Artisan chocolatier opens South End boutique

Artisan chocolatier opens South End boutique

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — This local artisan chocolatier has opened up shop at The Design Center of the Carolinas.

Twenty Degrees Chocolates — a second venture for Casey Hickey and husband Mark Meissner— is tucked into a 500-square-foot space at 1930 Camden Road.

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The couple is also behind Petit Phillipe, a wine and chocolate tasting room, in Myers Park.

“We love what we do, and we’re excited to share it,” Hickey says.

The boutique chocolate shop sells hand-crafted chocolates, caramels, French-style pâtes de fruit — a soft candy made with gelled fruit before being dusted with sugar—and other artisan treats.

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