At this time of year, even the most health conscious event attendees will appreciate a treat or two to satisfy their sweet tooth.
Today we bring you 4 tempting treats that are hard to resist and great 4 places to enjoy them.
Benoit Sinthon, Madeira’s only Michelin-star chef who is based at Il Gallo d’Oro created this divine desert for one of PortoBay Events' exclusive events.
The ingredients are Tainori chocolate, raspberry sorbet, white ivory chocolate, mini chocolate orange mille feuille, and raspberry coullis.
These mini chocolate cakes covered with chocolate chips and served with chocolate sauce and vanilla ice cream are the signature dessert at Bouchon in Beverley Hills.
Chocolate treats with the element of surprise are guaranteed crowd pleasers. Here are two that will wow your guests.
Magic Chocolate Lava Cake
And now for some magic to add excitement to any dining experience. A chocolate treat that transforms itself into a flower.
Magic Chocolate Flower Dessert
8 Perfect Places to Indulge Your Chocolate Fantasy
1. Godiva, place du Grand Sablon, 47
If you've ever been to Brussels, you'll remember the chocolate shoppes on the corners. You'll definitely want to check out, Godiva, place du Grand Sablon, 47, Godiva's flagship location.
2. Cacao Sampaka
In Aoyama, Japan, Cacao Sampaka offers a variety of chocolate creations fashioned from dark, milk and white chocolate. There are chocolate candies, gelato, drinks,
3. Godiva Chocolate Cafe
It's a rare find and you'll only find Godiva Chocolate Cafes at a few placed including Pavilion Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia and Harrod's in London, Al Safa in Dubai, and Al Khubeirah in Abu Dhabi. Offerings vary from place to place but in additions to Godiva's signature collection, you'll also find patisserie, fondue, and sandwiches. The Chocolixir chocolate drink is not to be missed.
4. Co Co. Sala
If you're in Washington, DC or planning a visit soon, check out Co Co. Sala, a chocolate lounge and boutique. This sophisticated venue with a chocolate theme ambiance showcases the richness of chocolate. From artisanal chocolate to custom chocolate, there is something to please every palette. Take your pick from:
- French toast s'mores and chocolate bacon for brunch or breakfast
- Creole crabcakes with chipotle chocolate tomato glaze
- Buffalo chicken sliders on cocoa nib bun
- signature sips with chocolate ice cubes
(BTW, Co Co. Sala was co-founded by Bharet Malhotra, who is also - full disclosure - Senior Vice President of Sales at Cvent, Inc.)
The Cvent Event Blog has previously profiled these fabulous places to enjoy sweet and chocolate treats, but they are worth mentioning again:
- Serendipity 3 in New York City and Las Vegas
- Godiva Cafe in Kuala Lumpur
- MoRoCo Chocolat in Toronto
- Art Square Cafe in Toronto
- Chez Suzette in Montreal
For more inspiration, here are 6 Ways to Wow Chocoholics, 3 Interactive Event Venues for Chocoholics, and Chocolate Event Venues: 4 Great Picks for Chocoholics