Concept, art direction, set design, and writing for West Elm.
Videography by Zack Taylor. Styling by Marie Sullivan. Food Styling by Jason Schreiber.
Originally published on Front + Main as “How To Make Hot Chocolate, From Scratch”
It’s a good thing that beach season is months away, because if there is one thing that makes this time of year tolerable, it’s huge mugs of piping-hot melted chocolate, milk, and whipped cream. We’re talking, of course, about the obligatory beverage of any wintertime night in: hot chocolate. While your hot chocolate ritual might entail a box of factory-sealed envelopes containing micro-portions of chocolate-flavored powder (it has a time and a place and we don’t judge), we’re here to tell you that an über-rich, molten hot chocolate made from scratch takes almost the same amount of time and effort to make. Get out a bar of chocolate and put on some sweatpants—let’s make hot chocolate!