This exclusive video series profiles each of the 2017 Housewares Design Awards judges and their views on what makes a product great.
Kathleen Taggart has been the director of Draeger’s Home Department and Cooking School for the company’s four San Francisco Bay-area stores for 17 years. She has a strong retail background in cookware and high-end retail with eight years at the Kitchen Kaboodle in Portland, OR, as cookware buyer and cooking school director; and 11 years as buyer, manager and special events director at Carl Greve in Portland, OR.
Taggert and her husband, Dan, are the co-authors of six cookbooks, including the award-winning Entertaining People.
2017 Housewares Design Awards Judges (click on name for profile):
Helen Maria Nugent