Teuscher

Swiss chocolatier

Teuscher is a chocolatier located in Zurich, Switzerland.[1][2]

Teuscher truffles and chocolates

Teuscher's main store is on a famous large street in Zurich's called Bahnhofstrasse. The main store is nearby in Zurich's old city centre (Storchengasse 9[3]). This shop was built in 1647.[1]

Teuscher was founded in 1932 by Dolf Teuscher, Sr.. Dolf Teuscher, Jr. now runs the company. The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is Rafael Rubio. He is Dolf Jr.'s nephew.

The company also has smaller stores around the world. These are in Geneva, Berlin, New York City, Boston, Philadelphia, Toronto, Chicago, Portland (Oregon), San Francisco, Palo Alto, Beverly Hills, Newport Beach (California), Tokyo, Singapore, Seoul, Hong Kong, Doha, Shanghai, Baku (Azerbaijan), Almaty (Kazakhstan), Abu Dhabi and Bangkok (Thailand).

The Swiss confectioner (someone who makes sweets) makes more than 200 types of confections and pastries. These are all made by hand. The most famous Teuscher confections are Champagne Truffles. Teuscher was the first company to make such truffles.[1] They are made with Dom Perignon champagne, butter cream, and dark cream ganache. They use a 66% dark base chocolate. Each is coated in milk chocolate and covered with confectioner's sugar. Sometimes they are covered in dark chocolate with unsweetened cocoa powder.

Teuscher brand also makes many types of pastries and cookies. It also makes dark chocolate from 55% to 99%.

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Gael Greene (May 16, 1983). "The Chocolate Elite". New York Magazine. Retrieved 2011-12-29.
  2. "Confiserie Teuscher". Retrieved 2011-12-29.
  3. "Teuscher". New York Times. Retrieved 2011-12-29.

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