winner of the World Cup of chocolate in 1994, elected "Meilleur Ouvrier de France" in 2000, as well recognized as atypical, it is a reference of artist chocolate sculptor.
Our preferences: L'instinct (praline almonds and hazelnuts), l'Amazon (caramel semi-liquid with lime) and Corsica orangettes.
43 RUE DES ARCHIVES - 75003 PARIS
-- access from the hôtel des Champs Élysées : Subway - line 1. "Franklin Roosvelt">>"Hotel de Ville"
every day : 10:30am to 07.30pm
3°) LA CHOCOLATERIE - JACQUES GENIN
Jacques Genin, passionate of chocolate and self-proclaimed "founder of chocolate" is a pastry, chocolatier and confectioner.
In addition to providing all the most prestigious palaces, it opens its own chocolate factory, a unique place of 400m2 on two floors: a floor dedicated to the laboratory and one for sale.
Its different chocolates are a perfect balance between acidity, bitterness, creaminess, sweetness and crunchiness.
Our preferences: Chocolate with mint, pralines, ganaches.
133, RUE DE TURENNE, 75003 Paris
-- access from the hôtel des Champs Élysées : Subway - line 9. "Saint Phillippe du Roule">>"République"
Tuesday to Sunday: 11.00am to 07:00pm.