Suzi’s Sweet Shoppe Hosts 20th Anniversary Celebration

“All You Need is Love—But a Little Chocolate Now and Then Doesn’t Hurt!”

Charles M. Schulz

  Suzi’s Sweet Shoppe, a gourmet chocolate boutique & gift basket design business, is celebrating 20 years in business and will mark the milestone with an anniversary celebration on Saturday, October 20 from 12-4 p.m. The public is invited. Suzi’s Sweet Shoppe is located in the Village Mall, 1100 State Route 35, Middletown, N.J. 07748. The telephone number is (732) 796-0115, and the website is

    The event will feature extensive chocolate sampling, goodie bags, a prize wheel, give-a-ways, special discounts including 20% off on all purchases all day, musical entertainment by popular local band, Renegade, a live broadcast from WRAT Radio from 12 Noon-2 p.m., and activities for children including face painting and a chocolate-covered strawberry character. At 1 p.m., Monmouth County Freeholders Thomas Arnone & Gerard Scharfenberger will recognize the business.

    The shop will be decorated with a seasonal Fall theme. An array of gift baskets and gift design options will be on display which are perfect for corporate recognition, real estate closings, client appreciation, holidays, and special occasions and celebrations of all kinds. Gift baskets can be customized to suit any occasion.

    For more information on the event, contact Suzi’s Sweet Shoppe at (732) 796-0115.

About Suzi’s Sweet Shoppe

   Suzi’s Sweet Shoppe was recently chosen as an honoree in the 2018 New Jersey Family Business of the Year Award Competition, sponsored by The Rothman Institute of Innovation & Entrepreneurship.

    Creating premium chocolate is an art that requires great skill, passion & dedication. Suzi’s Sweet Shoppe opened in 1998 and is currently celebrating 20 years in business. Since opening, this mecca of sinfully sweet chocolate has thrived under the steady and energetic leadership of husband and wife team, Suzi and Stan Hordych, the founding generation. The ‘dynamic duo of chocolate’ have developed and refined their unique, hand-dipped chocolates and candy with absolute devotion and manage day-to-day operations. The store now offers over 100 different products, including a gift basket design department, and has 5 employees, including Suzi. “Stan and I are thrilled, along with other family and team members, about this tremendous and prestigious honor,” stated Suzi Hordych. “Suzi’s Sweet Shoppe was built on the love of family combined with the love of chocolate, and I am blessed to be able to do what I love the most everyday….opening the store and making chocolate,” added Susan.


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