West Virginia

A Sweet Story: The Greenbrier’s Top Candy Maker Shares What Makes a Great Chocolate

by Culinary Spelunker / Jun 27, 2016 /
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For the better part of an hour last week Cheryl Gum entertained me with stories of how she came up with ideas for new truffle flavors and candy concoctions to serve up at The Candy Shop. For the last 33 years, Cheryl has worked at The Greenbrier, an 11,000-acre historic luxury resort in the mountains of West Virginia, which dates back to 1778 and is known as a frequent stopping place for past U.S.