Chocolat Bistro, Creperie & Cremerie opens kiosk in PETCO Park

Top Quote Chocolat's kiosk in the ballpark opened on San Diego Padres' Opening Day to serve hungry fans gelato and crepes. End Quote
  • San Diego, CA (1888PressRelease) June 08, 2012 - Chocolat, the trendy Italian bistro, creperie and cremerie with locations in Hillcrest and the Gaslamp Quarter, has enjoyed one month of sweet successes as one of few local restaurants selected this year to open in PETCO Park, home of the San Diego Padres.

    The Chocolat kiosk opened for business on the ballpark's Opening Day, April 5, 2012, at (insert location here). Chocolat also has points of sale at Suh-weet Alley, located at Section 206 on the Toyota terrace and a location at the Sony Home Plate Club, which serves 250 people each game in the most luxurious seats in the stadium.

    The kiosk at PETCO Park serves as a model for future Chocolat franchising and licensing. "We are excited about the relationship and look forward to expanding the concept," said Alessandro Minutella, founder of the U.S. Chocolat concept. "As we continue to seek out additional opportunities in the future, PETCO Park seemed like the perfect location to initiate this expansion."

    The kiosk, which will be open for home games, serves six gelato flavors, one savory crepe, and one sweet crepe.

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    About Chocolat

    Chic and creamy, Chocolat was born in Milano as an oasis of exquisite flavors, scintillating fragrances, and exotic spices. Now in San Diego, Calif., Chocolat's debut American location, Chocolat showcases authentic recipes and time honored traditions of Italy's gelato and pastry artistry with locations in the Gaslamp Quarter and Hillcrest. Open daily from 9:00 a.m. to midnight, Chocolat entices patrons with two dozen gelato flavors made of top-of-the-line ingredients that include cinnamon, vanilla, chili, anise, balsamic vinegar, and citrus fruits mixed with rich chocolate guanaja, gascon, roc-lait, and virgule. It is a place where anything ordinary is replaced with everything special and delicious.

    Experience Chocolat at two locations.
    -Downtown: 509 Fifth Avenue in the heart of the Gaslamp Quarter (619-238-9400) or
    -Hillcrest: 3896 Fifth Avenue (619-574-8500) or

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