Happy Mother’s Day!

At Sucré, we love finding more and more reasons to celebrate, and we love creating unique treats to commemorate such special occasions. This year, we’ve decided to give a very special occasion the recognition it deserves. This is the one day of the year dedicated to the most special people in our lives; our mothers. Our moms have given us that unconditional love, they have supported our dreams, and we will be the first to admit that we would be nowhere without them!
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For these extra special ladies, we have several extra special treats! First, the macarons…

We’ve added a little something to the classic Mother’s Day macaron. The White Chocolate Lavender Macaron now has blueberry in it! Just like Mom liked to include little surprises in your lunch box, we’ve stuffed the perfect little treat in there too.

Since mothers are so special to us, we thought they deserved another macaron dedicated to them! The White Chocolate Rose Macaron captures elegance and class perfectly coupled with familiarity and comfort – exactly how we view our mothers.
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We didn’t stop there. To thank our mothers for everything they’ve done for us, we’ve also created an all-new chocolate collection. Something extra sweet for the sweetest ladies we know!
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Raspberry tangerine
Raspberry pate de fruit atop a tangerine dark chocolate ganache enrobed in dark chocolate

Lychee rose
Lychee pate de fruit atop a rose milk chocolate ganache enrobed in dark chocolate

Cassis citron
Cassis pate de fruit atop a lemon milk chocolate ganache enrobed in dark chocolate
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These Mother’s Day treats are available in a Mother’s Day collection or individually. Customize your mother’s treat by selecting your favorite items, or ship to wherever she is with Sucré’s many shipping options. Whatever you choose, you’re sure to leave her with a sweet taste in her mouth.
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Our Macarons are Gluten Free!

At Sucré, we pride ourselves on the quality of each and every one of our products. We make it a point to use the absolute freshest ingredients available, which is exactly what makes our treats so delicious! When you love and eat desserts as much as we do, it’s important to make sure you’re using the best ingredients. This is especially true when it comes to macarons. Our signature macarons are made from meringue-like cookies with luscious mousseline sandwiched in the middle, and come in spectacular colors. In fact, all but one of our macarons are gluten free.deen1

With macarons, the texture, the flavors, the filling, the freshness and the quality of the ingredients – all these elements play a vital role in the deliciousness of a macaron. All it takes is one small misstep to ruin the finished product. When a chef cuts corners, you can taste the shortcomings in every bite. At our confectionary, Chef Tariq Hanna’s skilled teams make these mouthwatering treats by hand – not by machine – to ensure the same exceptional quality in every batch. This is how we consistently achieve the perfect balance of crunchy on the outside and chewy on the inside. Our festive Sucré macaron trays are custom made to ensure that our macarons stay perfectly intact! With this much tender loving care involved, it’s finally possible to indulge your sweet tooth without the guilt!

Here’s a list of all our gluten free macarons:

Signature Macarons – These are available all year round!

 

–       Strawberry Macaron

–       Almond Macaron

–       Hazelnut Macaron

–       Pistachio Macaron

–       Salted Caramel Macaron

–       Chocolate Macaron

–       Bananas Foster Macaron

–       Pecan Macaron

–       Chicory Macaron

–       Chocolate Covered Macaron

Seasonal Macarons – Available as they come into season. Keep a look out for these!

–       Mardi Gras Macaron – Filled with King Cake inspired buttercream

–       Valentines Macaron –Filled with white chocolate ganache and raspberry jam

–       Easter Macaron – Carrot Cake Macaron filled cream cheese buttercream blended with carrot cake

–       Mother’s Day Macaron – White Chocolate Lavender Macaron filled with white chocolate lavender ganache

–       Summer Macarons – Blackberry Lemon Macaron filled with lemon ganache and blackberry jam, Peaches & Cream Macaron filled with peach ganache and peach jam

–       Fall Macarons– Peanut Butter & Jam Macaron filled with peanut butter ganache and strawberry jam

–       Holiday Macarons – Double Dark Chocolate Macaron filled with chocolate mousseline finished with a dark chocolate drizzle, Peppermint Macaron filled with peppermint buttercreammacz

 

 

Love, Sucre

This Valentine’s Day, there is no sweeter gift than the gift of Sucré. With gift options from romantic macarons to luscious chocolates paired perfectly with some bubbly and packaged beautifully in Sucré’s signature sweet boxes, this is the sweetest way to say I love you!Vday Sucre

Our Sweetheart Macaron Collection (available only during Valentine’s season!) is handmade with love from flavors inspired by the most romantic city in the world, Paris, which is also the homeland of macarons. These gorgeous red and white macarons are filled with the perfect pairing of white chocolate and raspberry mousseline that make for the sweetest treat! Yum!

Sucré’s For the Love of Chocolate collection (also only available during Valentine’s season) combines our richest collection of chocolate hearts. Sweet Red Raspberry, Paris Tea, and Malted Mail chocolates will steal anyone’s heart.Vday Chocs

These valentine’s delicacies, along with any of Sucré’s classic treats, are available in romantic boxes and can be purchased with your choice of champagne or wine. This romantic dessert and wine pairing will complete any sweetheart’s day.

