Samsung Electronics America, Inc., America's fastest growing appliance
brand1 and a global category leader, announced that renowned
chef Daniel Boulud is joining Samsung Club des Chefs, an industry-first
culinary initiative launched in 2013 that brings together celebrated
chefs from around the world to collaborate with Samsung on the
development of next-generation new product innovations.
Renowned chef Daniel Boulud is joining Samsung Club des Chefs, an industry-first culinary initiative launched in 2013 that brings together celebrated chefs from around the world to collaborate with Samsung on the development of next-generation new product innovations. (Photo: Business Wire)
Best known for his Michelin three-star restaurant DANIEL, Boulud is a
French-born chef and restaurateur with restaurants in the United States
(locations in New York City, Las Vegas, Palm Beach and Miami; Boston and
Washington, DC locations to open Fall 2014), Canada, United Kingdom and
Singapore. The James Beard Award winner first gained recognition at the
age of 15, when he was a finalist in France's competition for Best
Culinary Apprentice. In his early years in New York, Boulud served as
Executive Chef at Le Cirque, where he elevated the restaurant to one of
the most highly rated in the country. Considered one of America's
leading culinary authorities, his current restaurants, in addition to
his flagship DANIEL, include Café Boulud, db bistro moderne, Bar Boulud,
Boulud Sud, Épicerie Boulud and DBGB Kitchen and Bar.
"We are honored to have Daniel Boulud join our distinguished team. Club
des Chefs is a great example of how Samsung taps into insights - in this
case, from professional chefs - to develop kitchen products with an
unmatched level of innovation, performance and premium style," said
Boo-Keun Yoon, President and CEO of Consumer Electronics at Samsung
Electronics Co. Ltd. "Samsung's Club des Chefs program was designed to
bridge consumers to insights from the masters of the culinary world.
With the involvement of Daniel Boulud and our roster of chefs, we are
taking the premium home appliance category to a new level."
In addition to Boulud, Samsung Club des Chefs includes:
Introducing the Samsung Chef Collection
For the past year, Club des Chefs members have shared their culinary
expertise and insights with Samsung's own team of product development
experts to help develop, test and bring to market new products. Now
available at retail, the new Samsung Chef Collection suite of kitchen
appliances was designed to offer an awe-inspiring level of innovation,
performance and premium style to meet the needs and wants of the most
discerning home cook. The new Samsung Chef Collection features:
Meet the Club des Chefs
Boulud and other Club des Chefs members will join Samsung executives on
June 11 at 4:15 p.m. for the launch of Samsung's 2014 Home Appliance
line at Samsung Living Atelier, a participatory center of home appliance
innovation and design that epitomizes the creativity, energy,
vibrancy and sheer innovation of Samsung Home Appliances. Located at 837
Washington Street in New York City and open to the public Saturday, June
14 and Sunday June 15, this interactive workshop and new product
showcase will allow visitors to experience the latest Samsung kitchen,
laundry and cleaning products first-hand.
About Samsung Electronics America, Inc.
Headquartered in Ridgefield Park, NJ, Samsung Electronics America, Inc.
(SEA), is a recognized innovation leader in consumer electronics design
and technology. A wholly owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co.,
Ltd., SEA delivers a broad range of digital consumer electronics, IT and
home appliance products. Samsung is the market leader for HDTVs in the
U.S and America's fastest growing home appliance brand. To discover more
of the award-winning products you love with Samsung, please visit www.samsung.com.
About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in technology, opening
new possibilities for people everywhere. Through relentless innovation
and discovery, we are transforming the worlds of TVs, smartphones,
tablets, PCs, cameras, home appliances, printers, LTE systems, medical
devices, semiconductors and LED solutions. We employ 286,000 people
across 80 countries with annual sales of US$216.7 billion. To discover
more, please visit www.samsung.com.
1 According to Traqline 2012
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