The Dallas Market Center has announced the judging panel for the Gourmet Gold Housewares Awards. The Awards will be held during the Dallas Total Housewares & Gourmet Market, which is set to take place from January 18 to 24, 2017.
The judges are:
- Kent Rathbun, four-time James Beard nominated chef and restauranteur.
- Mark Vamos, business journalism professor, Southern Methodist University, and Dallas Morning News special contributor.
- Karen Chandler, owner of Kitchenwares on the Square, McKinney, TX.
Sponsored by Gourmet Insider, sister publication of HomeWorld Business, the awards are designed to recognize exceptional manufacturers in the housewares industry exhibiting at Dallas Market Center.
The Gourmet Gold Housewares Awards will present awards in eight categories with a special Best in Class award selected from among the category recipients. The January 2017 award categories include Cookware/Bakeware, Kitchen Electrics, Kitchen Tools & Gadgets, Serveware, Cutlery, Barware, Kitchen Textiles, and Beverageware.