Chocolate Artistry Gold Medal Awarded to Delysia


We’re thrilled to announce that the International Chocolate Salon, presented by Taste TV,  honored Delysia Chocolatier in their Chocolate Artistry international competition. In the Top Truffle Chocolate Artistry category, our jalapeño tequila truffle was the big winner bringing home a Gold, two Silvers, and a Bronze medal. We also received a Silver award for our salted caramel truffle as well as a Bronze for our autumn collection.


Chocolate Artistry In the Top Luxury Caramel Awards, we were honored with a Silver for Most Unique, Bronze medals for Best Taste and Best Ingredient combination, and some Honorable Mentions.

We are truly ecstatic to once again be honored by this prestigious chocolate organization. Among the judges’ notes was this little tidbit: “Loved Delysia’s spice.”

Top Truffle Chocolate Artistry Awards
Gold – Best Ingredient Combinations – Jalapeño Tequila Truffle
Silver – Best Taste and Flavor – Jalapeño Tequila Truffle
Silver – Best Texture – Salted Caramel Truffle
Silver – Most Unique – Jalapeño Tequila Truffle
Silver – Best Truffle – Jalapeño Tequila Truffle
Bronze – Best Taste and Flavor – Autumn Collection
Bronze – Best Texture – Jalapeño Tequila Truffle

Top Luxury Caramel Awards
Silver – Most Unique
Bronze – Best Ingredient Combinations
Bronze – Best Taste
Honorable Mention – Best Exterior Design
Honorable Mention – Best Overall Chocolate Artistry

Nicole Patel

Nicole Patel is the proprietor of and chocolatier for Delysia Chocolatier. In 2006 while pregnant with her first son, Nicole made a batch of chocolate truffles as holiday gifts. To the delight of friends and family, she continued to create chocolates as a way to relieve stress from her corporate engineering job. In 2008, a chance trip to Becker Vineyards led to Nicole being the first in Texas to make truffles using local wines. Within five years, what started as a hobby turned Delysia into one of the Top Ten Chocolatiers in the Americas, as selected by the International Chocolate Salon.