Chase Sapphire Preferred and Bravo Media Host “Top Chef Duels” Premiere Tasting Event in New York City

  Chase Sapphire Preferred and Bravo Media Host “Top Chef Duels” Premiere
  Tasting Event in New York City

Limited Number of Tickets on Sale to the Public starting Monday, July 14 with
                     All Proceeds Benefiting City Harvest

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- July 14, 2014

Chase Sapphire Preferred^®, a premier travel rewards card from Chase, and
Bravo Media announce public ticket sales for the “Top Chef Duels” Premiere
Tasting Event being held in New York City on Monday, August 4. Fans will be
able to purchase a limited number of tickets for this exclusive event for $100
per ticket beginning Monday, July 14 at 2 p.m.ET through the City Harvest
website at All proceeds from public
ticket sales will benefit City Harvest, the world’s first food rescue
organization dedicated to helping feed the more than two million New Yorkers
facing hunger each year.

The Premiere Tasting Event celebrates the series premiere of “Top Chef Duels”
on Wednesday, August 6 at 10pm ET/PT on Bravo. At this one-of-a-kind event,
fans will mingle with “Top Chef Duels” host/judge Curtis Stone and judge Gail
Simmons, sip cocktails and enjoy tasty dishes prepared by “Top Chef Duels”
contestants who will go head-to-head in live culinary duels. For more info on
the newest iteration of the Emmy Award-winning “Top Chef” franchise, fans can

“The ‘Top Chef Duels’ Premiere Tasting is a great way to bring the show to
life for Chase Sapphire cardmembers,” said Lisa Walker, general manager, Chase
Sapphire. “We are excited to offer our cardmembers a taste of some culinary
masterpieces as well as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to interact with
judges and contestants from the show.”

As part of the presenting partnership, Chase Sapphire offers cardmembers VIP
tickets to the event on the Ultimate Rewards^SM website. The unique VIP
experience includes early entrance, an exclusive screening of a clip of
Episode One and a meet-and-greet with “Top Chef Duels” judges and contestants.

“Bravo’s partnership with Chase Sapphire allows us to give our passionate and
engaged fans a more robust experience surrounding the series premiere of ‘Top
Chef Duels,’” said, Jamie Cutburth, SVP of Partnerships, Bravo & Oxygen Media.
“In the vein of our successful ‘Top Chef: The Tour’ and ‘Top Chef at Sea’
cruise experience, the Premiere Tasting Event gives our viewers a chance to
experience something we know they crave – a taste of the show.”

As a full-series partner of “Top Chef Duels,” Chase Sapphire Preferred is also
sponsoring other activities to engage fans, including an on-air vignette
featuring Top Chef D.C. winner Kevin Sbraga introducing fans to his favorite
seafood restaurant in Philadelphia and an interactive map featuring
restaurants throughout the country that are recommended or owned by “Top Chef
Duels” contestants.

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since December 2002 and was the first television service dedicated to film and
the performing arts when it launched in December 1980. Bravo Media is a part
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About Chase Sapphire Preferred

Chase Sapphire Preferred is a premier rewards credit card for people who are
passionate about travel and dining. WithSapphire Preferred you enjoypremium
travel rewards and benefits with no travel restrictions or blackout dates on
airfare booked through Ultimate Rewards, double points for every dollar spent
on dining and travel, Chip and Signature for international travel and no
foreign transaction fees, 1:1 point transfer to leading frequent travel
programs, 24/7 live customer service, access to exclusive
cardmemberexperiences and more. More information is available at

About Chase

Chase is the U.S. consumer and commercial banking business of JPMorgan Chase &
Co. (NYSE: JPM), a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.5
trillion and operations worldwide. Chase serves nearly half of America’s
households with a broad range of financial services, including personal
banking, small business lending, mortgages, credit cards, auto financing and
investment advice. Customers can choose how and where they want to bank: 5,600
branches, 20,000 ATMs, online, mobile and by phone. For more information, go

About City Harvest

Now serving New York City for more than 30 years, City Harvest is the world's
first food rescue organization, dedicated to feeding the city's hungry men,
women, and children. This year, City Harvest will collect 46 million pounds of
excess food from all segments of the food industry, including restaurants,
grocers, corporate cafeterias, manufacturers, and farms. This food is then
delivered free of charge to more than 500 community food programs throughout
New York City using a fleet of trucks and bikes. City Harvest helps feed the
nearly two million New Yorkers facing hunger each year.


Chase Card Services
Erin Smolenski, 302-282-8460
Bravo Media
Elizabeth Schmidt, 212-664-5276
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