ATLANTA–The January 2011 Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market will mark the second anniversary of the grand opening of Building 2 WestWing and an expanded gourmet/housewares permanent product center on floor 8 of the building.
The product center includes more than 150 leading gourmet and housewares companies showcasing more than 300 lines. Newcomers to this market include BIA Cordon Bleu, Messermeister, Chantal Cookware, Epicurean, Guzzini and Jura Capresso. Additionally, several existing key manufacturers and sales representatives are expanding to showcase more product in Atlanta, including The Connection, The Ryan Group, Delectable Samplings, Joel Kasperzak, Ben Tally, Coastline Imports, Diligence and Lynn’s Concepts.
Within the product center, the demonstration kitchen will host celebrity chefs and renowned gourmet and housewares leaders, including, among others, Ace of Cakes Food Network star Duff Goldman and Marcel Vigneron, season one finalist of Bravo’s hit TV show “Top Chef” and “Top Chef All-Stars” and soon to debut in “Marcel’s Quantum Kitchen” for the SyFy Network.