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Chocolatiers Hasty and Jacques Torres create tasteful West Coast home
Chocolatiers Hasty and Jacques Torres create tasteful West Coast home

With businesses based on two coasts and intensely busy schedules, chocolatiers Hasty and Jacques Torres craved a calming and inspiring environment in their Beverly Hills condominium. They also wanted their West Coast residence, purchased in 2010, to have an open living area for cooking and entertaining. To strike this balance, they turned to Chinatown-based designer Alexis Readinger, who in 2006 created the interiors for Hasty's (now closed) Madame Chocolat Beverly Hills store. Hasty, a San Fernando Valley native who met Jacques in New York when she went to work for his company, is an accomplished chocolate maker who still runs Madame Chocolat as an online retailer and maintains a...

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