Capture the Flavours of The Season With Unique Fall Confections
As the summer sun gives way to autumn’s glow, celebrate the turn of the season with a new assortment of handmade chocolate confections and pastry selections that celebrate Thanksgiving, Halloween and the “Movember” men’s health movement available exclusively at Thomas Haas Chocolates & Patisserie.
Thomas Haas offers a true cornucopia of Thanksgiving-themed creations this fall. The whimsical chocolate turkey, Edgar, carries mini milk chocolate pumpkins and is accented with feathers airbrushed with cocoa butter ($39); a Wicker Basket filled to the brim with pumpkin truffles ($29); a Pumpkin Crate airbrushed with cocoa butter and filled with truffles in a chocolate crate lined with white-chocolate hay ($49); a Small Pumpkin, airbrushed with cocoa butter and filled with truffles ($19); a limited-edition Thanksgiving Truffle filled with cinnamon-spiced pumpkin ($1.40); a Pumpkin Pie, topped with cinnamon Chantilly cream and nestled in a butter crust available in both Classic and with Caramelized Apple ($5.90 individual; $35 for 6-7 servings; $45 for 10-12 servings); a new savoury Turkey Sandwich complemented with stuffing, nuts and cranberry chutney ($9.50); and a Pumpkin Latte served with a pumpkin truffle on the side ($4.20).
Trick-or-treating season will soon be in full swing and Thomas Haas makes filling treat bags easy with a variety of handmade confections like a Chocolate Jack-O-Lantern, filled with a selection of 30 one-of-a-kind chocolate treats ($45) or a Small Pumpkin, airbrushed with cocoa butter and filled with an assortment of chocolate truffles ($24).
For the second year in a row, Thomas Haas will support men’s health for the Movember Foundation — a global charity committed to helping men lead happier, healthier and longer lives — by donating 10 per cent of proceeds from his exclusive moustache-themed creations, including: Chocolate Movember Lollipops (2.90); a Movember Moustache Bar featuring Guinness ganache and a stout-malt wafer ($12.50); and a Movember Dark Chocolate Cake available in three sizes and featuring delectable dark whisky ganache, malt wafer and moustache accents ($5.90; $35 for 6-7 servings; $45 for 10-12 servings).
Thomas Haas’ fall offerings will be available exclusively at his two patisseries in North Vancouver and Kitsilano, starting this weekend.
ABOUT THOMAS HAAS CHOCOLATES & PÂTISSERIE | An internationally acclaimed, fourth-generation pâtissier, Thomas Haas gained experience in Michelin-starred restaurants in Europe and North America before settling in Vancouver and opening his own namesake chocolaterie, patisserie and café in 2005. Haas — Vancouver Magazine’s Pastry Chef of the Year in 2011 and 2013 through ’16 — uses only the finest raw ingredients sourced both locally and from around the globe and, in keeping with family custom, eschews the notion of assembly lines and mass-production techniques, instead trusting in a talented team of pastry chefs and chocolatiers whose finesse and sensitivity is lovingly expressed in every hand-spun confection.
Thomas Haas products are exclusively available at both his Kitsilano and North Vancouver cafés as well as select leading hotels, retailers and restaurants across North America. www.thomashaas.com
North Shore | 128 – 998 Harbourside Dr. | North Vancouver, BC V7P 3T2 | 604-924-1847
Kitsilano | 2539 West Broadway | Vancouver, BC V6K 2E9 | 604-736-1848
Hours: Tuesday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (closed Sunday and Monday)