Middle East’s first chocolate museum to open in Cairo

Chocolate Abu Simbel temple sculpture in Orlando chocolate museum. (Photo courtesy: Facebook)

The region’s very own chocolate museum will open its doors in Cairo next month, giving Egyptians the ultimate delve into all things cocoa, Egypt Independent news website reported.

In just three days, organizers said the museum would give visitors a tour through at least 4,000 years of chocolate, introducing them to the history and the evolution of the delicacy.

oreo choclate cake.

oreo choclate cake.

In addition to a pond on chocolate that organizers said would resemble the river in the 2005 film "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," the 4,000 meter-event will feature chocolate artwork in the form of sculptures and paintings.

A marshmallows nuts double chocolate cake featured on the event's Facebook page. (Photo courtesy: Facebook)

A marshmallows nuts double chocolate cake featured on the event's Facebook page. (Photo courtesy: Facebook)

To the satisfaction of every chocolate lover, the event will boast an ice-cream bar displaying an extensive selection of chocolate flavors.

Snickers peanut butter brownie ice cream cake featured on the event's Facebook page. (Photo courtesy: Facebook)

Snickers peanut butter brownie ice cream cake featured on the event's Facebook page. (Photo courtesy: Facebook)

If that is not enough, chefs will put on live demonstrations showing fans how to incorporate the coco into their meals.

The event will run from March 19 -21.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:44 - GMT 06:44
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