SHOTLIST:

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Dallas - Feb. 1, 2013

1. Ultra CS on glazed chocolate orange wedges, with the CocoAndre label on them

2. CS Employee making truffles

3. MS of Andrea Pedraza, master chocolatier stirring melted chocolate, her employee makes truffles

4. MS of chocolate pumps, designed in Louboutin style, with red soles, pan from L to R

5. Andrea pouring molten chocolate into mold.

6. CS of chocolate pouring into mold

7. SOUNDBITE: : Andrea Pedraza/ Owner, CocoAndre "With Valentine's or any season...for anyone who makes fresh chocolate it's a last minute thing. because we don't make our chocolate ahead of time. so the last two weeks is making and selling constantly. chocolate is being made her and going out the door immediately. so that's how it is. it's very intensive."

8. CS on Andrea's face looking down at her work

9. WS on Andrea filling the other side of the mold

10. CS on the red ganache going on the molding

11. MS of Andrea working

12.SOUNDBITE: Pedraza: "Men. those are the ones we are saving all the time. because they come here at the last minute, they get this beautiful shoe in a box ready to be given away as a gift. and they don't have to wait in line. they come give us a call, box is ready and they're out of the door."

13. MS of a tray of chocolate pumps

14. MS of chocolate pumps, designed in Louboutin style, with red soles, pan from L to R

15. Ultra close on shoe design

16. CS on two shoes

VOICE-OVER SCRIPT:

FLORISTS AND CHOCOLATE MAKERS ARE GETTING READY FOR THE BUSY SEASON --- VALENTINE'S DAY. AND FOR MASTER CHOCOLATIER ANDREA PEDRAZA, HER POPULAR CREATIONS COMBINE DECADENCE WITH DESIGNER STYLE.

THESE ARE HER SIGNATURE CHOCOLATE PUMPS THAT LOOK ALMOST TOO GOOD TO EAT.

IN THE DAYS LEADING UP TO CUPID'S FAVORITE HOLIDAY, PEDRAZA SAYS SHE IS VERY BUSY.

SOUNDBITE (English): Andrea Pedraza/ Owner, CocoAndre

"With Valentine's or any season...for anyone who makes fresh chocolate it's a last minute thing. Because we don't make our chocolate ahead of time. So the last two weeks is making and selling constantly. Chocolate is being made here and going out the door immediately. So that's how it is. It's very intensive."

THE DALLAS-BASED CHOCOLATE-MAKER CAREFULLY FILLS HER MOLDS FROM THE SOLE UP - USING DELICIOUS GOURMET INGREDIENTS AND RED GANACHE TO CREATE CHOCOLATE REPLICAS THAT FASHIONISTAS CRAVE -- CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN (loo - boo - TANH') PUMPS.

BUT YOU MIGHT BE SURPRISED WHO HER BEST CUSTOMERS ARE WHEN IT COMES TO BUYING THEM...

SOUNDBITE (English): Andrea Pedraza/ Owner, CocoAndre

"Men. those are the ones we are saving all the time. Because they come here at the last minute, they get this beautiful shoe in a box ready to be given away as a gift. And they don't have to wait in line. They come give us a call, box is ready and they're out of the door."

CHOCOLATE LOVERS CAN OWN A PAIR OF HER COCO-ANDRE DESIGNS FOR A FRACTION OF THE COST OF THOSE AUTHENTIC DESIGNER SHOES. HERS START AT ABOUT THIRTY-FIVE DOLLARS.

TIM MCGUIRE/ THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

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