They say you can’t buy happiness, but you can always buy chocolates – and that’s sort of like the same thing. ? Chocolate lovers all over the world would agree that these decadent sweet treats are the best cure for when you’re feeling a little sad and blue. Thankfully, people like Ian and Leanne Neeland of the Mornington Peninsula Chocolaterie are always there to create handcrafted chocolates that are sure to put a smile on your face.
Leading a talented team of European Chocolatiers and Pastry Chefs, Ian and Leanne have built the most popular sweet destinations in Victoria, including Yarra Valley, Great Ocean Road, and now, the Mornington Peninsula.
Located in the charming seaside town of Flinders, Mornington Peninsula Chocolaterie offers over 180 handcrafted chocolates made by Belgian and French Chocolatiers. From signature decadent truffles to traditional favourites, you’ll never run out of sweet treats to discover.
The Chocolaterie takes pride in its meticulous process in creating premium artisan chocolates. They are part of the Cocoa Horizons program that supports farmers and their communities to ensure a sustainable source of high-quality cocoa beans. Husband and wife, Ian and Leanne believe in the power of sustainable practices in creating better lives and of course, creating the best chocolates in the world!
Aside from tasting their decadent chocolates, visitors can also watch the chocolatiers at work as they create these rich and delicious treats. You can also indulge in artisan gelato, hot chocolate, barista coffee, the best-ever brownies, and Belgian waffles. If you’re up for it, you can even join the daily tasting sessions or hands-on chocolate-making classes for all ages. The Gourmet Tasting sessions are held every day from 10 am to 2 pm.
As part of the Covid-19 safety prevention, Mornington Peninsula Chocolaterie has made some serious adjustments to its business operations to ensure the comfort and safety of its visitors. Hand sanitisers are provided in the showroom and all staff wear face masks as required by the Victorian State Government. Cleaning and sanitation are also done regularly.