An 11 th-generation candy maker, Vinnie Grimaldi grew up in the Melbourne, Florida area, working alongside his father for many years in the family’s candy shop. In his leisure time, he enjoys fixing and building things.
LuAnn grew up in Aberdeen, South Dakota, and moved to Florida in 1999. She enjoys making desserts and doing crafts. While Vinnie was getting the machines ready for opening day, LuAnn was busy making her own unique handmade shell jewelry. Please to check out photos of samples of her jewlery, which are available in their retail store.
Carrying on the Grimaldi family tradition, Vinnie and LuAnn combined their talents and opened VinnieLu’s Beachside Chocolates in 2004.