Archive for January, 2017

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Hiring in Sherwood Park: Retail & Packaging Assistant

Retail & Packaging Assistant (Sherwood Park) JACEK is a Sherwood Park based business that is committed to spreading joy through fine, fashionable chocolate.  We are a detail- oriented, joyful and creative team looking for someone to work alongside us to grow our brand, share our love of fine food and help us make a difference in the communities that we serve. Responsibilities: Provide 5-star service to guests at either our Sherwood Park or downtown location Packaging orders Keeping the shop clean (very clean!); daily, weekly and monthly cleaning schedule Rotating stock & merchandising Preparing orders Opening and closing duties Taste >> READ MORE

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A New Pairing with an Old Favourite

It’s here, the Throw Back Collection! The Winter Collection 2016/2017 contains an assortment of 6 decadent chocolates, flavours from past collections.  It is enJoyable to revisit some favourite flavours, and try a new pairing.  The Earl Grey truffle was from the Mad Hatter Collection.  The Mad Hatter Collection was when I did my first pairing with the Earl Grey truffle, at that time I paired with Girard Chardonnay.  This is a great pairing, I still recommend, but I couldn’t resist the opportunity to try the truffle with something new. Earl Grey: Earl Grey tea infused milk chocolate ganache, suited in a dark >> READ MORE

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An Innovative Pairing Café de olla and Compass Box Spice Tree

The Winter Collection 2016/2017 contains an assortment of 6 decadent chocolates, flavours from past collections.  It is enjoyable to revisit some favourite flavours, and try new pairings.  A rich bold truffle, that pairs beautifully with Compass Box Spice Tree. Café de Olla: Spiced dark chocolate mocha ganache infused with orange zest and spices, like cinnamon and clove (gluten friendly). Compass Box Spice Tree Blended Malt Scotch: The Spice Tree is made from 100% malt whisky sourced from northern Highland distilleries. The primary maturation is in a mix of first-fill and refill American oak.  The secondary maturation is where things get interesting – >> READ MORE