Posted by Southwest Beverages on 8/17/2016
"Do you guys want any dessert?” my wife called out to me and
my 12-year-old grandson, Mark, from the kitchen of the house we were renting in
Chatham on Cape Cod.
“I’ll have a cup of Sippity chocolate cinnamon hot
chocolate,” I called back. “There seems to be a bit of a chill in the air
tonight,” I added.
“You’re so lame, grandpa, Mark firmly stated. “Hot chocolate
for dessert?” he questioned.
“I have it all the time. It relaxes me. You should try it.”
“Mark, honey, can I get you something for dessert?” my wife
“Tell her you want a cup of Sippity chocolate marshmallow
hot chocolate,” I whispered, trying to edge Mark on. “It’s not as lame as you think.”
“I’ll have a cup of Sippity chocolate marshmallow hot
Five minutes later my wife come onto the deck holding a tray
containing three cups of hot chocolate. “Here’s your chocolate cinnamon hot
chocolate, dear,” she stated when she handed my cup to me. “And here’s your
chocolate marshmallow hot chocolate, Mark,” she stated handing Mark his cup.
“Thank you grandma.” Mark replied.
“Now, isn’t this a wonderful way to spend our first night at
the Cape,” my wife stated as she made herself comfortable in an Adirondack
chair next to Mark referring to the fact that we were relaxing on the back deck
of our rental home over-looking the Atlantic Ocean while drinking hot
“Humm, this chocolate marshmallow hot chocolate is
delicious, grandma,” Mark stated with enthusiasm after he had taken his first
“I told you hot chocolate is not lame,” I stated to Mark as
I relaxed the cup of chocolate cinnamon hot chocolate I was holding on my knee.
“What do you mean hot chocolate is lame?” my wife asked me.
“Mark thinks drinking hot chocolate for dessert is lame,” I
told my wife.
After taking another sip from his cup of chocolate
marshmallow hot chocolate, Mark stated, “Actually, grandpa, hot chocolate for
dessert is not lame.”
As an aside from the manufacturer of Sippity hot chocolate:
about 20 % of people that drink hot chocolate drink it as a dessert after
Written by Bob Jenkins, Founder & Chief Executive Officer of
Bob has had the privilege of working for some of America's largest
and well run public and private companies, including Philip Morris, Canada Dry, Dr
Pepper, Cadbury Schweppes, Snapple Beverage Corporation, Tasker Capital Corp. and
The Water Club and River Cafe - two of New York's finest fine dining restaurants. He
has worked in various capacities as Finance Manager, Controller, Director of Finance,
Vice President Finance & Administration, Chief Financial Officer, Secretary, and
Bob holds a Masters of Business
Administration degree in accounting from the University of Tennessee and a Bachelor of
Science degree in accounting from the University of Arizona.
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