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Six years ago, while living on the coast of Oregon, I decided to make the move from catering chef to chocolatier. Everyone had just finished devouring the main course at a small dinner party being hosted at the home of a wealthy client. They were easy going and fun to cook for, and I was excited to serve the beautiful bon bons I made earlier that day—chocolate ganache inside a dark chocolate shell.

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I never grew up thinking I was artistic or creative, but as I get older I am drawn to color and creating more and more. It's never too late to start adding color to your life. It's never to late to express yourself through any artistic means, be it painting, photography, cooking or even chocolate! My latest art is super easy, but that doesn't mean it's not "good" art. I refuse to believe that you have to be doing something difficult for it to be called art. While I appreciate works of art that only the most skilled hands and...

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One thing I've been excited about is holding chocolate workshops. It gives people a chance to create and make something deliciously gorgeous. And the artists never fail to inspire me. If you'd like to hold a private workshop or are interested in a demo at your event or maybe a house party, please contact me to discuss. Easiest way to reach me is by email, anneboulley@gmail.com or by texting my phone 989-272-3372

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I’ve been meaning to clear up something that’s been said of me in print and online a few times these past few weeks that is simply not true. I understand why the mistake is often made, but I thought it best to explain before it happens again. I have never attended culinary school here nor in France. I did spend time in France years ago as an au pair and I was responsible for shopping and cooking for the family. I became passionate about the quality of the bread, cheeses and seafood I discovered at the open air markets in...

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