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Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival 2017

27 days, 29 of Vancouver’s best vendors, and 61 mouth-watering flavours.

It’s that time again as Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival returns for its 7th year! Starting January 19th and running until February 14th, participating vendors showcase innovative hot chocolate drinks and dessert pairings for charity. Proceeds from the Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival contribute to the Downtown Eastside women’s job training program ­initiated by the PHS Community Services Society and East Van Roasters.

This year, Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival features three Mount Pleasant vendors: 49th Parallel Coffee Roasters, French Made Baking, and The Last Crumb Bakery and Café. See below for each vendors’ list of featured flavours.

 

49 parallel

 FLAVOURS
(Available for the duration of the Festival)

#01 – “2001: A SPICE ODYSSEY

Aztec spiced hot chocolate.

Served with a churro and dipping sauce.

#02 – “ONE FLEW OVER THE COCONUTS

A white chocolate and coconut hot chocolate.

Served with a side of milk chocolate coconut rough.

#03 – “HOT CHOCOLATE + A DOUGHNUT

49th Parallel’s classic dark chocolate

Served with a choice of any Lucky’s Doughnut from the showcase.

lastcrumb-01

FLAVOURS

(Available for the duration of the Festival)

#45 – “IT’S RAINING COCONUTS”

A coconut-flavoured hot chocolate.

Served with a coconut macaroon.

#46 – “STRAWBERRIES IN THE SNOW”

A strawberry-flavoured white hot chocolate.

Served with a vanilla thumbprint cookie with strawberry jam.

french made baking

FLAVOURS

(Available on select dates)

#30 – “THE NUTCRACKER’S NECTAR”

Roasted hazelnut milk chocolate, made with Valrhona Bahibe and house-made hazelnut paste.

Served with a hazelnut shortbread and milk chocolate bar.

Available: January 19, 23, 27, 31 and February 4, 8, 12.

#31 – “HANSEL & GRETEL’S TEMPTATION

Gingerbread orange blond hot chocolate, made with Valrhona Dulcey.

Served with a spiced orange marshmallow.

Available: January 21, 25, 29 and February 2, 6, 10, 14.

#32 – “BEYOND THE MILKY WAY”

Venezuela 72% dark chocolate with almond milk and pear. Made with Valrhona Araguani. Vegan friendly.

Served with a French macaron. (May be substituted for a vegan macaron.)

Available: January 19 – February 14.

#33 – “SNOW WHITE’S DELIGHT AFFOGATO

Vanilla ice cream with a thick Kirsch-flavoured drinking chocolate. Made with a blend of Valrhona Araguani and Jivara.

Served with a chocolate and sea salt shortbread bite. 
Available: January 19 – February 14.

Complete with printable walking maps and a social media prize contest, there’s no better way to get your sweet fix this winter!

Walking Map

Contest Details