Delysia Wins Nine Awards for Bridal Chocolate

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The International Chocolate Salon Awards say, “I DO!” to Delysia Chocolatier’s bridal chocolate submissions. We won a total of nine awards in the International Chocolate Salon’s Best Bridal Chocolate competition. Among the Gold medals are Best Dark Chocolate for Delysia’s molded chocolate cowboy boots and Best Milk Chocolate for their chocolate invitations. The big winner is the two-piece truffle collection, which won Best for the Bride, Most Delicious Ingredient Combination, and Most Luxurious Chocolate Experience.

Two-piece truffle set
Two-piece truffle set

“The Bridal Salon Awards are huge for me because I work tirelessly to create unique and delicious products for brides as part of their big day,” says Nicole Patel, Delysia’s owner and chocolatier. “I am beyond thrilled to be rewarded by the International Chocolate Salon for my special occasion chocolates.”

Delysia Chocolatier also took home Silver awards for Top Artisan Chocolatier for the boots, truffles, and invitations as well as Most Artistic Designs for the two-piece truffle box. Rounding out the medal trifecta is Bronze awards for the Best Flavored Chocolate for the two-piece truffle box and Best for the Wedding Reception for the cowboy boot.

Chocolate Cowboy Boot
Chocolate Cowboy Boot

The International Chocolate Salon Awards are presented by Taste TV and Chocolate Television. Judged by a panel of regional and national food and media experts, they are one of the industry’s most prestigious awards. Recently, Delysia Chocolatier won several medals in the Top Chocolate Bar and Best White Chocolate categories.

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.