choc·​o·​la·​tier | \ ˌchä-k(ə-)lə-ˈtir, ˌchȯ- \

Definition of chocolatier 

: a maker or seller of chocolate candy

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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 Some chocolatiers are even diversifying away from candy. Isis Almeida,, "Popcorn to ruby bars: Chocolatiers branch out to woo millennials," 12 June 2018 Base yourself out of the eight-room Eagle Harbor Inn (from $180;, a 15-minute walk from the ferry terminal, and load up on Liège waffles at L’Atelier TR, a chocolatier and bistro that opened in September. Tim Neville, Outside Online, "The Definitive Guide to Visiting the Pacific Northwest," 24 May 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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English Language Learners Definition of chocolatier

: a person who makes or sells chocolate candy

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