Why not splurge on some good local chocolate for Valentine’s Day? We’ve put together a list of chocolatiers in the Charlotte area, with information on how to place orders.
Visit each website, and, if available, visit in person, to get the full scope of what’s offered.
The Secret Chocolatier
Where: 2935 Providence Road, Charlotte, NC 28211
Order: Order online or shop at the store. Free shipping on all US orders above $50.
More info: This three-generation family of chocolatiers creates artisanal chocolates, using traditional recipes.
The Underground Truffle
Where: 1600 Fulton Avenue, #120, Charlotte, NC 28205
Order: You can order online and pick up during specified hours. Free delivery in Plaza Midwood.
More info: The Underground Truffle was named “Best Artisan Chocolate Maker – Southeast USA” by LUX Magazine in 2019. Hours are by appointment or announced on social media during special occasion holidays.
Where: 610 Jetton Street, Suite 150, Davidson, NC 28036
Order: Order online or stop at the store.
More info: Owner Ana, from Venezuela, purchased Davidson Chocolates from its original owners. The shop offers high-quality handmade and fresh chocolate truffles and confections unique flavor combinations.
Where: Online ordering available.
Order: Order online.
More info: Potts Chocolate sources raw cacao beans from places like Madagascar, Venezuela, Costa Rica and Peru, and develops roasting and processing profiles that best fit the confection in which the chocolate will be used. They create their own vanilla extracts and work with beekeepers to supply the honeys that they use.
Where: 1 Union Street S, Concord, NC 28025
Order: Call or stop by.
More info: This business in the heart of Concord is owned by husband and wife team Jean Luc Barrucand, from Lyon, France, and Ann Marie Barrucand. Stop by and browse their artisanal chocolates, desserts, specialty cakes and custom wedding cakes.
Where: In NoDa (he’ll give you the address if you want to pick up your order)
Order: Order online
More info: Marvin was born in Belgium and raised in Frankfurt. He makes beautiful chocolates here in Charlotte, and ships them anywhere in the US
Georgiann Eccleston says
Anyone that has nut-free chocolates? I have a granddaughter allergic to tree nuts & would love to be able to get her chocolates for Easter & other holidays.