Valentine's day - 23-foot tall enchanted chocolate tree
CHEF ALAIN ROBY CONSTRUCTS 23-FOOT TALL ENCHANTED CHOCOLATE TREE AT THE CENTER OF HIS ALL CHOCOLATE KITCHEN FOR VALENTINE’S DAY
Dessert & Coffee package for two includes raspberry crème brulee with a beautiful sugar rose
GENEVA, IL – After recently completing the World’s Longest Candy Cane at 51 feet on December 8, Chef Alain Roby is reaching new heights at his All Chocolate Kitchen, 33 S. Third St in Geneva, on Valentine’s Day, February 14, with a 23-foot enchanted chocolate tree in the middle of the store, made with 1,200 lbs of chocolate.
The All Chocolate Kitchen is also offering a delicious Dessert & Coffee package for two, which includes raspberry crème brulee with a sugar rose for $14.99. Reservations are available by calling 630.232.2395.
A Certified Master Chef of Pastry and Sugar Artistry, and Hall of Fame member in both Pastry Art & Design and Chocolatier magazines, Chef Roby is internationally known for his talent in creating sugar and chocolate masterpieces. He is the holder of two Guinness World Records including World's Tallest Cooked Sugar Building and World's Tallest Chocolate Sculpture. Chef Roby also recently completed the World’s Longest Candy Cane at 51 feet on December 8 in Geneva. He is the only pastry chef to hold three Guinness World Records. His award-winning cooked sugar building was 12 feet, 10 inches tall and chocolate sculpture was 20 feet, 8 inches tall.
Chef Roby studied and learned his culinary art in Paris from the world famous Pastry Chef Lenotre. His work has been featured in Food & Wine, Gourmet, Architectural Digest, Traditional Home and Veranda as well as on The Learning Channel and Food Network's Extreme Pastry and Sugar Rush shows. He has been highlighted in three Food Network specials: Unwrapped with Mark Summers, Mystery Birthday Cakes, and The World's Tallest Sugar Building. Chef Roby has served as a celebrity chef during the Celebrity Chef Tour in Chicago and has been the head pastry chef at the NFL Commissioner's Super Bowl Party for the past 19 years. Before opening A.C.K., Chef Roby worked as the Corporate Executive Pastry Chef for a major hotel corporation for 24 years. He is the author of the cookbook, “Alain Roby’s American Classics: Casual and Elegant Desserts,” an editor’s top ten pick by The Food Channel.
A.C.K. has a commitment to always maintain authenticity in all of their products. Chef Roby oversees every step of the daily production to ensure results of unparalleled quality. A.C.K. Gelato, a whopping 96% fat free, is all natural and artisan. Selections of gluten free flavors are available. The Sorbetto contains less sugar than most other Sorbettos, and is also made from fresh, local and organic fruit. The Sorbetto is 100% fat free and does not include dairy, is gluten free, egg free and gelatin free. A very unique flavor is A.C.K.’s artisan Chocolate Sorbetto. This flavor is particularly enjoyed by those lactose intolerant, to still satisfy that chocolate craving.
A destination to indulge in and relax, A.C.K.’s unique decorations ornamenting the interior is a tribute to Chef Roby’s award winning chocolate creations. The walls of A.C.K. are adorned with photos of Chef Roby’s award winning events, down to the exact shoes that Chef wears as he works on each. A.C.K. guests have complimentary access to Chef Roby’s famous chocolate creations, including the life-size All Chocolate Kitchen, made entirely out of Dark Belgian Chocolate; a 700 lb. sculpture of Neil Armstrong in an astronaut suit, created out of white chocolate for the Adler Planetarium that was featured on the Food Network and the Learning Channel; and finally, a life size, 650 lb. white chocolate Blackhawks player, honoring Chicago native/former NHL player Eddie Olczyk, presented to him at the Blackhawks’ celebration of the 2010 Stanley Cup.
To complement the multitude of amazing chocolate and sugar creations is A.C.K.’s savory Lorraine and spinach quiches, fresh Linguette made daily with farm fresh ingredients, and superior quality blend coffee that features a characteristic aroma and velvety consistency that engages all senses. A.C.K. uses one of the top Italian coffee brewing companies, 1919 Bristot Coffee, and offers a full selection of drinks, including cappuccinos, mochas, lattes, americanos and more. Tableside siphon coffee is also featured, which combines techniques of French press and drip coffee brewing to create a smooth, full-bodied coffee. Chef Roby’s team recommends this new coffee experience for date nights, after-dinner socializing and other special occasions.
A.C.K. is located at 33 South Third Street in beautiful downtown Geneva, Illinois.
Hours are Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m.; Saturday from 9 a.m. until 10 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m.
For more information, explore our website or call 630.232.2395.
Guests and visitors may also contact the Geneva Chamber of Commerce at 866.4.GENEVA.