Awards

Thank you to everyone who has supported our Master Chocolatier Karen Neugebauer and her hand crafted chocolates and caramels. Forte Chocolates is honored to have received such great appreciation for our work from both judges and customers alike. We will continue to dedicate ourselves to making the best chocolates possible and to sharing our craft with fans of all ages and backgrounds.

  

International Awards

 

WORLD GOLD (America's & Asian Pacific): Dark Chocolate Sea Salted Caramel
2016 International Chocolate Awards

USA GOLD: Cherry Almond Truffle
2016 International Chocolate Awards

WORLD SILVER (America's & Asian Pacific): Cherry Almond Truffle
2016 International Chocolate Awards

USA GOLD: Lemon Pepper Dark Truffle
2016 International Chocolate Awards

WORLD SILVER (America's & Asian Pacific): Lemon Pepper Dark Chocolate
2016 International Chocolate Awards

WORLD SILVER (America's & Asian Pacific): Lemon Pepper in White Chocolate
2016 International Chocolate Awards

USA BRONZE: Lemon Pepper Bar
2016 International Chocolate Awards

WORLD SILVER: Orange Jazz Bar
2015 International Chocolate Awards

WORLD SILVER: Orange Jazz Bar
2015 London Academy of Chocolate

WORLD BRONZE: Cherry Almond Truffle
2015 International Chocolate Awards

WORLD BRONZE: Classic Milk Truffle
2015 London Academy of Chocolate

WORLD BRONZE: Cherry Almond Truffle
2015 London Academy of Chocolate

WORLD BRONZE: Rosemary Caramel with Orange
2015 London Academy of Chocolate

USA BRONZE: Orange Jazz Bar
2015 International Chocolate Awards

USA BRONZE: Espresso White Swan Bar
2015 International Chocolate Awards

USA BRONZE: Cherry Almond Truffle
2015 International Chocolate Awards

USA GOLD: Lemon Pepper DarkTruffle
2014 International Chocolate Awards

USA BRONZE: Fireweed and Blackberry Honey Bar
2014 International Chocolate Awards

USA BRONZE: Lemon Pepper Dark Bar
2014 International Chocolate Awards

USA BRONZE: White Swan Espresso Bar
2014 International Chocolate Awards

WORLD GOLD: Rosemary Caramel with Orange
2013 London Academy of Chocolate

USA GOLD: Rosemary Caramel with Orange
2013 International Chocolate Awards

WORLD SILVER & USA SILVER: Rosemary Sea Salt Bar
2013 International Chocolate Awards

WORLD SILVER & USA GOLD: Lemon Pepper Truffle
2013 International Chocolate Awards

USA SILVER: Milk Love Bar
2013 International Chocolate Awards

WORLD FINALIST: Sea Salt Caramel
2013 International Chocolate Awards

WORLD BRONZE: Chipotle Caramel with Orange
2013 London Academy of Chocolate

WORLD SILVER: Sea Salt Honey Caramels
2011 London Academy of Chocolate


National Awards

 

GRAND MASTER AWARD 2015
Taste TV & The International Chocolate Salon

Best Flavored Chocolate Bar
2015 San Francisco International Chocolate Salon

Most Gifted Chocolatier
2015 San Francisco International Chocolate Salon

Best White Chocolate Bar
2015 San Francisco International Chocolate Salon

Best White Chocolate Creation
2015 San Francisco International Chocolate Salon

GRAND MASTER AWARD 2014
Taste TV & The International Chocolate Salon

Best Flavored Chocolate Bar
2014 Seattle Luxury Chocolate Salon

Best White Chocolate Bar
2014 Seattle Luxury Chocolate Salon

Best White Truffle
2014 Seattle Luxury Chocolate Salon

Best White Chocolate Creation
2014 Seattle Luxury Chocolate Salon

MASTER AWARD 2011
Taste TV & The International Chocolate Salon

Most Gifted Chocolatier / Chocolate Maker
2011 Seattle Luxury Chocolate Salon

Best Traditional Chocolates
2011 Seattle Luxury Chocolate Salon

Best Caramels
2011 Seattle Luxury Chocolate Salon

Best Flavored Chocolate Bar
2011 Seattle Luxury Chocolate Salon

Best Milk Chocolate Bar
2011 Seattle Luxury Chocolate Salon

Best Milk Chocolate
2011 Seattle Luxury Chocolate Salon

Best Gift Set
2011 Seattle Luxury Chocolate Salon

Best Comfort Chocolate Product
2011 Seattle Luxury Chocolate Salon

EXCELLENCE AWARD 2010
Taste TV & The International Chocolate Salon

Best Dark Chocolate
2010 Chicago Luxury Chocolate Salon

Best Truffle
2010 Chicago Luxury Chocolate Salon

Top Artisan Chocolatier
2010 Chicago Luxury Chocolate Salon

Best Gift Set
2010 Chicago Luxury Chocolate Salon

Most Luxurious Chocolate Experience
2010 Chicago Luxury Chocolate Salon

Best Traditional Chocolates
2010 Chicago Luxury Chocolate Salon

Best Flavored Chocolate
2010 Chicago Luxury Chocolate Salon

Best in Salon
2010 Chicago Luxury Chocolate Salon

Best Presentation & Packaging
2010 Chicago Luxury Chocolate Salon

Best Comfort Chocolate Product
2010 Chicago Luxury Chocolate Salon

Best Flavored Chocolate Bar
2010 Chicago Luxury Chocolate Salon

Most Gifted Chocolatier / Chocolate Maker
2010 Seattle Luxury Chocolate Salon

Best Traditional Chocolates
2010 Seattle Luxury Chocolate Salon

Best Dark Chocolate
2010 Seattle Luxury Chocolate Salon

Best Dark Chocolate Bar
2010 Seattle Luxury Chocolate Salon

Best Milk Chocolate Bar
2010 Seattle Luxury Chocolate Salon

Best Comfort Chocolate Product
2010 Seattle Luxury Chocolate Salon

Best Traditional Chocolates
2009 Seattle Luxury Chocolate Salon

Top Toffee in Salon
2009 Seattle Luxury Chocolate Salon

Best of Salon
2009 Seattle Luxury Chocolate Salon

Bronze: Chocolate Centerpieces
2006 American Culinary Federation