The Rococo Chocolates website says: “Chantal Coady (founder & creative director) envisaged Rococo to be a chocolate paradise. With friends from art school she painted cherubs and clouds on the ceiling after Botticelli’s ‘The Birth of Venus’ and stippled the walls in a candyfloss pink that matched her hair. A chandelier was made from sugar; gilded mirrors and candelabra were mounted on the walls. Her eighteenth-century-meets-punk style fit into the rebellious vibe of Kings Road and the imagination and sense of fun intoxicated chocolate lovers who, bored with suffocating department store confectionery departments, came on pilgrimages from miles away. One of our early customers was Joanne Harris, and it’s even been said that Chantal was an inspiration for her book ‘Chocolat!'”.
Rococo has long been a name synonymous with exceptionally good chocolate and it is no surprise that Chantal Coady has received the honour of being the first chocolatier to receive an OBE.
We tested their wedding favours and loved the presentation boxes with their signature Rococo styling and gorgeous tastes of the amazing confections inside. A firm favourite of ours (and any bridal guest) are sugared almond favours and Rococo’s come with very stylish silver edibles mixed in which lifts the product way beyond the obscure and into the realms of extravagance.
See our review score to find out whether Rococo got the SLOAN! seal of approval.