MANDARIN ORIENTAL, DOHA TO HOST CHEF DIMITRIS CHRONOPOULOS FOR AN EXCLUSIVE AFTERNOON TEA MENU, THE ART OF CHOCOLATE BY VALROHNA, FROM 18 TO 30 NOVEMBER
Mandarin Oriental, Doha is hosting acclaimed Pastry Chef, Dimitris Chronopoulos, an ambassador and chocolatier for the leading chocolate brand chosen by top chefs, Valrohna to create unique chocolate-based inspired desserts for a high-end afternoon tea experience hosted exclusively at the hotel’s Mandarin Lounge and Baraha Lounge from 18 to 30 November.
Valrhona has been producing the world’s finest chocolate in the small village of Tain L’Hermitage, France since 1922. From the beginning, company founder and Pastry Chef Albéric Guironnet was dedicated to the creation of unique, artisan quality chocolate with complex, balanced and consistent flavors. Today, leading Pastry Chefs and discerning gourmets rely on Valrhona’s expertise to experience the best that chocolate can be.
Chef Dimitris is a consultant for Valrhona and is set to create his signature desserts featuring Valrohna chocolate. Presenting a selection of fine pâtisserie which are exquisitely presented and utterly original, including choux with fluffy pecan cream and dates, a chocolate Bahibe mousse with compôte framboise, toffee chocolate caramel with chocolate caramelia cream, banoffee with a crunchy biscuit base and a chocolate Guanaja cream with chocolate Jivara mousse in a crunchy praline waffle.
A selection of savouries by Mandarin Oriental, Doha’s Signature Afternoon Tea will complement the chocolate desserts, including golden fried wonton with sautéed shiitake mushroom, chicken sandwich with sriracha and mango, angus beef and cheese slider, egg and curry sandwich and a cassava croquette with Peruvian Huancaina sauce. Served with warm scones with Medjool Date, a Honeycomb Pistachio Financier with a Signature Gold Leaf Cappuccino and tea blends.
Enjoy this collaboration where fine confectionary delights meet the sophistication of afternoon tea for QAR 220 per person from 18 to 30 November at 2pm to 6pm. Limited availability, for reservations, please call +974 4008 8888 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.