Chocolatier-artist Patrick Roger, renowned as much for his exotic chocolate sculptures as for his gourmet chocolate creations, has put the spotlight on painting for his latest back-to-school chocolate treats. These colourful tubes of paint, which are entirely handmade, are filled with 64 per cent dark Madagascar chocolate! Available at Patrick Roger, 108, boulevard Saint-Germain, … Continue reading Patrick Roger: Tubes of paint… filled with chocolate
La Maison du Chocolat is taking part in the third edition of Paris Design Week, which runs from September 9-15, 2013. At the invitation of MOST, a new fashion, luxury and design magazine, La Maison du Chocolat’s Chef Nicolas Cloiseau has created some striking geometric designs made of chocolate. Photographs of Cloiseau’s designs, taken by … Continue reading Paris Design Week: Géométrie Gourmande
Saturday, November 17 marked the launch of Patrick Roger‘s newest boutique in Paris on the very chic place de la Madeleine. But it’s not your typical chocolate shop. Described by the master chocolatier himself as a “chocolate mine,” the stunning shop is a magnificent showcase for Roger’s chocolate art, as well as his marvellous gourmet … Continue reading Patrick Roger’s “chocolate mine” opens on place de la Madeleine
An exhibit of French chocolate posters from the late 1800s and early 1900s is currently on display at Paris’s chocolate museum, Le Musée Gourmand du Chocolat. The prints on display as part of Images Exquises (exquisite pictures) are from the private collection of Guido Odin and his son Sammy, founders of the Musée de la Poupée … Continue reading Exhibit: Early lithographs of French chocolatiers
In keeping with his bold and unconventional style, Parisian chocolatier Patrick Roger has created some audacious chocolate treats to mark Valentine’s Day — chocolate breasts! The cheeky confections consist of a creamy salted caramel mousse filling covered with a thin layer of dark chocolate dusted with cocoa powder. Master chocolatier Roger came up with the … Continue reading Chocolate breasts, anyone?
From Friday, April 2 to Sunday, May 16, 2010, ten tables splendidly decorated by 20 of France’s top chocolatiers will be on display at the Château de Breteuil, located in the Yvelines department, just outside of Paris. Traditional symbols of Easter such as chocolate eggs, rabbits, bells and hens will be featured alongside some more … Continue reading Chocolatiers’ talents on display at Château de Breteuil
Passersby may have noticed some unusual displays in Parisian chocolatier Patrick Roger’s shop windows recently. To mark the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, Roger, known for his ambitious creations, built a 15-meter-long replica of the infamous barrier between East and West. The structure was made with 900 kg of chocolate and … Continue reading Chocolate wall marks fall of communism