Cocoa Kitchen’s new menu integrates cocoa into popular dishes from across the world
Cocoa-centric restaurant highlights diverse new ways of using the world’s best-loved ingredient
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 12 April 2018: Cocoa Kitchen is inviting Dubai’s epicures to sample out-of-the-box culinary creations from its brand-new menu at its bustling City Walk location. The restaurant now offers over 40 savoury and sweet dishes that incorporate six types of premium chocolate with varying percentages of cacao, sourced from as far away as Cuba, Peru, Dominican Republic and Tanzania.
Every dish on the menu is intricately paired with just the right measure of cacao to bring out the unique essence of meat, pasta, spices and vegetables, highlighting the true versatility of the world’s best-loved ingredient.
Avant-garde specialties include cocoa butter chicken with 34 per cent Zéphyr white chocolate, dark chocolate linguine with Alaskan king crab with 65 per cent Alto El Sol chocolate, from the grills selection patrons can try the succulent cocoa nib-crusted beef tenderloin with 34 per cent white chocolate and mashed potatoes on the side. vegetarians can try the mouth-watering butternut squash made of 100% cocoa ravioli.
The dessert menu includes options such as the chocolate éclair offering six flavors of chocolate mousse with gold and silver cocoa nibs, the saffron milk cake with 34% Zéphyr white chocolate, and the Saint -Domingue 70% dark chocolate brownie.
The restaurant also boasts an impressive drinks menu, serving a choice of hot beverages such as cacao lavado, and American marshmallow, a selection of energy and vitamin boosters, and specialty super food smoothies like the chocolate mac attack and raw mocha latte.
Cocoa Kitchen sets itself apart through taking diners on an unforgettable culinary journey that indulges their taste buds while enriching their knowledge of chocolate. The expert staff is always on hand to elaborate on the innovative concept.
Complementing the distinct menu, the laid-back ambience at the outlet invites diners to unwind at the stylishly-designed eatery that has integrated brass and iron accents to the interiors to create an industrial feel, reminiscent of a chocolate warehouse.
Domenico Santagada, Head Chef at Cocoa Kitchen, said: “At Cocoa Kitchen, we hope to show that chocolate is a universal ingredient that can be used in more than just desserts – it can accentuate the flavours of a wide variety of savoury foods. We have taken recipes from around
the world – all the way from Italy to India – and enhanced each dish with just the right proportion and type of cacao. We are proud to introduce this unique menu to Dubai’s food lovers and are confident it will become an instant hit.”
With indoor and outdoor seating for 123 guests, the restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Offering a budget-friendly eating-out option, the average price of a meal for two is AED200.
Breakfast | 8am
Lunch | 12 noon onwards
Dinner | 6pm onwards
Sunday – Thursday: 8:00 AM – 00:00 MIDNIGHT
Friday: 8:00 AM – 01:00 AM
Saturday: 8:00 AM – 01:00 AM
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