Are there any signature desserts at Jean Georges Shanghai?

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Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten is known for his signature sweets, which you’ll find on the menu at Jean Georges Shanghai. His most popular dessert is the molten lava chocolate cake, which he claims to have invented himself in 1987. This statement has faced some debate, but one thing is for sure — Vongerichten perfected and popularized the gooey chocolate confection. In Shanghai, the legendary dessert comes simply plated: a small cake, a scoop of vanilla ice cream and a shot of hot chocolate. The result, after more than 25 years, is still volcanic, with the warm chocolate center contrasting with the rich crumb of the cake and the cooling vanilla ice cream. Classics like this, despite being offered at hundreds of other restaurants around the world, never go out of style.

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