Huntington Beach, CA (PRWEB) March 05, 2014
Fisher & Paykel Appliances, Inc., a global design innovator and manufacturer of indoor and outdoor home appliances, announced it will sponsor the inaugural All-Star Chef Classic at L.A. LIVE, March 21-24, 2014. Hosted in L.A. LIVE’s Event Deck, the Fisher & Paykel brand will sponsor The French Masters Dinner in Restaurant Stadium on Friday, March 21, and the DCS by Fisher & Paykel brand will be the presenting sponsor of the Chefs’ Tasting Arena on Saturday, March 22. The company’s two premium culinary brands will also provide premium kitchen appliances for this never-before-seen modern food event.
All-Star Chef Classic is a modern food event that brings together 26 highly acclaimed chefs from around the country and across the world to Downtown Los Angeles at L.A. LIVE. This outstanding constellation of chefs will come together to cook in the never-before-seen Restaurant Stadium™ and the Chefs’ Tasting Arena™. The stars of the kitchen who have shone bright over the years and the rising stars who they have influenced and mentored will cook together at four unique gastronomic celebrations: The French Masters Dinner hosted by Ludo Lefebvre, All-Star Lunch, Grill & Chill and Savor the Season.
“We’re really excited to sponsor the inaugural All-Star Chef Classic, because it reflects exactly what our brands stand for – a premium ‘cooking experience’,” says Scott Davies, brand marketing manager for Fisher & Paykel. “Think about it. Top chefs from around the world, at L.A. LIVE, in a never-before-seen interactive culinary experience…That’s what we’re all about. Plus, our North American headquarters is in Southern California, so we’re not going to miss out on one of the most exciting culinary parties ever that’s in our own backyard!”
Fisher & Paykel will sponsor and provide premium appliances, including induction cooktops, 30” ranges and the unique CoolDrawer™ refrigerator, in Restaurant Stadium for The French Masters Dinner on Friday, March 21. A celebration of French culinary excellence through the generations, The French Masters Dinner is hosted by Los Angeles’ own Ludo Lefebvre. Chef Ludo will welcome two of the world’s greatest chefs (and his mentors), Alain Passard and Marc Meneau, into Restaurant Stadium along with Paris “it” chef, Iñaki Aizpitarte, for a never-before-seen collaboration of international culinary talent.
The chefs will be joined by special guests, when they will prepare a five course exquisite dinner for 270 ticketed guests, along with an elegant pairing of French wine, all while interacting with each other and the crowd.
DCS by Fisher & Paykel will be a presenting sponsor of the Chefs’ Tasting Arena and will provide premium outdoor grills for Grill & Chill on Saturday, March 22. Grill & Chill is a nighttime celebration of the many ways different cultures embrace the experience of cooking over an open flame in the Chefs’ Tasting Arena. The international cookout will be for over 700 guests and feature 10 diverse chefs: Roy Choi, Michael Cimarusti, Gabrielle Hamilton, Gavin Kaysen, Ludo Lefebvre, Donald Link, Naomi Pomeroy, Paul Qui, Jon Shook and Ricardo Zarate, who will showcase their techniques with 10 unique dishes.
“DCS by Fisher & Paykel is about bringing all the comforts of indoor living to the outdoors, beginning with a complete kitchen that provides the ultimate outdoor kitchen experience,” says Gina Lathrum, brand marketing manager for DCS by Fisher & Paykel. “The Chefs’ Tasting Arena and Grill & Chill is the perfect pairing to show how our brand is helping shape the outdoor culinary experience.”
About Fisher & Paykel
Since 1934, the Fisher & Paykel design heritage has been founded on a pioneering spirit and culture of curiosity that challenges conventional appliance design to consistently deliver products tailored for human needs. Incorporating outstanding performance and user-focused innovation, Fisher & Paykel and DCS by Fisher & Paykel appliance brands inspire people through indoor/outdoor kitchen and laundry products designed with real life in mind. Our brands incorporate innovative technologies driven from a passion to produce the most technically advanced, efficient and contemporary styled appliances. As pioneers of the world’s first drawer dishwasher – DishDrawer® – Fisher & Paykel continues to pave the way for appliance innovation. Since the 1980s, DCS has defined cooking appliance innovation for the commercial food industry and designs commercial quality appliances for the home. Fisher & Paykel Appliances is a global company operating in 50 countries, manufacturing in the United States, Mexico, Italy, Thailand and New Zealand, employing over 3,300 people with revenue of more than $1 billion annually. For more information, please visit: http://www.fisherpaykel.com.
About L.A. LIVE
L.A. LIVE is a 4 million square foot / $3 billion downtown Los Angeles sports and entertainment district adjacent to STAPLES Center and the Los Angeles Convention Center featuring Club Nokia, a 2,300 capacity live music venue, Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE, a 7,100-seat live theatre, a 54-story, 1001-room convention “headquarters” destination (featuring The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles and JW Marriott Los Angeles at L.A. LIVE hotels and 224 luxury condominiums – The Ritz-Carlton Residences at L.A. LIVE – all in a single tower) , the GRAMMY Museum, the 14-screen Regal Cinemas L.A. LIVE Stadium 14 theatre, broadcast facilities for ESPN along with entertainment, residential, restaurant and office space. Developed by Los Angeles-based AEG, L.A. LIVE, considered to be the nation’s most active ‘live content and event campus,’ also features 260,480 sf of conference center and ballroom facilities, a 100,000 sf special events deck, the famous Lucky Strike Lanes and Lounge, the celebrity owned Conga Room, a one-of-a-kind GRAMMY Museum, saluting the history of music and the genre’s best known awards show all centered around Nokia Plaza L.A. LIVE, a 40,000 sf outdoor event space. L.A. LIVE showcases more events, award shows, sporting competitions, concerts and hospitality options than any other destination in the world. Visit L.A. LIVE today at http://www.lalive.com.
About All-Star Chef Classic
All-Star Chef Classic is a modern food event that brings together 26 highly acclaimed chefs from around the country and across the world to L.A. LIVE on March 21-23. This outstanding constellation of chefs will come together to cook in the never before seen Restaurant Stadium™ and the Chefs’ Tasting Arena™. The stars of the kitchen who have shone bright over the years and the rising stars who they have influenced and mentored will cook together at four unique gastronomic celebrations: The French Masters Dinner presented by Fisher & Paykel, All-Star Lunch, Grill & Chill and Savor the Season presented by Melissa's Produce.