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.