BENTON HARBOR, Mich., July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Luxury appliance maker Jenn-Air has signed on as the exclusive major appliance sponsor of the second annual Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival. Headquartered at the world renowned LA Live complex in downtown LA, with events spanning Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, and Hollywood, this exclusive event will bring together more than 15,000 national and international attendees to gather with all-star talent from both the entertainment and culinary worlds to celebrate the very best in food and drink culture throughout Los Angeles.
This 2012 Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival will feature more than 50 events including wine seminars, unique dining experiences, and cooking demonstrations. The event will host more than 130 celebrated chefs and 200 acclaimed wineries, with proceeds raised benefiting St. Vincent Meals on Wheels.
Chefs scheduled to perform in the event's Jenn-Air Cooking Demo Pavilion represent a virtual "Who's Who" of the culinary world, including Michelle Bernstein, Michael Chiarello, Ming Tsai, Andrew Zimmern, Wolfgang Puck, Guy Fieri, Graham Elliot and Jacques and Hasty Torres, among others.
"As a brand that celebrates both performance and style, we're excited to have a key supporting role in an event that brings the culinary and entertainment worlds together in such an extraordinary way," notes Brian Maynard, Director of Marketing for Jenn-Air. "We're looking forward to sharing our collection of luxury appliances with this highly discerning, enthusiastic audience."
In addition to seeing Jenn-Air® appliances in use, attendees will have an opportunity to view and explore the Jenn-Air collection in a fully outfitted kitchen exhibit and experience the brand's new iPhone application that lets users envision how Jenn-Air® appliances will look in their own kitchens.
Highlights of the show and the Jenn-Air brand's participation will be posted throughout the weekend at facebook.com/jennair and twitter.com/jennairusa.
Since the introduction of the first self-ventilated cooktop in 1961 and downdraft ventilated range in 1965, Jenn-Air brand has consistently grown its reputation as a technology and design innovator. Its selection of style options includes two distinct stainless steel collections and a cutting-edge Floating Glass finish in black or white. From downdraft cooktops, wall ovens and professional style ranges to dishwashers, refrigerators and such entertaining essentials as warming drawers, built-in ice machines and wine cellars, Jenn-Air brand offers a complete line of major kitchen appliances. To learn more about the Jenn-Air® appliance collection, or speak with a member of the concierge team, please visit jennair.com, twitter.com/jennairusa or facebook.com/jennair.
About Los Angeles Food & Wine
The Second Annual Los Angeles Food & Wine takes place August 9-12, 2012. Presented by Coastal Luxury Management, the event spans the length of the city and offers guests the chance to sample the cuisines and products from some of the world's most prominent epicurean influencers, while enjoying the sights and sounds of the entertainment industry's brightest film and musical talents. In addition to cooking demonstrations and vertical tastings from the world's top wine producers, unique experiences added each year make this a must-see annual event for culinary enthusiasts and wine aficionados the world over.