ChoctoberFest Porirua 2022

Come and celebrate ChoctoberFest in Porirua – the home of Whittaker’s chocolate!

For the whole month of October, 16 Porirua cafés will be serving up unique chocolate drinks, and from 8-16 October, nine Porirua cafés will be sharing their passion for chocolate and offering delicious baked treats - all showcasing the Whittaker’s range. Check out all the chocolatey goodness below…

Join the fun – taste, rate and win!

Who will take out the coveted title Top of the Chocs with their Whittaker’s chocolate drink? Which café creation will win the Whittaker’s Bake Off? You be the judge! From 1 October, head to the participating cafes then rate what you’ve tried on this website and you could win café vouchers and Whittaker’s prize packs.



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Top of the Chocs, 1-31 October

Head along to the cafes during their business hours, then rate what you’ve tried on the website and you could win café vouchers and Whittaker’s prize packs.
Rating open from 9am on 1 October, closing 5pm 31 October.


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Columbus Cafe
The Minty Waffle

This pepped-up hot drink features Whittaker’s Dark Peppermint Chocolate, paired with a chocolate-coated minty waffle dipper.

Ingredients: Columbus Mint Hot Chocolate Powder, milk of choice (plant-based available), whipped cream, Whittaker’s 50% chocolate, mint, waffle, sprinkles, peppermint essence.


Trading Hours: Mon-Fri, 7am-4pm. Sat-Sun, 8am-4.30pm
Address: 2 Semple St, Porirua

Rating 1


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Elemental HQ
Hoat Choccy Choc

This delicious vegan treat features a Whittaker’s Oat Milk chocolate base, stretched with silky oat milk and topped with vegan marshmallows and shavings of chocolate!

Ingredients: Whittaker’s Oat Milk chocolate, Boring Oat Milk and Dandies Vegan Marshmallows.

GF | DF | V | Child size | Takeaway


Trading Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-2pm
Address: 2/51 Kenepuru Dr, Porirua

Rating 1


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Gear Eatery and Bar
Choco Corner

Tuck yourself into a corner to enjoy Whittaker’s chocolate, drizzled onto marshmallow, melted creamy milk chocolate and cream with a dollop of vanilla ice cream, topped with grated chocolate.

Ingredients: Whittakers chocolate drizzled marshmallow, melted creamy milk chocolate and cream with a dollop of vanilla ice cream, grated with more chocolate.


Trading Hours:
Wed-Sun, 9am-4pm
Address: 1 Okowai Rd, Aotea

Rating 1


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Get Fixed Bicycle Cafe
The creamy vegan

A vegan hot chocolate made with oat milk and the yummy Whittaker’s Oat Milk chocolate. Topped with vegan ice cream and served with an edible straw and a vegan marshmallow.

Ingredients: Oat milk, Whittaker’s Oat Milk chocolate, hot chocolate powder, vegan ice cream, vegan marshmallows.

DF | V


Trading Hours:
Mon-Sun, 9.30am-3pm
Address: 10 Wi Neera Dr, Porirua

Rating 1


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Greedy & Co.
Raspberry gateau hot chocolate

A velvety, creamy hot chocolate with a raspberry twist, topped with whipped cream.

Ingredients: Whittaker’s Creamy Milk chocolate, Whittaker’s 62% Dark Cacao, raspberry topping, cream.

Child size | Takeaway


Trading Hours:
Tue-Fri, 8am-1pm. Sat, 9am-1pm
Address: 98-100 Rawhiti Rd, Pukerua Bay

Rating 1


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Kafe Oranje
Hot chocolate

Deliciously smooth chocolious.

Ingredients: Chocolate, milk and more chocolate.

GF | DF | V | Child size | Takeaway


Trading Hours:
Mon-Sun, 8am-4pm
Address: 12 Steyne Ave, Plimmerton

Rating 1


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Little Green Olive
Dark Doris Top To Bottom

The Little Green Olive’s drink has a dark fruity twist, pairing Whittaker’s chocolate with plum flavours, topped with yummy crumble. Served in a completely edible chocolate vanilla biscuit cup. The edible cup is vegan and dairy free but contains gluten.

Ingredients: Whittaker’s 50% chocolate, black forest plum compote, freeze dried plum, whipping cream, crumble, Wheat flour, sugar, coconut oil, cocoa powder, natural vanilla flavour, natural chocolate flavour .

GF | DF | V | Child size | Takeaway


Trading Hours:
Mon-Fri, 6am-1.30pm. Sat, 7am-1.30pm
Address: 4 Mana Esplanade, Porirua

Rating 1


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Local Authority
Local Chocthaurity

50% Whittakers Iced Chocolate. Cool and refreshing for the slowly warming weather. Topped with whipped cream, chocolate sauce and a little more chocolate, because it is Choctober after all! Option to add coffee shot!

