Aventura Marketing Council Aventura Young Professionals were recently invited to discover the flavorful world of The Chocolate Lounge / mad mac during a “tastefully yours” networking luncheon at the new eatery featuring great food and unique desserts now open in North Miami’s Biscayne Commons shopping plaza.
AYP Chair Jeff Levinson of Sabadell United Bank joined by Pascal Cohen, owner of The Chocolate Lounge and chefs / partners Florian Bellanger and Ludovic Augendre, welcomed a great turnout of under-45 business and community leaders to “the ultimate world” made of highest-quality chocolates and truffles, complemented by a flavorful line of macarons, homemade pastries, imaginative ice cream creations, premium cakes and desserts – plus delicious appetizers and entrees for lunch or dinner like smoked salmon, crab cake, gourmet salads and sandwiches, focaccia, pasta dishes, pot pies and fantastic fondues.
Leaders from Melnick, Lilienfeld & Castonguay, CPA’s, Macy’s, Marksman Security, Sun Life Stadium and Equinox Fitness Club knew The Chocolate Lounge would surely be a “sweet success” as soon as they saw the dreamy four-foot tall Chocolate Fountain, mouthwatering masterpieces of pastries and chocolates, and an amazing Chocolate Museum where families can discover the history of cocoa from the Aztec era to presentday. The Chocolate Museum showcases authentic antique molds and chocolate boxes dating back to the 19th century as well as more educational wonders helping children experience “the most amusing and tastiest museum ever!”
Friends from Coane & Associates, the office of Dr. Frederick Knoll, MyNetKey, Fabian Realty and Costco still holiday shopping loved The Chocolate Lounge gift store featuring unique chocolates, macarons and special accessory gifts. Mad mac’s fabulous gift basket line, perfect for all kinds of occasions and events, offers the highest-quality products displayed in chic packaging at surprisingly reasonable prices.
Colleagues from Circle of Lifesaving, Goldstein Photography, Rub Pediatrics, All in 1 Productions, RBC Bank, FastCare and Multilingua also planned on having lots of parties after seeing The Chocolate Lounge’s party room by the chef’s sweet kitchen and a large outside terrace – ideal for festive occasions or making business events a pleasure.
When it comes to birthdays, everyone loves getting a complimentary Chocolate Lounge treat, plus kids especially enjoy the choice of different activities – from decorating their own custom-made chocolate bars, piping macarons or baking cakes – to even creating personalized recipes for chocolate bonbons.
“Chocoholics” from Seo4anyone.com, DS Xpress, Fidelity Investments, Success for Kids, Welcome/Bienvenidos Visitors Magazine, Velocity Processing and ASAP Services were really thrilled to find out The Chocolate Lounge organizes monthly chocolate cooking lessons or chocolate initiation testing and pairing for 8 to 20 people.
Entrepreneurs from Williams Island POA, Tropic Survival Advertising & Marketing, Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa, attorney Russel Lazega and CPA Angelica Montealegre were impressed to learn the mad mac brand, born in New York, built its reputation all over the United States thanks to the expertise of Cohen, Florian and Ludovic – now internationally renowned for their upscale chocolate and pastry brands.
Earning accolades for being awarded as one of the Top 10 pastry chefs in the U.S.; placing in the top three at the Pastry World Cup; and most recently catering an extraordinarily tasteful VIP reception for the 1st annual AT&T YOUNG STARS SHOWCASE at the Aventura Arts & Cultural Center, The Chocolate Lounge team proclaims, “We’re proud to contribute to daily happiness and joy of life as we invade the world with a flavorful universe of chocolates, pastries and so much more!”
For information about The Chocolate Lounge at Biscayne Commons (14861 Biscayne Boulevard), 305-945-1665. To inquire about upcoming Aventura Young Professionals events, call 305- 932-5334.