Dr. Oetker’s Chocolate Pizzeria pops up in Toronto

Canada’s favourite thin crust pizza welcomes Torontonians in celebration of first-ever dessert pizza

February, 2018 COMPANY NEWS

TORONTO, ON (February 9, 2018) – Love is in the air, and nothing says Valentine’s Day quite like chocolate. Just in time for the day of romance, Dr. Oetker is celebrating the launch of their first-ever chocolate dessert pizza by opening the doors to Cioccolato’s Ristorante – the world’s only chocolate pizzeria – in Toronto. 

“Innovation has always been at the heart of our business, so we’re excited to introduce our brand-new chocolate pizza by welcoming guests at Cioccolato’s Ristorante,” said Peter Macdonald, Executive Head of Marketing at Dr. Oetker Canada. “Ristorante Cioccolato is the perfect complement to our best-selling Ristorante pizza lineup, and we can’t wait to share it with Canadians.”

Ristorante Cioccolato, the first frozen retail chocolate pizza in Canada, boasts toppings like chocolate sauce, dark chocolate chips, milk chocolate shavings and white chocolate chunks, all on an indulgent chocolate crust. 

“We couldn’t be more proud to bring Canadians our first frozen dessert pizza just in time for Valentine’s Day.” said Cecile Dhanani, Brand Manager at Dr. Oetker. “We’re confident those who know and love Dr. Oetker for our gourmet Ristorante pizzas will love our Cioccolato pizza – the perfect dessert to share with a loved one.” 

Guests of the unique pizzeria will be treated to more than just sweet eats – the pop-up will feature chocolatey décor, like a chocolate pizza oven, a chocolate chandelier, and even a real diamond ring made from chocolate pizza. 

The one-of-a-kind Cioccolato’s Pizzeria will be dishing the sweetest slice in the city from 3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., February 9 – 14 at 1056 Queen St. West in Toronto. For more information, please visit Dr.Oetker.ca.


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About Dr. Oetker Canada 
Since 1960, Dr. Oetker Canada Ltd. has provided innovative quality food products to Canadian consumers. Recognized as one of the fastest growing food manufacturing companies in Canada, Dr. Oetker produces and distributes a variety of dessert mixes and baking ingredients (Shirriff and Dr. Oetker branded) and frozen pizzas (Ristorante, Casa di Mama and Giuseppe). The Canadian company is a subsidiary of the family-run Oetker Group. Established in 1891 with the launch of Germany's first baking powder, today Dr. Oetker carries out a legacy rooted in the belief that "quality is the best recipe" and a commitment to building a sustainable presence in the countries in which it does business. In 2016, worldwide Dr. Oetker sales were $3 billion.