If you wanted to indulge in the very sweetest of treats, step inside a Sucré store and experience the magic! Nothing beats sharing a sweet dessert, presented on our gorgeous trays, cozied up in our sweet boutique. Sucré stores are BYOB (Bring Your Own Booze). We even have glasses so you can toast your way into the sweetest day of the year! Sucré’s treats are undeniably sweet inside and out and can turn even the most sour of hearts. Leave it to us, and you can guarantee your Valentine’s Day will be ever so sweet!Vday Gift set

PS: Feeling sweet? If your sweetheart is miles away, nothing is sweeter than a beautiful Sucré Valentine’s package at your doorstep! We send Valentine’s love all over the country.

Add a Little Sucré to Your Wedding!

At Sucré, we understand how important it is to have everything absolutely perfect on your big day. As perfectionists ourselves, we are well aware of the need to have every miniscule detail beautifully in place; it’s how we create all our tasty treats! You can have some of that special Sucré magic at your wedding with any of our 3 wedding options, from charming favors and decadent cakes to mouth-watering dessert receptions.

When it comes to planning your wedding, few decisions are as delightful as choosing your wedding cake. From the traditional to beyond, our chefs will design a one-of-a-kind creation as memorable as the day itself. Whatever the theme, whatever your desire, we can customize and cater to your every need in our signature Sucré style. The choices are endless. Add your own twist to our classic cakes to perfectly suit your color scheme and style or give us a challenge to create something uniquely you. We love creative couples! Whether it’s classic or creative, you can be sure your guests will remember the dress and the Sucré cake.

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To make your day even more memorable, send your guests home with a sweet Sucré party favor. We have a variety of options to suit your style. Our 2-piece favor boxes are available in silver and white, classic green and brown, and Mardi Gras themed – it’s always a party with Sucré! Choose your favorite flavor macarons or chocolates, or a combination of both, to fit into your 2-piece box. Want more? Our charming pink purses can fit 2, 4, or 6 pieces of Sucré chocolate for that extra sweetness! Your guests will thank you!

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Still not enough? For the ultimate dessert experience that’ll really make an impact, allow Sucré to host your party with a decadent dessert reception. Pick from our seasonal repertoire or have us pick for you. There is nothing sweeter than an elaborate setup of Sucré’s most gorgeous treats that aren’t even available in stores. It’s created specially for your big day. Whether it’s a macaron tree centerpiece or a teetering tower of cupcakes, whichever Sucré option you choose, one thing’s for sure, your guests will leave with a sweet taste in their mouths!

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Meet Our Entrepreneurs

 

Founder Joel Dondis

Founder Joel Dondis

If you’ve ever been to one of our shops, it should be no surprise that there is quite the personality behind our company. Joel Dondis is the entrepreneur and restaurateur behind Sucré. With the help of their team, Dondis and award winning Executive Chef Hanna have provided the New Orleans community with a sweet boutique in which they can celebrate all of life’s joyous moments.

Sucré creates an atmosphere where employees are encouraged to work together and continuously be on a path of growth, striving to learn something new every day. Not only does the Sucré team have a passion to better understand business and development, but they’re invested in the community as well.

Sucré honored New Orleans with their first chocolate collection. The New Orleans Chocolate Collection is a combination of classic flavors including the Blangé, inspired by Bananas Foster, and the Magnolia, reminiscent of Praline Pecan.

New Orleans Magazine recognized Dondis as Restaurateur of the Year in 2008, and Chef Hanna as the Best Pastry Chef in New Orleans in 2007. Dondis is also the founder of Joel Catering and Event Planning as well as La Petite Grocery, both which have seen great success in Louisiana.

Executive Chef Tariq Hanna

Executive Chef Tariq Hanna

It’s clear that Sucré’s success is a direct reflection of the dedication that Dondis, Hanna, and their team have for the company. As a team, they continuously learn about the high quality ingredients available locally and best ways to prepare gourmet confections. This allows their guests to know they can enjoy a delicious sweet treat every time they step foot through the door. Every confection is handcrafted into a masterpiece; Sucré wouldn’t have it any other way!

Encouraging their team to focus on their passion and thirst for knowledge, Dondis and Hanna inspire their team to test their perceived limits. From baking in the kitchen to promoting the company, Sucré’s focus is excellence. Sucré offers a warm environment for personal growth, with the belief that there is always something more to offer. The Sucré team is inspired and ready, eager to learn more about what they do and the community that loves them.

So if you are in New Orleans or just in the mood for a handcrafted confection, be sure to stop by Sucré or shop online at shopsucre.com. Not only will your belly be happy, but your mind can be at ease, knowing your macarons or chocolates were handcrafted with inspiration and heart.

