New Orleans, recently named the #1 Place to Visit in 2018 by The New York Times, is known for its over-the-top party scene and world-famous dishes like beignets and gumbo, but step through the doors of Hyatt Regency New Orleans and you'll find a world of complete culinary innovation.
As New Orleans celebrates the city’s 300th anniversary in 2018, there are events scheduled throughout the year including a variety of celebrations, parades, concerts, and more. Milan Smith, Executive Pastry Chef at Hyatt Hotels Corporation, and the award-winning Hyatt Regency New Orleans will be serving up a rich, $300, over-the-top “Hyatt Sao Tome” chocolate dessert to celebrate this momentous tricentennial.
Crafted with a specially procured cocoa bean and draped in purple and gold to honor the two colors which are indigenous to NOLA, this decadent dessert is a must have in 2018. Ingredients include the following: Cocoa, 70% Hyatt Sao Tome Chocolate, Butter, Sugar, Eggs, Flour, Baking Powder, Whipping Creme, Tahitian Vanilla Paste, 65% Crumbled Chocolate Truffles, French Macarons, 24 karat Edible Gold Leaf, Edible Gold Luster and Vodka.