Chuao Chocolatier (pronounced chew-WOW) is the first Venezuelan Chocolatier based in the United States and Southern California’s premier artisan chocolatier. Founded in 2002 by Master Chef Michael Antonorsi and his brother Richard Antonorsi - the company's Chairman of the Board; Chuao Chocolatier is pioneering "fusion chocolate" through a commitment to creating unusual, unexpected and delicious flavors using their secret blend of premium chocolate and fresh natural ingredients. The Venezuelan born brothers, now San Diego residents, named the company Chuao Chocolatier after the legendary cacao-producing region of Chuao located in central Venezuela. Available in the following flavors:
- Honeycomb: Crunchy bits of golden, caramelized honey embrace deep dark chocolate, like secret lovers meeting on a warm summer night. Sweet and decadent, the Honeycomb bar will charm you… one nibble at a time.
- Potato Chip: Creamy milk chocolate, a sprinkle of sea salt and that irresistible potato chip crunch. The Potato Chip bar combines two of the most crave-able creations on the planet for total taste bud domination.
- Firecracker: Silky dark chocolate sizzles with smoky chipotle and a sprinkling of sea salt until… SURPRISE! Popping candy explodes and starts a party in your mouth. The Firecracker bar. Welcome to the wild side of chocolate.
- Spicy Maya: A warm cinnamon embrace, velvety chocolate, and an infusion of cayenne and pasilla chile with just enough heat to melt your heart. Spicy Maya is the perfect mix of sweet and seductive.
Varieties sold separately.