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The Warmest Mug Hot Chocolate Festival


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After tasting your favourite hot chocolate please vote right here on our website! Scroll down to place your vote. Only one vote per person. We will be awarding a prize to the business that sold the most, and to the business who was the fan favourite during the Warmest Mug Event! Thanks for participating and voting!

Voting deadline: February 19th at midnight.

Each participating business will create a unique signature hot chocolate beverage that they will sell from January 19 – February 19. Proceeds from the sales of this beverage will go to support the work of Michael House to help provide shelter and support to pregnant and parenting women and their children in need in our community.

Plan a date night with your favourite someone, invite your friends or co-workers, or enjoy an outing with family and visit participating businesses during the month to try the various signature hot chocolates. The cost to participate is to purchase the hot chocolate signature drink at participating businesses. Once you’ve tried a few, or tried them all come back here to vote for your favourite!

Our Participating Businesses:

Shoeless Joe’s

The Caribbean Warmer

Malibu coconut rum, Creamy hot chocolate and whipped cream. Non-alcoholic option we offer the creamy hot chocolate with whipped cream.

5 Clair Rd W #5, Guelph, ON N1L 0A6

Atmosphere Cafe

Aero-S’Mores Hot Chocolate with Teddy Grahams!

The bubbles of AERO chocolate bar, soft mini marshmallows & adorable Teddy Graham crackers. A perfect trifecta for a delicious hot chocolate experience. Take a moment to savor this irristible comfort drink made with real 100% sustainably sourced cocoa. Can be created with your choice of 2%, oat or almond milk.

24 Carden Street GUELPH, ON N1H 3A2

Sugo on Surrey

Bourbon S’Mores Mocha

Elijah Craig Small Batch Bourbon, Murphy’s Law Coffee Liqueur, Dark Chocolate Cream, Espresso, Fluff & Graham Cracker Rim, Toasted Marshmallow.

117 Surrey St E, Guelph, ON N1H 3P7

Kelsey’s Restaurant

Rich Dark Chocolate Peppermint Hot Chocolate

Rich dark chocolate peppermint hot chocolate, topped with thick whipped cream, chocolate drizzle and candy cane.

26 Clair Rd. West, Guelph, ON N1L 0A8

Canadian Grill Goody’s

Tomato Pasta SOUP

Tomato Pasta SOUP graced with dark chocolate and blessed with deep fried pita chips.

340 Woodlawn Rd. W. Unit 1 Guelph, ON

Bar Mason

White Chocolate Chai

Enjoy this scrumptious white chocolate chai combo to warm you up during these cold winter days and evenings. Topped with toasted marshmallows, your taste buds will be singing.

50 Stone Rd W, Guelph, ON N1G 0A9

Coco Latte

Oreo Hot Chocolate

Sip and Savour this indulgent treat of a warm creamy hot chocolate combined with Oreo cookies!
55 Wyndham St N, Guelph, ON N1H 4E1 (inside Quebec Street Shoppes)

The Cornerstone

Spiced Orange Hot Chocolate

Hot cocoa with house-made spiced orange syrup, topped with an orange slice, star anise and chocolate sprinkles. Can be made with oat, soy or regular milk.

1 Wyndham St N, Guelph, ON N1H 4E2

Park Eatery

Cayenne Kissed Caramel Hot Chocolate

Enjoy this hot chocolate full of sweetness with a little kick on the side. This hot chocolate is full of home-made goodness with house made chocolate sauce, house made spiced caramel with cayenne and cinnamon, topped with whipped cream with spiced caramel sauce, cocoa, cayenne and cinnamon on top!

294 Woolwich St, Guelph, ON N1H 3W3

Lost Aviator Coffee Co.

Strawberry Hot Chocolate

Strawberries and chocolate – two favourite flavours blended together in this signature drink!

404 York Rd, Guelph, ON N1E 3H4

Decadently Yours Cupcakes

Hot Chocolate Package & Hot Chocolate Cupcake

Decadently Yours is offering two delectable treats for on-line ordering in support of Michael House. Indulge in their Hot Chocolate Cupcake and take home a Hot Chocolate package to make, sip and relax with at home while enjoying this delicious cupcake.

119 Surrey St. South, Guelph

With The Grain

Peppermint Hot Chocolate

Stop by With The Grain and try their Peppermint Hot Chocolate. If you like After Eights chocolates, you are going to love their signature drink!

295 Woolwich St, Guelph

Special Thanks To...

Balzac’s Coffee

Balzac’s Coffee:

Next time you’re visiting Balzac’s Guelph, please look for our donation box beside the till, and consider making a donation in support of Michael House. 5 Gordon St #100, Guelph, ON N1H 4G8

Marillac Place

Marillac Place

This year, Marillac Place will be partnering with Michael House and participating in the Warmest Mug Event in the Kitchener – Waterloo area. We will be enjoying a healthy and fun competition between our two organizations as we build awareness and funds for our work with mothers and children in need.

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January 19 - February 19
All day


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