Grando Cioccolato has had the honor of making our Italian Chocolates for many celebrity and local events.

Some of the events in which Grando Cioccolato was commissioned to create included Lamborghini at Mr. C, Rett Charity Foundation event at the Peterson Museum, Taste of Italy, L.A.'s Best, Cal Spirit Awards, Children's Hospital, Wounded Warriers, and Dominie Luxury,

Santa Barbara Wine Festival, Sunstone Winery, Summerland Winery, Robinson's Gardens, Bel-Air Hotel, and Casa Del Mar.

For each of these events my chocolates were given as favors or served on silver platters. The favors were either placed in one of my signature gift boxes or in a cello bag tied with ribbon to match the theme of the event along with the event name or date imprinted onto a tag.  I love to work with event planners, wedding planners to create a special favor that will tantilize everyone's taste buds for a memorable occasion!



logo-g California Spirit XXIX - Pacific Design Center

29th consecutive years, renowned chefs from Los Angeles’ best restaurants have prepared their finest culinary creations at California Spirit. The event featured exquisite cuisine, premium California wines, live entertainment, and a spectacular live and silent auction. California Spirit is Southern California's largest gala fundraiser benefiting the American Cancer Society and has raised more than $15 million for the Society’s lifesaving research, education, prevention and free patient services programs.

Grando Cioccolato participated as a gourmet purveyors, donating chocolate bars, pearls, and grapevines.




Sherry Lansing - Founder
Grando Family
Cioccolato GrapevinesTM
Barbara Lazaroff - Founder

logo-g Dominie Luxury Unearthed - Bel Air Hotel

Event hosted by the Bel Air Hotel.

Grando Cioccolato produced replicas of Dominie / Evelyn evening bag for all VIPs.

As well as providing endless serving platters of Grando Cioccolato Diamonds




Grando Jewelry on Bags
Grando Cioccolato Evelyn Replica
Runway Show / Dancing with the Stars
Angelino Magazine Coverage

logo-g Snaidero USA kitchen showroom. Event by Architectural Digest.

Snaidero - Modern kitchen designs - Made in Itally - Environment friendly.

Snaidero units are featured at the Signature at MGM, the Ritz-Carlton, Trump Tower, and many more.




Snaidero Showroom
Grando with the Snaideros
Nancy, Mikele and Michael
Luxurious Flavors and Settings

logo-g Los Angeles Philharmonic Benefit Ball

Each guest received a handmade Italian Chocolate Violin from Grando Cioccolato that was music to their palates. The Italian Consul, along with consuls from all over the world attended this event; which was hosted by the beautiful and talented Italian actress Dina Morrone and her academy award nominated beau. Kay Sidhu, this year's President of the Ball reflected the elegance of the evening. Co-Chairs Mirella Ventress and Francoise Balabanian's passion for music eminated throughout the event making for a most memorable evening that was as musical as it was magical!




Magazine ad page
Symphonia di Violins
Grando Cioccolato Violins
Symphonia di Pianos

logo-g Childrens Hospital - February 14th Valentines event

Grando Cioccolato provided chocolate diamonds and rubies to the children and their friends and family, along with celebrities who showed their support to the Children at Children's Hospital. The children and celebrities had the opportunity to select their chocolate of choice and wrap them in silk.





Soap Stars & Smiles

Rosey wraps cioccolato diamonds
Stars & Grando Cioccolato

Celebrity Musician with Nancy Grando


logo-g Taste of Italy - Italian American Museum

Taste of Italy is Los Angeles’ premiere Italian Food and Wine event

featuring award-winning restaurants and wineries, with fantastic

entertainment in a spectacular setting.




Museum's Courtyard
Venetian Mask 24KT Gold
Cigaro Aromatics

logo-g Sunstone Winery - Santa Barbara

Grando Cioccolato paired with Sunstone winery for an exclusive Valentine's "Members Only" two day event.Nancy debuted her chocolate grapevines and chocolate grapewines at this event. Stefano who spent his summers at his cousin's vineyards in the Veneto Region of Italy paired Sunstones port with our white chocolate which was a huge hit!




Sunstone Winery
Grando Cioccolato GrapewinesTM
Pairings of Wine and Cioccolato
Grando Cioccolato CorkshotsTM

logo-g ITALIAN FILM FESTIVALS at the IIC (Italian Institute of Culture)

Grando Cioccolato was honored to be invited to this special event honoring the Italian film industry. Richard Harrison and his beautiful wife Francesca came by to greet us while they had a chance to taste our authenticItalian chocolates filled with amaretto, blood orange and limoncello! By the end of the evening our serving plates were empty; while the Italians left behind endless compliments while asking for more!




Italian Cultural Center
Grando Cioccolato Line-Up
Grando with Francesco de Gregori
Newletter Article


Santa Barbara Wine Association's Annual Harvest Festival

featuring approximately 100 wineries.




SB Wine Festival
Taste of Italy
Grando Nebbiolo and Arneis
Santa Barbara Wine Festival


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logo-g Organic Ingredients traceable to the source.

logo-g NON-GMO

logo-g Gluten Free

logo-g Sustainable Packaging

logo-g Vegan (Dark Chocolate)

logo-g Organic Criollo & Trinatario Cocoa Beans are harvested from Equal Opportunity Farms in South America and the Carribean

logo-g The Choice Cocoa Beans are roasted in Italy and ground into a 100% organic chocolate liquor.

logo-g Grando hand-crafts the Italian chocolate liquor into authentifc family recipes in Santa Barbara