NEW YORK, Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Master Chef Jacques Torres is packaging the cutting edge New York culinary scene and bringing it straight to chocolate fans with his new MrChocolate App (http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/mrchocolate/id412470616?mt=8). The new robust application delivers world-class instruction in chocolate making techniques in stunning high definition video through the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad.
Available for free at the iPhone App Store, the MrChocolate application includes a taster pack featuring an animated History of Chocolate Video and Jacques' private tour of his New York flagship factory Jacques Torres Chocolate.
Additional content is available to purchase on-demand from within the app for $3.99. The Winter 2011 Edition includes 11 different exclusive recipes and techniques. Each recipe and technique includes an overview, a video, and step-by-step instructions with accompanying photographs.
The application was designed by Fig1, a brand studio that specializes in custom mobile content.
About Jacques Torres: Jacques Torres, whose name is synonymous with innovation and culinary excellence, is a Master Pastry Chef and the authority on all things chocolate. His long list of achievements and contributions to the art of pastry include: the youngest Meilleur Ouvrier de France (MOF, Best Pastry Chef of France) in history, current Dean of Pastry Arts at The French Culinary Institute and authoring multiple award-winning cook books. His namesake business, Jacques Torres Chocolate established in 2000 in New York City specializes in fresh, handcrafted chocolates free of preservatives and artificial flavors and on February 1, 2011 the 7th location opened at Rockefeller Center.
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