VALENZA CHOCOLATIER® is an authentic Italian Inspired Artisan Chocolates and Confections company in Costa Mesa, CA. Our award winning BONBONS, BARS and CONFECTIONS are handmade from the finest local and imported Italian ingredients paired with the purest single bean origin, fair trade chocolate and no added preservatives. We aspire to create a brief escape from “life” with each savory taste of the TRUE AMORE infused into our decadent creations.
Founded in 2013 by Certified Master Chocolatier Amy Jo (Valenza) Pedone, VALENZA CHOCOLATIER® is one of Orange County’s top luxury chocolate and confections companies, with accolades including ranked #1 for Orange County and #2 for Southern California for 2018 Los Angeles Women In Chocolate, two time winner of the Six Star Grand Master Award for Best Chocolatiers & Confectioners in America by the International Chocolate Salon, three time winner of the LA Chocolate Salon’s Best In Show Award, a Silver Award Winner in the International Chocolate Awards Americas, a 2017 Good Food Awards winner, and Orange County Register’s #1 pick for 2015 “Best Of” OC - Chocolatier.
CIOCCOLATO LAB @ The Hood Kitchen Space in Costa Mesa, CA; closed to the public (not a retail store)