Awards & Honors
We have been honored to receive a number of accolades over the years for our handcrafted artisan chocolates. Here is a sampling:
- The Los Angeles International Chocolate Salon awarded Moonstruck's Single Origin Chocolate Bars Silver in 5 categories: Best Dark Chocolate, Best Traditional Chocolate, Best Dark Chocolate Bar, Best Milk Chocolate Bar and Best Presentation & Packaging.
- The Rachael Ray Show selected Moonstruck Chocolatier’s 4-piece Cream Cone Collection to feature in its Snack of the Day segment in Feb. 2008.
- The Ellen DeGeneres Show featured Moonstruck Chocolatier’s Crescent Moon Collection in the gift bags presented to celebrity guests in 2007.
- National Public Radio named Moonstruck Chocolatier’s Valentine’s Day products “the best” in a 2007 chocolate taste test.
- The 77th and 78th Annual Academy Awards® selected Moonstruck Chocolatier truffles as the official chocolate of the Oscar® gift bags in 2005 and 2006.
- The Chicago Tribune rated Moonstruck Chocolate Cafés’ Hot Chocolate as a “Best Bet” in a 2006 taste test.
- Consumer Reports has ranked Moonstruck Chocolatier’s truffles as “excellent” or “very good” four years in a row (2005-2008).
- Country Living Magazine selected Moonstruck Chocolatier’s Mint Tingle Daisies as “Editor’s Pick” in 2005.
- The Good Housekeeping Institute awarded Moonstruck Chocolatier with “Tastiest Truffles” title in 2005.
- The San Francisco Chronicle ranked Moonstruck Chocolatier’s truffles in first place in a 2004 chocolate taste test.
- Food Network’s Food Finds declared Moonstruck Chocolatier makes “some of the most elegant truffles in the Western Hemisphere.”
- Oprah Winfrey chose Moonstruck Chocolatier’s Crescent Moon collection to be featured on O, The Oprah Magazine’s “O List” in February 2003.
- The 54th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards in 2002 selected Moonstruck Chocolatier’s truffles as the official chocolate served at the Governor’s Ball following the ceremony and to be included in the Emmy nominees’ congratulatory gift bags.
- National Association for the Specialty Food Trade awarded Moonstruck Chocolatier’s Cream Cones “Best New Product” at the 1995 Fancy Food Show.