Introducing the four outstanding drinks in the Hot Cocoa Challenge, presented by Ghirardelli and Barista Magazine.
From Oct. 16-20, 2023, you can cast your vote by “liking” your favorite drink at Barista Magazine’s Instagram. The winner of the Ghirardelli Hot Cocoa Challenge will receive $1000! And it’s all based on your votes!
For more information about the contest, follow this link!
The four drinks featured below are the entries for the contest. Each one was created by a barista and had to include Ghirardelli Hot Cocoa Mix or Ghirardelli Peppermint Hot Cocoa Mix. Your votes (by liking the drink on Barista Magazine‘s Instagram account) will determine the winner!
Anuk Magsaya (“Enjoy My Child”)
Created by Gabe Licudine (he/him).
Educator, Square One Coffee Roasters
Alegría ca. 1998
Created by Jesús Iñiguez (he/him)
Generally managing coffee + tomfoolery, Archetype Coffee
Tiramisu Hotel Mocha
Created by Laura Clark (she/her)
Lobby Market Supervisor, Hotel Kansas City
Kansas City, Mo.
Reyna Callejo (she/her)
Director of Training & Innovation, Olympia Coffee Roasters
Remember to vote for your favorite drink on Barista Magazine’s Instagram account through Friday, Oct. 20. You can vote for any or all of the drinks.
Official rules and regulations are here.