Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, which means you will be seeing tons of stuffed bears, roses, and jewelry. But really, there is no better feeling than getting—or giving—a box of tasty, gourmet chocolates wrapped up with a bow. It’s one of those V-Day gifts that works for anyone: your co-worker, your best friend, your mother. We have unwrapped some of the best chocolate shops in the area just for you this Valentine’s Day.
Trained in both contemporary and classic styles the pastry chefs at Chocolatier Barrucand create some of the most delectable desserts in Concord. This chocolate shop stands out above the rest because, chocolate isn’t there only specialty. If you want to switch it up this Valentine’s Day Chocolatier Barrucand can whip you up a custom cake with flavors like, Almond or Carrot and Italian, Swiss, or French butter creams. If you are looking for something smaller then choose from the plated desserts such as, Pies, Tarts, Meringue’s, and Custards.
The Secret Chocolatier
The Dietz and Ciordia families joined forces to open the Secret Chocolatier where everything is free of preservatives and additives. Homemade truffles, cake in a jar, toffees, brownies, and chocolate covered pretzels are just a few of the delicious sweets and treats at the Secret Chocolatier. The Secret Chocolatier’s Valentine’s Day specials include, delectable chocolate roses, and tempting gift boxes with chocolate, brownies, and more.
Davidson Chocolate Co.
For delicious truffles, brownies, and unique confections all made my hand in small batches Davidson Chocolate Co. is the perfect place. This V-Day pick up a boxed set including a sample of all the popular truffles including, Crème Brulee, Strawberry Cheesecake, and Rose Caramel.
The Chocolate Fetish
The award-winning Chocolate Fetish in Asheville prepares chocolates for all taste buds with unique seasonally inspired treats all year long. Some treats that can always be found at Chocolate Fetish include, their famous truffles, chocolate rounds, caramels, and frogs. For Valentine’s Day, you can choose from chocolate high heel shoes, chocolate bears, and the traditional heart shaped boxes.
Twenty Degrees Chocolate
At Twenty Degrees Chocolates, you can find flavors from every corner of the globe right here in Charlotte. From original milk chocolate and caramel to more exotic tastes like mojito and strawberry balsamic this shop has plenty of treats to choose from. Custom orders can be made for this Valentine’s Day or any other occasion.
French Broad Chocolates
Everyone in Asheville knows that French Broad Chocolates is one of the best places to go if you want hand crafted and delicious desserts. Stop by the Chocolate Lounge or the Chocolate and Milk Boutique for the full chocolate experience or place your order online. French Broad Chocolates offers mouthwatering treats that will be sure to impress whoever your valentine may be.