This is why Las Vegas is the entertainment capital of the world. There’s no other city that would even attempt to pull something like this off. Playing professional sports in Sin City has its advantages.
According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, the sculpture is made from milk, dark and white chocolate totally 90 pounds, as well as 10 pounds of fondant and 20 pounds of Rice Krispie Treats.
As if you needed a reason to love 🌸 more
now he's made of chocolate pic.twitter.com/7Qcw22KhKe
— Vegas Golden Knights (@GoldenKnights) April 9, 2018
Assistant executive pastry chefs Yamilet Hillers and Jerome Jacob worked for five weeks on the life-size sculpture.
For Hillers, the most difficult part was creating the helmet.
“It has a lot of intricate areas,” she said. “It has a knight on one side and a little bit of the Las Vegas skyline on the other.”
— Bellagio Las Vegas (@Bellagio) April 9, 2018
The Golden Knights’ Western Conference quarterfinals series against the Kings begins Wednesday at T-Mobile Arena. Just imagine how crazy Vegas would be if they won the Stanley Cup.