Discover the Belgian artisanal chocolate factory
From Flanders, Brussels or Wallonia discover the richness of our Belgian artisans
Discover the creations of 9 exceptional Belgian chocolatiers.
All of them are members of the prestigious Gault&Millau guide which references the Finest Belgian chocolatiers.
A “Bean-to-bar” generation in search of the exquisite flavours of cocoa beans.
David Maenhout – Knokke-Heist
Best pralines in the world 2017
International Chocolates Awards
Elegant boxes contain a sample of the work of the nine chocolatiers who present their ‘signature’ creations.
Flavoured with local produce or home-roasted coffee, based on Latin American beans or inspired by the season of the moment, their creations are sure to surprise and delight the taste buds.
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Ariqua Denis, elected best chocolate maker of Wallonia 2020, has at heart to make pralines and other chocolate delicacies with noble products from local shops such as hazelnuts from Piedmont, farm butter, coffee from Costa Rica,…
His desire? To share with you what he experiences every day. The love for chocolate.
As an innovative and trend-setting chocolatier in the Belgian chocolate world, David, together with Isabelle Hertsens and team, specialize in making top-quality gourmet chocolate with a trendy look.
In addition to his wide assortment in store, as “chocolate designers” he makes unique and tailor-made top creations for star chefs at home and abroad.
Herman Van Dender
Herman Van Dender has gathered fame and prestige as a pastry chef.
“World Cup of Pastry” in Lyon, 5 medals on 2 participations as a candidate and 3 as the chairman of the Belgian candidates. “Prosper Montagnée” 2 times finalist in best pastry, ice-cream and chocolate.
Official supplier to the Belgian Court since 2008 for King Albert and for His Majesty the King Phillippe. Herman has worked on numerous occasions with famous cooks for the Royal Palace. He produced all the marvelous showpieces, as well as the dessert, for the wedding of Prince Laurent and Princess Claire.
Patisserie-chocolaterie ZUUT stands for a young, dynamic team that works fresh and innovative, but also traditionally.
Both in the pastry and with their pralines, they are always looking for the basis and pure flavors with which they can work seasonally. No frills in and on their products, but all focus on taste and texture.
Mélanie Lemmens wants to show that chocolate is a subtle delicacy that has its place in every moment of our lives. From the happiest moments to sensual moments to business meetings… That’s why she created Carré Noir.
Curious and epicurean, Mélanie Lemmens never gives up her enthusiasm. A communicative enthusiasm and passion that never fails to win you over when you taste her creations.