In celebration of Easter, acclaimed Italian actress and jewellery designer Caterina Murino has teamed up with Pastry Chef Adrien Bozzolo of Mandarin Oriental, Paris to create a spectacular and delightful chocolate Easter egg with an egg-shaped filigree pendant inside..
As a Fan of Mandarin Oriental hotels, Caterina met Chef Adrien in PariS, the two artists inspired each other to design a unique tribute to Easter the result is extraordinary. Influenced by the work of ancient artisans from her beloved Sardinia, Caterina has designed and created an egg-shaped pendant in silver filigree. Among this limited-edition collection, is an exceptional single copy of the pendant crafted in pink gold and set with a sapphire.
For his part, Chef Adrien took inspiration from the refined design of the jewel to create a delicate egg-shaped sculpture in pure Madagascan chocolate. Behind this, a chocolate egg is standing on a crispy hazelnut and fleur de sel praline cushion. The precious pendant is hidden inside the egg, the base of which is filled with small chocolate candies made with Sardinian myrtle liqueur.
Caterina has been godmother to Amref Health Africa since 2006. She is also their spokesperson for the international campaign "Stand Up for African Mothers", which aims to train 15,000 African midwives to fight against maternal mortality. Mandarin Oriental, Paris is pleased to support Caterina’s commitment to this worthy cause by donating all profits from the sale of the Easter egg to Amref.
The limited-edition Easter egg with silver pendant will be available from 10 to 18 April 2022 for EUR 120; the egg enclosing a pink gold pendant will be on sale for EUR 720 and the eggs are hand-crafted for each order.
Families wishing to discover Paris and see the eggs during the Easter holidays can book the Families by MO package offering two connecting rooms, with a discount of up to 50% for the second room. Families by MO is priced from EUR 1,900 and includes:
Luxury accommodation in a two-bedroom suite or in a room with a connecting guest room
Up to 50% discount on the connecting room
Daily American breakfast for the whole family, served in the privacy of the guest's room or at Camélia restaurant, overlooking the hotel’s lush inner garden
A welcome gift and children’s amenities
Complimentary meals for children from the children’s menu (excluding fine dining restaurants); three meals a day for children under 12 years of age
All profits from the sale of these elegant Easter eggs will be donated to Amref Health Africa, Africa’s leading health non-governmental organisation (NGO). For further information and reservations, visit www.mandarinoriental.com/paris.