Hiring! Who wants to work at the sweetest shop in town??
Yes, you heard correctly, The Candy Store is hiring!
We are seeking one or two incredibly sweet and outgoing individuals to add to our team. If you think you have what it takes to cut it in the confectionery world and would like to apply, read carefully because here's what you need to know:
- all positions are for part-time work
- resumes can be brought to the store or emailed directly (see our contact page for info)
- this time around we're also asking all applicants to fill out on online form. This is in addition to submitting a resume and will help us get to know each applicant a little better. In order to have your resume considered, you must fill in the online application by Sunday, August 14 at 5:00PM. The online application can be found here: http://thecandystoreottawa.wufoo.com/forms/the-candy-store-job-application/
So skip on over and bring us your resume, then jump online and fill out the application. We look forward to hearing from you and maybe adding you to our sweet staff!
Bon Appetit, Ottawa!
Want to know the hottest ticket in town tonight?? It's to Bon Appetit Ottawa
! Every year this amazing event raises money for local charities and celebrates the best in Ottawa's food community. What's even better, is that this year's event has a Going Green Initiative
to help make this year's event a very green affair!
Taking inspiration from all things green, The Candy Store will be at this year's event with a fresh and bright table filled with green and blue delights! From malt balls to bon bons and beautiful little cupcakes from The Cupcake Lounge
, we're in for a sparkling night. Please come say hello to us and sample a treat or two!
Didn't get a ticket in time to this sold-out event? Not to worry, we'll be setting up our display in the store later this week so that we can share the spring-like palette. We will, of course, also make sure to snap some photos in between nibbles!
Bon appetit, Ottawa!
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Super Sweet Cupcake Update
We're so excited to share this news: due to the overwhelming demand for cupcakes on Valentine's Day, the sweetest day of the year, The Cupcake Lounge
, will be making their Sweethearts Box AND making it available for pick up at The Candy Store! Check out their site for the photo of the adorable
cupcakes all boxed and ready to give to your sweet heart.
The box will be available in full dozens or half dozens by pre-order only
. All pre-orders must be placed and paid for before Saturday, February 12 at 3pm. Pre-orders can be made by coming in, calling
or sending us an email
The full dozen includes:
• Chocolate Marshmallow Ganache: Belgian dark chocolate cake and marshmallow cream dipped in chocolate ganache
• Southern Red Velvet: Light chocolate cake with sweet cream cheese frosting
• Strawberry: Pure strawberry cake with sweet cream cheese frosting
Half dozens will include a mix of the above flavours, as determined by The Cupcake Lounge.
Get in touch with us today and take the guess work out of what to get for your sweetie!
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February Cupcake Menu
Forget California dreamin' on such a winter's day...We can't think of anything better on a snowy day than day dreaming about sweet, moist, decadent cupcakes! Thankfully, The Cupcake Lounge
has sent along this month's menu to tantalize us and fuel our cupcake-filled dreams.
As always, we recommend pre-ordering if you know you'd like more than a few cupcakes - we try our hardest, but running out is always a strong possibility. All pre-orders can be made by calling, coming in,
or sending us an email
and we'll put your precious treats on hold!
There's also some very exciting cupcake-related news coming down the pipeline soon, but we can't spill the beans yet - we'll tell you as soon as we can!!
Saturday, February 5th
Chocolate Almond: Chocolate almond cake with chocolate frosting
Ginger Lemon: Ginger-flavoured cake with lemon cream cheese frosting
Saturday, February 12th
Chocolate Marshmallow Ganache: Belgian dark chocolate cake with creamy marshmallow and iced with chocolate
Strawberry: Pure strawberry cake with sweet cream cheese frosting
Saturday, February 19th
Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter: Chocolate chip peanut butter cake with chocolate fudge frosting
Mango: Pure mango cake with sweet cream cheese frosting
Saturday, February 26th
Chocolate Orange: Chocolate, orange zest cake with bittersweet chocolate frosting
White Chocolate Macadamia: White Chocolate Macadamia cake and white chocolate frosting