National Chocolate Day is September 13th, 2017 and the Four Seasons Resort Orlando is celebrating with a special event at their beautiful rooftop restaurant, Capa. Master Sommelier George Miliotes, who is opening Wine Bar George early next year at Disney Springs will be presenting dessert wines and specialty drinks at the event. It sounds wonderful, I won’t be in town to attend but this should be a very special evening if you love chocolate and wine. I recommend reserving this one early.
Partake in sweet celebration of National Chocolate Day this September 13, 2017 at a one-of-a-kind Dessert Party at Capa restaurant at
Saber is truly a dessert genius, and due to his talents, he was invited to participate in the Coupe du Monde de la Patisserie – often referred to as a “Pastry Olympics” – in Lyon, France in January 2017, where Team USA took home 4th place overall. One dessert, a stunning chocolate cake called the “Curtain Rise” took home the highest honour in the chocolate category. The special cake features several layers: a thin, crispy layer of chocolate with pieces of caramelised hazelnut; two layers of chocolate sponge cake; a delicate layer of Caraibe chocolate cremeux; and a layer of coffee bean crème brulee. The entire cake is wrapped with a thin chocolate glaze.
“I consider chocolate art one of my strengths, and I am pleased that the cake won for this portion of the event,” sayes Saber. “I’m excited to unveil it to the local Orlando community for National Chocolate Day.”
In addition to the Curtain Rise cake, guests will experience confections including:
- Hazelnut and chocolate kisses
- Peanut butter and jelly choux pastry
- Chocolate olive oil tartlet
- 5-spice blueberry cheesecake
- Passion fruit baba cake
- Matcha and black sesame lollipop
Miliotes, one of only 236 worldwide industry professionals certified by the Court of Master Sommeliers, is opening Wine Bar George at Disney Springs. Wine Bar George will be the only Master Sommelier-led wine bar in the Sunshine State. The menu will feature a range of varietals, vintages and prices, and a large selection of wines by the glass.
“I’m thrilled to share my enthusiasm and passion for wine with each and every guest, and look forward to a fun dessert event at Capa,” notes Miliotes, who is sourcing wines not typically offered at Capa for this exclusive event.
Space is limited as this event will be held in one of the private dining rooms at Capa. Tickets are USD 55 per person and must be purchased online. The September 13 event will begin at 8:00 pm and conclude at 10:00 pm.