Finest quality artisan chocolate bars, made with love and laughter, at Salt Spring Chocolate Cottage
Colleen Bowen is the proprietor of The Salish Sea Chocolate Co. She is a real foodie and a chef with experience in both the food and wine world. She is quite renowned for her culinary soirées, preparing gourmet meals for special occasions like weddings, yoga retreats or just a fun get together for friends and visitors, always adding a touch of her own 'je ne se qua'.
She has happily lived on Salt Spring Island for many years and feels privileged to have raised her daughter on such a beautiful Island. She hails from Cape Town, South Africa where she worked as the creative director of an interior decorating business.
Colleen is also a master chocolatier, having studied at Ecole Chocolat in Vancouver.
Colleen prides herself in providing exciting and top quality products. Her creative flair ensures that new products regularly come to market, with new ideas abuzz.
"I strongly believe in promoting Salt Spring Island and endeavor to use local products and resources whenever possible.
I am passionate about chocolate and the pleasures it brings."