Chocolate lovers in Chicago have a new reason to rejoice — the new Lindt Chocolate Bar at the Fashion Outlets of Chicago is opening this month.


The new chocolate bar will serve hot and iced chocolate drinks and coffee, and also will feature a chocolate dipping station where customers can purchase freshly dipped strawberries and other new speciality products.


“Fashion Outlets of Chicago is always looking to bring in unique and innovative partners to enhance our shopper’s experience,” says Katie Walsh, senior marketing manager, Fashion Outlets of Chicago. “We are thrilled that Lindt chose to launch their first-ever chocolate drinks bar at our property. It will certainly become a must-visit destination for shoppers to satisfy their sweet tooth.”


The Lindt Chocolate Bar will be located directly across from the existing Lindt Chocolate Shop on Level One of Fashion Outlets of Chicago.


Shoppers are invited to visit the bar during its opening events Saturday, July 18 and Sunday, July 19 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. to enjoy free food and drink tastings and special offers.


Fashion Outlets of Chicago, located in Rosemont, Ill. offers great savings up to 75 percent off every day at more than 130 designer outlets. The 530,000-sq.-ft., fully enclosed two-floor center, which opened in August 2013, is owned and operated by Macerich.

Founded in 1845, Lindt & Sprüngli offers high-quality chocolate products in more than 120 countries. The company operates eight production facilities in Europe and the United States and employs more than 8,000 people worldwide.