Company to provide free Stealth 875™ blenders to each competing team
“Blendtec® is known for making the toughest blenders in the industry,” said Alycia Harshfield, director of the CRA Education Foundation. “It will be fun to see their products put to the test during the competition.”
For Blendtec®, the opportunity to collaborate with a non-profit dedicated to advancing culinary arts education programs in high schools proved itself to be an important motivator.
“Culinary arts education is so important to us at Blendtec®, so we’re honored to be a part of the third annual Culinary Clash,” said Brent Linde, vice president of global commercial sales at Blendtec®. “Sponsoring this cooking competition is an incredible way to support the next generation of great culinary leaders who inspire us to continually improve and innovate our blenders every day.”
The Culinary Clash: Battle Anaheim is set to take place Sunday, August 17 during the Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo and features executives, chefs from 11 leading companies in the foodservice industry.
For more information about the Culinary Clash and CRAEF, visit craef.org.
For more information about Blendtec®, visit blendtec.com.
About the California Restaurant Association Educational Foundation: The California Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (CRAEF) has awarded more than $1 million in scholarships and grants since its inception in 1981. CRAEF works to enhance education and training programs within the hospitality industry. ProStart is a two-year program designed to prepare high school juniors and seniors for exciting careers in foodservice.
About Blendtec®: Founded in 1989, Blendtec® manufactures industry-leading commercial blenders and dispensers for foodservice applications as well as commercial-grade blenders and appliances for home use. The award-winning Will It Blend? Internet video series (willitblend.com) demonstrates Blendtec’s amazing performance and has raised awareness of the brand around the globe.