Chef Norman Love
Internationally acclaimed pastry chef and chocolatier Norman Love blends a master’s appreciation of the senses with the art of the chef to create hand crafted chocolates… exquisite, silky, rich chocolates… reserved for those who expect nothing less than perfection.
Since founding Norman Love Confections, Norman has received tremendous national and international recognition. One of the top European daily newspapers, as well as National Geographic magazine, have ranked Norman Love Confections among the top 10 chocolate shops in the world and Dessert Professional Magazine has honored Norman Love as a the first inductee into the Chocolatier Hall of Fame. A highly respected consumer rating publication recognized the company 12 times, including 6 times as the best ultra-premium chocolates in the nation. Norman and his chocolates have been featured by USA Today, The Today Show, Robb Report, InStyle, Martha Stewart Living, Forbes and O, The Oprah Magazine. Norman Love Confections was also named among the top 10 Best Chocolate Shops in the World in 2015 and 2016.
He owns and operates four chocolate salons in Southwest Florida, including his newest location right nearby on McGregor Boulevard, as well as Artisan Gelato by Norman Love, located next to his main Salon and production facility off of Daniels Parkway, just east of 75. Norman Love has also grown a vibrant e-commerce business, and products created right here in Southwest Florida are shipped to chocolate lovers around the country.
Norman Love Confections® was founded by Norman and Mary Love, in Fort Myers, Florida in 2001, after a Norman leaving behind a 13 years sucessful career as executive pastry chef at The Ritz-Carlton. Norman has an inspiring story of creating a business from scratch, and growing it into a globally recognized brand. Rooted in the community where they’ve raised their business and family, Norman and Mary Love support more than 250 charities locally.