This gold rush-era California chocolate company was founded by a Frenchman and still makes Euro pean-style chocolate.
Chop chocolate into small pieces. Combine with cream in a saucepan.
Over low heat, melt chocolate into cream. Stir constantly until mixture is smooth and thick.
Pour chocolate fondue into a fondue pot and place over heating source on lowest setting. Have guests dip ladyfingers and fruit into chocolate and discuss flavors.