Ingredients: 50% Whittakers Dark chocolate, whipped cream, chocolate sauce

Takeaway


Trading Hours:
Mon-Fri, 6am-2.30pm. Sat, 8am-1pm
Address: shop 1/1 Walton Leigh Avenue, Porirua

Rating 1


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Regular Cafe
Whittakers mint chocolate chip cookie shake

Enjoy a delicious mint chocolate chip shake with a yummy chocolate chip cookie.

Ingredients: Whittakers chocolate

Child size | Takeaway


Trading Hours:
Mon-Sun, 8.30am-3pm
Address: 17a Parumoana St, Porirua

Rating 1


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Ruby's Cafe
Right in the nuts

Ruby's is kicking off Choctober Fest with a nutty hot chocolate. A smooth, rich and delicious hot chocolate with all your favourite toppings - the perfect nutty drink to hit you right in the taste buds.

Ingredients: Chocolate powder, honey, peanut butter, milk (alternatives available), whipped cream, crushed Whittaker’s Peanut Slab, chocolate sauce, wafer stick.

Takeaway


Trading Hours:
Mon-Sun, 8.30am-3.30pm
Address: 99 Mana Esplanade, Porirua

Rating 1


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Sandbar Mana
Whittaker's-tini

The Sandbar is offering something for the adults with its delicious vodka-based Whittaker’s-tini drink. A sweet treat for those who cannot fit a whole dessert after dinner.

Ingredients: The Bond Store vodka, creme de cacao white, creme de cacao dark, whipped cream and Whittaker's chocolate topping.


Trading Hours:
Mon-Sun, 11am-till late
Address: 109 Mana Esplanade, Porirua

Rating 1


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Caramel sliced hot chocolate

This tasty drink comes with a glass of hot chocolate topped with a Whittaker’s chocolate disk. Pour the caramel to melt the disk into your drink. (Add a shot of Baileys for $5.)

Ingredients: Hot chocolate powder, milk, Whittaker’s tempered chocolate disk, caramel sauce.

GF | Child size


Trading Hours:
Mon-Fri, 8am-4pm
Address: 26 Whitehouse Rd, Titahi Bay

Rating 1


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The Coffee Cart Elsdon
Elsdon campfire ‘hot’ hot chocolate

The Elsdon campfire ‘hot’ hot chocolate is topped with brown butter, rice krispie s’mores with Biscoff, Whittaker’s chocolate ganache, toasted marshmallows and a hint of chilli.

Ingredients: Milk, chocolate powder, Whittaker’s chocolate, marshmallows, rice krispies, Biscoff spread, cream, butter, salt, chilli flakes.

Child size | Takeaway


Trading Hours:
Mon-Fri, 6am-2.30pm. Sat, 8am-1pm
Address: 3 Prosser St, Porirua

Rating 1


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The Karaage Kid
Pocky Me S'more

A camping trip in a thickshake featuring Whittaker’s Cocoa, a Lotus Biscoff crumb, toasted marshmallow, Pocky Stick & Whittaker’s Dark Salted Caramel blocks.

Ingredients: Whittaker’s 50% Cocoa Dark Chocolate, Lotus Biscoff Biscuits, marshmallows, Pocky Stick, Whittaker’s 62% cocoa Dark Salted Caramel.


Trading Hours:
Wed-Thurs, 4pm-9pm. Fri-Sun, 11am-9pm
Address: 20 Parumoana St, Porirua

Rating 1


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The Little Goat
Aztec Spicy Hot Chocolate

This decadent hot chocolate will warm you up in more ways than one. Tingle your taste buds with chilli and a hint of cinnamon.

Ingredients: Milk, chocolate powder, chilli, cinnamon.

Takeaway


Trading Hours:
Mon-Fri, 7.30am-2.30pm (kitchen closes 2pm)
Address: The Kiosks, Cobham Court, Porirua

Rating 1


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The Regal Shortbread Co.
Milk Tart Hot Chocolate

This treat combines my South African story with Porirua greats like Whittaker’s and Trash Palace. Served in a pre-loved teacup and saucer, the drink is topped with Italian meringue, served with milk tart custard and a shortbread spoon.

Ingredients: Whittaker’s 50% chocolate, milk, butter, spices, cornflour, eggs, sugar.

Takeaway


Trading Hours:
Wed-Fri, 10am-2pm. Sat, 9am-1pm
Address:
109 Discovery Dr, Whitby

Rating 1


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Whittaker's Bake Off

Head along to the cafes during their business hours, then rate what you’ve tried on the website and you could win café vouchers and Whittaker’s prize packs.
Rating open from 9am on 8 October, closing 5pm 16 October.


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Columbus Cafe
Whittaker's Banoffee slice

A choccy twist on a traditional dessert, this slice features sweet caramel and banana, topped with chocolate and sliced almonds.

