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14 Days of Chocolate Inspire Valentine’s Celebrations

ATLANTA, Ga.—January 8, 2014—A creative calendar inspired by tantalizing chocolate offers guests of The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead myriad ways to celebrate romance in February.


Saturday, February 1 - Chocolate Afternoon Tea, The Lobby Lounge
Chocolate Chip Cherry Scones, Flourless Chocolate Brandy Cherry Cake and Coconut Chocolate Frangipane are added to our popular Afternoon Tea menu. Friday through Sunday, February 1 to 3 and Wednesday through Sunday, February 6 to 9 and 13 to 16. 2:30 pm, $44

Sunday, February 2 – For the Love of Chocolate and Football, Sunday Brunch, The Café

Double Chocolate Brownie with Peppermint Chantilly, Milk Chocolate Crème Brulee, Chocolate Macaron “Hamburgers,” and Triple Chocolate Praline Crunch are sure to score winning points at our splendid Sunday Brunch. 11:30 am to 2:30 pm, $67

Monday, February 3 – Children’s Chocolate Day
Children checking in for the evening receive a small chocolate gift.

Tuesday, February 4 – “Love and Roses” Valentine’s Cocktail, The Lobby Lounge

Our exclusive cocktail is created with Lillet Rose vermouth, shaken with fresh lemon juice, and simple syrup and topped with the perfect splash of Champagne. February 1 to 14, $15

Wednesday, February 5 – Chocolate Raspberry Pedicure, The Ritz-Carlton Spa

Sip a Chocolate Kiss Martini as feet are treated to a chocolate and raspberry exfoliation, chocolate soufflé hydration, paraffin therapy and warm stone massage. 65 minutes, $110

Thursday, February 6 – Chocolate Bark Scavenger Hunt

Children get a special wristband when checking-in for an overnight stay denoting VIK (Very Important Kid) status, and enjoy our house-made Chocolate Bark upon completing a self-guided scavenger hunt.

Friday, February 7 – Chocolate Treats at the Dive-in Movie
Complimentary chocolate treats and popcorn are offered at our dive-in movie,
shown at sundown tonight, rain or shine, at our indoor pool.

Saturday, February 8 and 15 – A Fountain of Chocolate, The Lobby Lounge
Dip a selection of strawberries, pineapple, marshmallows, pretzels and biscotti
in luscious chocolate. 2:30 to 5 pm, $14

Sunday, February 9 – Chocolate Sunday Brunch, The Café
Chocolate lovers will find their heart’s desire at our chocolate dessert buffet. 11:30 am to 2:30 pm, $67

Monday, February 10 – Chocolate and Cherry Facial, The Ritz-Carlton Spa
As luscious as its name, this delicious 50-minute facial includes a refining cherry wine peel
and a rejuvenating chocolate wasabi masque. $170

Tuesday, February 11 - Breakfast Buffet with Chocolate Specialties, The Café
Chocolate Chip Belgian Waffles, Chocolate Croissants and Chocolate Muffins are added
to our extensive daily breakfast buffet, Monday through Saturday, until February 15. $27

Wednesday, February 12 – Pairing Chocolate with Port and Aperitifs, The Club Lounge
Sommelier Linda Torres Alarcon guides guests in a tasting of chocolates with Quinta do Noval, Tawny Port, "10 Yr Old", Douro, Portugal and Cocchi, Barolo Chinato, Piedmont, Italy. 8 to 9 pm.

Thursday, February 13 – Works of Art in Chocolate
Our pastry team creates a chocolate sculpture in The Lobby.
See the sculpture take shape as our artists build a design while you watch. 5 to 7 pm.

Friday, February 14 – Romantic Valentine’s Dinner Menu, The Café
A four-course menu is created by Chef Travis Robinson, $99

Prices are per person and exclusive of taxes and gratuities unless otherwise noted. For Sunday Brunch and Valentine’s Dinner reservations, please call 404-240-7035 or visit www.opentable.com. For reservations for Chocolate Afternoon Tea, please call 404-240-7035. For Spa appointments, please call 404-240-7041. Pairing Chocolate with Port and Aperitifs is offered to Club Level guests only.


For additional information about this press release contact:

Julie Shamrock Rollend
Area Communications Manager
The Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta (Downtown)
The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead
The Ritz-Carlton Lodge, Reynolds Plantation

Sales Office Address:
3391 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 450
Atlanta, GA 30326
Direct (404) 240-7029
Cell (617) 851-4538
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E-mail Julie.rollend@ritzcarlton.com