As the summer fades and the days become shorter, we’ve started preparing for the holiday season earlier than ever, including a big milestone on the horizon. When I reflect on what’s happened at Delysia this past year, I am absolutely amazed at how far we have come.
Last October, our general contractor for our chocolate culinary center skipped town, leaving the space in shambles. I thought we were finished. Completing the construction project seemed impossible, yet somehow I persevered. Maybe it was because I owned the property and I couldn’t leave it in such disarray. Could be that quitting just isn’t part of my DNA. The biggest reason I couldn’t give up is because of you – our loyal fans and customers.
When I reflect on what keeps me going, it’s simple – my loyal customers. I’m in business for each of you, in the hopes of making your day better through the enjoyment of our fine quality, artisan creations. I love seeing your expressions of delight as you enjoy our chocolate. I love making your every day moments to your special occasions ones to remember through chocolate.
With my true motivation in mind again, and the fact that I had nothing more to lose, I decided to become the general contractor. It’s been an arduous task, but an extremely valuable one. I now know the facility like the back of my hand, and I know how to fix things myself. For that, I am grateful.
It’s difficult to express just how astonished and thankful I am for where we are now with the construction project. I am proud to announce that our chocolate culinary center is nearly complete, with a grand opening scheduled for later in October! Again, this milestone is only possible thanks to you – we could not be more grateful for your support. You are a prime example of the effectiveness of word-of-mouth marketing. Please continue to share your love for Delysia Chocolatier with your family and friends, and we’ll continue making your experiences one of a kind.