Dilettante Chocolates, Inc.
Chocolate.com is proud to introduce you to Dilettante Chocolates, Inc.
, a member of our global chocolate network since June, 2009.
Dilettante Chocolates, Inc. is based in Kent, WA and has 159
products available for purchase
in the Chocolate.com online store. To browse Dilettante Chocolates, Inc. products, please click here
Dana Davenport founded Dilettante Chocolates in 1976. The story of the company, however, goes back over a century. Dana’s grand-uncle, Julius Franzen (his grandmother’s brother), was apprenticed to a confectioner in Budapest as a very young boy. His studies lead him to Vienna, and Paris. Among the many accomplishments of his European career, he considered his great
est achievement was his service to the Imperial Court of Emperor Franz Josef I, Emperor of Austria, King of Hungary. Uncle Julius immigrated to America in 1910, and established several successful confectionary companies, beginning in Portland, Oregon and eventually settling in San Francisco, California. His sister married Dana’s grandfather, Earl Remington Davenport