Chocolate Around the World

January 15, 2014 in News


It’s travel by chocolate: we’ve got decadent recipes from Four Seasons chefs, cooking and baking tips, innovative chocolate ideas plus a chocolate Pinterest map.

This Valentine’s Day, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts celebrates all things chocolate with a new culinary initiative: Travel by Chocolate. The campaign challenged pastry chefs to come up with chocolate-themed recipes that were not only inventive but also speak to their destinations. What emerged were creative interpretations — with the recipes featured here on Taste!


To view delicious treats are available at Four Seasons around the world, use our Travel by Chocolate Pinterest board with the new Place Pins functionality, which incorporates location tag maps. Guests can virtually destination-hop across an interactive map and “sample” the offerings before repinning their favourites and trying featured recipes at home.

Highlights include:

  • Just dip it: Recognizing that most things taste better dipped in chocolate, one property went for the dunk: The Chocolate-Dipped Coconut and Tamarind Samosas at Four Seasons Hotel Mumbai offer an unexpected twist on the classic savoury dish.
  • Get a room: For those with a fashion sense and a sweet tooth, paradise may be found in the “Chic-olate Room” at Four Seasons Hotel Milano, where 265 pounds (120 kilograms) of French chocolate can be seen fashioned into chocolate bags, stilettos, hand-painted hats and more. On Sundays, the room boasts as many as 15 chocolate-themed desserts including chocolate panna cotta and Sachertorte.  Dessert is a 3-D experience at Four Seasons Hotel Prague as well, where a Chocolate Vault invites patrons to sample the creations of a master chocolatier.

Four Seasons Hotel Prague Chocolate Room

Explore more of the world of chocolate, whether it’s a behind-the-scenes look at creating a brand-new chocolate, fond memories of a childhood chocolate dessert (including recipe) from an acclaimed Four Seasons pastry chef, or easy, family-friendly chocolate recipes.


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