Awards

Hotel Chocolat Awards

 

Recent Awards...

 

2016

 

Lloyds Bank National Business Awards

Mid-Market Business of the Year

 

Academy of Chocolate Awards 2016

 

Best Dark Chocolate Bean-to-Bar under 80%

Bronze – 72% Dark Saint Lucia

 

Dark Bean to Bar Over 80%

Bronze – 95% Dark Aracataca, Colombia

 

Milk Bean to Bar over 45%

Bronze – 65% Buffalo Milk Saint Lucia

Bronze – 67% Milk Colombia, Cienaga

 

Alcohol Ganache

Gold – Salted Caramel Vodka Ganache

Silver – Red Wine

Silver – Le Cognac Réviseur Ganache

Bronze – Chairman’s Reserve Golden Rum Ganache

 

Salted Caramel

Bronze – Salted Caramel Crème Ganache

 

Other Caramel

Bronze – Ultimate Caramel

 

Flavoured Other

Silver – Banana Bread

 

Praline

Bronze – Pecan Praline

Bronze – Salted Peanut Praline

Bronze – Pistachio Praline

 

Layered

Gold – Mint Royale

 

Drinking Chocolate – Plain

Bronze – 70% Saint Lucia Hot Chocolate

 

Infusions

Gold – teaolat Cacao Breakfast Tea

Bronze – teaolat Spice Cacao, Chai & Chilli

 

2015



 

Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence Awards 2015



 

Boucan by Hotel Chocolat


Rabot 1745 – Borough Market, London


Roast+Conch – Leeds


Hotel Chocolat Café – Copenhagen


Hotel Chocolat Café – Edinburgh


Hotel Chocolat Café – Kensington



 

Academy of chocolate awards 2015



 

Best Dark Chocolate Bean-to-Bar under 80%


Silver – 70% 
Dark Saint Lucia Rabot Estate single-côte Bord du Lac

Bronze – 70% Dark Honduran Mayan Red


 

Best Milk Chocolate Bean-to-Bar over 45%


Bronze – 65% Milk Nicaragua Chuno 



 

Best Flavoured Milk Chocolate Bar


Gold – 65% Milk Borough Market Blend Gin Bar 


Bronze – 65% Milk Saint Lucian Conched Earl Grey



 

Best Filled Chocolate – Plain


Bronze – 85% Ghana Truffle



 

Best Filled Chocolate – Alcohol


Gold – Single Malt Cardhu Whisky


Silver – Gin Truffle



 

Best Filled Chocolate – Nuts


Bronze – Dukkah Praline


Bronze – Hazelnut Praline



 

Best Filled Chocolate – Other


Silver – Carrot Cake



 

Silver – 90% Dark Ecuador



 

Best Flavoured Drinking Chocolate


Gold – Salted Caramel



 

Best Drinking Chocolate – Infusions


Bronze – Peppermint and Cocoa Infusion


 

2014



 

2014 Specsavers everywoman in Retail Ambassadors

Heather Blackman, Managing Director, Commercial

 

Best Vegan Luxury Food Item, PETA UK Vegan Food Awards 2014

Fruit & Nut Frenzy Giant Slab

 

Great Taste Awards 2014

Cocoa Gin – 3 Stars

Cocoa Infusions – 1 Star

Cocoa Beer – 1 Star


Macho Gianduja – 1 Star



 

International Hotel & Property Awards 2014

Hotel Design Award – Caribbean 


Trip Advisor – Certificate of Excellence 


Dial A Flight 5 Best Restaurants in Saint Lucia –
2nd Best Restaurant in Saint Lucia

 

CIR Business Continuity Strategy Awards 2014

Business Continuity Strategy Through Partnership Award 



 

2013



 

Academy of Chocolate Awards 2013

 

Bean-to-Bar

Silver – Rabot Estate Single Côte Marcial

 

Best Filled Chocolate – Alcohol

Bronze – Pink Champagne Truffle


 

Best Filled Chocolate – Other

Bronze – Jasmine Spring Tips Ganache 



 

Danish Chocolate Festival 2013

Most Innovative Chocolate Brand



 

Cosmopolitan Beauty Awards 2013

Best Body Moisturiser

Cocoa Juvenate Body Butter

 

PETA UK Vegan Food Awards 2013

Best Vegan Confectionery

Dark & Nutty Hazelnut Bûche

 

Great Taste Awards 2013

Dark & Nutty Hazelnut Bûche – 2 Stars

Java, East Region 74% Milk Chocolate Bar – 1 Star


Saint Lucia, Island Growers 70% Milk Chocolate Bar – 1 Star


Trinidad, Cocoa Association 75% Dark Chocolate Bar – 1 Star


Classic Champagne Truffles – 1 Star


Classic Milky Liquid Chocolat – 1 Star


White Chocolate Tiddly Chicks – 1 Star



 

2012

New Store Europe Retail Week Interior Awards 2012

UK Retail Interior of the Year 


Store Design of the Year



 

Bain & Company 2012

Most Advocated British Brand in the UK

 

Great Taste Awards

Spotlight on:

Midnight Mints

50% ‘Dash of Milk’ Praline (made with Rabot Estate cocoa)

Dark Salted Caramel

Chocolate Log

Orange Tangs

100% Dark Island Growers Bar

Caramel Smudge 



 

Academy of Chocolate Awards 2012



 

Gold – Madagascan Raspberry and Hibiscus


Silver – 66% Rabot Estate Ganache


Bronze – 65% Rabot Estate 120 conch

Bronze – 66% Rabot Estate with Chilli & Orange

Bronze – Classic Liquid Chocolate



 

Accolades for the Boucan hotel, Saint Lucia

 

Travel + Leisure ‘IT List’ 2012

Conde Nast Traveller Hot List 2012

Food & Travel – Top 10 Chocolate Experiences worldwide 


Fodor 100 Award 2012

New York Times Travel – the Tree to Bar Experience is a "must do"

 

Conde Nast Traveller – “Boucan is probably the best, and certainly the most interesting Hotel-Restaurant on the island.”