Dean's Sweets - in the News
Weathering Hard Times by selling Chocolate - NPR Marketplace, Nov. 2018
Savory Chocolates - AAA Northern New England Journey, Jan, 2018
Portland Chocolatier Pedals across the Nation - July 2017, The Forecaster
Made in Maine - Flavors only found in Portland, September 2016, USA Today
Love & Chocolate - AAA Northern New England Journey, Jan/Feb, 2015
Trending Hot! - Portland Press Herald, January 16, 2013
Family-owned Business(es) Nab Kudos - MaineBiz, May 16, 2012
Dean's Sweets Awarded "Best Chocolate 2012" - Portland Phoenix, April 11, 2012
Sea Trends Portland Maine - The Washington Flyer, April 2012
Sweet Stuff - Downeast Magazine, March 2012
Love and Lobster - March 2012
Buzz Around New England: Dean'sSweets - Delectable! - Food Allergy Buzz, January 27, 2012
Gifts for architects - La Femme Architecte, Dec 2011
Local chocolate vegan - Examiner.com, Feb 2011
Nut Free Mom - Sept 2011 Blog
Five Places to Eat in Portland ME - Saveur Mag 2010
The Best of Portland, All-ages drug - Portland Phoenix
Dean's Sweets gets Awards - Tasty TV Awards, 2010
Really Remarkable - The Portland Phoenix, March 2009
Best of New England - Yankee Magazine, 2009
Explore Maine - Continental Magazine, 2008
Let Me Call you Sweet Hot - Boston Globe, 2007
"Your truffles are just about perfect, some of the finest I've had and I went to school in Paris!"
- Chef Laura Cabot,Laura Cabot Catering, Waldoboro, ME
"They were perfect, but maybe we should tell Dean they arrived as mush so we'll get more because they are DELICIOUS!! They were very nicely packaged, with a lavender bow around them, and your gift card hand written. I didn't know Dean was a real person, but I could tell he had a "class act".
- Priscilla, upon receiving Dean's Sweets shipped across the country
"We are several strong in the chocoholics realm at work. But only the best
will do, and now YOU are on our list of beloveds as well."
- Jessie Mae from Round Pond, ME
"The chocolates are amazing -- the rum is over the top! Thank you!"
- Kristine from Somerville, MA
"thanks for your most amazing chocolate
our HDL cholesterol has really developed
our heart disease has dramatically decreased and
our arteries are almost unclogged!"
- Joe from South Portland, ME
"They're too good! I can't stop eating them................AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH"
- Dave from Los Angeles, CA
"Loved the coffee, adored the rum/brandy. All were above expectations!"
- Cathy from Harpswell, ME
"They're marvelous, Dean. Great chocolate flavor, smooth, creamy inside,
and the best dark sweet outside that kind of breaks in your mouth....all with that
yummy chocolate goodness. You did it!!!"
- Roz from Chicago, IL
"I LOVE YOU!"
- Waitress at The Good Table Restaurant, Cape Elizabeth, ME
- Val from Seattle, WA