Celebrate National Ice Cream Day and you could win FREE ice cream for a year!

In celebration of National Ice Cream Day, Hoffman’s Chocolates is pleased to announce that it will offer a special Buy One Ice Cream Cup or Cone, Get One Ice Cream Cup or Cone FREE (of equal or lesser value) promotion on Sunday, July 16.  The special BOGO promotion will be available at its locations in Palm Beach and Broward Counties.*

Hoffman’s Chocolates is not only offering the special BOGO offer on National Ice Cream Day, but is also celebrating National Ice Cream Month with the continuation of its Two Buck Tuesday Ice Cream. Every Tuesday customers can enjoy one scoop of ice cream for $2.00.

As a bonus, from Tuesday, July 11 to Sunday, July 16, guests can share a photo of themselves enjoying gourmet ice cream at a Hoffman’s Chocolates store on social media with the hashtag #CelebrateWithHoffmans for a chance to win free ice cream for a year. Posts must be shared publicly on Twitter, Instagram, or posted on Hoffman’s Chocolates main Facebook page (@HoffmansChoc).  The winner will be announced on Monday, July 17th. Click here for more information.

Hoffman’s Chocolates offers a wide array of ice cream flavors that will satisfy any craving. The variety of flavors differs at each store, but all locations have the classics such as Chocolate, Vanilla, Strawberry and Mint Chip. Other flavors that can be found at select stores include Hoff Tracks and Stellar Coffee.

Hoffman’s Chocolates currently has stores in Greenacres, Boca Raton, Palm Beach Gardens, Delray Beach, Downtown Fort Lauderdale, Plantation, Weston, Hollywood and the Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport.  For more information or to find a Hoffman’s Chocolates location near you, please visit www.Hoffmans.com or follow on social media at https://www.facebook.com/hoffmanschoc, https://www.instagram.com/hoffmanschocolate, or www.twitter.com/hoffmanschoc.

*Offer excludes the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport location

WE’RE PROUD SPONSORS OF THE ARTS

Hoffman’s Chocolates returns for the second consecutive year as the presenting sponsor of the Family Fun series at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts and the Aventura Arts & Cultural Center.

The series brings favorite stories from beloved children’s literature to life on stage and each performance includes free pre-show art activities and a complimentary sweet treat from Hoffman’s Chocolates after the curtain comes down.

“We support the Broward Center’s commitment to provide engaged learning in and through the arts,” said Lois Marino, Director of Community Engagement. “These performances, based on stories young audiences already know and love, introduce young audiences to the arts while strengthening reading skills.”

The 2017–18 Family Fun Series presented by Hoffman’s Chocolates in the Amaturo Theater at the Broward Center features Fancy Nancy (October 7), The Cat in the Hat (January 14), Nugget & Fang (February 10) and Are You My Mother? (April 22).

At the Aventura Arts & Cultural Center, the series presents Click Clack Moo! (October 15), Charlotte’s Web (January 13), Go, Dog, Go! (February 4) and The Rainbow Fish (May 6).

For more information visit BrowardCenter.org, AventuraCenter.org, or Ticketmaster.com.
AutoNation, Bank of America, Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau, LATAM AIRLINES, MasterCard, Paramount Refreshment Solutions and Sun Sentinel are proud sponsors of the Broward Center.

All dates, programs and artists are subject to change.

Celebrate Summer with Super Specials and Awesome Activities

Hoffman’s Chocolates will celebrate summer with sweet specials including a BOGO promotion, Children’s Chocolatier Classes, Two Buck Tuesday Ice Cream and new Nitro and Cold Brew Coffee. Full details on Hoffman’s summer lineup of offerings are included below.

 

BOGO Promotion:

Beginning July 1, customers can purchase a 9-ounce box of Hoffman’s famous Coconut Cashew Crunch, a crunchy, buttery and lightly sweet snack, and get a 9-ounce box of Peanut Brittle FREE (Value $9.95.) This BOGO offer will be available at all of Hoffman’s Chocolates Palm Beach County and Broward County locations and online at Hoffmans.com through DATE or while inventory lasts.

