Fondly referred to as Mr. Chocolate, Jacques Torres is the authority on all things related to this confectionery delight. His story begins in the South of France in a small town on the Mediterranean Sea in the southern region of Provence called Bandol. At an early age, Jacques was inspired to start a culinary career and was enraptured with pastry making. He began his apprenticeship when he was 15 years old at the best pastry shop in Bandol. With passion and dedication, three years later in 1980, landed a job with Two-star Michelin Chef Jacques Maximin at the Hotel Negresco in Nice, France. Jacques eventually became the Executive Pastry Chef and for 8 years this opportunity took him around the globe. In 1986, Jacques was awarded the prestigious M.O.F. (Meilleur Ouvrier de France) medal in Pastry. He was (and still is) the youngest pastry chef in history to earn the distinction; he was only 26 years old.
Through his early years as a pastry chef, Jacques developed a deep affinity and love for chocolate. He fulfilled his American dream in 2000 with the opening of his first chocolate store and factory, "Jacques Torres Chocolate" in the DUMBO neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York. Jacques was a pioneer in the bean to bar movement, he was the first artisan chocolatier in New York City to start from cocoa beans and make his own chocolate. Jacques and his chocolate became an instant success attracting fans from all over the country. In 2004, he opened his second chocolate factory and flagship store, in the SOHO neighborhood of New York City on Hudson Street. The demand for his confections grew rapidly, so he opened a total of 8 retail stores throughout Manhattan including two ice cream locations. In 2013, Jacques moved his two production facilities (from DUMBO and SOHO) to one state-of-the-art 40,000 sq. ft. chocolate manufacturing plant at the Brooklyn Army Terminal in Sunset Park, Brooklyn.
Jacques prides himself on specializing in fresh, handcrafted chocolates using premium ingredients free of preservatives and artificial flavors. From sourcing the perfect cacao beans to techniques steeped in tradition, Jacques combines genuine passion with handcrafted mastery to produce purely delicious, real chocolate. His motto is "Real is my promise to you."
Ingredients: Milk Chocolate (cocoa paste, soy lecithin, vanilla, cocoa butter, sugar, whole milk powder). Cheerios (Whole grain oat flour, oat bran, wheat starch, salt, trisodium phosphate, caramel color, confectioner's glaze.
Allergens: Processed/packaged using machines that process dairy, soy, wheat gluten, nuts, tree nuts, and peanuts.
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Milk Chocolate Cheerios by Jacques TorresServing Size 40g Total Servings 2.5
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 110
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g
Saturated Fat 7g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 22g
Dietary Fiber 1g
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