Andrea Smith of Chocolate F/X is a uniquely talented individual with a passion for chocolate. Her creativity shines in every creation using all-natural, unique flavors.
When Andrea opened Chocolate F/X in East Nashville, the city fell in love. Andrea has won several awards and the shop was recently named Best Chocolate Shop by the Nashville Scene in 2015.
One stop into her store, you’ll discover her personality through chocolate finding Star Wars “dark vader” truffles, ghost pepper caramels, intricately designed 3-D chocolate roses, and so much more.
Before Chocolate F/X, Andrea worked in makeup and special effects in Atlanta. She learned mold-making, airbrush work, and other unique skills while working on special effects. After ordering a box of chocolates herself one day with anchors painted on them, she began to see chocolate as another outlet for her creative art.
For the next three years, Andrea worked for a confection company in Atlanta learning everything she would need to know about making chocolates. In 2010, she began selling her own chocolates at comic book festivals and sci-fi conventions across the country.
Andrea finally settled in East Nashville, opening her first storefront. When she’s not making chocolates in the store, you’ll catch her spending time at chocolate confection competitions or attending concerts or comic conventions.