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Delysia Chocolatier announces Southern inspired flavors for Food & Wine Classic

Acclaimed Austin-based artisan chocolatier Chef Nicole Patel, owner of Delysia Chocolatier, announces her exhibition at the 2016 Aspen Food & Wine Classic for a third consecutive year. Chef Patel has expanded her activation this year to include exhibiting at the Grand Tasting, as well as showcasing at private events hosted by The Classic’s top sponsors. New and intriguing chocolate flavors, created exclusively for The Classic, include a Frito Pie truffle, Baked Bean truffle, and Seaweed Salad truffle.

For the Grand Tasting, Patel will feature chocolates inspired by Southern cuisine. Entree, side dish, dessert, and beverage flavors include a Brisket Caramel chocolate truffle, Collard Greens chocolate truffle, and Crawfish Boil chocolate bark. Created for Patron Spirit’s Upscale Your Drink event, Chef Patel will showcase chocolates incorporating Patron’s tequilas, such as a Mango Habanero truffle created with mango tequila and a Key Lime Pie truffle made with lime tequila. For Aspen Magazine’s Festival Launch party, Patel will offer Asian inspired chocolates such as a Honey Sriracha truffle and Wasabi Raspberry truffle.

“It is always exciting to share what I love with a new audience. I am humbled and honored to be part of the community that this event brings together,” shares Chef Nicole Patel on being invited to the Aspen Food & Wine Classic for a third consecutive year.

About Delysia Chocolatier
Delysia Chocolatier makes chocolates and Parisian style truffles delicately handcrafted in the heart of Texas using local, sustainable ingredients. The finest ingredients make it possible to enjoy chocolates near perfection for the adventurous palate or refined traditional. Chef Nicole Patel has recently been named a Top 10 Chocolatier and Confectioner in the America by the International Chocolate Salon and Taste TV. With this award, Chef Patel has been named a Grand Master Chocolatier. Patel has received this honor consecutively for the past three years.

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