Easter Bunny Designer Contest

This Easter season, we will be launching our first ever colouring contest! Colour the Easter Bunny for your chance to win three reproductions of your design. There will be winner chosen from each JACEK location and Instagram. Contest Rules: 1) Must be submitted to one of the JACEK Chocolate Couture locations: see www.jacekchocolate.com for Boutique locations in Canmore, Sherwood Park and Edmonton, or you can mail it in to one of the boutiques. 2) For an extra submission, take a photo of your design and share it on Instagram by tagging @jacekchocolate #JACEKBunnyDesigner. 3) All submissions to be in-store and/or >> READ MORE

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

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

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

A Spicy Pairing Indeed…

A Spicy Pairing- Café De Olla and Susana Balbo Late Harvert Malbec   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 Chili truffle was from the Black Tie Collection Chili: Dark chocolate delicately laced with chili (gluten free). Susana Balbo Late Harvest Malbec: I’ll start at the finish (the flavours left in the mouth after you have swallowed the wine) in this wine, a long lush finish of spicy cherry. When the finish is this good, >> READ MORE