Chef Emeril Lagasse And Snapware® Celebrate National Soup Month With The Winter Warm-Up

   Chef Emeril Lagasse And Snapware® Celebrate National Soup Month With The
                                Winter Warm-Up

Discover Exclusive Soup Recipes, Storage Tips and Enter to Win the Snapware
Winter Warm-Up Sweepstakes

PR Newswire

ROSEMONT, Ill., Jan. 8, 2014

ROSEMONT, Ill., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --More than 85 percent* of
Americans agree that soup should be the official meal of winter. This January,
the Snapware® brand has teamed up with Chef Emeril Lagasse to celebrate
National Soup Month and help Americans warm-up with exclusive recipes, tips
and more. To help fans escape the cold, the Snapware brand is serving up the
chance to win a trip for four to Orlando, Fla. with the Snapware Winter
Warm-Up Sweepstakes on Facebook.


Although a winter favorite, soup can be a struggle to store and transport; 73
percent* of Americans frequently feel the need to "double wrap" food
containers when transporting them for leak protection. Snapware delivers a
solution with products that feature easy-to-open, four-latch, air-tight and
leak-proof lids, preventing spills at home and on-the-go. The New Snapware®
Total Solution™ collection combines an air-tight and leak-proof, four-latch
plastic lid with a Pyrex® oven-safe glass vessel, offering both glass and
plastic vessels combined with tried and true Snapware lids for easy
transportation without worries of leaks.

"Soup is an ideal meal for the winter months. It's the ultimate comfort food
and a great simple solution for weeknight meals," said Lagasse. "I like to
make a large batch of soup on the weekend and then store leftovers in my
Snapware containers to eat later in the week. I don't have to worry about
spills or leaks with their leak-proof lids."

To make storage simple, the small and medium-sized Total Solution™ lids are
designed to fit multiple square, round and rectangular containers. Lids also
fit interchangeably by size and shape on the six glass and 12 plastic vessels
of various capacities, from 1 cup to nearly 16 cups. Like-shaped plastic
vessels and lids securely stack atop each other, making storage and
organization a snap.

Celebrating all things soup, Chef Lagasse and Snapware are sharing soup
recipes and tips at based on America's preferences as
revealed in a recent survey:

  oThe Heat is On. Nearly half (44 percent*) of Americans agree that a hot
    cup of soup is the best way to warm up during the winter, above cuddling
    (25 percent*) and taking a warm bath (12 percent*)
  oChicken Soup for the Soul. 36 percent* of Americans named Chicken Noodle
    their favorite kind of soup, followed by Clam Chowder (19 percent*); and
    66 percent* deemed homemade chicken noodle soup the best winter comfort
    food, before fried chicken (12 percent*), macaroni and cheese (11 percent)
    and grilled cheese (11 percent)
  oGet Your Soup On. 39 percent* of Americans most prefer meaty, hearty soups

In addition to recipes and tips, fans who visit the Snapware brand Facebook
page are also encouraged to enter the Snapware® Winter Warm-Up Sweepstakes
daily for the chance to win airfare and accommodations for four to Orlando, as
well as dinner at Emeril's Orlando restaurant and tickets to local
attractions. In addition to the grand prize, weekly winners will receive a
Snapware® prize pack.

To learn more about the Snapware Winter Warm-Up, enter to win a trip to
Orlando and view the official sweepstakes rules, visit the Snapware Facebook

*Survey results were gleaned from a survey conducted by Wakefield Research, an
independent research company, among 1,000 national representative U.S. adults
ages 18+ in November 2013.

About World Kitchen, LLC
Headquartered in Rosemont, Illinois, World Kitchen and its affiliates
manufacture and market metal cookware, glass, ceramic and metal bakeware,
tabletop products, cutlery and kitchen tools sold under well-known brand
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EKCO®, Magnalite®, OLFA®, OLO®, Pyrex®, Revere®, Snapware® and Visions®. The
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About Emeril Lagasse

Chef Emeril Lagasse is the chef/proprietor of 13 restaurants in New Orleans,
Las Vegas, Orlando, Bethlehem, Pa. and Charlotte, N.C. As a national TV
personality, he has hosted more than 2,000 shows on the Food Network, and is
the food correspondent for ABC's "Good Morning America." Lagasseis also on
his third consecutive seasonof Bravo's hit food series, Top Chef, as one of
the show's main guestchefs and restaurateurs at the judges' table as it
travels to New Orleans. His latest show, Emeril's Florida, premiered January
2013 on the Cooking Channel. Lagasse is the best-selling author of 18
cookbooks, including his latest, Cooking with Power, released inOctober 2013.
Emeril Lagasse joined the Martha Stewart family of brands in 2008; Martha
Stewart Living Omnimedia (NYSE: MSO) acquired the assets related to Emeril's
media and merchandising business, including television programming, cookbooks,
the website and his licensed kitchen and food products.In 2002,
Emeril established the Emeril Lagasse Foundation to support children's
educational programs that inspire and mentor young people through the culinary
arts, nutrition, healthy eating, and important life skills. To date, the
Foundation has donated more than $5.5 million to community organizations in
New Orleans, Las Vegas and on the Gulf Coast. For his philanthropic efforts,
Emeril was named the 2013 Humanitarian of the Year by the James Beard

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