KISSIMMEE, FL, January 04, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Central Florida Chocoholics Celebrate! Chocolate Factory featuring Tours and Chocolate Store is set to open on January 2, 2013! Kissimmee, Florida (December 2012). Chocolate Kingdom Factory Adventure Tour, the only interactive working bean-to-the-bar chocolate factory on the East Coast will open its doors on January 2 at 12 pm. Chocolate Kingdom is located at 5720 West Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway, Kissimmee, Florida 34746 next to Fun Spot off 192.
Chocolate Kingdom offers guests hourly tours created as an interactive journey to uncover how chocolate transforms from the bean into the chocolate bar.Hosted by a Personal Chocolate Tour Guide, guests will embark upon an entertaining quest alongside a handsome prince and his dragon sidekick. Chocolate Kingdom guests will taste, touch and travel through a one-of-a-kind chocolate museum, gaze at a mystical river of chocolate, participate in a sweet catapult competition, enter the Kingdom Factory and watch chocolate being made utilizing old world machinery. Along the way, guests will pick up chocolate history, health, science and even a touch of chocolate heroism.
The Chocolate Kingdom also features a Cocoa Tree Greenhouse and a Make-Your-Own-Chocolate Bar to personalize the experience. In the Chocolate Kingdom Shop fresh chocolate confections, handmade bonbons, chocolate shots, gourmet hot and cold chocolate, candied cocoa beans and even Florida themed chocolate Gator Eyes fill showcases and shelves.
The Chocolate Kingdom is beginning to take reservations for private parties, events and groups outings. Additionally, there is a comprehensive educational curriculum to support school field trip programs.
The Chocolate Kingdom is the brainchild of Edgar and Bernie Schaked, co-owners of Schakolad Chocolate Factory, an European style chocolate shop with 25 stores nationally boasting recipes passed down three-generations. Schakolad Chocolate Factory was founded in Orlando, Florida. Edgar Schaked is also the owner and Producer of The Festival of Chocolate, the largest All-Chocolate event in the United States with events in Orlando, Tampa, Ft. Lauderdale with continued expansion.
"The overwhelming success of The Festival of Chocolate and the continued support Schakolad Chocolate Factory confirmed that Chocolate Lovers are craving unique chocolate experiences," says Edgar Schaked. "We wanted to create a permanent Chocolate Attraction where chocoholics of every age, gender, nationally and background could learn, experience, indulge their passion and enjoy a truly immersive chocolate adventure."
The Chocolate Kingdom is open Sunday through Friday from 12pm - 8pm and Saturday from 12pm - 9pm. Tours begin at 1pm on the hour and run approximately 45 minutes featuring a Chocolate Tour Guide, Tastes and Interaction.
Reservations are recommended. The Chocolate Kingdom Shop is open to the public. Tours are $15/Adults and $12/Children (4-12). Group Rates are Available. For more information: ChocolateKingdom.com or 407-705-3475 Contact Name: Edgar Schaked
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