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CHOCOLATE CAFÉ IS GETTING BIGGER AND BETTER

TWO trainee baristas have joined the staff of a popular community café which is expanding both its menu and events programme. The Hot Chocolate Lounge in Denaby, which is funded by the Big Lottery and run by Doncaster West Development Trust (DWDT), has now provided jobs for four people less than a year after opening […]

CAFÉ SCORES TOP MARKS FOR HYGIENE

ONE of Doncaster’s newest cafés has scored full marks for food hygiene just a few months after opening. The Hot Chocolate Lounge in Denaby was awarded a five-star rating – the highest available – by the Food Standards Agency after a rigorous inspection much to the delight of hard-working staff. The assessment covers all aspects […]

FOOD DONATIONS PUT TO GOOD USE

A local supermarket has teamed up with a nearby café to tackle food waste and support the community by donating kilos of fruit and vegetables to the business. Cakes, soups and pasta dishes are just some of the treats created for customers at The Hot Chocolate Lounge in Denaby using ingredients donated regularly by Co-op […]

CUPPAS AND CAKES RAISE CASH FOR CHARITY

It was cakes and cookies galore when the Hot Chocolate Lounge hosted a Macmillan coffee morning to support people affected by cancer. Tempting treats were produced by staff and local residents including a giant-sized peanut butter cake, a cappuccino cake and assorted biscuits and buns. Customers were spoilt for choice at the popular café on […]