There’s no doubt. The week before Valentine’s Day is heavy-duty crunch time for husband-and wife-chocolatiers Michael and Elizabeth Ashworth, who own and operate the Chocolaterie in Cumming.
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FIVE VALENTINE’S DAY CHOCOLATERIES
Alon’s Bakery — Handmade with infusions of herbs, spices, fruit and more. Flavors include Port Fig, Fresh Mint, Coconut, Fleur de Sel Caramel, Hazelnut Coffee. 4505 Ashford Dunwoody Road, Atlanta. 678-397-1781. Also, 1394 N. Highland Ave., Atlanta. 404-872-6000, alons.com.
Cacao Atlanta Chocolate Co. — Pioneering bean-to-bar brand with local chocolate factory. Flavors include Cayenne Passion Fruit, Strawberry Pate de Fruit, Aztec Aphrodisiac, Raspberry Thyme, Almond Marzipan. 1046 N. Highland Ave., Atlanta. 404-892-8202, cacaoatlanta.com.
Chocolate South — Chocolate boutique with small batch handcrafted confections. Flavors include Peanut Bark, Key Lime, Peach Tea, Mississippi Mud, Honey Ginger. 1050 Marietta St. N.W., Atlanta. 404-815-8859, chocolatesouth.com.
M Chocolat — Made in-house from scratch with fresh herbs, fruits and purees. Styles include Creamy Centers, Ganaches, Truffles, Salted Caramels, and Chocolate Covered Nuts. 3960 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta. 770-777-1780, mchocolat.com.
The Chocolaterie — Hand-painted artisan chocolates and truffles, plus fudge, chocolate bars and specialty gifts. Flavors include Key Lime Pie, Fresh Strawberry Delirium, Delicate Lemon Blossom, Mocha Cheesecake. 410 Peachtree Parkway, Cumming. 678-513-2700, thechocolaterie.com.