Robert Linxe, founder of La Maison du Chocolat, dedicated his life to chocolate. Born in the French Basque region, he learned his trade of chocolatier in Bayonne before going to Switzerland to perfect his art. A visionary, who had the courage so characteristic of entrepreneurs, to open in 1977 his first boutique, dedicated exclusively to chocolate on the prestigious Faubourg Saint-Honoré in Paris.
He selected a location for this boutique with a wine cellar, which provided ideal conditions for preserving chocolates. He also had his laboratory in the cellar for over ten years. Nicknamed the “Sorcerer of Ganache”, Robert Linxe put his stamp of nobility on chocolate as an exceptional ingredient, in particular, the ganache. A silky blend of chocolate and fresh cream is then enrobed in a fine layer of chocolate, creating associations of subtle and delicate flavours.
Today you can discover the universe and savoir-faire of La Maison du Chocolat with chocolate creations available for purchase on line.
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La Maison du Chocolat has several websites, so before you start shopping select your (delivery) location. Each site gives information about their products and information about the history of chocolate.
The description of their creations is almost poetic.
They sell Corporate Gifts: Elegant and audacious creativity and the "Savoir faire" of master chocolatiers. Whether you want to say "Thank you" or for a special gift to your clients and business partners.
Shipping costs vary from $10,00 up to $22,00. Shipping prices are based on weight and destination. Second Day Shipping may not be available for all locations. The shipping methods available depend on seasonal temperature changes.
Returns will be accepted by La Maison du Chocolat only upon its prior written agreement and in no case more than 48 hours after delivery to a recipient. Damage claims should be clearly described in writing, along with a photograph, dated and signed. Read their General Terms of Sale carefully.
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