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With summer in full swing many of us across the U.S. are battling sweltering temperatures. One of our favorite ways to beat the summer heat is indulging in a cold ice cream treat. A rich chocolate or caramel milkshake makes cooling off a delightful experience. Or, choose a good old fashioned ice cream sundae with all the fixins.Our gourmet dessert sauces are the perfect addition to make those ice cream dishes especially delicious. We have three gourmet flavors to choose from; Bittersweet...
Pronounced, "drah-jay," these delicious bite-sized morsels are a point of pride at Dilettante. Pieces of dried fruit, nuts and espresso beans are generously coated in premium blends of milk, dark and white chocolate. The ingredients are key in making these delectable delicacies, but our method of chocolate panning is just as important.Each variety of Dilettante Dragee begins its journey in our special revolving kettles that give the fruit, nut or espresso bean center two thick coats of our...
Our special method of making our signature chocolate truffles is what sets Dilettante apart from the rest. Pronounced ""eh-fem-eer"" (it helps if you say it aloud) the name of our signature flavor experience is derived from the word, ephemeral meaning a brief, short-lived experience. Your Ephemere® Chocolate Truffle supply may not last forever, but you'll be sure to slow down and savor each rich, flavorful bite. You know the sensation. Biting into a rich piece of truly delicious chocolate....
Dana Taylor Davenport began the Dilettante Chocolate Company in 1976. The first Dilettante location resided in the vibrant Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle, Washington.Patrons enjoyed the European-style chocolates made from family heirloom recipes, many dating back to Dana's great uncle, Julius Franzen who began his work as a confectioner in Europe in the late 17th century. It was in 1898 that Julius Franzen left his home in Hungary to pursue a career of confections. Beginning with an...

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Dilettante Chocolates

Premium chocolates, coffee & desserts since 1976. Heirloom family recipes since 1898. We use only the finest ingredients in creating our gourmet chocolates & renowned coffee beverages.