Founder & Chef Owner
Piece, Love & Chocolate Owner Chef Sarah Amorese is a professional chocolatier and pastry chef. Throughout her teens, she and her family ran a bakery in Texas. She went on to receive pastry and culinary diplomas from the International School of Culinary Arts at the Art Institute of Colorado in Denver, Colo., and many other certifications and credentials from prestigious national pastry schools, including the Notter School of Pastry Arts and Chocolate Studio in Orlando, Fla., and the French Pastry School in Chicago, Ill. She opened Piece, Love & Chocolate in 2011, a specialty chocolate boutique where and she and her team create delicacies combining their experience, trends, art, and the science of chocolate. She constantly seeks out the crème de la crème of chocolatiers, and is very proud to offer Boulder an extensive and eclectic array of fine chocolates and confections from around the world.
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Chef Genny manages the kitchen, inventory, staff and production of all housemade chocolate desserts on the baking side of Piece, Love & Chocolate. With over 15 years of hands-on bakery experience, Chef Genny is now proficient in the many talents and techniques of fine pastry creation, and shares her knowledge and training with her incredible team. She is tireless in her efforts to ensure that all Piece, Love & Chocolate products are made with fine ingredients, great skill and (most importantly) lots of passion and love.
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Head Baker & Cocoa Muse
Bev is the cornerstone of both the baking and confectionery operations at Piece, Love & Chocolate. Her 30+ years of home-baking experience has given her the incredible and invaluable knowledge of all recipes, techniques and procedures. She masterfully crafts most baked aspects of our desserts, and fills with precision many of our ganaches, truffles and confections. Through her organization, determination and focus, the products she creates speak volumes of the quality, skill and love that make Piece, Love & Chocolate a destination shop for all things decadent and delicious.
Baker & Cocoa Consortionista
Susi is has been a baker from early on in her life and always taken advantage of any excuse to bake. Her early professional career was in marketing and market research, and later education, but baking remained a passion. After exploring commercial baking at another local bakery she was hooked. She came to Piece, Love & Chocolate in the summer of 2012 as an intern, and quickly became enamored with the business and the people. She enjoys the challenge of the process and ensuring the product is of the highest quality and consistency, so the customer gets the same delicious product every time.
Confections Kitchen Manager
Mallory graduated from the International School of Culinary Arts Colorado’s Art Institute in Denver. Shortly after graduation, she began working in the kitchen at Piece, Love & Chocolate. Pastries have always been near and dear to Mallory’s heart, and she’s discovered a newfound passion for confections as a member of the Piece, Love & Chocolate team. Mallory’s kitchen skills – as well as her positive and spunky attitude – ensure that our customers are getting the quality products they know and love.
Katie began working at Piece Love & Chocolate as an intern during her last semester at the Culinary Arts Institution of Utah Valley University. She had been interested in working with sugars and chocolate and found the perfect fit here surrounded by beautiful Boulder mountains. Now she comes into work everyday excited for every new project at hand. And yes, her favorite color is purple and she loves cats.
Up until coming to Piece, Love & Chocolate, Rebecca has spent her days getting her MA in Literature, reading Classical works, Medieval romances, Renaissance essays, and some of that Modern stuff as well. She dabbles in calligraphy and watercolor, and, rumor has it, she’s been working on her first novel. Curiosity for the chocolate trade has led her deep into the rabbit hole of confections. She thrives on the craftsmanship of chocolate work and the quirkiness of sugar, not to mention that faraway smile she sees on customers’ faces as they take a good ol’ bite of fudge.
Hot Cocoa Nut
Chef Morgan graduated from the Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts in Boulder. Since then she has gained experience in the cake industry by taking on projects for all occasions. Wedding cakes, in particular, have always been Morgan’s forte, she loves to add a touch of joy to such a special day. Cakes that create memories are what drive her passion and love for her craft. Working at Piece, Love & Chocolate has sparked new possibilities and ideas to continue to do what she loves and develop her chocolate touch.
Cocoa Bean Countess & FOH Manager
Bio coming soon!
Piece, Love & Chocolate Online
We would be honored if you would take the time to visit our online chocolate store and give us suggestions about what you would like to be able to order from us on our contact page. We are always eager to serve you better and cannot wait to be able to pack and ship a little PL&C your way.