 

2017 Children’s Chocolatier Summer Classes:

Hoffman’s Chocolates 2017 Children’s Chocolatier Summer Classes take place at the gourmet chocolatier’s factory store in Greenacres (5190 Lake Worth Road). The classes are great for children ages six and up. Each class includes a guided window tour, a video presentation of the history of chocolate and the history of Hoffman’s Chocolates, and a sampling of Hoffman’s gourmet ice cream.

  • Chocolate Sea Life Class: 10 a.m. on Tuesday June, 13, 20, 27, July 11, 18 & 25 and Thursday June 15, 22, 29, July 13, 20 & 27; $9.95 per child. Create and decorate chocolate sea shells.
  • Chocolate Pizza Class: 12 p.m. on Tuesday, June, 13, 20, 27, July 11, 18 & 25; $14.95 per child. Create a chocolate pizza with colorful candy toppings.
  • Chocolate House Class: 2 p.m. on Tuesday June, 13, 20, 27, July 11, 18 & 25: $24.95 per child. Create a chocolate house with colorful candy decorations.
  • Chocolate Bar Class: 12 p.m. on Thursday June 15, 22, 29, July 13, 20 & 27; $14.95 per child. Create a chocolate bar with colorful candy toppings.
  • Chocolate Picture Frame Class: 2 p.m. on Thursday June 15, 22, 29, July 13, 20 & 27; $19.95 per child. Bring a 5”x7” picture and create a chocolate picture frame with colorful candy toppings.

To book a chocolatier class, customers can call 561-967-2213.

 

Two Buck Tuesday Ice Cream:

In celebration of National Ice Cream Month in July, Hoffman’s Chocolates will continue offering its popular Two Buck Tuesday Ice Cream throughout the summer months.  Every Tuesday, customers can enjoy one scoop of Hoffman’s ice cream for $2.00 per cup or cone.

 

New Nitro and Cold Brew Coffee at Plantation Sweet Shoppe:

Customers who need an extra caffeine boost can now enjoy a delicious 12-ounce cup of Nitro or Cold Brew Coffee at Hoffman’s Sweet Shoppe at The Fountains in Plantation.  Recently introduced exclusively at the Plantation location, the cost for a cup of Cold Brew is $4.75 and Nitro Coffee is $5.00.

Free Chocolate Cigar for Dads on Father’s Day

First 50 Dads to Visit Hoffman’s Chocolates on Father’s Day receive a Free Chocolate Cigar

Celebrate Dad with a visit to Hoffman’s Chocolates this Father’s Day! On Sunday, June 18th the first 50 Dads to come into any of Hoffman’s Chocolates South Florida stores will receive a free chocolate cigar. In addition, Hoffman’s Chocolates will feature BOGO ice cream all day.

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Ice Cream Tacos

On May 5th and May 6th, Hoffman’s Chocolates will celebrate Cinco de Mayo by offering special Ice Cream Tacos at its Plantation location in the Fountains Shopping Center. The Ice Cream Tacos are served in a waffle cone shell filled with two heaping scoops of ice cream and are topped off with the guests’ choice of unlimited toppings ($6.95).

Hoffman’s Chocolates has also joined forces with LIME Fresh Mexican Grill Cinco de Mayo celebrations being held on Friday, May 5th from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturday, May 6th from 12 p.m. to 11 p.m. At the event, Hoffman’s Chocolates will have a tent outside its store filled with activities like giant jenga and cornhole.  Plus, the Hoffman’s Chocolate Wheel will also be there and can be spun to redeem prizes. Captain Hoffman might even make an appearance!

Buy One, Get One Free Promotion for Teachers

There is no sweeter way to say thank you and show your appreciation than with a box of Hoffman’s Chocolates. In celebration of  National Teacher Appreciation Day on May 9th, Hoffman’s Chocolates is offering a special BOGO promotion – Buy One Box of Hoffman’s ¼ lb. Pre-packaged Classic Assortment Box of Milk or Dark Chocolates and Get One Box of Hoffman’s ¼ lb. Pre-packaged Classic Assortment Box of Milk or Dark Chocolates FREE ($6.75 value).

