Aug 26 2010

Thermador Captures "best Kitchen" Award At The 2010 Vesta Home Showcase In Memphis

Cenwood Appliance Distributors and The Longtown Company Feature Full-line Thermador Kitchen to Win Prestigious Designer Home Award

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (August 26, 2010) – The mid-South’s original home showcase features professional-grade appliances from Thermador in two designer homes, and honors one with the "Best Kitchen" award.

Thermador, with a local appliance distributor, exhibited its line of luxury appliances to win the award at the 2010 VESTA Designer Home Showcase, the annual public trade show presented by the Memphis Area Home Builders Association (MAHBA), held June 19 to July 5, 2010. The honor marks Thermador’s third "Best Kitchen" award in the last five years.

This year, Thermador partnered with Cenwood Appliance Distributors to provide appliances for the Vieux Carré (the original name for the French Quarter in Louisiana) show home. Built by The Longtown Company, the home exemplifies the classic French Colonial architecture prevalent to pre-colonial Louisiana. Designed by Jeff Bramlett Custom Residential Design, the home exudes the enduring and idyllic form unique to the lifestyle and climate of the South with engaging outdoor spaces and expansive windows providing sweeping views from within. Thermador appliances were also featured in the Elenor designer home.

"Cenwood Appliance has sold high-end appliances from Thermador for many years, and we’re pleased to share the 2010 VESTA Best Kitchen award with the brand," said Tom Malone, president of Cenwood Appliance Distributors. "It’s been a pleasure selling products with such attractive styling, performance, service and even value with Thermador’s ONE, TWO, FREE promotion."

"MAHBA’s recent accolades for a Thermador-equipped kitchen reaffirms the strength of the Thermador brand among home designers, architects and builders looking to provide the ultimate cooking experience for their clients," said Zach Elkin, director, Luxury Division, Thermador. "Thermador is a leader in kitchen innovations, design and performance, and we aim to continue that trend as long as cooking is a priority in the home."

The award-winning Vieux Carré home kitchen features professional-grade Thermador appliances designed for the culinary enthusiast who’s passionate about cooking and entertaining. The list of appliances include the built-in , 48-inch Pro Harmony® Dual-Fuel Range featuring the exclusive Star® Burner, accompanied by a 48-inch Professional Series Wall Hood. Completing the stainless steel kitchen are the 24-inch Masterpiece™ Series Emerald 6-Program Stainless Steel Dishwasher, and 42-inch Masterpiece Series Stainless Steel Side-By-Side Refrigerator with External Ice Dispenser.

About Thermador

Thermador has been providing real innovations for real cooks for more than 75 years. The iconic line of cooking, cleaning, refrigeration and ventilation products remains committed to empowering culinary enthusiasts to be their best through continuous innovation breakthroughs – from the world’s first wall ovens and gas cooktops with the patented Star® Burner to a speedcooking oven that reduces cooking time by 50 percent.

Thermador is part of BSH Home Appliances Corporation, a fully-owned subsidiary of Bosch and Siemens Home Appliance Group, the third largest appliance manufacturer in the world. For more information, visit or follow us on Facebook and Twitter at and @ThermadorHome, respectively. For Thermador customer service, call 1-800-735-4328.