FAQ

How long have you been established?

Chocolate Wave was established in 2005 and has catered for 1000′s of guests at a variety of events including wedding receptions, birthday parties, corporate events, charity balls and product launches. Chocolate Wave have also exhibited at outdoor events across the UK including The BBC’s Gardeners World Live show, The Orgasmic Food and Drink Festival and numerous County Shows throughout the summer months.

How many dips can I have?

We offer a selection of dips. We supply 6 varieties as standard plus we bring an added four extra. We find that is sufficient, catering for everyone’s tastes. Please do not feel limited by this, after all this is your event, although this will incur an extra charge.

Chocolate Wave’s chocolate fountain packages provides enough dips for each guest to assemble a skewer twice , (2 items on skewer)

What type of dips do you offer?

The list of dips is endless! We offer a selection of fruit, sweets and bakery items. The most popular are strawberries, grapes, bananas, marshmallows, mini-donuts, fudge and cream-filled profiteroles.

Can I have a pink Chocolate fountain?

Certainly… Please see below.

What type of chocolate do you use?

Chocolate Wave uses one of the finest Belgian coverture chocolate brands – Callebaut. We offer a variety of flavours including milk, dark and white. Our Chocolatiers are also able to colour co-ordinate the chocolate to your dress, event theme or company logo. Pink, orange, blue, yellow, purple, black and green are all possible.

How long does the fountain run for?

This depends on which package you have requested. The chocolate fountain runs from 1.5hrs (Bronze Package) up to 4 hrs (Platinum Package), excluding set up and dismantling time. This allows for plenty of enjoyment for you and your guests! You may require an extension of time, please feel free to request this before your event.

Would you recommend hiring a chocolate fountain as an alternative to a dessert or cake at my wedding reception / event?

Yes, you wouldn’t be alone in considering this. Chocolate Waves chocolate fountains are a perfect alternative or addition to cakes and desserts. Professionally run chocolate fountains also add an additional fun factor to your event – digital cameras at the ready! There is a different price structure for dessert fountains as people are looking for more than 4 pieces of fruit .

What areas do you cover?

Chocolate Wave covers Devon and Somerset, some parts of Cornwall are also covered , we will also take enquiries out of our area and do our upmost to supply you with your fountain.

How much is it to hire a chocolate fountain?

To hire our 44 inch ( some people class it as a 50 inch) chocolate fountain package our prices start from £299

How can you offer such competitive prices?

Chocolate Wave have built up a wealth of contacts and referrals from people within the catering, wedding and corporate events industry. In fact, during 2008 no marketing budget was required. As a testament to their professionalism, quality of service and competitive prices a significant amount of current bookings have been obtained through venue and customer recommendations.

How do I book a chocolate fountain?

In the first instance we recommend you calling or emailing us with further details of your event and any special requirements you may have. We will then be able to run through all the possible options available. On deciding to book, we will email or post an invoice outlining all that you have requested. All we ask at this stage is a £75 deposit cheque to secure the date for your chocolate fountain booking.

Approximately 1 week prior to your event, one of our Chocolatiers will give you a courtesy call to ensure that no details or times have changed. It’s that simple!