"THE 25 BEST VEGAN CHOCOLATE BARS YOU CAN FIND AT MOST SUPERMARKETS! When top pastry chefs claim a brand as their chocolate of choice, you know it’s worth the splurge. You’ll often find Valrhona products in the baking aisle, but the company makes “tasting bars” as well."
"Ina is known for recipes that call for vague ingredients like "good olive oil" or "good vanilla," and this cake is no exception. Garten calls for "good cocoa powder, such as Valrhona" in this recipe, and it makes all the difference—trust me, I've made it a few times. Of the brands I've tried—Ghirardelli, Hershey's, Toll House—Valrhona yields the deepest chocolate flavor. Since that's where all the flavor comes from in this cake, it's worth the splurge."
"I especially love the Dulcey, which is a mild milk chocolate, the Caramélia, a caramelized chocolate, and the deep Guanaja, and all the flavors of inspirations!"
"James Beard Best Pastry Chef winner Kelly Fields of Willa Jean in New Orleans launched her new cookbook, The Good Book of Southern Baking, and in it she includes her nationally famous chocolate chip cookies that require three different flavors of premium French Valrhona chocolates."
"This French brand has long been my go-to for premium chocolate. I keep its pastilles squirreled away in my desk for emergency snacking. "
"Inspiration, Valrhona’s innovative new line of fruit and nut couvertures, behaves like baking chocolate but comes in all-natural flavors like strawberry, almond, and passion fruit."
"Valrhona makes these blond chocolate féves called Orelys. They’re slightly nutty with a hint of maple notes with sort of a molasses-y flavor."
"[The Broadmoor] Colorado Springs resort marks its 100th anniversary with a custom Valrhona Chocolate blend and a new pâtisserie, Café Julie's"
"[Barbara Bush's chocolate chip cookies] have Valrhona Chocolate Chips, which I consider the best chocolate; that's what we use here at the hotel." Catherine Rodriguez, Pastry Chef at the Houstonian
"As for [Barbara Bush's famous chocolate chip cookies] recipe, Rodriguez, an 11-year veteran of The Houstonian, says, the secret is in the oats and the luxe Valrhona Chocolate Chips, the best chocolate chips available."
"This student runs a fine-dining restaurant from his college apartment" and he uses Valrhona Chocolate.
"Valrhona, the leading French chocolate manufacturer for the top pastry chefs, has announced the launch of its new Inspiration range."
"It's relatively new: blonde Chocolate wasn't even discovered -accidentaly, at that!- until 2006 by chocolate makers at Valrhona."
"No matter which item you choose, you can always expect bean-to-bar chocolate that embodies Valrhona's four pillars: quality, innovation, sustainability, ethics, and respect for the environment."
"Sip winter's signature beverage at the third annual Valrhona Hot Chocolate Festival knowing you aren't the only one benefiting from the indulgent treat."
"And that is exactly what I feel every evening as I break off a large piece of chocolate from one of Valrhona’s new baking bars."
"The beverages made with Valrhona's luxury chocolate won't necessarily flatter your waistline, but the holiday-season splurge will cajole your sense of social responsibility"
"Last year, the French chocolate manufacturer Valrhona, started L’École Valrhona Brooklyn, with special consumer classes on Saturdays."
"Worth hunting down this holiday season are Valrhona’s gift options, particularly these new, beautifully wrapped boxes of assorted bonbons. With candied fruit, nuts, and lots of silky chocolate ganache, they are the perfect stocking stuffer for all the chocolate snobs in your life."
"It is a “blond” chocolate and it is like no other chocolate you’ve tasted. I expect there will be numerous copycats pretty soon."
"Hear from chef Sarah about the history of Valrhona, how they let the flavor of the beans determine the end products, and the difference between tasting and eating chocolate."
"The school's state-of-the-art location offers more rigorous classes for culinary professionals, in addition to their recreational classes."
"L’Ecole du Grand Chocolat Valrhona, which opened in DUMBO this year, is offering classes for home bakers."
"I would love to have the recipe for the Valrhona chocolate pudding served at the City Limits Diner, in Stamford, Connecticut."
"Valrhona offers weekend chocolate and pastry making classes in their newly opened L'Ecole Valrhona in the heart of Dumbo, Brooklyn."
"Combat the frigid temperatures at the Hot Chocolate Festival, hosted by the cocoa connoisseurs at Valrhona."
"From Jan. 21 to Feb. 5, bakeries and pastry shops around the city -- including big names like Dominique Ansel Kitchen (home of the blooming hot chocolate), Laduree and Mah-Ze-Dahr Bakery -- will be selling specialty hot chocolates to help benefit Valrhona’s Clean Water Project."
"Valrhona, the French chocolate manufacturer beloved by pastry chefs and chocolatiers, is collaborating with top pastry and dessert shops in New York City for the second annual Hot Chocolate Festival."
"Hot Chocolate Festival [ … ] put on by premium cocoa producers Valrhona. The whole thing kicks off with a party at Ladurée Soho on January 18."
"At the first stateside outpost of Valrhona's famed chocolate education center, which opened recently in Downtown Brooklyn, professional chefs and sweets-obsessed amateurs can learn the finer points of working not just with cocoa products but all kinds of pastry."
"The gourmet pastry classes offered by L'Ecole Valrhona Brooklyn can help out and make your dreams come true."
"New classes in virtual format with renowned chefs as it wants to give the opportunity to professional and amateur pastry chefs with basic techniques from around the world to keep training."
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