About Jacques Torres

Jacques Torres

Fondly known as Mr. Chocolate, Jacques Torres is a celebrated pastry chef and chocolatier. In 1986, he became the youngest pastry chef in history to earn the prestigious Meilleur Ouvrier de France (Best Craftsman of France) medal in pastry. He served as the executive pastry chef at the legendary Le Cirque in New York City before opening his own chocolate factory and retail shop in 2000. He was inducted into the James Beard Foundation's Who's Who of Food and Beverage in America in 2003.


These profiteroles, also know as ice cream filled pastry puffs, are chocolate and cradle vanilla ice cream. On the plate is a puddle of chocolate sauce.

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Cream-Filled Chocolate Doughnuts

These doughnuts, made of rich chocolate brioche dough fried into warm, airy rounds, are filled with thick, cool pastry cream. Don’t expect them to last the day.

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