WHAT: Jerry Shafir founded Kettle Cuisine in 1986 to fill a void in the foodservice industry for fully prepared, premium quality soups made with real food ingredients and nothing artificial. Today, 26 years later, Kettle Cuisine's passion for innovation and their unwavering commitment to traditional, artisan cooking techniques and top quality, all natural ingredients is stronger than ever. And, in conjunction with celebrating their 25th anniversary, Kettle Cuisine will be sharing their new product development pipeline and insights into market trends with participants at the National Restaurant Association.
In addition to sampling six new varieties of soups that are still in development for a potential fall launch, Kettle Cuisine will also be sampling the following 12 varieties of soups, chilis and chowders from its current product line:
- Angus Steak Chili with Beans
- Aztec Chili with Ancient Grains
- Broccoli Cheddar
- Chicken Noodle Soup
- Chicken Tortilla Soup
- Chipotle Sweet Potato
- Coconut Curry Chicken Soup
- Lentil Soup
- Lobster Bisque
- New England Clam Chowder
- Tomato Garden Vegetable Soup
- Yellow Pea with Roasted Red Peppers
Visit Kettle Cuisine at the NRA show to taste some great products and learn more about their 26 year history of delivering exceptional customer service by continuously focusing on innovation, consistently delivering premium quality products and offering a comprehensive suite of category management services. While Kettle Cuisine has certainly grown during the last 26 years, they continue to operate as a small, entrepreneurial company that is nimble, responsive and always willing to try new things to support the success of their customers.
WHERE/WHEN: 2012 National Restaurant Association Show
McCormick Place, Chicago
May 5 - 8, 2012
WHO: Representatives from Kettle Cuisine, including Founder and CEO Jerry Shafir, Executive Corporate Chef Joseph Ascoli and Vice President of Marketing Levon Kurkjian will be available to discuss the consumer trends that are driving their new product development initiatives.
ABOUT KETTLE CUISINE: Kettle Cuisine, based in Chelsea, MA, is at the forefront of a growing demand for exceptional tasting real food that satisfies everyday wellness lifestyles. They offer more than 60 soups, stews, chilis and chowders by using the finest quality, all natural food ingredients and classical artisan cooking techniques. By treating food the way it should be treated from the source to their kitchens to you, Kettle Cuisine consistently delivers high quality soups with no artificial ingredients that their customer can be proud to serve. Visit www.kettlecuisine.com for additional information.
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