Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One who makes or sells chocolate.
  • n. A place where chocolate is made or sold.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A producer of chocolate.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A chocolate-maker or -dealer.

Etymologies

French, from chocolat, chocolate, from Spanish chocolate; see chocolate.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Borrowing from French. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • A zine with a subscription option called 'chocolatier' -- you pay a bit extra and get sent high-class chocolate along with your zine.

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  • Small wonder the chocolatier is a nominee for a Luxist Readers 'Choice award in the best chocolate category.

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  • Cocoa Farm is rapidly becoming known as THE chocolatier in Australia who actively pair up and celebrate one of our proudest products - no, not Hugh Jackman - our wines - and clever wineries and cellars now stock up their products as well as supermarkets and gourmet stores.

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  • "chocolatier" who used her family's old-fashioned making know-how to create all Organic Is The Natural To Eat Chocolate!

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  • I zeroed in on the gorgeous Hasty Torres at her Madame Chocolat booth, and discussed her Canon Drive store in Beverly Hills with husband Jacques Torres, the legendary chocolatier from New York, here to assist.

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  • Sunset Hills Vineyard, a winery in Purcellville with a lovely, airy, barnlike tasting room built by Amish carpenters, hosts a few sessions of its chocolate and wine pairings Feb. 13 with chocolatier Wilhelm Wanders.

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  • Housed in an eco-friendly lodge in a clearing in the forest, Black Ankle certainly will charm a date; the tastings feature four Black Ankle wines paired with a chocolate by local artisanal chocolatier Parefections.

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  • Sunset Hills Vineyard, a winery in Purcellville with a lovely, airy, barn-like tasting room built by Amish carpenters, hosts a few sessions of its chocolate and wine pairings on Feb. 13 with chocolatier Wilhelm Wanders.

    Valentine's Day: Wine and chocolate day trips

  • Housed in an eco-friendly lodge in a clearing in the forest in Mount Airy, Black Ankle certainly will charm a date; the tastings feature four Black Ankle wines each paired with a chocolate by local artisanal chocolatier Parefections.

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  • A gourmet chocolatier, hidden up a side street in Mumbles, it also has a sideline in superb homemade and local, artisan-produced cakes.

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