VALENZA CHOCOLATIER® is an authentic Italian Inspired Artisan Chocolates and Confections company in Costa Mesa, CA.  Our award winning BONBONSBARS 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: 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. 

We operate as an online business and see clients by appointment only at our private CIOCCOLATO LAB within The Hood Kitchen Space (closed to the public; not a brick and mortar retail store).  Visit our online CIOCCOLATO SHOP to place and order from our seasonal award winning collection. Since we use no additives or preservatives, your order will be made when placed for optimal freshness. Orders placed by Monday at 6 PM PST will be ready for pick up Wed/Thu. Shipping option will commence October 1st, subject to cooler temperatures.

In addition to our online CIOCCOLATO SHOP, we utilize public and private Workshops, Events and Pop Up Shops to create unique face-to-face customer experiences.  From seasonal holiday collections to customized artwork options for corporate branding and event themes, we create a truly authentic indulgence full of AMORE.  Enjoy exploring our website and feel free to CONTACT US to schedule a consultation at our private CIOCCOLATO LAB.

an amore di cioccolato experience to ignite all your senses