Jacques Torres is known as the guru of chocolate. He has won the James Beard award (like the Oscars for chefs) for the Pastry Chef of the Year and numerous other awards. He has a show on the Food Network about chocolate. He is big time. His website says it all “Mr. Chocolate.” Of course I had to see for myself.
There was a large counter of chocolate truffles that all looked amazing. They were beautiful looking but not to the point you wouldn’t want to bite into it. Seeing as I was at the master of chocolate’s shop, I decided to go with a little sampling of truffles –