Norman Love Confections is taking its popular chocolate classes on the road with a Friday, June 26 Chocolate and Wine Tasting at The French Press at Cape Harbour Marina in Cape Coral. The class will begin at 6 p.m. with canapés and sparkling wine provided by Fathoms Restaurant and Bar. Norman Love and Ryan Love will share information about matching wine and chocolate, as they describe the unique characteristics of the featured chocolates. Pairings will include raw chocolate, confections and a chocolate dessert, each served with a specially selected red wine.
Class size is limited; registration is $95 plus tax per person. To reserve a spot, call Valeria Zanella Voisin at 239-542-0707 or 239-542-0212. The French Press is located at 5789 Cape Harbour Drive #101 in Cape Coral.
“We are excited about expanding our relationship with The French Press, which has been carrying our confections for several months,” said Norman Love. “This evening is a wonderful opportunity to see some of our Cape Coral clients and to meet some new friends during a fun evening.”
The French Press offers Norman Love Confections boxed chocolates, 12 flavors by the piece, the BLACK line of single-origin dark chocolates, chocolate bars and barks, and other specialties.
Norman Love Confections continues its chocolate classes on alternate Wednesday evenings through September at its Fort Myers chocolate salon. Classes range from molded candies and layered cakes to dessert shooters and truffles. Visit www.NormanLoveConfections.com, or call Lisa Mariani at 239-561-7215 for class times and availability.
Norman Love Confections creates and distributes handcrafted artisanal chocolates from its Fort Myers corporate headquarters that encompasses both production and retail operations. Chocolates, gift baskets, sipping chocolate and Love’s book, “Artistry in Chocolate, A Story of Love,” also can be ordered online at www.normanloveconfections.com.
The award-winning Fort Myers-based chocolatier has been lauded more than a dozen times by a leading consumer ratings magazine, including recognition six times for producing the best ultra-premium chocolates in the nation. Forbes.com included Norman Love Confections BLACK line on its list of the nation’s top 10 truffles; The Huffington Post listed it among the six best U.S. destinations in its Chocolate Lover’s Travel Guide; and USA Today named Love as one of its top 10 entrepreneurs for 2014.
Norman Love Confections has Chocolate Salons in Fort Myers, Estero and Naples, and Artisan Gelato by Norman Love is next door to the Fort Myers salon, off Daniels Parkway east of I-75. In addition, Norman Love Confections chocolates and desserts are offered on 18 Princess Cruises’ ships through the “Chocolate Journeys” partnership.
The French Press is an award-winning European-style bakery café offering fine coffee, delectable treats and a much-needed antidote to the pace of modern life. It is located at beautiful Cape Harbour Marina, the only waterfront shopping destination in Southwest Florida offering art galleries, a luxury spa and salon, and extraordinary boutiques.