As a female entrepreneur, Codinha Chocolate Founder Tina Codinha has been recognized as an Emerging Leader:Chocolatier through the California Legislature. With her husband, Bruno, they have been recognized as Top Artisan Chocolatiers in 2022, and named one of the Best Chocolatiers and Confectioners in America by the International Chocolate Salon for 2023.
Their pursuit of chocolate happiness continues to impact and inspire aspiring chocolatiers as they continue to break ground on multiple platforms with the resounding message: "You are worthy of the life you dream. You just need to have the courage to pursue it."
Best Chocolatiers and Confectioners in America | International Chocolate Salon
The LA Chocolate Salon | GOLD: Top Artisan Chocolatier, GOLD: New Product Award
The Chocolate Professor:
International Chocolate Awards 2022
- Gold in Best Chocolate Bar: OMG Bar
- Gold in Best Vegan Chocolate: Vegan Fruit and Nut Bar
- Silver in Best Chocolate Bar: Tiger Bar
- Silver in Best White Chocolate: Yuzu Pineapple Cardamom
International Chocolate Salon 2022 Awards San Francisco: Silver, Bronze, and Honorable Mention in several categories
San Francisco Chronicle Article:
ShoutOut LA Article:
TOP Awards | Emerging Leader Award: Chocolatier
Tomric Interview with Tina and Bruno:
Meet the 818 Interview with Tina: