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Grand Opening

Grand Opening

Evanston, IL — Evanston’s premier chocolatier, Shannon Sudduth, has opened her first retail location at 1309 Chicago Avenue, near Dempster Street. Shannon has been crafting  bean-to-bar chocolates, confections and pastries for over 25 years. The business,  Noir d’Ébène Chocolat et Pâtisserie, has been operating out of the Family Focus Center and is now ready to make the step to its own retail location. The boutique will feature small batch  artisanal chocolates, patisseries and savory items, all made from scratch with ethically sourced ingredients, with the menu changing weekly.   Shannon is a native Evanstonian, raised in the Fifth Ward, although...

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Moving forward...

Moving forward...

I love PLEASURE. The word itself, elicits a smile. Pleasure makes us feel good and when we feel good we show up to the world, differently. My pleasure shows up in the form of creativity and the love of sharing. Pastries, chocolates, sugar, sweet, savory are my pleasures that I joyfully work with. Each being mystical and powerful. Food is magic, pleasure, and brings us together for a good time and nourishment. Noir d'Ebene is here and one day the boutique doors will open for you to walk in, share and enjoy in the excitement of pleasure.  My ask today...

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Happy New Year 2020

Happy New Year 2020

I am here to live a great life and to share it with you.

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Farmers Market

Welcome to Spring I say, welcome to Spring.  Soon cooler days will be behind us as we begin feeling the warmth of the sun. Spring reminds me of growth, change and with it greater possibilities. The downtown Evanston Farmers Market begins May 4th. We are preparing to be there EVERY Saturday in our new location near the train tracks, in the same row as Bennions Bakery. Expect newer creations with our handcrafted bean-to-bar chocolate and many favorites that you’ve grown to love. This summer we introduce Noir d’Ebene COOKS at the market featuring our delicious sandwiches made with oven roasted...

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Happy New Year 2019

Happy New Year 2019

How excited we are to be a part of 2019 with our handcrafted bean to bar chocolate, cookies, pastries, confections and catering. Thank you for joining us. We plan to offer new and fun items every quarter as well as keep you updated on what our culinary students are doing in, Sugar in the Class.  This is going to be an exciting and epic year. Have your chocolate tray ready as we plan to keep it filled.    Sincerely,   Your Chocolate Team @ Noir d’Ebene Chocolat et Patisserie 

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