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The Valentine’s Day Heart Shape Box Now Selling

In our Santa Ana Sweets Kitchen we create small batch, hand crafted chocolate dipped caramels using only the finest ingredients without artificial additives or […]

CHOC POST 2016 for Friday

CHOC’s Annual Holiday Gift Boutique

Shop and Sample with Chef Rick at the CHOC Holiday Gift Boutique in Tustin, CA. Want to taste his latest sweets!? Read on…


All Seasons Red Pepper and Tomato Soup 

I named this soup “All Seasons Red Pepper and Tomato Soup” because it is great hot or cold. It’s great as an appetizer in […]


Holiday Shop with Chef Rick this Small Business Saturday!

Meet Chef Rick at Eikon Home.  A YELP! 5 STAR Home Decor Gift Shop. Enjoy a special free Chef Rick chocolate tasting! Santa Ana […]

Chef Rick At CHOC Final-

Santa Ana Sweets Supports the Children’s Hospital of Orange County

It felt good to be supporting the Children’s Hospital of Orange County at yesterday’s fundraiser. (November 20, 2015) Twenty percent of our sales went […]

Chef Rick Cooking Class at Williams-Sonoma

Chef Rick Delights at Williams-Sonoma

Watch Chef Rick at work in the Williams-Sonoma kitchen.  See his cooking demonstrations and enjoy his food samplings.  Taste his new chocolates. Join him Sunday, […]

This recipe features two star ingredients: D’anjou Pears and Gourmet Blends Black Cherry Balsamic Vinegar

Black Cherry Balsamic Poached Pear Salad

This recipe serves 4. Ingredients: 1 cup Water 1/2 Cup Gourmet Blends Black Cherry Balsamic Vinegar 1/4 cup Sugar 2 ea. D’anjou Pears 8oz. Mixed […]


Chef Ricks’ Santa Ana Sweets. The Perfect Gift. Now Available Online

Introducing Santa Ana Sweets! ~ Chef Rick’s gift to the world. In from the winds of the Golden City comes Santa Ana Sweets. Our […]

Porcupine Shrimp w Chayote Squash
Beef Tenderloin w Mac o Cheese in Potato Ring w Shallots and Baby Broccoli