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Florida Gourmet Chocolate Company, Norman Love Confections, Announces 2010 Interactive Chocolate Cooking Classes

Florida Gourmet Chocolate Company, Norman Love Confections, Announces 2010 Interactive Chocolate Cooking Classes; Molded Candies, Desserts, Cupcakes, Truffles & Chocolate & Wine Courses Featured.

FORT MYERS, FL—April 6th, 2010—Florida Gourmet Chocolate Company, Norman Love Confections (NLC), announced today its interactive chocolate cooking classes featuring a variety of course types at the NLC Chocolate Salon, located at 11380 Lindbergh Boulevard, off Daniels Parkway, in Fort Myers most Wednesdays through September.

From fondue to cookies and from cupcakes to truffles, participants will enter the fantasy of ultra premium chocolate by one of North
America’s Top 10 Chocolatiers and Founder of NLC Norman Love.

“The ability to create a fun fondue evening together or create luxury homemade gifts and treats are some of the benefits attendees will realize,” Love says. “Chocolate courses also provide a unique girls’ night out opportunity or a unique date night for adults.”

The 2010 class schedule even features a Norman Love Confections BLACK™ Tasting, pairing wines with NLC’s ultra premium dark chocolate line, Norman Love Confections BLACK™. Taking each of the dark chocolates, each made with cocoa beans from one of the world’s five premium growing regions, class attendees will have the opportunity to taste these exquisite flavors in different combinations including pastries.

The remaining 2010 class schedule features the following courses:

  • Wednesday, April 7th: Molded Orange Cream
  • Wednesday, April 14th: Molded Norman Love Confections BLACK™ 65%
  • Wednesday, April 28th: Molded Vanilla Ganache
  • Wednesday, May 5th: Molded/Mother’s Day Heart
  • Wednesday, May 12th: Truffles
  • Wednesday, May 19th: Desserts
  • Wednesday, May 26th: Molded Vanilla Rum
  • Wednesday, June 2nd: Molded Milk Chocolate
  • Wednesday, June 9th: Muffins and Poundcakes
  • Wednesday, June 16th: Fondue
  • Wednesday, June 23rd: Truffles
  • Wednesday, June 30th: Molded Dark Chocolate Orange
  • Wednesday, July 7th: Plated Desserts
  • Wednesday, July 14th: Molded Cookies and Cream
  • Wednesday, July 21st: Norman Love Confections BLACK™ Tasting
  • Wednesday, July 28th: Molded
  • Wednesday, August 4th: Fondue
  • Wednesday, August 18th: Cupcakes
  • Wednesday, August 25th: Molded Bittersweet 61%
  • Wednesday, September 1st: Norman Love Confections BLACK™ Tasting

Following are a couple of the class descriptions:
Molded Candies: From start to finish, learn step by step how to create the confections that make Norman Love Confections world famous. Hand color, cast, and unmold your own custom candies –then take them home to enjoy every decadent bite.

Mother’s Day Heart: Design and handcraft your own heart-shaped chocolates to give and enjoy on Mother’s Day. Receive expert instruction in creating a custom mold that you paint, cast and fill yourself. The results will show you put your heart into it.

Cupcakes: Cupcake lovers will delight in learning how to create perfect cupcakes from scratch, starting with the basics of making vanilla and chocolate sponge cakes and a variety of toppings from Vanilla Buttercream to Chocolate Ganache. Presentation is everything, so for the finishing touch the instructor will demonstrate expert piping techniques.

For a complete description of each class offered by NLC, visit: www.NormanLoveConfections.com/Classes/

To register for courses, contact NLC’s Lisa Mariani at 239-561-7215239-561-7215. Each course is $95. Limited space is available. Classes take place from 6:30pm—9:00pm at the NLC Chocolate Salon, located at 11380 Lindbergh Boulevard, off Daniels Parkway, in Fort Myers.

For interviews or images, please contact Jennifer Thomas, jennifer@fsrventures.com or 239-288-7483239-288-7483.

For more information, please visit: www.NormanLoveConfections.com

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About Norman Love Confections:
Founded in 2001 by Norman and Mary Love, Florida Gourmet Chocolate Company, Norman Love Confections, creates and distributes ultra-premium, handcrafted artisanal chocolates. Based in Fort Myers, Fla., the corporate headquarters encompasses both the production and retail operations. The Chocolate Salon is a stylish retail shop with an intimate ambience in which customers may purchase chocolates or linger over house-made pastries, gourmet coffees, lattes and smoothies. For more information about Norman Love Confections, visit the Chocolate Salon located at 11380 Lindbergh Boulevard, off Daniels Parkway, in Fort Myers, call toll free 866-515-2121866-515-2121 or visit www.normanloveconfections.com.