To Celebrate New York’s Inaugural Chocolate Week, Crema Restaurante Introduces Chocolate Entrée and Specialty Cocktail

New York, NY, October 24, 2007 --( Executive chef/owner Julieta Ballesteros of Zagat and Michelin rated Crema Restaurante is introducing a one week only special entree and cocktail to celebrate the first annual New York Chocolate Week starting November 4th. The special entrée is a savory Pulled Pork Tamale - cooked in Tomatillo and served with a sweet and spicy chocolate Habanero sauce. The special cocktail will be Tequila Chocolate – a blend of premium 100% Agave Añejo Tequila, Mexican Chocolate, Kahlua, and a touch of Espresso, topped with cappuccino foam.

Visit Crema Restaurante during New York Chocolate Week and discover how refined Mexican can satisfy your chocolate cravings.

About: Chef Julieta Ballesteros, from Monterrey, Mexico, trained at New York's French Culinary Institute, fuses traditional Mexican cuisine with a beautiful French presentation. This Zagat listed celebrity chef has created a Michelin rated Chelsea hot spot that is refined and fun. Crema's interior plays with traditional Mexican colors and textures in a modern New York way. The original paintings on display were custom created for the space by the celebrated artist and mother of the chef, del Bosque. Crema delivers a higher concept in Mexican cuisine and is located at 111 W. 17th St (Btw. 6th & 7th Aves.) NY, NY 10011

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