Chocolate Challenge 2019

On May 2, I attended the 7th Annual Chocolate Challenge fundraiser at Gourmet Warehouse; where many of top chocolatiers in the city were showcasing their chocolate creations for all to try.

Jalayne Jones

First place winner was Jalayne Jones and Okanagan College who presented their Soft beer caramel, Royal Decree milk chocolate ganache, almond pretzel praline.

Strawberry Marshmallow by Chez Christophe

Temper Chocolate and Pastry

Thomas Haas

Thierry Chocolate

Chocolate Arts

Fairmont Pacific

The other participating chocolatiers included Temper Chocolate and Pastry, Thierry, Thomas Haas, Chocolate Arts, Chez Christophe and the Fairmont Pacific Rim.

Gourmet Warehouse was the gracious host of the evening event proceeds from the Chocolate Challenge were to benefit the Vancouver Firefighter Charities Snacks for Kids program, Project Chef, and the Strathcona Backpack Program.

By: Richard Wolak