Hotel honors Houston Rodeo with chocolate Wild West scene

750-pound Wild West sculpture in honor of the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo

By Louis Lochte - News Producer
Headline Goes Here Local 2 Photojournalist Ed Rayman

Chocolate Cowboy

HOUSTON - It is a piece of art that will tantalize Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo lovers with a sweet tooth.

On Monday, the Hilton Americas-Houston's pastry chef Mahesh Prabath Weerasinghe and culinary team unveiled a 750-pound Wild West sculpture made of pure chocolate.

It includes a 250-pound cowboy standing more than 6 feet tall.

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