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InSinkErator® Presents “Taste of Vegas” at 2016 KBIS

Jan 12, 2016

InSinkErator® is excited to announce “Taste of Vegas” at KBIS 2016.

“Taste of Vegas” comprises three primary elements: 1) Chef Johnny Church demonstrations in InSinkErator KBIS Booth N615; 2) giveaway at KBIS – trip for two to Las Vegas with dinner prepared and hosted by Chef Church; and 3) hot water dispenser recipe contest.

“We couldn’t be more thrilled about working with Chef Johnny Church. His fresh approach is unprecedented in the Las Vegas food community,” said Rob Grim, Senior Vice President, Global Sales at InSinkErator. “Chef Johnny creates magic in the kitchen and that is exactly what our products help people do. Our Evolution Excel® food waste disposer magically makes most any food waste disappear and kitchen clean-up a breeze – with practically no noise. And, our hot water dispensing products simplify meal prep with novel blanching and preparation techniques that Chef will demonstrate.”

Chef Demonstrations

Recently named “Best Off-Strip Chef in Las Vegas”, Chef Church will appear in InSinkErator Booth N615 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on both Jan. 19 and Jan. 20, 2016, and at 10 a.m. on Jan. 21, 2016.

As part of his demonstration, Chef Church will create innovations from his Artisanal Foods Café and share tips and tricks for everyday kitchen magic-making. InSinkErator hot water dispensing and food waste disposal products will be highlighted in his presentations.

Trip Giveaway at KBIS

As part of “Taste of Vegas”, InSinkErator is giving away a trip for two to Las Vegas, including flight, three nights at Wynn®, a special meal with Chef Church, plus a night tour of The Strip.

KBIS visitors can stop by InSinkErator Booth N615 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. PT on Jan. 19 or Jan. 20, 2016, to complete and submit an official entry form for a chance to win. You can also submit an entry without a booth visit by emailing during the same entry period. Include “InSinkErator Entry” in the subject line and your full name, company, address, and mobile phone number in the email. Limit 1 entry per person regardless of entry method.  Full rules will be available at the InSinkErator booth or by emailing with “Rules Request” in subject line.  Winner of the KBIS booth trip giveaway will be announced by Jan. 21, 2016.

Recipe Contest

For those not visiting KBIS or IBS, InSinkErator is giving away a second trip for two to Las Vegas, including flight, 3 nights at Wynn®, a special meal with Chef Johnny, plus a night tour of The Strip as part of the “Taste of Vegas” Recipe Contest. All that’s needed to enter is a little creativity in addition to an apron.

To enter the recipe contest, submit a recipe using the contest entry form at Recipes must feature the use of hot water during preparation and can be submitted Jan. 15 through Feb. 28, 2016. Chef Church and a panel of judges will select the top 3 recipes from submitted entries based on 1) ease of preparation and 2) originality. Chef Church will make the top 3 selected recipes and select the Grand Prize winner based on taste and appearance. The Grand Prize winner of the recipe contest receives the trip for two and will be announced by March 7, 2016.

“InSinkErator products are the perfect complement to my pro kitchen,” said Chef Johnny Church, Artisanal Foods Café. “Innovation in the kitchen is at the heart of everything I do, and Evolution Excel and the hot water dispensing products from InSinkErator simplify meal prep and clean-up quite skillfully.”

About Chef Johnny Church           

Chef Johnny Church is widely regarded as one of the most respected and passionate chefs in Las Vegas today and was recently name “Best Off-Strip Chef” by Vegas Seven’s 2015 Restaurant Awards. From a working class childhood in Flint, Mich., Chef Church has made remarkable strides in the restaurant industry, including executive chef positions at Bradley Ogden’s Root 246 in Solvang, CA; Michael Mina’s XIV in Los Angeles, CA; and P.J. Clarke’s and Rick Moonen’s RM Seafood in Las Vegas, NV where he also opened the daring RX Boiler Room, garnering Desert Companion magazine’s “Best New Restaurant.”

About InSinkErator

Headquartered in Racine, Wis., InSinkErator, a business unit of Emerson (NYSE: EMR), is the world’s largest manufacturer of food waste disposers. For more information about InSinkErator products, call 1-800-558-5700 or visit To learn more about the company’s 75+ year history as an American manufacturer and inventor of the food waste disposer, visit

About Emerson

Emerson (NYSE: EMR), based in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and consumer markets around the world. The company is comprised of five business segments: Process Management, Industrial Automation, Network Power, Climate Technologies, and Commercial & Residential Solutions.  Sales in fiscal 2014 were $22.3 billion. For more information, visit

Contact Information:

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