Afternoon tea with a Norman Love twist now offered exclusively at McGregor location

A traditional afternoon tea with a Norman Love twist is now offered at Norman Love Confections’ McGregor Chocolate and Dessert Salon on Friday and Saturday afternoons by appointment. Guests may choose the Afternoon Tea Special featuring bottomless cups of Tea Forte tea and a three-tiered array of tea sandwiches and tea breads, pastries, tartlets and a fresh scone with fruit preserves and Devonshire cream, available for $32 per person. The second elegant tea offering is the Royal Tea Special, also featuring bottomless cups of Tea Forte tea and a three-tiered array of assorted tea sandwiches, tea breads, pastries, tartlets, a fresh scone with fruit preserves and Devonshire cream and a glass of champagne, offered for $38 per person.

Afternoon tea is exclusive to Norman Love Confections’ McGregor Boulevard Chocolate and Dessert Salon, located at 13261 McGregor Blvd., Suite 105 in Fort Myers. To make a reservation, call 239-672-8797.

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.  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 has recently been named as 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 and Naples, and Artisan Gelato by Norman Love is next door to the Fort Myers salon, off Daniels Parkway east of I-75. 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. In addition, Norman Love Confections chocolates and desserts are offered on 18 Princess Cruises’ ships through the “Chocolate Journeys” partnership and at independent retail locations throughout the U.S. For more information visit www.normanloveconfections.com or call 239-561-7215.