Photos: World’s Largest Chocolate Fountain

To a chocoholic like me, an opportunity to see the World’s Largest Chocolate Fountain is irresistible.

Even the 42C (107F) heat didn’t deter me from walking over to the Bellagio Hotel just to see it. We were in Las Vegas at the time.

World’s Largest Chocolate Fountain

World's Largest Chocolate Fountain

A closer look:

World's Largest Chocolate Fountain

Are you wondering how I know it is the World’s Largest Chocolate Fountain?  That’s easy, Guinness was there!

World's Largest Chocolate Fountain In case you can’t read the fine print, here is what it says:

Guinness World Records Certificate

The largest chocolate fountain measures 8m (26 ft 3in) tall and circulates 2 tons (4409 lb) of chocolate at a rate of 120 quarts per minute.  It is displayed at the Jean Philippe Patisserie (USA) in Bellagio Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

  • White, medium, and dark confectionary grade chocolate
  • Over 500 feet of stainless steel piping
  • Chocolate rises 27 vertical feet from lower level pump room
  • Two years of engineering, planning and design

Jean-Phillippe Maury, Executive Pastry Chef
Mellieur Ouvrier de France (Best Pastry Chef in France)
World Pastry Team Competition Gold Medal

 

What do you think of the world’s largest chocolate fountain? Do you think we should be able to have a sample? If you had to pick – chocolate fountain or fountain of youth?

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About Rhonda Albom

When I met my hubby he was looking for a traveling companion. Together we have moved to New Zealand and visited over 42 countries, most with our now teenage girls. Things rarely go as planned, and generally we have an amusing tale to tell. That's what Laugh Quotes is about - the fun side of our adventures and our expat life.

Comments

  1. With three kinds of chocolate – nice touch!

  2. That’s a lot of chocolate! Yes, it should definitely be available for all to taste. :)
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  3. Oh my I bet you had a field day there heheh! what a wonderful place ;-)

    Have a cocoatastic week ;-)
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  4. Whao..that is certainly a very big chocolate fountain.
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  5. I’d go for the chocolate fountain!

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  6. Oh My, words just fail me at the site of so much chocolate…. would love to see that one!

  7. Hari OM
    Crikey – and nary a drop to lick!!

    Honestly, the choccky fountain as the other is a total myth, whilst everybody knows that the endorphins in chocolate make you younger anyway……………………….;-)

    YAM xx
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  8. That is really cool!

  9. It sounds and looks like heaven to me! Spoken from another chocoholic. ;)
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  10. I think I’ve died and gone to heaven.
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  11. I forgot about that chocolate factory, I saw that a few years ago, Thanks for sharing.
    Oh My Heartsie Girl
    Karren
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  12. Oh yummy. I love chocolate. This is really neat. Had not known about this before.

    Have a fabulous day. :)
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  13. Wow. That’s all I can say. I need to go there someday!
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  14. That looks like heaven to me!
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  15. Oh my granddaughters would love that!!!
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  16. That looks impressive and delicious…!
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  17. That is truly an amazing fountain. I would gain ten pounds before leaving there.

    Sophia
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  18. aquariann says:

    That looks scrumdiddlyumptious!

    ♥ aquariann
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  19. That is so neat! I can understand why they have it behind glass.
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  20. We better keep Augustus Lube away from that.
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  21. That is a wonderful place! I would love to be there and would definitely want to sample some of the chocolate!:) Thanks for hosting.
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  22. Woah I’m a big chocoholic too and I’d love to see this!
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  23. I want this fountain in my house….not that would be amazing!! A never ending flow of chocolate, yumms!
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  24. Next time you are heading towards Hamilton (besides dropping in to meet us … lol) visit Donovans Chocolates at Te Rapa. They have a chocolate wheel and make their Hot Chocolates with the runny, gooey delicious stuff… mmm yum!
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  25. O.M.G. Think I’ve just died and gone to heaven with that fountain!!!!!
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  26. My kind of fountain! Did you get to taste the chocolate from it?
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  27. I adore Vegas! Love this cool chocolate fountain!
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  28. That’s pretty amazing, I like it.
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  29. Just a pitty you cannot dip somehting in it :)
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  30. Being a bit **cough** of a chocoholic that is my kind of fountain!!
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  31. I’m speechless but inclined to say this is the world’s greatest blog post in the history of blogposts. =)

    xoRobyn
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  32. Hi Rhonda .. that’s some high fountain – it would amuse me to see it … but to eat it – do they do that!? Cheers Hilary
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  33. I wouldn’t be safe near it, I would totally try to swim in there.
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