Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival – Newport, RI | September 20-22, 2013
As the exclusive appliance sponsor of the eighth annual Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival, Jenn-Air joined top culinary talent along with some of the world’s most prestigious vintners to celebrate one of the East Coast's most sophisticated and anticipated wine and food events of the season.
More than 5,000 guests visited the spectacular seaside grounds of historic Newport Mansions including The Elms (1901), Rosecliff (1902) and Marble House (1892), sampling wines from around the world as well as award-winning local cuisine.
Throughout the two-day Grand Tasting event, Claudine Pepin hosted a stellar line-up of chefs on the Jenn-Air Master Class Culinary Stage including Food Network "Iron Chef" Alexandra Guarnaschelli and James Beard Award winner, author and restaurant owner, Michel Richard. Additional weekend activities included an exclusive Sunday Brunch with Chef Guranaschelli, seminars with wine experts and a gala at Rosecliff.
To view photos from this year’s Festival, visit the brand’s Facebook page.
LOS ANGELES FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL | AUGUST 22-25, 2013
Jenn-Air was a proud sponsor of the 3rd annual Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival August 22-25, where more than 19,000 individuals enjoyed a weekend extravaganza of wine seminars, unique dining experiences, marquee events and cooking demonstrations.
A notable roster of culinary icons, including Giada de Laurentis, Masaharu Morimoto, Fabio Viviani, Curtis Stone, Duff Goldman, and many others hosted culinary demonstrations on the Jenn-Air Master Class Culinary Stage. Following select demonstrations, Brian Maynard, Director of Marketing for Jenn-Air, auctioned a variety of prizes, including Jenn-Air beverage centers and trips to dine at chefs’ restaurants, raising more than $35,000 to benefit Share our Strength.
In addition to showcasing Jenn-Air appliances at the Master Class Culinary Stage and at a static display in the Grand Tasting tent, Jenn-Air partnered with the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center to present “The Perfect Pairing” at the Grand Avenue marquee events in Downtown LA on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings. Guests enjoyed Barrymore wine, appetizers, and renowned chefs including Scott Conant, Susan Feniger and Mary Sue Milliken stopped by the booth to mingle with guests.
CHEF’S TABLE – CHICAGO, IL | JULY 11, 2013
Top Chicago chefs joined luxury appliance maker Jenn-Air and CS magazine on July 11, 2013 to present Chefs Table, a gala event to celebrate CS magazine’s July restaurant issue. The event was hosted at the penthouse level of The Reid Murdoch building and raised over $46,000 for the Chicago chapter of Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS (DIFFA).
Special guests attended an exclusive “Chocolate and Wine Afterglow” with the First Couple of Chocolate, Jacques and Hasty Torres, at a post-party tasting of chocolate and dessert wines, along with a fun and informative chocolate tutorial.
Featured chefs included Frederico Comaccio of Coco Pazzo, Chris Macchia of The Florentine, Hasty Torres of Madame Chocolat, Jared Van Camp of Nellcote, Jess DeGuzman of Sunda, Mindy Segal of Hot Chocolate, Thai Dang of Embeya, and many more.
To view photos from this year's event, visit the brand's Facebook page.
PEBBLE BEACH FOOD & WINE – PEBBLE BEACH, CA | APRIL 4-7, 2013
As the exclusive appliance sponsor of the 2013 Pebble Beach Food & Wine event, the Jenn-Air brand was front and center for the 8,000 attendees experiencing this premier three-day wine and culinary event. The annual April event, set along the picturesque northern California coastline, matches 100 celebrity chefs with 250 acclaimed wineries to create an exceptional weekend of culinary exploration.
Two main Jenn-Air Master Class Culinary Stages, fully equipped with the latest appliances, featured demonstrations by renowned chefs throughout the event including Daniel Boulud, Jacques Torres, Carla Hall and Masaharu Morimoto. Auctions following select demonstrations raised more than $48,000 for the Boys and Girls club of Monterey. In addition to the stages, thousands of attendees at the Grand Tasting experienced the brand’s companion display where Jenn-Air representatives were on hand to share details and answer questions about the brand’s latest collection of elegantly designed, high performance products.
Jenn-Air also partnered with fellow sponsor Food & Wine to create a series of Master Class videos capturing key culinary tips and takeaways from the event. To view all Master Class videos, event photos and details on next year’s event, visit jennair.com and the brand’s Facebook page.
ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST HOME DESIGN SHOW – NEW YORK, NY | MARCH 21-24, 2013
Jenn-Air was a major sponsor and exhibitor at the 2013 Architectural Digest Home Design Show in New York City held March 21-24. This year marked record attendance at this prestigious show with over 45,000 consumers and design industry professionals visiting the show’s more than 500 luxury exhibitors in categories ranging from luxury kitchen and bath products to home furnishings and lighting.
Jenn-Air increased its already significant presence at this year’s show by sponsoring a series of Jenn-Air Master Class Studio seminars presented by The New York Times on a branded stage designed to resemble a high-end kitchen. Events taking place in the Jenn-Air Master Class Studio included a keynote presentation by editor in chief Margaret Russell with celebrity designer Nate Berkus. Jenn-Air general manager Steve Brown joined distinguished designers Jamie Drake and Bruce Bierman in a “Taste & Technology” panel discussion attended by 250 and moderated by the award-winning cookbook author and former editor of both Gourmet and Cook’s Illustrated magazines, John “Doc” Willoughby.
The brand’s latest appliance collection was also showcased at an expansive display located in the “reFRESH” section of the show. New products highlighted during the show at the Jenn-Air booth included the Accolade ventilation system, a built-in steam and convection oven, six-burner Pro-Style and Euro-Style cooktops and a built-in espresso maker.
A “Best of Show” video series, produced by Architectural Digest and hosted by renowned designer Antony Todd, provided viewers nationwide with Todd’s favorite design picks following the show. The video series is available here.
Designer Visions | October 26, 2012—exclusive dates through January 2013
Jenn-Air was proud to be the presenting sponsor of Hearst Design Group’s Designer Visions in New York. The event paired some of the world's most renowned designers with ELLE DÉCOR, House Beautiful and Veranda magazines to transform three apartments in an exclusive Tribeca building into signature spaces reflecting each magazine's unique style and point of view.
Project designers included Matthew Patrick Smyth (ELLE DÉCOR), David Rockwell (House Beautiful) and Antony Todd (Veranda). Each apartment featured a modern, open kitchen equipped with Jenn-Air® luxury appliances designed to complement the space. The apartments also served as movie sets for six short films produced as part of Designer Visions' first collaboration with 48-Hour Film Project, an organization that works to advance filmmaking and promote filmmakers.
Photo Credit: Thomas Loof
Los Angeles Food & Wine | August 9—12, 2012
Jenn-Air was proud to be the exclusive major appliance sponsor of the second annual Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival. The event brought together more than 6,000 national and international attendees and all-star talent from the entertainment and culinary industries.
This year’s event featured wine seminars, unique dining experiences, marquee events and cooking demonstrations from more than 100 celebrated chefs and 300 acclaimed wineries, held in different locations throughout the city. All proceeds benefited St. Vincent Meals on Wheels.
The Jenn-Air Cooking Demo Pavilion hosted cooking demonstrations from an impressive roster of chefs, including Michelle Bernstein, Michael Chiarello, Ming Tsai, Andrew Zimmern, Wolfgang Puck, Guy Fieri, Graham Elliot and Jacques and Hasty Torres.See highlights on our Facebook page
Photo Credit: Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival
Chef’s Table Presented by Jenn-Air | June 28, 2012
Presented by Jenn-Air and CS Magazine, this year’s Chef's Table event offered food and wine aficionados an opportunity to enjoy dishes from celebrated Chicago chefs in a unique landmark penthouse with breathtaking views of the Chicago skyline, all for a worthy cause.
Held at the World of Whirlpool, the event featured chefs including Jared Van Camp of Nellcote, Jacques Torres of Jacques Torres Chocolates, Celeste Campise of Spiaggia, Jim Kilberg of Coco Pazzo, James O'Donnell of Michael Jordan's Steak House, Chris Pandel of The Bristol and Balena, Kevin Hickey of Allium and Ashlee Aubin of Wood.
An auction, with items like a suite of Jenn-Air® appliances, a private dinner in the Reid Murdoch Penthouse and a stylish Jenn-Air® under counter wine cellar, added to the evening’s festivities. All proceeds from the event (more than $40,000 was raised) benefited the Chicago chapter of Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS (DIFFA).See highlights on our Facebook page
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