Qzina Specialty Foods  , the premier importer and distributor of specialty chocolate, pastry and dessert ingredients in North America, has appointed Morgan Marketing and Public Relations, LLC , an Irvine-based full-service marketing and public relations firm, as its agency of record. The agency will provide a wide scope of media relations and marketing support in an effort to create brand awareness, grow Qzina’s customer development program, as well as support the grand opening of its world-class chocolate and pastry institute in Orange County.

“Morgan Marketing’s expertise in the food service industry is very important to us as we grow and evolve our brand,” said Laina Malnight, marketing coordinator, Qzina Institute of Chocolate & Pastry. “We’re excited to work with this creative team to assist us with customer development and establish the new Qzina Institute as a resource for chefs, where they can come to be inspired and explore different techniques for chocolate and pastry making.”

About Morgan Marketing & Public Relations LLC

For over 21 years, Morgan Marketing & Public Relations LLC has been providing marketing, public relations and event-planning services to a variety of industries including retail, restaurants and hospitality, real estate, food and beverage, and legal. The firm’s dynamic office space in Irvine, Calif. features a state-of-the-art test kitchen and a conference room with multimedia and focus group capabilities. Morgan Marketing & Public Relations is the recipient of the Distinguished Service Award from the Public Relations Society of America, Orange County Chapter, which recognizes an organization that best exemplifies the highest standard of public relations practices. For further information please visit the agency’s website at www.mmpr.biz <http://www.mmpr.biz/> , call (949) 261-2216, “Like” the agency on Facebook www.facebook.com/pages/Irvine-CA/Morgan-Marketing-Public-Relations/22173292133?ref=ts> or follow on Twitter <http://twitter.com/Morgan_Mrktg_PR> . Morgan Marketing & Public Relations is located at 78 Discovery, Irvine, CA 92618.

About Qzina Specialty Foods

Qzina Specialty Foods is the premier importer and distributor of specialty chocolate, pastry and dessert ingredients in North America, selling to gourmet and commercial customers. Founded in 1982 by CEO Richard Foley, Qzina has a rich 30 year history in the world of chocolate and pastry. The company’s broad range of products is supported by a sales team of pastry chefs with an unsurpassed knowledge of product application and a unique level of industry experience. Qzina is headquartered in Pompano Beach, Florida and maintains eight warehouses across North America. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.qzina.com <http://www.qzina.com> , call (954) 590-4000, or “Like” them on Facebook <http://www.facebook.com/pages/Qzina-Specialty-Foods/125972314103980> .

About Qzina Institute of Chocolate & Pastry

Located in Irvine, the Qzina Institute of Chocolate & Pastry <http://qzina.com/content/qzina-institute-chocolate-pastry> is a new training and R&D facility for chocolate and pastry professionals. The Qzina Institute will house a state-of-the-art training center, demonstration auditorium, R&D test kitchen, a showcase of industry leading brands, an outlet store, and a bean-to-bar chocolate test-factory where you can learn how chocolate is made from scratch. The Qzina Institute will also offer demonstrations where customers and food enthusiasts can learn professional skills, tricks and techniques from Qzina’s experienced staff and network of talented pastry chefs and master chocolatiers. The Qzina Institute is located at 9461 Irvine Center Drive, Irvine, CA 92618. For more information, call (949) 208-8462.