Founded in 2004, Charles Chocolates began as one man’s dedication to the art of chocolate, his pursuit of perfection and a complete and total passion for producing only the finest confections. Chuck (Charles) Siegel has been a part of the San Francisco chocolate scene since 1987 when he started his first premium chocolate company at the age of 25.
Charles Chocolates has set out to redefine the world of fine chocolate confections. The confections are made using the finest ingredients, including some of the world’s best chocolates, organic herbs, fruits and nuts as well as organic cream and butter. Everything is made by hand in very small batches using traditional, artisanal techniques.
Awards include Sunset Magazine’s “Best of the West”, Editor’s Pick by 7x7 Magazine, and “Best Chocolates” in East Bay Express. Charles Chocolates has many loyal customers for its classic line of products, and also excites customers with new innovations such as the company’s signature edible chocolate boxes.
Charles Chocolates has been featured in the San Francisco Chronicle, Wallpaper Magazine, SF Weekly, PaperCity, the San Jose Mercury News, Los Angeles Times, ReadyMade Magazine, and online media including Daily Candy, Cooking With Amy, KQED’s Bay Area Bites, the tablehopper, and Yelp.com.
Chuck Siegel has also made apperances on View From the Bay, Eye on the Bay, The Martha Stewart Show and multiple appearances on Martha Stewart Radio.