Jenn-Air to sponsor L.A. Food and Wine festival

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. — Luxury appliance maker Jenn-Air has signed on as the exclusive major appliance sponsor of the second annual Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival.

This 2012 Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival will feature more than 50 events including wine seminars, unique dining experiences, and cooking demonstrations. The event will host more than 130 celebrated chefs and 200 acclaimed wineries, with proceeds raised benefiting St. Vincent Meals on Wheels.

Chefs scheduled to perform in the event's Jenn-Air Cooking Demo Pavilion include Michelle Bernstein, Michael Chiarello, Ming Tsai, Andrew Zimmern, Wolfgang Puck, Guy Fieri, Graham Elliot and Jacques and Hasty Torres, among others.

"As a brand that celebrates both performance and style, we're excited to have a key supporting role in an event that brings the culinary and entertainment worlds together in such an extraordinary way," notes Brian Maynard, director of marketing for Jenn-Air. "We're looking forward to sharing our collection of luxury appliances with this highly discerning, enthusiastic audience."

In addition to seeing Jenn-Air appliances in use, attendees will have an opportunity to view and explore the Jenn-Air collection in a fully outfitted kitchen exhibit and experience the brand's new iPhone application that lets users envision how Jenn-Air appliances will look in their own kitchens.