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06/05/2014

News Release - Issued by Hotel Chocolat

Happy Father’s Day from Hotel Chocolat

Make a bold statement of gratitude this Father’s Day with an indulgent collection of gifts from luxury cocoa grower and chocolatier Hotel Chocolat.

The sleek and stylish range is the perfect way to thank Dad for always being there. From irresistible chocolate selections, to rich and malty Cocoa Beer to a hamper full of delicious treats, there are plenty of gifts to make Dad smile. Any gift can be delivered in a luxury ribbon-tied hamper with a personalised card, straight to the man himself.

Here are a few of our favourite gifts that we believe will be the perfect treat:

  • For My Dad Collection

An irresistible selection in a sleek and stylish box created especially for your dad to enjoy with his feet up.
Contents: Salted Caramel Puddles, For My Dad Pocket Selection, Hazelnuts & Nibs, Saint Lucia 78% Dark Bar 35g, Vietnam 80% Dark Bar 35g, Ecuador 100% Dark Bar 35g, Cocoa Beer 500ml.

£39.00
460g

  • Old Fossil

This ammonite, with its beautifully curved and remarkably preserved shell has become the iconic fossil. But you don’t need to be a palaeontologist to enjoy them… here we’ve preserved it in velvety smooth milk chocolate for just a little longer, so you can treat the precious fossils in your life.

£8.50

Alcohol free

215g

  • For My Dad Pocket Selection

An irresistible collection created especially for Dad – including pralines, classic milk truffles and rich burnt caramels.
£9.00

8 chocolates
Alcohol free

95g

  • Cocoa Beer

Our distinctive, English, small-batch beer, brewed with traditional Fuggles hops and the warming flavour of cocoa shells to create a complex, rounded ale of real character, with pleasing savoury bitterness and notes of tobacco, cocoa and coffee. Our cocoa shells are left over from making chocolate, but they’re just too good to throw away. We hope you agree.
Best served lightly chilled.

£5.50
4.7% vol.
500ml

  • Cocoa Gin

A classically cool and crisp English dry gin infused with the flavours of our Rabot Estate in Saint Lucia – lemon zests, juniper, coriander, mineola and angelica, with peppery notes of roasted cocoa shells and the rich creaminess of crushed macadamia nuts. Made by expert artisanal English distillers working in small batches using the copper-pot stills.

£16.00
250ml

  • Almonds & Nibs

A fabulous combination of pure ingredients from our chocolatier’s store cupboard: fine Marcona almonds and roasted cocoa nibs from Trinidad, together with a pinch of salt and a little almond oil.
The perfect accompaniment for aperitifs, cocktails, wine, beer, and sherry.

£7.00
150g

  • Gift Wrapping

Hotel Chocolat provides a luxury gift wrapping service for that extra special finishing touch. Gifts can be enclosed in a stylish gift bag or ribbon-tied hamper, and sent with a personalised gift card. Gift cards are free of charge, whilst
gift bags cost £2.50 each and hampers cost £5.00. Ordering couldn’t be easier - just select the desired choice at the Gift Options stage during the checkout process.
For more information visit http://www.hotelchocolat.com/uk/help/gifting-information

  • SHUTL - Your delivery saviour

We know buying gifts can sometimes be left right until the last minute, and with this in mind we have introduced our same-day delivery service, SHUTL. Our SHUTL courier service guarantees delivery of urgent items within just
90 minutes, or within a designated 1-hour time slot of your choice. Normal delivery costs will vary and is based on distance from one of our stores and the size of the parcel.
Visit http://www.hotelchocolat.com/uk/help/delivery for more information.

ENDS


For press information, please contact:

Megan Roberts at Hotel Chocolat
email: pr@hotelchocolat.com or call: 07545 400697

About Hotel Chocolat hotelchocolat.com

Luxury British cocoa grower and chocolatier, Hotel Chocolat, was founded in 2004 to make exciting chocolate with three guiding principles – authenticity, originality and ethics – which remain central to the brand’s success today. With its Rabot Estate cocoa plantation in Saint Lucia, a chocolate manufacturing facility in Cambridgeshire and stores across the UK and internationally, Hotel Chocolat occupies a unique space – being able to link all aspects of chocolate from the tree to the consumer. The company has stores and cocoa-cafes in major cities and market towns throughout the UK, the USA and Denmark. They also have concessions in John Lewis stores nationwide and in David Jones, Australia. In 2011

Hotel Chocolat opened a boutique hotel in the grounds of Rabot Estate on Saint Lucia, which is also home to Boucan Restaurant and its pioneering menu of ‘cacao cuisine’. In 2013 Hotel Chocolat opened two cocoa cuisine restaurants inspired by Boucan - Rabot 1745 in London’s Borough Market and Roast+Conch in Leeds. Both restaurants reconnect the world of cocoa growing with the luxury of eating it.

Recent awards include – Several wins at The Great Taste Awards and the Academy of Chocolate Awards; Cocoa Juvenate Best Body Moisturiser at the Cosmopolitan Beauty Awards 2013; number one spot in ‘The Sunday: Times Fast Track 100’; one of the UK’s prestigious CoolBrands’ for the fourth year running; named by Condé Nast Traveler Hot List 2012 as a top new hotel with “understated luxury with a hint of sex appeal and being named as the ‘most advocated’ British brand in the UK in research by Bain & Co 2011.