When splurging on mom for Mother's Day, Master Pâtissier Francois Payard crafted a Picture Frame Chocolate Collection that allows you to personalize the package with your favorite photo. The 9 piece box includes vanilla rum, chocolate caramel and Earl Grey tea flavors for $25. Alongside the chocolate collection, Chef Payard is offering number of gourmet desserts and gifts, ideal for mom on her special day.
- Mom's Chocolate Collection: This chocolate filled picture frame comes in Vanilla Rum, Chocolate Caramel and Earl Grey Tea. $25 for a 9 piece box.
- Tea Coffret Box: Each box contains four tins of tea from Sloane Fine Tea Merchants. Flavors include Heavenly Cream, Cherry Blossom, Marrakesh Mint, Oolong Creme. $75.
- Mother's Day Macaron Collection: An assortment of Chef Payard's signature dessert. Flavors include Cherry, Dark Chocolate, Vanilla Bean and Salted Caramel. $29 for a 12 piece box.
- Assorted Financiers: The perfect cookie complement to tea. The assortment includes pistachio chocolate, vanilla, apricot, almond and chocolate. $25 for 25 pieces.
- Dessert Inspiration Candle: Gift mom a sweet scents with dessert-inspired candles in passion fruit, coconut lime or oatmeal lavender. $18 each.
Memorial Day weekend is in approximately two weeks, so that means a fun-filled summer and macaron ice cream sandwiches! Adding a French touch to a summer staple, Master Pâtissier Francois Payard seamlessly fuses the ice cream sandwich and the Parisian macaron, to create an elegant and sweet way to cool down as the temperatures heat up. The sandwiches of marbled ice cream and sorbet enveloped by handmade macaron shells, will be available in Salted Caramel, Pistachio Raspberry, Chocolate, Coconut Mango and Strawberry Cheesecake flavors this summer. Francois Payard's macaron ice cream sandwiches ($5 each) will be available at all New York City Francois Payard Bakery and FP Patisserie locations beginning Memorial Day weekend.
To go with in Francois Payard's sweet treats, Starbucks is also celebrating Mother’s Day, in which participating Starbucks stores in the U.S. and Canada and Teavana Fine Teas + Tea Bars will offer a buy one get one free Teavana® Oprah Chai Tea Latte while supplies last! Customers are invited to bring in their mother figure to enjoy a free Teavana Oprah Chai Tea Latte of equal or lesser value with the purchase of another. Teavana Oprah Chai was personally developed by Oprah Winfrey in close collaboration with Teavana’s leading tea teaologist, bringing a distinctive blend of cinnamon, ginger, cardamom and cloves, blended with loose-leaf black tea and rooibos for customers to enjoy. As part of this new core offering, Starbucks will make a donation for each Teavana® Oprah Chai Tea product sold in participating Starbucks and Teavana stores to benefit educational opportunities for youth through the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy Foundation.
Just in time for Mother’s Day, customers will also have access to Teavana® Oprah Chai Gift Sets and Pre-Packaged Loose Leaf Tea and Tin. All items are beautifully packaged and ready to gift, available in stores while supplies last. As with handcrafted beverages, each Teavana® Oprah Chai Gift Set and Tin purchase benefits youth education through the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy Foundation. To learn more about Teavana Oprah Chai, please visit www.Teavana.com or www.SteepYourSoul.com.
Other delicious Starbucks Mother's Day and new spring offerings to enjoy are as follows.
- Starbucks® Spring Blend is a medium roast that’s balanced, smooth and rich with milk chocolate and sweet orange embellishments. (Valued at $8.99 per 10 oz. package at major grocery stores)
- Starbucks® Bright Sky Blend Packaged Coffee & K-Cup® Packs offers a taste that makes every day bright. Starbucks selected roasted the Latin American beans just enough to reveal their nutty flavor and touch of acidity, culminating in a crisp and pleasant finish. (Available at major grocery stores in both packaged coffee ($8.99) and K-Cup® Packs ($9.99) for 10-pack)
- Starbucks® Aria Blend Packaged Coffee & K-Cup® Packs consists of African beans with juicy, lemony notes, followed by the bright, lyrical finish of Latin American coffees. A layered, lively cup, resoundingly crisp. (Available at major grocery stores in both packaged coffee ($8.99) and K-Cup® Packs ($9.99) for 10-pack)
- Starbucks VIA® Vanilla Latte features rich Starbucks® coffee, natural dairy and vanilla flavor. (Valued at $7.99 at starbucksstore.com, at major grocery stores and in participating Starbucks® stores)
- Starbucks VIA® Caffè Mocha is the perfect combination of cocoa, Starbucks® coffee and natural dairy. (Valued at $7.99 at starbucksstore.com, at major grocery stores and in participating Starbucks® stores)
- Starbucks Ready-to-drink Refreshers™ are lightly sparkling beverages that just launched a new flavor, Blueberry Acai! Now with an optimized formula, Starbucks Refreshers™ beverages deliver revitalizing energy with no spike and crash. Made with real fruit juice, B vitamins and ginseng, the Strawberry Lemonade, Raspberry Pomegranate and Blueberry Acai revitalize energy and conquer the daily afternoon lull. (Valued at $1.99 per 12 fl. oz. can in Starbucks stores and new this year, a pack of four 8.4 fl. oz. cans for $5.99 at major grocery stores)