SOURCE: Thermador


July 18, 2012 09:00 ET

Thermador Selects Kitchen Design Challenge Regional Winners

The Luxury Appliance Brand Chooses Eight Finalists Who Will Travel to Southern California to Compete for National Prizes Worth $60,000

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - Jul 18, 2012) - After judging some of the most inspiring Thermador kitchen designs in the country, Thermador ( has selected eight regional winners for its Thermador Kitchen Design Challenge, where two national grand prize winners will receive up to $20,000. Each of the eight regional winners has been awarded a $5,000 prize and an expense-paid trip for two to Southern California for a celebration weekend at the new Thermador Design and Experience Center, as well as a chance to win the national grand prize.

Of the eight regional winners chosen among hundreds of entries, Thermador will select grand prize winners from two categories -- Traditional/Transitional and Contemporary/Modern -- who will receive an additional $20,000 prize each. A pair of runners-up also will be named to receive a $10,000 prize.

"This contest presents the perfect opportunity to showcase some of the foremost Thermador luxury kitchens in the nation, while honoring today's most discerning trade professionals who have helped make the Thermador brand the centerpiece of America's finest kitchens," said Zach Elkin, director, brand marketing of Thermador.

The Thermador Kitchen Design Challenge invites professional kitchen designers, builders and architects to enter their most impressive kitchens equipped with Thermador appliances.

Thermador Kitchen Design Challenge regional winners:

To see each of the winners' kitchens, visit:

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Thermador has been providing real innovations for real cooks for more than 75 years. The iconic line of cooking, cleaning, refrigeration and ventilation products remains committed to empowering culinary enthusiasts to be their best through continuous innovation breakthroughs -- from the world's first wall ovens and gas cooktops with the patented Star® Burner to a speedcooking oven that reduces cooking time by 50 percent.

Thermador is part of BSH Home Appliances Corporation, a fully-owned subsidiary of Bosch and Siemens Home Appliance Group, the third largest appliance manufacturer in the world. For more information, visit or follow us on Facebook and Twitter at and @ThermadorHome, respectively. For Thermador customer service, call 1-800-735-4328.

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