Chocolatier’s Latest Collection Adds Touch of Whimsy to Autumn with Signature Seasonal Treats Featuring Pumpkins, Spooky Ghosts and Moustache-Themed Décor


Acclaimed chocolatier Thomas Haas has captured the flavours of fall with his latest seasonal collection of handmade chocolates and pastries celebrating Thanksgiving, Halloween and the ‘Movember’ men’s health movement available for a limited time exclusively at Thomas Haas Chocolates and Pâtisserie.



Thomas Haas has handcrafted a cornucopia of Thanksgiving-themed items for the harvest season, such as:


    • Pumpkin Crate, a chocolate pumpkin airbrushed with cocoa butter and filled with truffles in a chocolate crate lined with white-chocolate straw ($49);


    • A Small Pumpkin airbrushed with cocoa butter and filled with five truffles ($19);


    • Thanksgiving Truffles filled with cinnamon-spiced pumpkin ganache ($1.40);


    • Pumpkin Pie, topped with cinnamon Chantilly cream and set in a butter crust, available in both Classic and with Caramelized Apple ($36 for 8 servings);


    • Pumpkin Cake, featuring layers of pumpkin cremeux, amaretto bavarois, crunchy caramelized pumpkin seed croquant and a roasted pumpkin mousse ($6.20 individual, $36 for 6-7 servings, $48 for 10-12 servings);


    • Double-Baked Pumpkin and Almond Croissant with caramelized pumpkin seeds ($5.80);


    • Airbrushed Pumpkin Caramel Domes ($1.40);


    • Turkey Sandwich, complemented with stuffing, nuts and cranberry chutney ($10.50);


    • Pumpkin Latte, served with a pumpkin truffle on the side ($4.40);


    • Seasonal Cookies in Turkey and Pumpkin shapes ($3.50);


  • A Field & Harvest Creation, featuring a friendly scarecrow in a field of mini chocolate pumpkins ($49).




Add a spooky — and delicious — twist to trick-or-treat bags and seasonal parties this October by handing out an assortment of Thomas Haas’ Halloween-themed items, including:
    • Assorted Halloween Treats ($1.50 each, 10 for $12);


    • Seasonal Cookies in the shape of bats, skulls and black cats ($3.50);


    • A Chocolate Jack-O-Lantern filled with a selection of 30 treats ($45);


    • A Small Chocolate Pumpkin filled with an assortment of 10 chocolate treats ($24);


  • A White Chocolate Ghost in a field of orange chocolate mini pumpkins ($39).




Once again, Thomas Haas will show his support for the Movember Foundation — a global health awareness charity committed to helping men lead happier, healthier and longer lives — by donating 10 per cent of the proceeds from an exclusive lineup of moustache-themed creations, including:


    • Chocolate Moustache Lollipops ($2.90 each, 5 for $13);


    • A Chocolate Moustache filled with truffles ($12.50);


    • A Whiskey Truffle Box, adorned with moustache décor ($29);


  • A Chocolate Torte with layers of mandarin jelly between moist sacher cake, drizzled with cognac and dark chocolate and featuring moustache décor ($6.20 individual; $36 for 6-7 servings, $48 for 10-12 servings).


All of Thomas Haas’ 2018 Thanksgiving and Halloween products will be available exclusively at his two locations in North Vancouver and Kitsilano for a limited time beginning Saturday, September 29, with Movember creations available during the month of November. Cakes and tarts may also be ordered online in advance for pick up at either location without waiting in line.

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, pâtisserie and café in 2005. Haas — who was named Vancouver Magazine’s Pastry Chef of the Year in 2011 and 2013 through ’16, Best Bakery in ’17 and Best Pâtisserie in ‘18 — 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. 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)

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