Meet The Judges: Kathleen Taggart

This exclusive video series profiles each of the 2017 Housewares Design Awards judges and their views on what makes a product great.

Kathleen Taggart

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):
Jason Belaire
Max Burton
Steve Cozzolino
Monique Epstein
Eric Ludlum
Kiel Mead
Mary Moore
Helen Maria Nugent
Deborah Shearer
Kathleen Taggart
Howard Thornton
David Tisdale