British chocolate company Rococo, which currently only has shops in London’s exclusive Belgravia, Chelsea and Marylebone, will open its doors as a concession within the luxury hotel in March 2012.
The new chocolatier is part of an ambitious project which will see the much-loved La Brasserie undergo a refurbishment and reconfiguration to allow the concession to open for business at the front of the restaurant on Eastgate.
Jonathan Slater, The Chester Grosvenor’s managing director, said: “Rococo is the perfect complement to La Brasserie and the hotel and we’re thrilled to be welcoming them to The Chester Grosvenor.
“Their chocolate is second to none and we’re looking forward to introducing our guests, diners and Chester residents to Rococo. A new business like this coming to Chester is a fantastic vote of confidence in the city.”
Executive chef Simon Radley will be using Rococo’s chocolate in creating gourmet menus and Rococo’s signature hot chocolate will be served in La Brasserie.
Rococo’s signature chocolate will be available in the minibars in the hotel’s rooms and suites.