Gourmet Chocolate Gifts

Brown Butter MeuniereDo you find yourself searching for the perfect gift for a loved one, but you have no idea what to get them? Or maybe you just want to have gift ideas in mind for the holidays or friend’s birthdays. If you are like most people you are tired of spending money on gifts that never get used! Chocolate gifts are always a great idea, especially if the person has a sweet tooth! If you are going to give chocolate gifts you want to make sure you are giving quality chocolate, and not chocolate someone could just grab from the shelves at their local grocery store.Quality chocolate gifts can only come from one place, Sucré, a sweet boutique in New Orleans. You have not had quality chocolate until you have had the Sucré experience! Sucré offers chocolate gifts in the form of beautiful chocolate gift boxes, artisan chocolate bars, and an assortment of chocolate collections. You never imagined anything could be so delicious. Sucré’s chocolate gifts stand out from the rest because of the exceptional quality of the product.

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            The 15 Piece New Orleans Chocolate Collection

Believe me, these chocolate gifts will not be tossed aside, but they might not last long! So make sure to get enough chocolate gifts for everyone! You won’t want anyone feeling left out when they see and taste these delicious handmade treats. Sucré only uses the richest most flavorful ingredients, and all of their chocolate gifts are handcrafted by some of the best chocolatiers and pastry chefs the world has ever known.

Sucré chocolates are handcrafted in small batches by their outstanding team of confectioners, lead by Executive Chef Tariq Hanna, recognized as one of the top 10 chocolatiers in North America by Dessert Professional Magazine. All chocolate gifts are beautifully crafted and packaged to create a delicious taste and a wonderful gourmet experience! Executive Chef Tariq’s vision is at the root of all things delicious at Sucré, including their gourmet chocolate gifts!

Have you ever tried chocolate that just tasted bland, or maybe it tasted like wax or oil? That used to leave me frustrated, and only desiring one thing, quality chocolate! Sucré delivers their handcrafted treats fresh to your doorstep, and they won’t leave you feeling anything except pure bliss! So stop settling, and start rewarding yourself with rich and flavorful chocolate.

At Sucré, nothing less than extraordinary will do! Sucré understands the importance of not just barely passing as satisfactory. They have absolutely no desire to be the same, but instead they choose to stand out with their gourmet chocolate gifts, king cakes, and French macarons. They want to excel in their art, and their chocolate gifts convey this desire with every bite that oozes with delicious flavor!

If you are in New Orleans be sure to stop by their sweet boutique shop, but if you can’t make it you can find most of their delicious treats on their website, Sucré. Within days you could be enjoying your very own gourmet chocolate gifts and handcrafted French macarons in the comfort of your own home!

I Do!

Perhaps the moment you have been waiting for has finally happened: you’ve just chosen to spend the rest of your life with someone. Congratulations! This is such an incredible step for you and your partner. Enjoy this time, keep watching that ring sparkle! Now that you are engaged, people are probably starting to ask when you will be getting married.

Even though you should enjoy every moment of your engagement, it’s time to start thinking about your big day! Along with picking out your venue and your dress, you’ll realize there are a lot of smaller decisions to make, too. It can become extremely overwhelming very fast. Aren’t you supposed to be enjoying this moment? After all, you just told someone that you want to spend the rest of your life with him or her.

Remember to breathe, because this is actually fun. Even though it’s important to figure out what your budget is and to stick to it, do something fun! Why not buy a few wedding magazines? It doesn’t hurt to look, and you might get some good ideas. Regardless of what your budget is, it’s important to have a good time during the planning process. This is a day you are going to remember for the rest of your life.

You don’t want to walk down the aisle thinking how glad you are to be done with all the stress, you want to think about how happy you are to start your next chapter with your significant other. The best advice I can give you is to know your budget and think about what is important to you. One of the most important things to me was the food at my wedding. Unfortunately, I had been to weddings where the food was just not that great, and after leaving those weddings that was the one thing I remembered.

Weddings with great food make the best impression. Even though it’s your big day, you do want your guests to be happy. I suggest really considering the food you serve, and your wedding favors. These are two things that cater to the guests. While it’s important you have fun, it’s also important for your guests to have a good time too.

                  Sucré gift purses make great bridal favors!

Make sure to give them something they won’t forget, and that they will truly enjoy. Instead of setting out candy for everyone, why not give your guests a gourmet treat? Sucré creates gorgeous macaron favors that are perfect for brides wanting to give their guests a sweet treat.

Not only does Sucré offer adorable favors that guests will love, but they are gluten-free! Sucré also creates wonderful wedding cakesfor those people getting married in the New Orleans area and surrounding locations. Make sure you spend your money on a cake people are going to eat; you don’t want people throwing away the cake after one bite.Whether you choose to use Sucré at your wedding or not, remember just a few things throughout this special time. This is a special moment in your life, and the things you spend money on should be quality. These memories will be with you for the rest of your life. So enjoy this time, it’s your turn to sparkle