Thanks for visiting our press page. Here you will find various articles that chronicle the growth and success of Lillie Belle Farms. With your continued patronage we hope to more than fill this page with reviews and articles. Thank you!


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NW Chocolate Festival 2014
3rd Place Single Origin Bar


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Travel Oregon - Chocolatier

Oregon Shakespeare Festival
Meet Me on the Bricks with Vilma Silva

Lillie Belle Farms Artisan Chocolates

Our Guitar Sculpture On Food Network

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Fiery Foods Show 2009
on Travel Channel's Extreme Conventions

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Beautiful Now
The New Art & Science of Flavor Pairings Now

Published November 12, 2014 Highlights the Smokey Blue Cheese Truffle in thier article about food pairings. Read more here.

Hip Entertaining
Spirited Chocolate - Alcohol-infused bon bons from the west coast's most loved chocolatier.

Published November 7, 2014

My friend Mary brought me to this wonderful shop in Oregon, known for its handmade chocolates. LILLIE BELLE FARMS makes artistic, decadent creations filled with butter cream, caramels, toasted nuts, and truffles. For this party see their collection of alcohol-infused bon-bons. Below the Martini Cup has Bombay Sapphire Gin in a white chocolate ganache which is also infused with wild Oregon juniper berries. Opposite the Margarita Cup uses Don Julio tequila and fresh key limes in a white chocolate ganache filling dark chocolate cups with a rim of salt.

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Sauce Sauce Sauce!
Community Cooking Class at the Ashland Food Co-op

October 09, 2014

"In addition to being a chocolatier I am also a chef and I thought it would be fun to get to the sauce. I am teaching 5-6 different sauces including Bearnaise, Fresh tomato, Aioli, chicken stock and red chile." - Chef Jeff Shepherd Read more here.

NW Chocolate Festival, Seattle WA
Perfect Illusion Wins 3rd place Single origin bar

October 6, 2014 Read more here.

Dessert Professional Magazine Announces the Inaugural "Top 10 Chocolatiers In North America"

Published October 9, 2009

Chocolatier Jeff Shepherd of Lillie Belle Farms Handmade Chocolates has been chosen as one of the top 10 chocolatiers in the United States in 2009. This award, from Dessert Professional magazine, honors the 10 North American-based chocolatiers whose confectionery craft exemplifies the use of chocolate, and whose contributions have elevated the chocolate industry. The awards ceremony celebrating these talented artisans was held as the main media attraction at the 12th annual New York Chocolate Show on October 30, 2009.

According to Dessert Professional magazine, "each of the 10 has taken a different path to cacao success. Some were pastry chefs, while others have more confection backgrounds. Some are self-taught, while others have been classically trained at culinary academies worldwide. Some chose to start their own companies, while others showcase their talent at companies—both large and small—lucky enough to have them. All are valuable ambassadors promoting one of the world's most popular foodstuffs—chocolate."

Read article on "The Chocolate Life - La Vida Coca"


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