In Timonium, the chocolatier depends on a high volume of Christmas sales to get through the year, including a large number of orders to finance companies. He’s already predicting a drastic drop in those orders. “My projections are that it will be way down, and that is usually what we really need.”
Given the uncertainty, Kirchmayr said, he was unwilling to renew the lease on his building on the 9000 block of Deereco Road, where the business relocated in 2000 from its previous spot on North Charles Street.
His sweets were first sold at candy shops and served as favors “at the fanciest of country clubs," according to a 1989 profile in The Baltimore Sun.
Kirchmayr said the business could potentially reopen in the fall at a new location. “That’s the plan so far. We don't know what is going to come out of this”