YYC Hot Chocolate Fest is Back

Participate in Calgary's sweetest festival to delight the senses and help support those in need this winter.

Your favourite hot chocolate festival is back and in full swing for another year Calgary. For the month of February, local coffee shops, cafes, bars and restaurants all compete to be awarded the title of: YYC’s Best Hot Chocolate, the Best Spirited Hot Chocolate and the special Cup That Runneth Over. Participate in Calgary’s sweetest festival to not only delight the senses and warm up this chilly February but to help support those in need this winter. A portion of the proceeds of every cup sold will be donated to Calgary’s Meals on Wheels, providing nutritious food for those who need it the most. Still not convinced? Check out some of these top-notch, potentially award-winning delectable creations only available until February 28.

Alforno Bakery & Cafe

You’ve tried their pasta, you’ve savoured their baking, now try their hot chocolate! Back by popular demand, meet the More S’mores creation: velvety dark chocolate encircled by a graham cracker crumb rim topped with a MASSIVE homemade marshmallow, torched to perfection and drizzled with….yes, more chocolate.

Ollia Macarons & Tea

Presenting the Chocolate Chai: their signature chai tea infused with creamy 1883 Chocolate Sauce, topped with whipped cream, a chai macaron and a light dusting of powdered chai. Creativity never looked so delicious!

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Introducing this year’s @yychotchocolatefest drink at Ollia ✨ Starting this Friday, we will be serving a CHOCOLATE CHAI to raise proceeds for @calgarymealsonwheels! Our signature chai tea is infused with creamy 1883 Chocolate Sauce, topped with whipped cream, a chai macaron, and a light dusting of powdered chai ☕️ There are restaurants and cafes all across the city participating in @yychotchocolatefest all month long, so be sure to pick out all the drinks you want to try 💕 Cheers to YYC Hot Chocolate Fest! • • • • #byollia #yyc #yycliving #yycfood #yycfoodie #macarons #yycnow #yyceats #curiocitycalgary #capturecalgary #calgaryfood #calgarybuzz #dishedyyc #dailyhiveyyc #explorecalgary #explorealberta #yyctoday #macaronstagram #feedfeed #feedfeedbaking #glutenfree #calgaryfood #calgarylife #meetmeon17th #yychotchocolatefest #hotchocolate #chai

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Cravings Market Restaurant

Buttered Bourbon Pecan Chocolate Delight – need we say more?! So many delicious flavours in one cup. Only 10 more days to try this one-of-a-kind creation – cute mug, edible decorations and all!

Family Squeezed

The Cookie Monster: a top-secret creation with edible cookie dough from @familydough & candies from @sugarcubeyyc. Love your drink, and eat it too!

The Black Sheep

Get ready to try the Smooth Tropical: this creamy passion fruit flavoured white chocolate drink is topped with house-made vanilla bean Chantilly, mango coulis and a mini pistachio financier. How refreshing!

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Hey! The Calgary Hot Chocolate fest is around the corner and Black Sheep is part of it. We created for you the Smooth Tropical: a creamy passion fruit flavoured white chocolate, topped with a house made vanilla bean chantilly, mango coulis and a nice mini pistachio financier. Criminal! Annie, are you OK? Are you OK, Annie? Available at Black Sheep only in February. . @yychotchocolatefest 📷: @steuve #yycpastries #calgarypastries #yycpastry #calgarypastry #yycfood #calgaryfood #yycfoodie #calgaryfoodie #yycfoodies #calgaryfoodies #yyclife #calgarylife #yycliving #calgaryliving #yycnow #calgarynow #yyctoday #calgarytoday #yycbakery #pastryisalwaysagoodidea #yychotchocolatefest

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Berlingo

Delight the senses with the Mon Berry: smooth dark hot chocolate and homemade raspberry whipped cream topped with a handmade marshmallow. Psst…the marshmallow is filled with raspberry coulis. Bon appetit!

The Light Cellar

Looking for a new take on hot chocolate? The Light Cellar is serving up warm beverages that are: dairy free, infused with superfoods and medicinal mushrooms, vegan and keto friendly upon request. Give it a try!

The Hexagon Board Game Cafe

Get ready for board game night – with treats! Inspired by their favourite board game, Chronicles of Crime, Hexagon introduces the Chronicles of CHOCOLATE: molten triple chocolate brownie chunks on a bed of toasted marshmallows, topped with a waffle cracker and rimmed with chocolate graham cracker crust.

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Calgary – are you ready to get your sweet tooth on? YYC HOT CHOCOLATE FEST is in 4 days!!⠀ ⠀ Every February, participating cafes, restaurants, and chocolatiers compete for YYC's Best Hot Chocolate in support of @calgarymealsonwheels.⠀ ⠀ This year, we're excited to present CHRONICLES OF CHOCOLATE! Inspired by our current favourite board game, Chronicles of Crime, CHRONICLES OF CHOCOLATE is our Hexagon hot chocolate with molten triple chocolate brownie chunks on a bed of toasted marshmallows, topped with a waffle cracker and the rim coated in a chocolate graham cracker crust. 😋⠀ ⠀ Download the YYC Hot Chocolate Fest app and vote for your favourite! Voting goes live on Feb 1.⠀ ✖️⠀ Edmonton – don't worry, we haven't left you behind! We'll also be serving the Chronicles of Chocolate at our YEG location.⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ #thehexcafe #HXGN #boardgamecafe #boardgames #bgg #yeg #hexyeg #whyteave #oldstrathcona #yyc #hexyyc #kensingtonyyc #YYCHotChocolateFest #yycbesthotchocolate #yycevents #mealsonwheels #calgarymealsonwheels

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The festival only runs for 10 more days Calgary, so start tasting and don’t forget to vote for your favourite!

For a full list of participating venues, visit YYC Hot Chocolate Fest.

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