There may be nothing sweeter than the love you feel when given the gift of Danville Chocolates!
I visited owner Jacqui Amayo to talk about her wonderful shop, how she came to make Danville her home, and all that she loves about Danville and the people who live here.
Danville Chocolates is our hometown chocolate shop specializing in all varieties of chocolates, truffles, caramel apples and freshly dipped fruits. You can pop by the shop any day of the week (yes, they are open every day) to watch them make their delicious chocolates and hand-crafted treats.
Danville Chocolates was founded in 2009 by longtime Danville resident and confectionary industry veteran Terri Vollmer. Jacqui started working at Danville Chocolates in early 2010 and has been an integral part of making it the premier chocolate shop it is today. Jacqui loves this community and it shows in her dedication to this business however, making sensational chocolates and treats for everyone to enjoy is her passion.
If you don’t want to show up empty handed to a party and you know everyone else will bring a bottle of wine… bring Danville Chocolates! When picking up your kid from an extended play date at a friend’s house, bring Danville Chocolates! If you just want to simply let someone know you care or want to say thank you, bring Danville Chocolates. A gift from Danville Chocolates is always welcome and appreciated.
Danville Chocolates are made with premium ingredients and combinations of flavors. They love to work with customers to create special treats for parties and events. They put gift baskets and boxes together in every size and price range. You choose what you’d like to include. You can add wine or anything else you can think of (within reason I’m sure) to your personalized gift.
Just stepping in the door of Danville Chocolates you are welcomed with the wonderful aroma of chocolate and fresh caramel cooking. It’s impossible to leave without sampling the latest creation and finding a little something to take with you. Oh, and I can’t forget to mention they also have frozen bananas and ice cream for these hot summer days!
Pretzels, Marshmallows, S'mores, Marshmallow Pops, Nut Clusters, Haystacks, Grizzlies, Rice Krispy Treats, Pecan Caramel Corn, Barks, Nutter Butters, Oreos, Grahams…
If you can dream it, they will dip it - in premium white, milk, and dark chocolates!
So, support our local shops, head over to Danville Chocolates, indulge a little, and find that perfect gift. Danville Chocolates is the kind of quality, homegrown business that makes our town so special. Owner Jacqui Amayo is the kind of person who makes our community great.