PROUST Q&A: Nick Dale

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PROUST Q&A: Nick Dale

Name:  Nicholas (Nick) Dale

Hometown: Athens, Georgia

Current Town: Athens, Georgia

What Years at UGA: 1999 – 2004

School/Degree: College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences/BSA

Profession: Chocolate maker

ACCOLADES: Bulldog 100 (2019)

What life lessons did you learn while at UGA?

Attending UGA was a wonderful opportunity that provided lots of life lessons. One of the most important was that is was that you can’t be afraid of putting yourself out there, don’t be afraid to try new things!

What professor did you most admire?

Dr. Jack Houston, he organized a study abroad trip in Mexico that introduced the importance of quality certification in agriculture.

What do you consider your greatest achievement?

Opening Condor Chocolates as a family business with my brother Peter Dale.

Which historical figure do you most identify with?

Benjamin Franklin

Who are your heroes in real life?

My parents

Quote to live by: Be yourself

What is your most marked characteristic?  


What do you most value in your friends?

Quality over quantity

If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?

I’m not perfect but I wouldn’t change anything.

Who are your favorite writers?

Jorge Amado, a Brazilian writer, that I discovered during a semester abroad in Brazil..

Fave social media and who to follow?

Instagram! I follow several other chocolate makers. I particularly like Raaka Chocolate and Dandelion Chocolates.


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