Jul 09 2012

Thermador And Sur La Table® Team Up To Award The Ultimate Culinary Center™ And Vacation

Luxury appliance brand and the hardware store for chefs will reward culinary enthusiasts who want the best in cooking and traveling

IRVINE, Calif. (July 9, 2012) — Thermador ( and Sur La Table®, ( two brands known in the culinary world for providing only the most innovative products, have come together to present the ultimate culinary sweepstakes. Through Aug. 11, culinary enthusiasts will have the rare opportunity to enter to win a culinary trip to France or the grand prize which awards the Ultimate Culinary Center™ — Thermador’s 48-inch Pro Grand® Steam Range.

The lucky grand prize winner will receive Thermador’s most innovative product to date, the Pro Grand Steam Range, the world’s first appliance to combine the power of steam, convection and gas cooking, plus a warming drawer. The first prize winner will receive a Sur La Table Culinary Vacation: an insider’s taste of Paris. Additionally, one winner will be chosen each week for six weeks to receive a $100 gift card to Sur La Table, the cooking retailer that has helped set the standard for today’s home cook.

“A sweepstakes such as this captures the spirit of what trend-setting companies like Thermador and Sur La Table are most concerned with: offering the best in cooking and culinary experiences to the most discerning of home cooks,” said Zach Elkin, director, brand marketing of Thermador.

To enter, participants are to visit and “like” Thermador’s Facebook page ( to fill out a sweepstakes form.

Prizes include:

Grand prize: Thermador’s Pro Grand Steam Range, the world’s first kitchen appliance to offer seven distinct cooking options — steaming, convection baking, burner cooking, simmering, grilling, griddle cooking and warming — with a combination Steam & Convection Oven, a large-capacity convection oven, a six-burner gas cooktop featuring the exclusive Star® Burners, and a fully integrated warming drawer.

First prize: A travel package to Paris, France, including roundtrip air travel, five-night hotel accommodations, three specialty dinners, cooking classes, private tastings and tours and exclusive chef meet-and-greets.

Weekly prizes: Six weekly $100 Sur La Table gift cards.

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.

About Sur La Table

Since its beginnings in Seattle’s Pike Place Market in 1972, Sur La Table has believed that the kitchen is the center of the home. Today, those with a passion for cooking and a love for food can discover a leading selection of global brands in over 90 Sur La Table stores, online at, through the Sur La Table Catalog and via the Sur La Table Gift Registry. With cooking classes in over 35 locations, Sur La Table operates the largest avocational cooking school nationwide. From essential basics to hard-to-find specialty tools and cookware, Sur La Table is sure to have something for every cook.