Norman Love Confections is offering an indulgent way for couples to spend the most romantic time of the year during Valentine’s Day Date Nights hosted Feb. 11-12 at UTC Sarasota.

Leading up to Valentine’s Day, Norman Love Confections offers couples an elegant tasting menu of sweet and savory offerings, wine, and of course, signature dessert creations. Date Nights will be offered from 3 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 11 and Saturday, Feb. 12 at Norman Love Confections’ Chocolate Salon at University Town Center, located at 192 N. Cattlemen Road, Unit 7, in Sarasota.

Pricing is $65 per couple and includes:

  • A choice of two glasses of red, white or sparkling wine
  • A charcuterie cheese board featuring assorted meats and cheeses, marinated olives, crackers and Lavash
  • A dessert for two
  • A gift box featuring four heart-shaped pieces from the 2022 Norman Love Confections Valentine’s Day Collection

Seating is limited, and reservations are required by calling 941-777-5507. Indoor and outdoor dining options are available.

Make your valentine swoon with the sweet gesture of ultra-premium, hand-crafted chocolates featured in Norman Love Confections’ 2022 Valentine’s Day Collection. The limited-edition collection features 10 heart-shaped dark, white and milk chocolates, including Raspberry Rose, Berry Smoothie, Passion Orange, Pinot Noir, Grandma’s Chocolate Cake, Grand Orange, Tahitian Vanilla, Coffee Latte, Red Hot Cinnamon and Caramelia.

The 2022 Valentine’s Collection is available for purchase Jan. 31 through Feb. 14 online at normanloveconfections.com or in Norman Love Confections’ chocolate salons in Sarasota as well as Fort Myers, Naples, and Estero, Florida. A 10-piece heart-shaped gift box includes all 10 chocolates for $29. An assortment of award-winning flavors from the 25-piece Signature Collection will be included in a 24-piece heart-shaped gift box, and a 50-piece Signature gift box for $100. Additionally, gift towers are available starting at $96.50. Additionally, Norman Love Confections offers a variety of gourmet specialty desserts in retail locations, including chocolate-covered strawberries and a selection of artisan pastries, gelato and beautifully packaged gifts.

About Norman Love Confections

Founded in 2001 by Norman and Mary Love, Norman Love Confections creates and distributes handcrafted artisanal chocolates from its corporate headquarters at 11380 Lindbergh Blvd. in Fort Myers, Florida. 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. Love was named the inaugural inductee of Dessert Professional Magazine’s Chocolatier Hall of Fame, partnered with local chefs to present a six-course meal at the James Beard House in New York and Norman Love Confections was ranked among the top 10 shops in the world for chocolate lovers by U.K. media outlet Daily Telegraph.

Norman Love Confections has Chocolate Salons in Fort Myers, Estero, Naples and Sarasota, including a pastry shop and café at Whole Foods Market in Fort Myers salon. Norman Love Confections’ chocolates, gift baskets, sipping chocolate and specialty items also can be ordered online at www.normanloveconfections.com. In addition, Norman Love Confections’ desserts are offered on 18 Princess Cruises’ ships through the “Chocolate Journeys” partnership and chocolates are available at independent retail locations throughout the U.S. For more information visit www.normanloveconfections.com or call 239-561-7215.