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Gail's Blog

Closed for Atwood Fest

July 29, 2022
bird sitting on a guitar in pastel colors

Hello chocolate connoisseurs! We wanted to inform you that the shop will be closed Saturday, July 30th for AtwoodFest. We will be back Monday, August 1st at our regular store hours. As always thank you for your continued support and we look forward to seeing you Monday. 

Taking a Year-End Break

December 8, 2021

Chocolate lovers! We know you’re super busy finding just the right gift for all your loved ones, friends and family. Of course, if you’re here we’re hoping you’ll be sending the unmistakable joy of chocolate to them. We’re busily fulfilling all those orders to make sure your holidays are sweet and your spirits remain bright. … Read more »

We are BEYOND excited to welcome you back into the chocolate shop! Starting June 21st, in-person shopping will resume on Mondays through Fridays 10am-6pm, and Saturdays 11am-3pm. Sundays we will continue to be closed. ABOUT PICK-UP CONTACT US

Open Again!

December 15, 2020

Thank you for your patience during our temporary shutdown! We are back in the shop, albeit with a slightly smaller staff. We are taking orders on our website for Curbside Pickup. You can also order a Gift Card now, if you like. Please click below for options… Thank you for your understanding, — Gail Ambrosius Chocolatier Buy … Read more »

After much deliberation and with confidence, we have decided that the most socially responsible step forward for our staff, customers, vendors, and loved ones is to put production on hold and temporarily close all of our operations Friday, March 20 at 6pm. Our tentative plan is to be closed for two weeks and reopen in … Read more »

We remain dedicated to protecting our customers and staff. Together we are evaluating the situation around the clock to comply with all recommendations from health officials. We have encouraged all staff to work at their own comfort levels, whether that is staying home or working in staggered shifts. For now, our retail area will remain … Read more »

Article from TheRing.org Elevate your wedding reception with new trends and fine chocolates Fine chocolate may not be thought of as a big industry. Yet, it represents around 5% of chocolate market sales. Fine chocolate is defined in distinct ways. The flavor must be there, along with texture and appearance. You would also see limited … Read more »

Grand Opening Weekend!

May 24, 2017
Gail Ambrosius Chocolatier on Atwood Ave Madison WI

Come see us in our new space as we welcome you to our Grand Opening Weekend, May 26-28. We haven’t gone far, but we’ve come a long way! Our new location is just across the street from the original location. We are now at 2083 Atwood Ave, Madison, WI 53704. The Grand Opening Weekend event … Read more »

Hi, I’m not Gail, I’m Debra. I came to work at Gail Ambrosius last fall as seasonal help in the kitchen and I’m back again this year, up front selling those wonderful chocolates. I’ve been asked if I’m Gail, at least once a day, so I thought I’d tell you who I am. I moved … Read more »

Happy Birthday, Gail!

July 20, 2015

Last Friday we celebrated the birthday of our amazing, fearless, talented, multi-faceted leader Gail Ambrosius. Check out Gail’s reaction (right) to the staff’s gift. His name is Criollo (pronounced kre-ol-yo) and he is a gorgeous betta fish. What does “Criollo” mean, you ask? It is a rare variety of cacao tree that produces high quality … Read more »