Jean-Paul Hévin Branches out into KyotoFrench Chocolatier's First Stand-alone Store in Japan24 October 2016 - Business/Company
Prior to French chocolatier "Jean-Paul Hévin" opening its first stand-alone store in Japan along a street in Nakagyo Ward, Kyoto City, it was shown to the press on October 24.
The store was founded by Jean-Paul Hévin, who has been conferred the title "Meilleur Ouvrier de France (MOF)," an award for the best artisans in France. Jean-Paul Hévin Japon - Kyoto is the company's 12th store in Japan, with the theme of "Paris in Kyoto." The gold-toned store has a sophisticated atmosphere with in-shop or terrace seating provided.
The store carries a variety of sweets, starting with the bonbons and cakes that are popular in Japan, and including items sold only in Kyoto such as cakes and macarons with white miso produced by "Honda Miso Honten" in Kamigyo Ward, Kyoto, baked pastries and other items made with matcha from "Ippodo Tea Co." in Nakagyo Ward, Kyoto. Hévin, who is visiting Japan, said, "I want people to experience Paris life in Kyoto." The shop opens from 10:00 a.m. on October 25.(translated by Galileo, Inc.)