Handmade Charity: Max Brenner Shares More Than Just the Love of Chocolate

<p>Recently, to give back to our community, we hosted Handmade Charity’s first NYC event at Union Sq. Children got a chocolate pizza tutorial from our Food and Beverage director, Jay Son, as well as a candle making class.  They had an amazing and moving time, and were able to share the joy of life (and chocolate).</p> <p><span id="more-2244"></span> <a href="http://maxbrenner.com/wp-blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/13606479_1268986996459848_4348318004553454292_n.jpg"><img class="aligncenter wp-image-2248 size-full" src="http://maxbrenner.com/wp-blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/13606479_1268986996459848_4348318004553454292_n-e1470147950762.jpg" alt="Handmade Charity NYC kicks off its first event at Max Brenner Union Square" width="633" height="782" /></a> <a href="http://maxbrenner.com/wp-blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/13592694_1268986906459857_4704852649590477957_n.jpg"><img class="aligncenter wp-image-2250 size-full" src="http://maxbrenner.com/wp-blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/13592694_1268986906459857_4704852649590477957_n.jpg" alt="Handmade Charity NYC kicks off its first event at Max Brenner Union Square" width="960" height="640" /></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.handmadecharity.org/our-mission-1/" target="_blank">Handmade Charity</a> is an organization designed to make charity simple and accessible for everyone, facilitating events for kids with special needs in popular city’s cafes and restaurants. By providing parents and their kids a safe space to relax, these events help kids and their parents socialize and feel comfortable in public places. Recently established in New York, Handmade charity does events all over New York City.</p> <p><a href="http://maxbrenner.com/wp-blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/13626419_1268986789793202_511685799928771419_n.jpg"><img class="aligncenter wp-image-2249 size-full" src="http://maxbrenner.com/wp-blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/13626419_1268986789793202_511685799928771419_n.jpg" alt="Handmade Charity NYC kicks off its first event at Max Brenner Union Square" width="960" height="640" /></a></p> <p>Handmade Charity’s mission is to make the lives of children with disabilities brighter and change the way the world sees them through social integration. They aim to develop creativity in kids with special needs and help their social integration through cooking classes in local cafes, restaurants and culinary schools.</p> <p><img class="aligncenter wp-image-2251 size-full" src="http://maxbrenner.com/wp-blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/13631461_1268986726459875_6850166640730998992_n.jpg" alt="Handmade Charity_Max Brenner" width="960" height="640" /></p> <p>One of the project’s several goals is to provide people with an easy way to support those in need as well as to demonstrate that stereotypes aside, being around children with disabilities is a fun and joyful experience. If you would like to <a href="http://www.handmadecharity.org/volunteer/">volunteer</a>, <a href="http://www.handmadecharity.org/host-an-event-1/">host an event</a>, or <a href="http://www.handmadecharity.org/bring-a-child/">bring your child</a>, you can visit their website for all the relevant information.</p> <p><a href="http://maxbrenner.com/wp-blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/13615473_1268986973126517_6202332750659079832_n.jpg"><img class="aligncenter wp-image-2261 size-full" src="http://maxbrenner.com/wp-blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/13615473_1268986973126517_6202332750659079832_n.jpg" alt="Handmade Charity_Max Brenner" width="960" height="640" /></a></p> <p>All photos by: Alona Lopatnik-Rezanova</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.handmadecharity.org/"><img class="aligncenter wp-image-2245 size-medium" src="http://maxbrenner.com/wp-blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/HandMade-Charity-Logo-300x230.jpg" alt="Handmade Chairty Logo" width="300" height="230" /></a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p>

Amazon to the Max!

<p>Chocoholics rejoice! You’ve asked and we’ve listened! We’re so excited to announce the launch of our new Amazon shop. No matter where you are in the U.S., we have your chocolate fix covered. With just a few clicks, you can now shop for all of your favorite Max Brenner Chocolate – anytime, anywhere.</p> Read more >

A Spring Fling You Won’t Regret

<p>You can feel it in the air – the birds are beginning to chirp and daylight is lasting a little bit longer. The inviting warmth of springtime is upon us! And what better way to celebrate this gentle, laid back season than with our NEW spring menu! From the tantalizing Nacho Skillet to a fun and delectable Doughnut Party – these are dishes (and experiences) you’ll fall for fast!</p> Read more >

Cold Weather, Warm Bellies

<p>Oh, winter. We’re all wishing for a swift end to these bitter cold months. Sure, the occasional snow dusting may be a pretty sight &#8211; but frigid temperatures and blizzard conditions are absolutely chilling. Enter: Comfort food. Cozying up and catching up with our loved ones over warm, hearty dishes is the perfect way to cope with the worst winter weather. </p> Read more >

Your New Year’s Resolution: Eat More Dark Chocolate!

<p>For the New Year, we have a sweet resolution for all of you chocoholics: eat more dark chocolate, anytime of the day, whenever you need it. Don’t skip chocolate as part of your new diet, but instead make it a part of your new diet.  Sounds easy enough, right?</p> Read more >

Max Brenner’s 20th Anniversary Celebration

<p>While the first 20 years at Max Brenner have been chocotastic we are so excited to be entering the next decade and celebrating our “platinum” anniversary. So how exactly did Max Brenner celebrate such a huge anniversary? </p> Read more >

Max Brenner Invites You to Share YOUR Chocolate Love Stories!

<p>As Max Brenner approaches our 20th Anniversary, we are taking a step back to reflect on all the chocolate magic that has transpired in our shops &amp; restaurants around the world. From our first retail location in 1996, to our first Max Brenner Chocolate Bar in 2000, to our recent celebration of World Chocolate Day 2016, our mission to share our chocolate love story has always been the guiding light.</p> Read more >

Handmade Charity: Max Brenner Shares More Than Just the Love of Chocolate

<p>Recently, to give back to our community, we hosted Handmade Charity’s first NYC event at Union Sq. Children got a chocolate pizza tutorial from our Food and Beverage director, Jay Son, as well as a candle making class.  They had an amazing and moving time, and were able to share the joy of life (and chocolate).</p> Read more >

World Chocolate Day 2016: #EatYourSelfie at Max Brenner Union Square

<p>Although every day is chocolate day at Max Brenner, this year on July 7th for World Chocolate Day we wanted to do something special to show our appreciation for all the chocolate love that we receive every day. To celebrate with a twist, we commissions artist Taylor Martin to create the first ever Max Brenner edible #EatYourSelfie chocolate portraits!</p> Read more >

Max Brenner&#8217;s Limited Time Menu

<p>Max Brenner’s Limited Time Menu<br /> Did someone say… summer? Yes, the warm weather is here and we’ve put together a special limited time menu for all our beautiful Max-o-holics. Come in and try our new seductive seasonal plates in our NYC, Boston and Philadelphia restaurant before it’s too late!</p> Read more >

How To Make Homemade Mac &#038; Cheese Tips + Recipe

<p>It’s no secret we’re known for our chocolate. But all Max Brenner aficionados know that our rich and mouthwatering savory dishes also bring all the boys (and girls) to the yard. Our Really-Cheesy Mac &amp; Cheese is definitely one of these meals.</p> Read more >