Palate Pleasers

Chuao chocolates meetings giftsChuao, a high-end Venezuelan chocolatier based in Southern California, makes bonbons with surprising flavors (chile pepper, vinegar and goat cheese), as well as with garden-variety fillings. The Elegancia, a two-tiered jewelry box full of chocolates, retails for $67; corporate discounts are available for purchases of $600 or more. (888) 635-1444;