Sweet Spots in Fairfield County Last Updated: November 2023
There simply aren’t many things in this world more loved, more appreciated, more craved, than chocolate. Chocolatiers are magicians who transform the simplest ingredients into not just delicious confections, but works of art. Fortunately, Fairfield County has dedicated artisans who understand that we can’t live without them!
Isabelle et Vincent in Fairfield is an old world-style, family owned French bakery specializing in the very best chocolates and traditional pastries, cakes, seasonal specialties and homemade ice cream, made with the freshest, all-natural ingredients and the finest grade chocolate from Valrhona.
For over 20 years, Knipschildt Chocolatier in Norwalk has been renowned for creating exquisite quality artisan chocolate with intriguing avant-garde flavor combinations. As a young adventurous chef from Denmark, Fritz Knipschildt’s passion and dedication focused on setting the bar for what is possible in the world of fine chocolates and confectionary. Highly awarded at numerous national and international food competitions and frequently showcased on The Food Network and in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and Oprah Magazine, Fritz constantly strives to improve the confectionary experience and provide customers with the highest value imaginable. His unique and inspiring collections of preeminent handmade, hand-painted and hand packed artisan chocolates are testament to that.
La Rouge Handmade Chocolates by Aarti in Westport is an artisan chocolatier offering an eclectic assortment of handmade and hand-decorated chocolates and cakes for discerning palates – all gluten-free and made in small batches using fresh, top-quality ingredients. In their first year, they were named “Best of Westport 2015” – Best Chocolate Shop in Westport, Weston & Wilton Magazines.