INTERSECT BY LEXUS – TOKYO has partnered with the acclaimed chocolatier Ken’s Cafe Tokyo to offer the popular Special Gateau au Chocolat from September 21st (Gateau au Chocolat Day) for a limited time only.
Ken’s Cafe Tokyo makes a supreme gateau that uses the only grands crus chocolate in the world mixed by Domori founder Gianluca Franzoni.
The Gateau au Chocolat Set includes two types of gateau (one at room temperature, one warm), so guests can compare the tastes. The rich texture of the room temperature gateau and the just-sweet-enough whipped cream with the lightly heated gateau are complemented by homemade white miso ice cream, presenting a perfect harmony of tastes available exclusively at INTERSECT.The set also comes with hojicha chai (green tea chai), beverages carefully selected to match the gateau.
The Chocolatini is an original cocktail developed by Ken’s Cafe Tokyo, expressing the complex flavor of a special couverture in an exciting and new way.
This is a unique opportunity for guests to enjoy the combination of expertise and passion in the Ken’s Cafe Tokyo gateau, which is a quality shared with the LEXUS spirit of craftsmanship.
Desert: Gateau au Chocolat Set 1,000 yen (incl. tax)
Cocktail: Chocolatini 900 yen (incl. tax)
Chef at Ken’s Cafe Tokyo
In his early career he gained experience at such high-end venues as Hotel Okura Tokyo, Akasaka Ark Hills Club, and Restaurant Maestro, where he developed techniques in cooking, confectionery and baking. In 1998, he opened Ken’s Cafe Tokyo near Shinjuku Gyoen. He makes frequent appearances on television and in magazines to offer his expertise on cooking, as well as giving talks on business all over the country.