Dallas Market Center Announces 2019 Gourmet Gold Housewares Award Winners

The award recognizes exceptional manufacturers and new products in the housewares industry.

DALLAS – January 10, 2019 – Dallas Market Center, the most complete marketplace in North America, has announced the winners of the 2019 Gourmet Gold Housewares Awards, sponsored by Gourmet Insider magazine. This esteemed awards program recognizes exceptional manufacturers in the housewares industry exhibiting at Dallas Market Center. Winners will be celebrated during Dallas Total Home & Gift Market, January 16-22, 2019.

2019 Gourmet Gold Housewares Award Winners

· Best in Show + Best Kitchen Tools/Gadgets: Supoon by Dreamfarm

· Best Barware/Beverageware: Corkcicle Cigar Glass by Corkcicle

· Best Cookware/Bakeware: Quick Recipe Pie Dish by BIA Cordon Bleu

· Best Cutlery: Epicure 9” Double Serrated Knife by Wüsthof-Trident of America

· Best Hydration/Thermal Drinkware: HYDAWAY 18 oz. Collapsible Water Bottle

· Best Kitchen Electronics: Conical Burr Coffee Grinder by OXO

· Best Tabletop/Serveware: Schott Zwiesel Sensa by Fortessa Tableware Solutions

· Best Outdoor Kitchen & Accessories: Airstream Cooler by Think Outside

Judging for these awards is based on innovation, user-friendliness and visual appeal. This year’s judges included Ingrid Hoffmann, celebrity chef and television star; Rachel Pinn, popular food blogger and influencer; and Steven Fritchen, housewares buyer for JCPenney.

Connecting buyers with abundant opportunities for product discovery, Dallas Market Center’s housewares resources have expanded and improved in recent years. The category now totals nearly 300 product lines featured throughout a dedicated neighborhood in the Trade Mart and across the marketplace. For more information visit the Gourmet Gold Awards website and to stay connected use #GourmetGold on social media.

About Dallas Market Center

Dallas Market Center is a global business-to-business trade center and the leading wholesale marketplace in North America connecting retailers and interior designers with top manufacturers in home décor, furniture, gifts, lighting and fashion. Inside its dynamic, five million square foot campus, nearly 200,000 customers from all 50 states and 85 countries seek industry trends, business education and new products from exhibitors throughout the year via dominant trade events for gift, home décor, holiday and floral; the nation’s most comprehensive apparel and accessories markets featuring the latest styles from East Coast and West Coast designers; the largest residential lighting trade event in North America; and the largest and most successful open-daily design center.

The marketplace is located in the strongest economic zone in the country. In addition, more than 80 percent of Dallas Market Center buyers report that they do not shop other market centers. To make plans for upcoming markets, visit the Dallas Market Center website and download the Dallas Market Center App. Also, keep up-to-date on all information by visiting Dallas Market Center on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and the Dallas Market Center blog.

About Gourmet Insider

Gourmet Insider offers leading business-to-business publications and digital content platforms for independent gourmet kitchenware store operators. Gourmet Insider delivers insightful retailer profiles, analysis of key merchandising trends and strategies and information on the latest products. It is a sister title of HomeWorld Business, the leading business-to-business media resource for the housewares industry. For more information visit gourmetinsider.com.