Grand Central transforms into “Chocolate Central” throughout February (including Valentine’s Day)

Grand Central transforms into “Chocolate Central” throughout February (including Valentine’s Day) with special chocolate deals, tastings, pairings and events for National Chocolate Lover’s Month. Commuters, visitors and chocolate connoisseurs can enjoy sweet savings at more than 16 locations in Grand Central.

“Chocolate Central” offers are listed below by date:
· Beer Table To Go in Graybar Passage presents the Beer Table Beer and Chocolate Pairing Pack, which includes one Beer Table Beer Bar (a chocolate bar with sea salt, orange peel and brewer’s barley) and one bottle of Sinebrychoff Porter (Baltic porter from Finland) for $12.

· Café Grumpy and Li-Lac Chocolates team up to create chocolate and coffee pairings featuring Li-Lac’s “Chocolates of the Week” series, which includes salted caramels, fudge and gourmet truffles. On Tuesday, February 3, 17 and 24, Café Grumpy in the Lexington Passage hosts in-store tastings of each week’s unique pairing from noon-2 p.m. and Li-Lac Chocolates in Grand Central Market hosts from 2:30p.m.-7 p.m. Click here for a full schedule.

· Jacques Torres Chocolate will host the Chocolate Man himself! Meet Jacques in the Lexington Passage store February 10 from 9am t-11am. From February 15-28, Jacques Torres Chocolate also rewards shoppers who purchase $50 or more with a 10% discount.

· Magnolia Bakery features a special Truffle Cupcake and Cake (cupcake $3.50; slice of cake $6.50; 6” cake $36; 9” cake $65).

· Murray’s Cheese premieres Murray’s Munchies line of chocolates on February 3, and chocolate lovers receive $1 off during the month of February. Murray’s Munchies chocolate bar flavors include espresso, salty caramel, hazelnut, and dark chocolate. In addition, the shop provides free chocolate and cheese pairing guides all month.

· Shake Shack shows the love with 5% of the proceeds for every purchase of a Crunch-stellation concrete ($4.50 single, $7.75 double) going to the local non-profit Fresh Air Fund. The Crunch-stellation concrete is vanilla custard with malt, Valrhona chocolate crunchies, and chocolate toffee.

· Taste NY Grand Central creates a romantic local New York pairing of Catskill Provisions 9-piece Honey Truffles and a Sparkling Pointe Brut for $35 (a $68 value).

· For more on these Chocolate Central deals and additional information on National Chocolate Lover’s Month specials from Oliviers & Co., Neuhaus Chocolatier, Oren’s Daily Roast, Spices and Tease, Junior’s Bakery, Financier Patisserie, Irving Farm Coffee and Zaro’s Bakery, click here.

· Eli’s Bread and Pastry creates customized Valentine’s shortbread cookies with a personal Valentine’s Day message from February 12-February 14 ($6.95 per cookie).

· Neuhaus Chocolatier offers 20 pieces of assorted chocolates in a heart-shaped box for $30 from February 9-14.

· Cipriani Dolci, Michael Jordan’s The Steak House N.Y.C. and Oyster Bar & Restaurant feature special Valentine’s Day menus.

· Hale & Hearty presents a hearty and heartfelt Ribollita soup (small $4.99, medium $6.79, large $7.79) from Spotted Pig’s Chef April Bloomfield and 10% of proceeds going to charity.

· Pescatore Seafood presents buy 1 oz. of Premium Royal Osetra Caviar from Dubai ($125), receive 1 oz. free (while supplies last).

· Additional Valentine’s Day deals from Café Spice, Financier Patisserie, LittleMissMatched, Li-Lac Chocolates, L’Occitane, Magnolia Bakery, Murray’s Cheese, Oliviers & Co., Swatch, Taste NY Grand Central, and Two Boots Pizzeria can be enjoyed by clicking here.

Neuhaus Chocolatier begins their Ballotin Centenary Celebration on February 16. Exactly 100 years ago, Louise Agostini, wife of Jean Neuhaus, invented the ballotin. To celebrate, Neuhaus has created a series of 6 vintage ballotins in traditional Neuhaus designs. These vintage ballotins will be available while supplies last.


Nisa Kiang
Account Executive
Goodman Media International, Inc.
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