JR Nagoya Takashimaya will hold a chocolate event “2023 Amour du Chocolat-I love chocolate!” for Valentine’s Day 2023 from Thursday, January 19, 2023 to Tuesday, February 14.
Chocolat Festival “2023 Amour du Chocolat”
JR Nagoya Takashimaya’s “Amour du Chocolat”, which will be held for the 23rd time this year, is a chocolate festival where chocolates from all over the world gather together. More than 2,500 types of chocolate and sweets from about 150 brands, including new chocolates and limited editions, will be available.
The theme of “Amour du Chocolat” in 2023 is “Chocolate Park bursting with joy”. Centering on the main venue on the 10th floor, a total of 6 floors of the store will be used to introduce chocolate on the largest scale ever.
15 brands open for the first time, including “Yokan Chocolat”
15 brands will open for the first time. Chocolatory Her Calva, which won first place in three categories competing for taste at the world chocolate competition “WCM”, has released “Yokan Chocolat”, which is a combination of yokan and ganache. You can enjoy the new texture.
In addition, raw chocolate like the art of Sachi Takagi, which does not use dairy products and is based only on plant-derived ingredients, and chocolate incorporating Asian elements by Belgian chocolate specialty store Laurent Gerbeau, are usually sold exclusively online. Many unique chocolates such as Soil Chocolate’s “Nama Chocolate Macaron”, which is doing
Limited edition chocolates from popular brands and new chocolates
Check out popular brands you know. MAISON CACAO will pre-sell “Rich Raw Chocolate Tart”, which is fruity with rich cherry puree of Sato Nishiki from Yamagata Prefecture, and raw chocolate using high-grade lychee from Miyazaki Prefecture. The pâtisserie Sadaharu AOKI paris will prepare a limited edition chocolate using fruits from the land related to the chef, such as figs from Aichi Prefecture and apples from Nagano Prefecture.
Also pay attention to collaboration sweets by Michel Blanc and Patisserie Sadaharu Aoki Paris. Limited edition canelés and macaroons produced by a team of genius chefs.
In addition, CLUB HARIE’s new “Chocolat Balm” flavor, Ash Chocolate World’s limited truffle chocolate with a chewy texture, Toshi Yoroizuka’s new bonbon chocolate in an art can, etc. are aligned. New sweets limited to JR Nagoya Takashimaya will also appear from the winter limited brand Snow (SNOWS).
Phantom Cacao “White Cacao” & Strawberry Chocolate Sweets
Also, this time, sweets using “white cacao” called phantom cacao and creative sweets finished with strawberries will appear from each brand. A lineup of sweets such as, Club Harie’s “Fondant Chocolat White Cacao”, Toshi Yoroizuka’s “Chocolat White Cacao”, strawberry ganache on a sable, Ash Chocolate World’s “ICHIGO ICHIÉ”, and Chez Shibata’s chocolate cake “Red Velvet Chocolat”
2023 Amour du Chocolat -I love chocolate! –
【Event Period】 January 19th (Thursday) to February 14th (Tuesday), 2023
【Venue】 JR Nagoya Takashimaya 10th floor main venue, 9th, 5th, 4th, 3rd, 1st floor satellite venue
【Address】 1-1-4 Meieki, Nakamura Ward, Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture
【Number of brands】 about 150 brands (including about 15 first appearances)
【Limited products】about 100 types (including pre-sale products)
【Official Website】 https://amour.jr-takashimaya.co.jp/2023/