Dallas Market Center Names Gourmet Gold Housewares Judging Panel

The Dallas Market Center has named its judging panel for the Gourmet Gold Housewares Awards. The awards will be presented during the winter 2019 Dallas Total Home & Gift Market, set to take place from January 16 to 22.

The Gourmet Gold Housewares Awards will present awards in eight categories: Cookware & Bakeware, Kitchen Electronics, Kitchen Tools & Gadgets, Tabletop & Serveware, Cutlery, Barware & Beverageware, Outdoor Kitchen & Accessories and Hydration & Thermal Drinkware. A special Best in Class award will be selected from among the category winners. Entries will be judged based on innovation, user-friendliness and visual appeal.

The judges are as follows: Ingrid Hoffmann, a celebrity chef and NBC, Telemundo and Cooking Channel star; Rachel Pinn, a food blogger, media writer, influencer and restaurant reporter for Dallas Market Center’s new Spark magazine; and Steven Fritchen, housewares buyer for J.C. Penney.