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For Chocolate enthusiasts, Chocolate knows no season. It is pefect for every
season. And, for the European-Style Chocolatier, Schakolad Chocolate
Factory, that statement now has very distinct flavors to back it up.
This month, Schakolad, winner of the best truffle at the Fontainebleau Chocolate
Festival, is treating their customers to a new Signature line of unique chocolate
Introducing Schakolad Chocolate Factory’s Truffles of the Season -
truffle flavors that combine some of the best and most unusual aromas and
flavors of the seasons into their creamy decadent chocolates.
“We wanted to create combinations that reflect the spirit of the seasons – but
were committed to making the tastes interesting and unusual. It is our intention
that this signature line makes the statement that a single chocolate can
be both divine and delicate while at the same time be a truly innovative taste
sensation” says Schakolad Chocolatier Edgar Schaked. These aren’t
the old “stand-by” seasonal flavors… these have panache.
The Truffles of the Season were developed by Master Chocolatier Baruch
Schaked, founder of Schakolad Chocolate Factory. He searched for ingredients
that maintained their freshness in chocolate and that, when balanced together,
would capture the richness of a season…with a bit of a twist. The end
something that very few chocolate companies in the world are able to achieve… the
taste of two strong flavors in the same piece of chocolate that complement instead
of compete, to give each truffle a distinctive personality.
of the Season will be introduced in pairs each season beginning with
robust-flavored fall collection due to find its way to a custom designed
case in mid-October.
hard to imagine a holiday or family gathering without chocolate – now,
Schakolad actually captures those moments in each of their Truffles of
Season,” says Edgar Schaked.
truffle is hand-rolled, enrobed in creamy dark chocolate and free of
preservatives or additives. At Schakolad, truffles are handmade on
the European tradition so freshness will never be compromised by bulk
processing or shipping.
The first three “Truffle of the Season” pairs are:
(October 15th - December 24th)
Pumpkin Spice – A combination of spices, including pumpkin spice
and allspice with a hint of nutmeg, clove and Jamaican pepper. This fall
conjures up the taste and aroma of warm, just-baked pumpkin pie.
Egg Nog - A classic holiday drink that is rich and creamy, has
of vanilla, with whispers of rum and a dash of nutmeg.
(January 15th - March 15th)
Apricot Cayenne - A rich and indulgent caramelized apricot meets
flavor enhancing character of Cayenne pepper for a savory sweetness
finishes with a warm, spicy surprise.
Rose Petals - Made with the essence of organically grown rose
fanciful flavor is simple, purely floral and delightfully clean.
It will be the
prettiest tasting chocolate you will ever eat
(April 1st - May 31st)
Pineapple Wasabi – The harmonic taste of sweet ripe fruity pineapple
rounded with the intense “kick” of fresh Wasabi paired together
for a truly
balanced, devilishly smooth flavor enchantment.
Apple Cinnamon - The crisp flavor of juicy tart apples and the
aromatic taste of cinnamon essence balanced with a hint of brown
create a wonderfully light spring-flavored version of Mom’s Apple Strudel.
The popularity of uniquely flavored chocolates continues to grow,
chocolate being one of the fastest growing trends for personal
many people, Chocolate is a very individual experience. Just
as with coffee or
wines, gourmet Chocolate makers attract a following for their
blends and presentation. One taste of fresh chocolate is often
what turns the
consumer into a connoisseur versus simply a shopper.
The franchise system was created by Edgar Schaked with his father,
Schaked, an expert in the art of chocolate making since 1969.
the art of making chocolates in a large chocolate factory in
Argentina with his father-in-law. The elder Schaked also traveled
extensively to prestigious schools
for chocolate manufacturing in Germany, Spain, Belgium, and Switzerland.
Schaked moved to Florida in 1985 and for nine years operated
boutique store in Miami. At this store, he put into practice
all the knowledge he
accumulated while traveling throughout Europe. He won first prize
awards at the Fontainebleau Chocolate Festival in Miami for his
After his son graduated from Florida International University,
he asked his father
to teach him his legacy, so he might continue with the family
tradition of exquisite
chocolate making. There was only one catch- Edgar Schaked wanted
to create a
chain of stores. The elder Schaked agreed, and together they
Schakolad Chocolate Factory (their last name turned into chocolate).
31 Stores across the world, the brand is fast becoming recognized as
perfect combination of a quality upscale chocolate boutique and
a service oriented
atmosphere of the corner Mom and Pop European Chocolateria.
information regarding the franchise system can be obtained from the
site: www.schakolad.com and from Edgar Schaked at (407) 248-6400.