 

This special BOGO offer will be available at any of Hoffman’s Chocolates Palm Beach County or Broward County locations and online at Hoffmans.com from Friday, April 21st through Tuesday, May 9th or while inventory lasts. This offer is only valid for the Hoffman’s Chocolates ¼ pound pre-packaged box of classic assortment milk and dark chocolates.

Food For Thought Block Party To Benefit The Jason Taylor Foundation

HOFFMAN’S CHOCOLATES, LIME FRESH MEXICAN GRILL AND THE FOUNTAINS PRESENT THE “#LTABFLA FOOD FOR THOUGHT” BLOCK PARTY TO BENEFIT THE JASON TAYLOR FOUNDATION, SUNDAY APRIL 2nd

 

WHAT:  The Louder Than A Bomb Florida (#LTABFLA) Food For Thought Block Party Presented by Hoffman’s Chocolates, LIME Fresh Mexican Grill and The Fountains.

 

  • The Food for Thought Block Party, an afternoon of live entertainment will include the Jason Taylor Foundation’s Louder than a Bomb Florida (LTABFLA) “Coaches Slam” poetry competition and will take place in front of Hoffman’s Chocolates and LIME Fresh Mexican Grill at The Fountains Shopping Center in Plantation, Florida.
  • The “Coaches Slam” is a poetry competition among middle and high school teachers from South Florida.
  • The Block Party, will also showcase performances by up-and-coming artists, a live band and DJ, poetry from top South Florida high school students, dance performances, and interactive games for the entire family.
  • The event is a part of LTABFLA’s 13-day festival, which takes place from March 27 – April 8 and features poetry bouts, workshops and exhibits that ultimately crowns Florida’s top youth poetry team.
  • Throughout the entire month of April, Hoffman’s Chocolates will donate a portion of its Gourmet Caramel Apple sales to the Jason Taylor Foundation to support the young poets of the Omari Hardwick bluapple Poetry Network. LIME Fresh Mexican Grill will also make a monetary donation.
  • A silent auction will also be held to benefit the Jason Taylor Foundation.
  • LTABFLA (Louder than a Bomb Florida) is a Jason Taylor Foundation arts and education project that is part of the Omari Hardwick bluapple Poetry Network and features a friendly spoken-word competition between school-based poetry teams across the state.
  • The Omari Hardwick bluapple Poetry Network, is an after-school spoken word poetry program serving students in South Florida public schools through the Jason Taylor Foundation.

 

WHEN: Sunday, April 2nd 12 noon – 4 pm

 

WHERE: The Fountains (in front of Hoffman’s Chocolates and LIME Fresh Mexican Grill)

801 S University Drive, Plantation, FL 33324

 

DETAILS: The Food For Thought Block Party is free and open to the public.

Meet the Easter Bunny at The Fountains in Plantation

Donate a Prom Dress at the Event to Benefit Becca’s Closet and Receive a FREE Taco from LIME and Scoop of Ice Cream from Hoffman’s Chocolates

 

WHAT: Hoffman’s Chocolates and LIME Fresh Mexican Grill, located at The Fountains in Plantation, team up to host an Easter-themed celebration.

 

  • The fun-filled day of family-friendly activities will take place in front of Hoffman’s Chocolates and LIME Fresh Mexican Grill at The Fountains shopping center in Plantation.
  • Kids will have the opportunity to take photos with the Easter Bunny, and then the first 500 children will receive an Easter egg from the Easter Bunny.
  • The eggs, available on a first-come, first-serve basis, will be filled with goodies and a voucher to redeem a plush toy from Hoffman’s Chocolates and LIME.
  • Hoffman’s Chocolates and LIME will also be collecting prom dresses in support of Becca’s Closet, a non-profit organization that collects and distributes dresses to high school girls with financial need. Anyone who donates a new or gently-used prom dress will receive a voucher from LIME to redeem a free taco and a voucher from Hoffman’s Chocolates to redeem a free scoop of ice cream.
  • Hoffman’s Chocolates will be stocked with Easter favorites such as scrumptious Dipped & Decorated Chocolate-Covered Oreos, Chocolate Easter Bunnies (available in different sizes), Gourmet Caramel Apples, foiled chocolate Easter eggs and other holiday treats.
  • Before filling up on sweets, guests can stop at LIME to enjoy flavorful items like tacos, burritos, bowls and more.

