Dilettante Chocolates, Inc.
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 greatest 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......to read more, visit the Dilettante Chocolates, Inc. vendor profile