Awards

Hotel Chocolat Awards

 

Recent Awards...

 

2018

 

Academy of Chocolate Awards 2018


Flavoured Milk Chocolate Bar

Silver- Nicaragua Chuno 55% Malted Milk


Caramel, Fruit, Milk Chocolate Spreads

Bronze- Crunchy Salted Peanut Caramel Spread


Flavoured White Chocolate Bar

Silver- Dominican Republic 40% White Peanut & Kale


Layered

Silver- Sesame & Honey Halva

Bronze- Trillionaires Shortbread


Classic Gianduja

Silver 70% Dark Hazelnut Spread


Dark Bean to Bar 80% and over cocoa solids

Bronze- St Lucia Island Growers 84% Dark

Bronze- St Lucia Rabot Estate 84% Dark

Bronze- St Lucia Rabot Marcial 84% Dark

Bronze- St Lucia Rabot Pepiniere 84% Dark


Milk Bean to Bar

Bronze- Ecuador 80% Milk Pure


White Bean to Bar

Bronze- Dominican Republic 42% Caramelised White


Alcohol Ganache

Bronze- Champagne


Fruit, Floral, Spice or Infusion Ganache

Bronze- Matcha & Coconut


Other Caramel

Bronze- Clementine Caramel


White

Bronze- Dominican Republic 42% Caramelised White Ganache



Bronze- Chocolate Brownie Grand Slab


Silver- Dominican Republic 42% Caramelised White Macadamias

 

2017

 

Academy of Chocolate Awards 2017

 

Filled Chocolates

Silver- Simple Milk Truffle

Nut Based

Silver- Gianduja Piedmont Hazelnuts

Bronze- Macho Gianduja


Alcohol Ganache

Silver- Lychee Saki Martini

Bronze- Salted Caramel Espresso Martini


Flavoured Milk Chocolate Bar

Silver- Ultimate Caramel

Bronze- St Lucia I.G 65% Buffalo Milk, Pumpkin Seeds & Himalayan Salt


Fruit, Floral, Spice or Infusion Ganache

Bronze- Passion Fruit Ganache

Bronze- Raspberry Smoothie Ganache


Other Caramel

Bronze- Butterscotch Caramel


Layered

Bronze- Treacle Tart


Dark Bean to Bar under 80%

Bronze- St Lucia Island Growers 72% Dark


Dark Bean to Bar 80% and over cocoa solids

Bronze- St Lucia Island Growers 100% Dark


Milk Bean to Bar

Bronze- Ghana Kuapa Kokoo 55% Milk

Bronze- Honduras Mayan Red 65% Milk


White Bean to Bar

Bronze- Dominican Republic 40% White


Flavoured White Chocolate Bar

Bronze- White Walnut & Raisin

 

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 Re

 

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.”