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Chocolate Fountain

emq Jan 26, 2007 08:29 AM

I am looking for a small chocolate fountain to purchase today!
Promised my daughter I would throw her a party w/chocolate fountain when she dumped her loser boyfriend,and she finally did it. Time for me to shut up and put up!
Any help? Please?

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    lxq42 RE: emq Jan 26, 2007 08:38 AM

    Saw one on sale at Williams and Sonoma a while ago...

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      WineWidow RE: emq Jan 26, 2007 08:41 AM

      Just saw them at the Home Outfitters in Hamilton's Limeridge Mall last Sunday -- since those stores all seem to carry the same thing, check out the one closest to you.

      1. Trice RE: emq Jan 26, 2007 08:51 AM

        The had them at Costco the last time I was there. Don't know how good they would be though.

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          jayt90 RE: Trice Jan 26, 2007 08:55 AM

          They reduced them at Costco Ajax to $30, for the remainder.

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          TwinklyTerrapin RE: emq Jan 26, 2007 08:52 AM

          I've seen them at Linens N' Things...and what an awesome reason to have a chocolate fountain party. They are hella messy though, so you may want to put down a drop cloth under it and around it...

          1. Cereal Killer RE: emq Jan 26, 2007 08:54 AM

            You can also rent them (www.chocolatefountain.ca and www.amorechocolatefountains.ca) but I think rental is about $300 (with chocolate). If you think there is a chance they will get back together you may want to buy one so you have it handy for the next party (and the next party ...

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            CK

            1. emq RE: emq Jan 26, 2007 08:58 AM

              Thanks, will check Costco and Linens on my way home from work....

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                deelicious RE: emq Jan 26, 2007 11:47 AM

                I bought one at costco and picked up some belgian chocolate wafers from bulk barn for my office party. Everything worked out perfectly. You need to add some oil to the chocolate so that it flows so I used peanut oil. It tasted very good. Tip: be sure to melt the chocolate completely in a double boiler first and get it very hot. Pre-warm the fountain and then pour in the very hot chocolate. GO CRAZY!

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                ekdd RE: emq Jan 26, 2007 12:05 PM

                have seen them at bj's as well as fortunoffs (less than 50$)

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                  cheesymama RE: emq Jan 26, 2007 12:16 PM

                  I saw them advertised in the Sobey's holiday flyer. May just have been a holiday item, but I remember thinking that the price was really reasonable ($30 I think), so it might be worth checking out if there is one near you.

                  1. mainja RE: emq Jan 26, 2007 12:28 PM

                    i saw one at sobey's and i think i saw one at zellers too. good luck!

                    1. The Chowhound Team RE: emq Jan 28, 2007 01:21 PM

                      Folks, please help us keep this board focused on Ontario. If you have questions/comments about Chocolate Fountains in general, please start a new thread on the Cookware board, and post a link here so people can find the discussion. Thanks.

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                        storeman RE: emq Jan 29, 2007 06:16 AM

                        Try caynes housewares
                        112 Doncaster Ave.
                        Thornhill, Ontario
                        Canada
                        L3T 1L3
                        Telephone: (905) 764-1188
                        Fax: (905) 764-1199
                        http://www.cayneshousewares.com/
                        there up at Yonge north of Steels

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