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The South’s Grand Hotel is celebrating 146 years of glamour and elegance here in Memphis, and it’s marking the occasion with a delicious dinner.

The Peabody’s executive pastry chef is Live at 9 with a recipe from the menu.


Bittersweet Chocolate Tart Filling

  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 7 ounces bittersweet dark chocolate
  • 2 ounces butter
  • 1 ounce dark corn syrup
  1. Bring heavy cream and corn syrup to a boil and pour over the bittersweet dark chocolate. Let rest for about five minutes.
  2. Stir mixture until chocolate and hot mixture is combined, and combine cut butter into it.
  3. Pour mixture into prebaked sweet dough shells, and then let set in the refrigerator.


  • The Peabody’s 146th Anniversary Dinner
  • Sept. 1 at 6 p.m.
  • The Peabody Hotel
  • 149 Union Ave.
  • Reservations: (901) 529-3687

Chez Philippe