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WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–The Gourmet Housewares Show has announced it will begin accepting entries for its 2009 Gourmet Golds Awards as of Feb. 15. All exhibitors at the show, which is scheduled for Aug. 8-10 in San Francisco, are eligible to enter new products launched to the trade between March and August into the Gourmet Gold competition. The six award categories are Cookware/Bakeware; Kitchen Electrics; Tabletop & Textiles; Gourmet Gifts & Specialty Foods; Gadgets, Cutlery, Accessories; and Green by Design. Best of Show will be awarded to the product that receives the highest overall score. The deadline is June 1.
“The Gourmet Golds Competition is our way of encouraging and recognizing innovative products in the elite gourmet products category,” said Penny Sikalis, vice president and show manager, GLM. “Ongoing product creativity is essential to the sustained success of the industry.”
The show’s Web site, gourmetshow.com, has the award rules, criteria and entry form.