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The Chocolate Detective Afternoon Tea 

The Park Tower Knightsbridge, a Luxury Collec;on Hotel launches a choco-tastic Afternoon Tea in partnership with world renowned chocolatier, Chantal Coady OBE

The Chocolate Afternoon Tea will feature a selection of sustainably sourced cocoa treats from Grenada, set to thrill any choc-a-holic

28th March 2021: The Chocolate Detective, Chantal Coady, has arrived at The Park Tower Knightsbridge Hotel. Sustainable chocolate expert, (founder of Rococo Chocolates) and lifelong chocolate activist, Chantal, is dedicated to uncovering the rich heritage of chocolate and now launches her cocoa in afternoon tea for the first time, exclusively at the hotel’s Knightsbridge Lounge.

From ‘tree to bar’, The Chocolate Detective’s treats are naturally grown in the Caribbean and created in a solar powered factory, using zero emissions. This tasty collaboration between The Park Tower Knightsbridge’s imaginative pastry team, led by Executive Chef Gaurav Puri, and Chantal Coady will delight both afternoon tea and chocolate lovers alike.

From 100% unsweetened dark chocolate to frothy white chocolate mousse, the new menu celebrates the very best of chocolate, with every palate in mind. The menu signatures include Chantal’s classic light chocolate sponge club sandwich with raspberry and Grenada dust and a white chocolate mousse crown with pistachio and cardamom. The indulgence con-nues with a morello cherry cupcake topped with cocoa buttercream and a wicked minted dark chocolate ganache to finish the experience.

Guests will also enjoy warm, plain or chocolate infused scones served alongside an array of savoury sandwiches including sun dried tomato and gruyere quiche, Severn Valley smoked salmon with olive tapenade and Burford brown egg, cress and mayo on a buttery croissant.

Available in the stunning Knightsbridge Lounge, the tea parlour is surrounded by a hand painted canopy of magnolia blossom on draped silk and features a spectacular 18-foot teardrop glass chandelier.

Bookings for the Chocolate Afternoon Tea must be made in advance. The tea is available from 2pm to 6pm daily, and costs £39 per person or £49 with a glass of Champagne.

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About The Chocolate Detective

Chantal Coady OBE is known for being a sustainable chocolate expert, founder of Rococo Chocolates and she champions the exceptional & groundbreaking work of The Grenada Chocolate Company (based on the Caribbean Island of Grenada). This company is a small cooperave of Organic cocoa farmers who work with the ‘Farm to Bar’ model to create delicious chocolate that supports their local economy and ensures well-paid jobs for local farmers. The factory has been run using solar power and the farms are carefully worked to ensure maximum biodiversity in the fragile rainforest ecosystem. Chantal also curates a collection of chocolate from other carefully chosen makers. This Easter there is a collection of bird eggs packed in beautiful boxes and she is working with the Park Tower on a Chocolate Detective Easter egg hunt.

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@chantalcoady sells a range of ‘broken chocolate’ in the Chocolate Detective recipes, including an intriguing white chocolate with wild fennel and cardamom (it’s delicious, and a world away from overly sweet white chocolate thanks to its aniseedy flavour and subtle cardamom notes). Chocolate, says Coady, is like wine, and can improve with age – this is something we’ll be hearing more about, she thinks. ‘Chocolate’s flavour depends on the weather and the soil, just like wine, or coffee.’