World Chocolate Day 2019: The perfect excuse to eat chocolate today

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Today, Sunday 7 July is World Chocolate Day 2019, a worldwide celebration of all things chocolate. We’ve found some places where you can eat your fill of chocolate for the occasion.




Stamford Plaza

The Stamford Plaza is celebrating World Chocolate Day 2019 with a Belgian Chocolate High Tea.


After rigorous taste testing, Stamford Plaza Adelaide has found a premium chocolate supplier to take your Adelaide High Tea experience to the next level.


Made in Belgium, Veliche Chocolate not only tastes superb, its cocoa ingredients are sourced ethically from Rainforest Alliance Certified farms. This certification guarantees that no forests are cut down and helps cocoa farmers to preserve natural resources.


Veliche uses 100% natural vanilla and 100% pure cocoa butter. They also have a no palm oil commitment to ensure sustainability for farms and communities.


And if you can’t celebrate this Sunday or want to do it all over again, Stamford Plaza Adelaide are pleased to offer its Belgian Chocolate High Tea every week on Sunday afternoons in its exquisite Crystal Room.


Stamford Plaza Adelaide invite you to experience this decadent High Tea, whether you have 2 guests or a party of 10 or more!



Served with a Chocolate Cocktail on arrival.


Assorted finger sandwiches:

Cucumber sandwich and Lemon Crème fraîche (1)

Barossa Valley Pastrami and Mustard Pickle (1)

Smoked salmon and Egg Mayonnaise (1)


Pastry and Petite fours:

Chocolate scones with clotted cream and preserves (2)

White Chocolate and Tonka Bean Meringue Tart (1)

Opera slice (1)

Dark chocolate biscuit roll (1)

Hazelnut and chocolate Macaroons (2)


Hot and savoury items:

Curry puffs (1)

Adelaide Hills free range Chicken and Leek Pie (1)

Mini truffled Porcini mushroom Vol au Vent (1)


Tickets cost $57.47 for adults and $27.19 for children under 12 and can be purchased via the Eventbrite page:


The Sugar Man

NEW CHOCOLATE FLAVOUR – Marmalade Croissant


Sugar Man croissants doused in more Dairyman butter and turned into a crunch, with house made marmalade using Adelaide grown Valencia and Seville oranges, all in 40% Ghana milk chocolate.


Just in time for World Chocolate Day, Sunday 7th July, this new limited edition flavour will be available at:

  • FRED Eatery;
  • First Order Coffee;
  • The Smelly Cheese Shop;
  • East End Cellars;
  • and Boyd Belair Fine Wine




Barossa Valley Chocolate Company

This Sunday the Barossa Valley Chocolate Company will be celebrating World Chocolate Day, with a chocolate-filled day of activities including showcasing a very special giant chocolate freckle! The giant freckle, made with creamy milk chocolate from Australia, Belgium, and beyond and coated in hundreds and thousands, spanning a metre in diameter and weighing almost 10kg, will be up for grabs on the day, with everyone who walks through the Barossa Valley Chocolate Company’s doors going in the draw to win the amazing giant freckle chocolate.


Image: Barossa Valley Chocolate Company


Barossa Valley Chocolate Company are also reintroducing customer favourites Rocky Road Hot Chocolate; inspired by the celebrated and decadent chocolate the chocolatiers fill with slivered almonds, pistachios, hazelnuts, pink and white marshmallows and dried cranberries; and a Honeycomb Hot Chocolate made with local Adelaide Hills Buzz Honey, to the menu.




Brisbane celebrates World Chocolate Day with a whole festival dedicated to chocolate on Sunday 7 July 2019.


Treat your taste buds and indulge in a day of decadent desserts and sweet treats.


ChocFest promises to be a fun day out filled with pop-up chocolate stalls, chocolate cocktails, live music and free face painting!


The following chocolate brands will be popping up at ChocFest adding to the chocolate goodness already on offer:


Fudge Forever, Mayfield Chocolates, Jadore Les Crepes, Poppy’s Chocolate, Zoe’s Brownies, Holey Doughy, Yaku Latin Goods, The Cheese Pleaser and Crunchy’s Waffles who come in their own double decker bus!


All the info you need can be found here:



The most French of chocolatey collaborations is back with Koko Black teaming up with Lune Croissanterie for three days in the lead up to, and including, World Chocolate Day.


From Friday July 5 to Sunday July 7, Koko Black’s Collins Street, Royal Arcade, Doncaster or Chadstone stores will be selling a limited edition pistachio and dark chocolate twice-baked croissant, by Lune’s Kate Reid. The pastry is filled with a mixture of pistachio marzipan, pistachio and toasted cacao frangipane, and dark-chocolate ganache, and is topped with shards of dark chocolate and chopped pistachios.


And on Sunday only, anyone who mentions World Chocolate Day at Koko Black stores Australia-wide will receive a free hand-crafted chocolate praline of their choice.


The World Chocolate Day Koko Black x Lune Croissanterie croissant goes for $13. Be quick though as it sold out in 30 minutes last year!




Choc et moi

Choc et moi will be hosting a duo chocolate class for adults and children.


During this 2 hour class, you and your child (5+) will learn:

  • the story of the chocolate with a game and a chocolate tasting
  • how to make the chocolate from the bean to the bar with the tempering of the chocolate on the marble
  • how to make your own chocolate lollipops, mendiants & rochers


You will also enjoy a yummy hot chocolate or coffee and make your own chocolate box to take home with all your creations!


Your two hour class costs $130 for one adult and one child. Bookings via facebook messenger from the event page:


Swissôtel Sydney

Swissôtel Sydney invites everyone to celebrate World Chocolate Day in the heart of Sydney’s CBD.


Probably the world’s best-loved sweet treat, chocolate features heavily on dessert menus in most restaurants around the world and is used in a myriad of inventive ways to add flavour, texture and beauty to a dish. According to recent statistics, the average Australian consumes 6.2kg of chocolate in a year.

Image: Swissôtel

Staying true to its Swiss tradition and capacity for innovation, the hotel continues to use Swiss chocolate in its entire menu thanks to a technique patented back in 1879 that attributes the smooth, creamy character of one of Switzerland’s most successful exports.


In celebration of World Chocolate Day on 7 July 2019, the culinary team at Swissôtel Sydney is putting together an afternoon event where budding chocolatiers will learn all about the decadent ingredient, its origins and the process that turns the cacao fruit into the chocolate we all love. They will also try their hand at series of techniques such as hand rolling, moulding, piping and coating as well as decorating their own chocolate truffles.

Image: Swissôtel


For those preferring to keep their hands clean, diners can sit back and indulge in a full chocolate-themed buffet high tea including the ever popular chocolate fountain with the works. Swissôtel Sydney’s World Chocolate Day High Tea and Masterclass will be held at Crossroads Bar from 12pm – 3pm. Tickets are priced at $79pp (Accor Plus members and their guests enjoy 50% off).

Image: Swissôtel


Advance booking is required. To book, contact the hotel representative at +61 (02) 9238 8888 or visit


What’s your favourite chocolate? White, milk or dark? How are you celebrating World Chocolate Day 2019?



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