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

Examples of chocolatier in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Eight professionals study the art of chocolate under a famed chocolatier, but only one of them can be the best in class. Washington Post, 26 Nov. 2021 Nothing is too difficult for world-renowned chocolatier Amaury Guichon, whose aim is to help eight chefs take their skills to the next level. Jeanne Jakle, San Antonio Express-News, 24 Nov. 2021 Britain’s venerable chocolatier Cadbury has gone vegan friendly: using almond paste instead of dairy milk. Washington Post, 13 Nov. 2021 In addition to whimsical, oversize, mallet-whackable chocolates filled with truffles during major holidays, celebrity chocolatier Chris Ford sells some of the best cooking chocolate in the city year round. Los Angeles Times, 4 Nov. 2021 Just a few months later, the chocolatier signed a deal with Simon Property Group, a major real estate firm that runs shopping malls across the country, to open 15 additional stores. Elena Kadvany, San Francisco Chronicle, 17 Nov. 2021 Now celebrating its 100th anniversary, here’s what people remembered about the Bay Area chocolatier. Gwendolyn Wu, San Francisco Chronicle, 9 Nov. 2021 Larkin, a licensed chocolatier, will discuss differences between tea varieties, how to brew a proper cup, and explain the origins of chocolate and the Japanese tea ceremony., 28 Oct. 2021 Indoors, both the library and the lobby have ocean views and places to sit and enjoy a perfect cup of coffee, a craft cocktail or even a chocolate treat by chocolatier Mao Montiel from the hotel’s chocolatería. Johanna Read, Forbes, 11 Oct. 2021

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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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23 Dec 2021

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“Chocolatier.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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: a person who makes or sells chocolate candy


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