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Norman Love Confections’ chocolatier Justin Fry to compete in U.S. Pastry Competition at New York Restaurant Show

Chef Justin Fry of Norman Love Confections will compete for the coveted title of Pastry Chef of the Year at Paris Gourmet’s U.S. Pastry Competition taking place at the International Restaurant & Food Service Show of New York on Sunday, March 6 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center. The theme for the 2016 competition is Magic & Illusions. With a few tricks up his sleeve, Fry has created a classic magician sculpture in preparation for the competition. In addition to the showpiece, he will present artisan chocolates, a plated dessert and a cake.

The U.S. Pastry Competition is America’s most prestigious pastry competition. The event allows leading pastry chefs to showcase their talents by creating advanced dessert and chocolate bonbon recipes exhibited along with highly technical sugar and chocolate sculpted showpieces. Board members of the Societe Culinaire Philanthropique, one of the oldest and most prestigious chef associations in the world, will preside over the judging procedures. Contest awards will total over $10,000.00.