Rum and chocolate are a natural match and they get their full expression in a new menus pairing premium St Lucian rum, Elements 8 with Galler chocolates at the Intercontinental Park Lane in London. The Park Lane Selection menu will be served from end of May 2009, for six months. Pairings include the Park Lane which is Elements 8 Gold, white crème de cacao, punt e mes & paire with Galler Volcaniques chocolate which has pepper flavors; the Galler 8 which pairs Elements 8 Platinum, white Crème de cacao & paire with Galler Florales chocolate which has floral flavors, and InterContinental Daiquiri of Elements 8 Platinum, white crème de cacao, lime juice with Galler Marines which has salty flavors, and the Platinum & Gold using both Elements 8 Platinum and Elements 8 Gold, white crème de cacao, espresso & paired with Galler 70% plain, dark chocolate.
Galler sells a variety of interesting chocolates, the most intriguing is the Kaori kit modeled on Japanese calligraphy sets. It has brush-like sticks of chocolate and inkpots containing Orange and Cocoa Nibs, Matcha Green Tea and Poppy Seeds, and Kalamansi. Flavors can be mixed and matched for different taste sensations.