choc·​o·​la·​tier | \ ˌchä-k(ə-)lə-ˈtir How to pronounce chocolatier (audio) , ˌchȯ- How to pronounce chocolatier (audio) \

Definition of chocolatier

: a maker or seller of chocolate candy

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Photo: Steve Remich for The Wall Street Journal Industry City’s 450-plus office and retail tenants range from the Brooklyn Nets basketball team, which has office and practice facilities at the complex, to the boutique chocolatier Li-Lac Chocolates. Charles Passy, WSJ, "Brooklyn Gets a Japanese Answer to Manhattan’s Eataly," 17 Nov. 2018 The cocoa confection was designed and manufactured by artisan chocolatier Jean-Luc Decluzeau and features everything from chocolate walls and roof, fireplace, dresser, clock, cups, books and even a chocolate chandelier. Michelle Gant, Fox News, "Cottage in France made entirely of chocolate available to book for a limited time," 25 Sep. 2018 This century-old chocolatier’s quirky heritage has amassed a cult following. Amy Tara Koch, New York Times, "A Road Map to Shopping Like a Royal in London," 9 May 2018 At Sweet Corner Bakeshop in the West Village, where Ms. Hart works as a barista, the subway is responsible for ferrying the entire staff, from the baker to the chocolatier. Sarah Maslin Nir, New York Times, "The Subway Is So Late, It’s Making New Yorkers Early," 6 Apr. 2018 Cao Chocolate, based in Pinecrest since 2012, with experimental cacao groves in the Redland, is the only other chocolatier producing bean-to-bar chocolate in South Florida. Carlos Frías, miamiherald, "Cuban coffee, cigars and chocolate? Little Havana opens a new chocolate factory," 15 May 2018 Gordon, a James Beard Award finalist for baking and desserts, cookbook author and local chocolatier, spends most of her time running her dessert company, Valerie Confections. Heather Platt,, "Grilling your desserts (brownies!) with pastry chef Valerie Gordon," 6 July 2018 This is not the first time Compartés has tried appealing to millennials – the gourmet chocolatier also has a pink chocolate option that is infused with French rosé wine and topped with rose petals. Alexandra Deabler, Fox News, "Avocado toast has been turned into a chocolate bar by gourmet chocolatier," 11 July 2018 Birmingham Chocolate, located at 1728 W Maple Road in Birmingham, was established in 2008 as a boutique chocolateria and is owned by head chocolatier Doug Cale. Bryce Airgood, Detroit Free Press, "Birmingham chocolatier studied rocket science before turning to truffles," 20 June 2018

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First Known Use of chocolatier

1888, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for chocolatier

French, from chocolat chocolate

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The first known use of chocolatier was in 1888

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English Language Learners Definition of chocolatier

: a person who makes or sells chocolate candy

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