Ingredients: Caramel sauce, fresh banana, Whittaker’s 50% chocolate, sliced almonds

Takeaway


Trading Hours:
Mon-Fri, 7am-4pm. Sat-Sun, 8am-4.30pm
Address: 2 Semple St, Porirua

Rating 1


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Gear Eatery and Bar
Whittaker's Dark Ghana Black Forest Tart

For those who prefer their chocolate on the darker side, this black forest tart is the perfect option.

Ingredients: Whittaker's Dark Ghana Chocolate

Takeaway


Trading Hours:
Wed-Sun, 9am-4pm
Address: 1 Okowai Rd, Aotea

Rating 1


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Greedy and Co.
White Chocolate Cheesecake Brownie

A rich, decadent chocolate brownie topped with a creamy white chocolate cheesecake and berry swirl.

Ingredients: Whittakers 72% Dark Ghana, butter, sugar, eggs, cocoa, flour, vanilla, cream cheese, Whittaker’s white chocolate, lemon juice, frozen mixed berries.

GF | DF | V | Child size | Takeaway


Trading Hours:
Tue-Fri, 8am-1pm. Sat, 9am-1pm
Address: 98-100 Rawhiti Rd, Pukerua Bay

Rating 1


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Kafe Oranje
Keto Choc Bar

Is it possible to make a yummy chocolate treat with no sugar or dairy? Yes, it is! This Keto Choc Bar serves up plenty of flavour with just a handful of ingredients.

Ingredients: Nuts, seeds and Whittaker’s 72% chocolate

GF | Takeaway


Trading Hours:
Mon-Sun, 8am-4pm
Address: 12 Steyne Ave, Plimmerton

Rating 1


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Nish Café
Triple Chocolate Caramel Ice Cream

Delicious dulce de leche ice cream in between layers of coffee-soaked coconut biscuits, topped with a triple chocolate ganache.

Ingredients: Dulce de leche, cream, crispy biscuits, milk chocolate, dark chocolate, blonde chocolate.

Takeaway


Trading Hours:
69a Discovery Dr, Whitby
Address: Mon-Sun, 7am-4pm

Rating 1


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Little Green Olive
Whittaker's Ganache Almond Butter Cheesecake

Raw is more with this cheesecake featuring dark chocolate, a gooey caramel layer and coconut Whittaker’s ganache.

Ingredients: Coconut oil, coconut cream, buckwheat, cashews, desiccated coconut, cacao powder, dates, Whittakers 50% Dark Chocolate, peanut butter, almond butter, tahini, vanilla, sea salt.

GF | DF | V | Child size | Takeaway


Trading Hours:
Mon-Fri, 6am-1.30pm. Sat, 7am-1.30pm
Address: 4 Mana Esplanade, Mana

Rating 1


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Whittaker’s Chocolate Caramel Brownie

Satisfy your sweet tooth with this gluten-free Whittaker’s chocolate brownie featuring a gooey caramel centre.

Ingredients: Butter, caster sugar, vanilla essence, eggs, cocoa, baking powder, salt, gluten-free flour, Whittaker’s chocolate, caramel.

DF


Trading Hours:
26 Whitehouse Rd, Titahi Bay
Address: Tues-Sun, 8am-4pm

Rating 1


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The Coffee Cart Elsdon
Brown Butter s'More

Sink your teeth into a brown butter and chocolate rice krispie s’more with Biscoff, Whittaker’s chocolate ganache and a gooey toasted marshmallow.

Ingredients: Butter, rice krispies, Whittaker’s chocolate, marshmallows, cream, salt, Biscoff spread, flour, baking powder

Takeaway


Trading Hours:
3 Prosser St, Elsdon
Address: Mon-Fri, 6am-2.30pm. Sat, 8am-1pm

Rating 1


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The Little Goat
Chocolate Bomba

A gooey dark chocolate brownie that caters to dietary requirements but does not hold back on flavour.

Ingredients: Whittaker’s Dark Ghana chocolate, gluten-free flour, coconut milk.

GF | DF | V | Takeaway


Trading Hours:
Mon-Fri, 7.30am-2.30pm for drinks (Food/ kitchen closes 2pm)
Address: The Kiosks, Cobham Court

Rating 1


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The Regal Shortbread Co.
Kiwi Milk Tart

The classic South African dessert is reimagined to celebrate a harmonious mix of cultures. The traditional custard tart now includes the iconic Whittaker’s 50% Dark Chocolate. A reminder that we are always better together!

Ingredients: Egg, milk, butter, chocolate, cocoa, butter, salt and spices.

Takeaway


Trading Hours:
Wed-Fri, 10am-2pm. Sat, 9am-1pm
Address: 109 Discovery Dr, Whitby

Rating 1