SOURCE: Sous Kitchen, Inc.

January 23, 2008 08:00 ET

Sous Kitchen Expands Its Perks at Work Program Through a Partnership With PurpleTie

Busy Professionals Can Now Enjoy Delicious Dinner Solutions Delivered to Workplace Lobbies Across the Bay Area

SAN CARLOS, CA--(Marketwire - January 23, 2008) - Sous Kitchen, Inc., the Bay Area's premier meal assembly store, and PurpleTie have partnered to deliver healthy, gourmet meal kits to workplaces across the Bay Area. With this new partnership, tens of thousands of families now have access to delicious Sous Kitchen dinners, for all natural, home cooked meals.

Human Resource managers can now easily offer another onsite perk. The delivery of healthy and family-friendly dinners helps their employees to attain that elusive work/life balance. "The Sous Kitchen program provides our employees with convenient, delicious meal options and it has proven to be a real timesaver with online ordering and free delivery. It personifies our commitment to work/life balance at DES," said Melanie Rogers, Director of Human Resources, DES ARCHITECTS + ENGINEERS.

A Sous Kitchen meal kit includes all the ingredients necessary for a family sized dinner. The shopping is done, the ingredients are prepped and the cooking instructions are simple. Each month brings a new menu of 12 entrées as well as an extensive selection of side dishes and desserts. Every week, busy professionals receive coolers full of frozen meal kits. They simply thaw and cook them at home whenever in need of a delicious home cooked meal.

PurpleTie is the leading provider of on-site convenience services which include dry cleaning, laundry, shoe repair, and photo processing. Over the last 10 years, PurpleTie has been delivering quality products with convenient workplace service for over 245 Bay Area companies.

"In PurpleTie, we have found a partner equally focused on high quality products and services that ultimately save precious time for Bay Area busy professionals," said Nadine Johnson, CEO of Sous Kitchen, Inc. "We have been delivering meals to some of the Bay Area's leading companies since last year. By joining forces with PurpleTie, we are now leveraging their substantial reach into the largest and most progressive companies in the Bay Area to help make their employees' lives easier and healthier."

"We live and breathe convenience, and work every day to help our customers strike that perfect work/life balance. As such, we're always looking to add additional services that enhance our ability to deliver that balance. In Sous Kitchen, we've found the perfect partner with similar ideals of quality and a true passion for making the lives of busy people easier. Together, we're moving full speed ahead to deliver the benefits of delicious, healthy and convenient meals, to the homes and workplaces of Bay Area residents," added Kay Mandegarian, CEO PurpleTie.

About Sous Kitchen, Inc.

Sous Kitchen, created to help busy people serve delicious and convenient, homemade meals, is the Bay Area's premier meal assembly store. Sous Kitchen patrons enjoy freezers stocked with delicious, healthy, fast and fresh answers to "what's for dinner?" Sous Kitchen provides fresh ingredients, outstanding service and great menu choices. Sous Kitchen has been featured on ABC's "View from the Bay," and in the San Francisco Chronicle and Bay Area Parent Magazine. For more information contact Sous Kitchen at 650-508-0800 or visit us at www.souskitchen.com.

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