Haute Chocolate at the Ritz Carlton

The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead really knows how to do February right!

At The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead you can Indulge Yourself in Haute Chocolate Experiences. The dates below can get you on your way to celebrating the month of Love, Chocolate & More at The Ritz-Carlton Buckhead!

“A delicious calendar inspired by rich chocolate in creative variations offers guests of The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead stylish ways to celebrate romance in February. From candy-making classes for couples, to chocolate Spa treatments to cocktails, desserts and more, chocolate lovers are on notice to mark their calendars for rich, delectable experiences…….The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead

Wednesday February 1 – Chocolate and Cherry Facial

The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Buckhead celebrates Valentine’s with a special facial offered the month of February.  As luscious as its name, this facial begins with a cherry wine peel to exfoliate and firm, followed by a chocolate wasabi mask to stimulate circulation and boost collagen. The result is a deliciously dewy and toned complexion.

Wednesday February 1, 50 minutes, $155.

Thursday February 2 – Chocolate Afternoon Tea, The Lobby Lounge

Specialties such as Chocolate Chip Cherry Scones, Flourless Chocolate Brandy Cherry Cake, Coconut Chocolate Frangipane and Milk Chocolate Hazelnut Torte are added to our traditional Afternoon Tea pastries, and guests may take home a chocolate keepsake.

Thursday through Sunday, February 2-5 and 9-12 from 2:30 to 4 pm, $34

Friday February 3 – White Chocolate Cherry Martini

Mixologist Christa Sladky created this romantic martini with house-infused cherry brandy, Godiva White Chocolate Liqueur and Stoli® Vanil.

February 1-14 in The Lobby Lounge and February 2-4 and 9-11 in The Wine Bar, $14

Saturday February 4 – Haute Chocolate Bar

Our Haute Chocolate Bar will make winter your favorite season! Select from these dreamy chocolate blends, and add our irresistible garnishes to create your very own hot chocolate beverage:

  • Spicy Dark Chocolate, made with Valrhona Grand Cru Guanaja 70% chocolate
  • Milk Chocolate Caramel, rich and velvety
  • Red Berry Dark Chocolate, enhanced with a touch of red berry sauce by our pastry chef
  • Garnishes:

  • The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead Secret Spice
  • House-made Marshmallows
  • House-made Whipped Creams
  • Chocolate Shavings and Cinnamon Sticks

Saturday and Sunday, January 14 through February 26, from 2:30 to 4 pm, $10

Sunday February 5 – The Super Bowl of Chocolate

The champions of chocolate desserts are added to our splendid Sunday Brunch.

Dark Chocolate Crème Brûlée, Miniature Chocolate Cream Pie, White Chocolate Lemon Bar and Baileys Milk Chocolate Cake made with Baileys® Irish Cream are sure to score winning points.

Sunday February 5 from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm, $59

Monday February 6 – Chocolate Bark for Children’s Scavenger Hunt

Children always get a special wristband when checking-in for an overnight stay denoting VIK (Very Important Kid) status, and enjoy complimentary ice cream and a prize upon completing a self-guided scavenger hunt. In February, children receive our house-made Chocolate Bark at the end of their quest.

Tuesday February 7 – Breakfast Buffet with Chocolate Specialties

Chocolate Chip Belgian Waffles, Chocolate Croissants and Chocolate Muffins are added to our daily breakfast buffet in The Cafe.

Monday through Saturday, February 1-14. $27

Wednesday February 8 – Pairing Chocolate with Port and Aperitifs

Sommelier Linda Torres Alarcon guides Club Level guests in an informal tasting of rich chocolates paired with her very special selections: Quinta do Noval, Tawny Port, “10 Yr Old”, Douro, Portugal and Cocchi, Barolo Chinato, Piedmont, Italy.

Wednesday February 8 In the Club Lounge from 8 to 9 pm.

Thursday February 9 – “Haute Fashion, Haute Chocolate”

NeimanMarcus presents informal modeling of the season’s “haute-est” fashions during Chocolate Afternoon Tea. All fashions and accessories are red or pink—the colors of the moment! Neiman Marcus is the premier shopping destination for finding the perfect gift for that special someone.

Thursday February 9 in the Lobby Lounge, 2:30 to 4 pm, $34

Friday February 10 – Aztec Manhattan
Mixologist Christa Sladky’s newest cocktail recipe includes bourbon, vermouth, house-made spiced cocoa nib syrup and Bittermen’s Xocolatl Mole.

February 1 through 14 in The Lobby Lounge and February 2 through 4 and 9 through 11 in The Wine Bar, $14

Saturday February 11 – “Haute Couples, Haute Chocolate” Candy-Making Class and Lunch

Loving couples join our ingenious pastry chef Dallas Marsteller to make a luscious assortment of hand-rolled Valrhona chocolate truffles just in time for Valentine’s Day. After class, everyone enjoys a delightful three-course lunch in The Café. Class starts at 11 am, with lunch following.

Limited to five couples only. $125 per couple, inclusive of taxes and gratuities.

Sunday February 12 – Haute Chocolate Sunday Brunch

Magnificent chocolate sculptures grace our presentation of glorious chocolate desserts. Look for

White Chocolate Lemon Bar, Whoopie Pie, Dark Chocolate Crème Brûlée, Miniature Chocolate Cream Pie and Baileys® Irish Cream Milk Chocolate Cake.

Sunday February 12 from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm, $59

Are you drooling yet?  If you do not have time to attend the mentioned classes because of your busy schedule, you can always opt for the convenience of online pastry schools.