 

WHEN: Saturday, April 1st 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.

WHERE: The Fountains (in front of Hoffman’s Chocolates and LIME Fresh Mexican Grill) 801 S University Drive, Plantation, FL 33324

DETAILS: The event is free and open to the public.

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day! New sundae, facepainting & contests!

HOFFMAN’S CHOCOLATES TO CELEBRATE ST. PATRICK’S DAY WITH LUCKY LEPRECHAUN SUNDAE & FREE ICE CREAM FOR A YEAR CONTEST

WHAT: Hoffman’s Chocolates will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by offering a special, limited-edition Lucky Leprechaun Sundae, Shamrock Oreos® and other holiday-themed treats.  The Lucky Leprechaun Sundaes are comprised of two scoops of mint chip ice cream topped with whipped cream, a decorated Shamrock Oreo cookie and special-edition Green Clover Lucky Charms® cereal.

In addition, each store will be adorned with festive green balloons and shamrock decorations, and face painters will be at each location at varying times (please see below) to entertain the kids. The chocolatier will also host an in-store contest that day for guests to enter to win FREE ice cream for a year. One winner will be selected from all entries received at all store locations. Please visit Hoffmans.com or stores for contest rules and regulations. No purchase is necessary.

WHEN: Friday, March 17, 2017

  • Lucky Leprechaun Sundae and other treats will be available during regular business hours
  • Face painters will be at the stores at the following times:
  • Greenacres, Palm Beach Gardens and Hollywood: 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Boca Raton, Delray Beach, Fort Lauderdale and Plantation: 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

WHERE: All Hoffman’s Chocolates store locations, excluding its location in the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.

 

Donate a book—Get a FREE ice cream!

HOFFMAN’S CHOCOLATES TO CELEBRATE DR. SEUSS’ BIRTHDAY ON MARCH 2nd  WITH CHILDREN’S BOOK DRIVE BENEFITTING JACK & JILL CHILDREN’S CENTER

 

Hoffman’s Chocolates is excited to announce that it will celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday with a children’s book drive on Thursday, March 2, which is also National Read Across America Day. In honor of Dr. Seuss, Hoffman’s Chocolates will give a free small ice cream cup or cone to anyone who donates a new or gently used children’s book at any one of its Palm Beach or Broward County locations.* As an added bonus, anyone who donates a Dr. Seuss book will also receive a free topping .  All collected books will be donated to Jack & Jill Children’s Center of Fort Lauderdale.

 

“Hoffman’s Chocolates is excited to celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday with the community and to promote the importance of reading,” said Lois Marino, Director of Marketing for Hoffman’s Chocolates.  “We look forward to contributing the books that our customers graciously donate to Jack & Jill Children’s Center of Fort Lauderdale which helps working families in our community.”

 

The National Education Association’s (NEA) National Read Across America is an annual reading motivation and awareness program that calls for every child in every community to celebrate reading on March 2nd, the birthday of beloved children’s author Dr. Seuss.  Across the country, thousands of schools, libraries, and community centers participate by bringing together kids, teens, and books to celebrate reading with young people.

 

In continued support of the National Read Across America initiative, Hoffman’s Chocolates store managers will visit local schools in both Broward and Palm Beach County throughout the month of March to read books to students. Following the readings, the store managers will donate the books to the schools.

 

Jack & Jill Children’s Center’s mission is to break the cycle of poverty for children of high-needs working families in Broward County.  It does this through quality early childhood education, family intervention and support.

 

*Participant’s who donate a book at Hoffman’s Chocolates Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport location will receive a cup of ice cream. Toppings are not available