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Norman Love Confections

  • Pastry Chef Denise Elliott wins gold medal at culinary arts competition

    Denise Elliott, Florida Pastry Challenge Culinary Arts Competition 2014

    FORT MYERS, Fla. (Sept. 17, 2014) – For the second year in a row, Pastry Chef Denise Elliott, with Norman Love Confections, has won the Florida Pastry Challenge gold medal at the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Show’s American Culinary Federation Culinary Arts Competition in Orlando.

    Elliott was honored with the prestigious award for her chocolate centerpiece based on this year’s theme, “Florida’s Farm to Table.”

    “This was a great opportunity for Denise to showcase her talents to a statewide audience of culinarians,” said Norman Love. “Our pastry chefs are consummate professionals which is illustrated in competitions as well as every day at Norman Love Confections.” Continue Reading

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  • Pastry Chef Justin Fry a double winner at Pastry Live competition

    Justin Fry, of Norman Love Confections 2014 Pastry Live winner

    Justin Fry, of
    Norman Love Confections
    2014 Pastry Live winner

    FORT MYERS, Fla. (Sept. 10, 2014) – Chef Justin Fry, of Norman Love Confections, is the winner of the fourth annual Chocolatier of the Year competition at Pastry Live 2014 in Atlanta.

    Sixteen international and national chocolate artisans competed for the honor by crafting a molded chocolate as well as a specialty enrobed chocolate. The chocolates were judged on taste, creativity and workmanship.

    Fry’s chocolates earned him high marks for the creative flavors and high-quality craftsmanship. His Lemon Hazelnut chocolate, a balance of white chocolate, hazelnut pralines and lemon ganache mixed with candied hazelnuts, impressed the judges with its unique taste and elegant design. Also highly favored for its originality and superb flavors was Fry’s Litchi Raspberry chocolate, which featured layers of litchi ganache, raspberry pate de fruit and a coconut crunch, all enrobed in milk chocolate. Continue Reading

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  • Princess Cruises Debuts “Chocolate Journeys” in Partnership with World-Renowned Chocolatier Norman Love

    New Program Offers Guests the Most Delectable Chocolate Experience at Sea
    SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (July 29, 2014) – Princess Cruises today announced a delectable new partnership with internationally acclaimed master chocolatier and pastry designer Norman Love. “Chocolate Journeys,” the line’s new onboard chocolate experience will entice guests with an impressive array of onboard chocolate offerings among which are custom-crafted desserts, chocolate and wine pairings, and exquisite chocolate bites created by one of the top names in artisan chocolate.

    Since debuting Norman Love Confections in 2001 after a notable career as a pastry chef for many luxury resorts, Love has since received wide-spread [...]

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  • Norman Love promotes Miranda Prince to cake designer

    Miranda Prince

    FORT MYERS, Fla. (July 1, 2014) – Chef Norman Love, of Norman Love Confections, has announced the promotion of Pastry Chef Miranda Prince as cake designer. Prince will oversee the design and production of custom and specialty cakes including N Love wedding cakes.
    “I’m looking forward to working with clients to create the cakes of their dreams,” said Prince. “Each person and event is different and the cake should reflect their unique one-of-a-kind needs.”
    With eight years of pastry experience, Prince joins NLC from a pastry supply company for artisan chefs in Fredericksburg, Texas where she was responsible for ordering and [...]

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  • Norman Love addresses World Pastry Stars

    Norman Love

    FORT MYERS, Fla. (June 6, 2014) – Norman Love recently joined nine other master pastry chefs as featured speakers at the inaugural World Pastry Stars at the Four Seasons in Milan, Italy. The sold-out event of 500 pastry chefs from around the world was recognized as a moment of comparison among pastry chefs who are acknowledged for their talents as well as for their entrepreneurism.
    “We’re honored to have Norman join the other masters who have put contemporary pastry-making on the map with their shared experiences and business methods to those in the pastry and catering trades,” said Carla Icardi [...]

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