The Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival returns this month as two dozen local purveyors offer up over 60 delightfully tasty and creative cocoa concoctions.
Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival
Now in its fourth year, the festival is presented by CityFood Magazine and will run from January 18th until February 14th, 2014. A full list of participating cafes and bakeries will be posted later this week but a teaser video released a few days ago has a few hints.
Hot Chocolate Festival promo video 2014 from CityFood Magazine on Vimeo.
There’s Australian black liquorice and organic dark chocolate ganache from GEM Chocolates; a blend of cinnamon, star anise, cloves, fennel and peppers with dark chocolate from Soirette Macarons & Tea; hibiscus, Barry Callebaut white chocolate and a mountain berry marshmallow, from Terra Breads; banana bread, banana liquor, Michel Cluizel dark chocolate, and banana bread gelato in hot chocolate from Bella Gelateria and much more!
The entire event is a fundraiser for the Downtown Eastside women’s job skills program of the PHS Community Services Society + EastVan Roasters. Follow CityFood Magazine on Facebook for Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival updates.