ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Interactive lifestyle network and retail destination HSN is cooking up a special treat for viewers during their upcoming HSN Cooks! 24-Hour Holiday Celebration on November 6. The multichannel retailer will welcome culinary luminaries Padma Lakshmi, Ingrid Hoffmann and Duff Goldman to HSN’s kitchen as they launch an exciting array of products on HSN and www.hsn.com.
Padma Lakshmi, Emmy nominated host of Bravo’s Top Chef, internationally recognized actress, model and cookbook author will introduce Easy Exotic by Padma Lakshmi. Through the Easy Exotic collection, Padma will share her South Indian heritage and appreciation for old-world flavors and fresh botanicals with her new collection of cutlery, tea pots, spices, rubs and two of her cookbooks: Tangy Tart Hot and Sweet: A World of Recipes for Every Day and Easy Exotic. “I’ve always believed in the beauty of cooking with friends and family at home. I’m excited to debut the Easy Exotic brand on HSN and infusing a bit of spice into the lives of their customers,” says Lakshmi.
Renowned restaurateur, cookbook author and host of the Food Network’s Simply Delicioso and Galavision/Univision’s Delicioso, celebrity cook Ingrid Hoffmann is passionate about cooking and it shows in her new Latin American-inspired cookware and cutlery collection for HSN – Simply Delicioso by Ingrid Hoffmann. This versatile line of kitchen products, including cookware by T-Fal, will be brought to life through savory twists on traditional Latin and American recipes also found in her cookbook Simply Delicioso. “My Latin heritage is important to me and my cooking and I can’t wait to introduce my cookware, designed with the expertise of T-Fal to a vast new audience of ‘foodies’ at HSN,” says Hoffmann.
Duff Goldman – chef, baker, food artist and star of Food Network’s Ace of Cakes, is known for his creativity and unique specialty cakes. Duff will be showcasing his many creative skills when he debuts his new Duff Goldman collection featuring Fat Daddio’s professional grade cake and baking pans, as well as additional high quality baking tools. “I am always searching for new ways to show people how to be more creative in the kitchen and I now I’ve found it at HSN. With the holidays quickly approaching, this is the perfect time to be talking about baking and introducing my products to a new audience,” says Goldman.
“Bringing innovation and creativity into the lives of our customers is what HSN is all about,” said Sandy Conrad, HSN’s Senior Vice President of Merchandising. “I am proud to welcome Padma, Ingrid and Duff to our stable of culinary experts and look forward to their debut during the HSN Cooks! 24-Hour Holiday Celebration.”
Padma will kick off the day-long special with a special sneak preview the night before at 11 PM on Thursday, November 5, followed by Duff Goldman at 6 AM and Ingrid Hoffmann at 10 AM on November 6 (all times EST). Be sure to log onto www.hsn.com for additional show times for all three throughout the day. Additional HSN kitchen personalities and brands appearing during the event include Chefs Emeril Lagasse and Tyler Florence, Debbie Meyer, Waggoner’s Chocolates, David’s Cookies and Command Performance.
HSN is an interactive lifestyle network and retail destination, offering an assortment of exclusive products combined with top brand names. HSN incorporates experts, entertainment, inspiration, solutions, tips and ideas to provide an entirely unique shopping experience for its customers. On HSN and hsn.com, customers will find exceptional selections in Health & Beauty (e.g. M. Asam, Carol’s Daughter, Clarins, FusionBeauty, Italian Beauty, Andrew Lessman’s Procaps, Lancome, Serious Skin Care, ybf Cosmetics); Jewelry (e.g. Paula Abdul, Heidi Daus, R.J. Graziano, IMAN Global Chic, michaeLisa, Noir, Rarities: Fine Jewelry With Carol Brodie, Amedeo Scognamiglio, Tori Spelling, Serena Williams); Home/Lifestyle (e.g. Nate Berkus, Bissell, Colin Cowie, Dyson, Todd English, GreenPan with Thermolon, Emeril Lagasse, Joy Mangano, MoMA Design Store, Wolfgang Puck); Fashion/Accessories (e.g. Curations with Stefani Greenfield, Sam Edelman, Loulou de la Falaise, Carlos Falchi, Diane Gilman, Tina Knowles, Adrienne Landau, Sharif); and Electronics (e.g. Canon, Gateway, GE, HP, JVC, Kodak, LG, Sony).
HSN is available across all media including its TV network and online shopping destination hsn.com, which ranks in the top 30 of the top 500 internet retailers. HSN, the original home shopping network, is an operating segment of HSN, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSNI).