New York Chocolatier Jacques Torres and Executive Chef Alex Reyes Offering a Four-Course Chocolate Dinner Halloween Eve at Saks Fifth Avenue

WHO:             Jacques Torres, founder of Jacques Torres Chocolate (www.mrchocolate.com) and Alex Reyes, Executive Chef, Café SFA, Saks Fifth Avenue   WHAT:           A rare collaboration of chocolate and savory for which Jacques Torres and Alex Reyes will man the kitchen on the 8th floor of Saks Fifth Avenue. There, the chefs will present a magnificent four-course…

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