Chocolatier - 2013 Winners

Published Mar 20, 2013

Shopping for something sweet isn't hard. But if you need something that is delicious AND meaningful, nothing beats the gift of chocolate. The tradition has been around for decades, so why mess with a good thing? Check out the Best Chocolatier in and around Bay Area vetted by A-List voters.

2013 Winner

1. Recchiuti Confections

Voters Love

"I had the pleasure of knowing Michael Recchuiti when he was working for Taste Catering and polishing his talents with..."  via Julia W.

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1 Ferry Building, Shop #30 San Francisco CA 94111
2013 Runner-Up

2. Scharffen Berger

Voters Love

"While the ferry building is nice, you gotta go across the bay and tour the factory. THE PLACE SMELLS OF FRESHLY ROASTED AND..." 

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1 Ferry Plz, Bldg 14 San Francisco CA 94111
2013 Finalist

3. Ghirardelli Shop at Ghirardelli Square

Voters Love

"All five senses are engaged when you enter this little shop. Like a modern day Aladdin, you are surrounded by a treasure..." 

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900 N Point St San Francisco CA 94109
2013 Finalist

4. See's Candies

Voters Love

"I have a special fondness for See's Candies. Despite the fact that I do love many of the new fancy label brands, ... I can..."  via Carolyn W.

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210 El Camino Real South San Francisco CA
2013 Finalist

5. Christopher Elbow Chocolates

Voters Love

"Elbow chocolates are more like culinary chocolates rather than filled chocolates, spiced and/or infused rather than flavored..." 

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401 Hayes St San Francisco CA 94102
Contest Overview
  • 42,579
    Total Votes
  • 22,635
  • 172

The 2013 Bay Area A-List awards are based on more than 42,000 votes from local Bay Area-area experts.

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