Growing a business, any business, in the dark is a recipe for failure. When we began to get serious about The Secret Chocolatier we quickly brought in advisors from SCORE, SBA, and business leaders within our lives. It Takes a Village As the holiday season approaches and we begin looking ahead at the trials and [...]
Since we turned our sights in January to getting our own space to create chocolate in Charlotte it’s been quite a ride. Our plans have been approved by mentors around the city, we hunted with the The Nichols Company for a space and are now working with architects Bryan & Jen Shields to design the [...]
Looking for Chocolate in Charlotte? If you are an area market goer, or been looking for a reason to get out and explore our markets here are a few that we participate in. You can order chocolate online and pick it up at any of these locations as well. Atherton Market at Atherton Mills Formerly [...]
Are you trying to ship chocolate? Here’s a guide distilled from our knowledge of shipping chocolate even to the hottest climes. All it takes is some forethought and cold packs and you can send your loved ones some chocolate that hasn’t melted too!
This entire journey began last Spring, over a year ago. It was just an idea, a dabble, a trial. Let’s see where it goes, if there was a consumer audience desiring something more. You were, and we’ve been supplying it ever since. From one market to three we see cycles in life that we [...]