VIDEO — My chocolates make people happy

  • By Jack Olmsted for Peninsula Daily News
  • Monday, February 20, 2012 12:01am
  • Life

By Jack Olmsted for Peninsula Daily News

DURING THE OLYMPIC Peninsula Wineries’ Red Wine & Chocolate Tour at Eaglemount Winery outside Port Townsend on Saturday, Chocolate Serenade’s Chocolateer Jim Queen explains how he got started in the business, being a “stirrer” for his grandmother, Georgette, and the moment he discovered that he was in “the happiness business.”

“A father shared a sample of my chocolates with his 7 year old daughter. She threw her arms around his neck, kissed him and said, ‘I love you!’ He turned to me and said, ‘I’ll take 2 boxes.’

“All of this makes me happy — and that’s what gets me into the kitchen day after day!”

This video of Queen in action was produced by Port Townsend-based independent multimedia journalist and videographer Jack Olmsted:

For more about Chocolate Serenade: and .

This is the windup day for wine and chocolate decadence at the wineries. The Olympic Peninsula Wineries’ Red Wine & Chocolate Tour will offer delicious delights from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. today (Monday, Feb. 20).

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