ANAHEIM, Calif. – The Anaheim Ducks announced three more new corporate partnerships today. Chick-fil-A, Hestan Commercial and Amtrak Pacific Surfliner all have joined the NHL Club’s growing list of corporate partners. Each of the Ducks corporate partnerships are custom designed to meet the individual partner’s goals and objectives and negotiated in house by the Ducks and Honda Center corporate partnership team.
“We are thrilled to add these three great brands to our partnership portfolio,” said Bill Pedigo, Chief Commercial Officer for the Anaheim Ducks. “The growth in the number and size of our partnerships is a testament to the dedication of the entire Ducks and Honda Center organizations as well as the creativity and dedication of the corporate partnership team. We look forward to working with these three new partners and all of our partners throughout the season.”
Chick-fil-A has signed a multi-year partnership with the Anaheim Ducks and aligned with the NHL club to help increase their community outreach in the Southern California area. Chick-fil-A will be integrated into The RINKS program which is designed to help spread grassroots hockey throughout Orange County. Chick-Fil-A will also be featured as the presenting sponsor of the S.C.O.R.E. (Scholastic Curriculum Of Recreation & Education) Shootout which uses the sport of hockey to teach educational themes, encourages a healthy and active lifestyle and rewards youth for their dedication of pursuing academic excellence. Chick-fil-A is also introducing its ‘Five Goals Equals Free Chick-fil-A Chicken Sandwich’ promotion to Ducks fans this year. When the Anaheim Ducks score five goals during a home game, everyone in attendance can redeem their ticket for a free Chick-Fil-A sandwich the following day. To kick off the partnership, the team delivered five goals and a win on opening night to the delight of all fans in attendance.
Hestan Commercial has signed a new partnership with the Anaheim Ducks to help further their rapid growth nationally. Hestan Commercial is an elite manufacturer of commercial and residential cooking appliances. Proudly made in Anaheim and endorsed by renowned chefs such as Thomas Keller and the Culinary Institute of America. During the season, Ducks fans will see the Hestan brand with a premier placement within the ice at Honda Center. The Anaheim Ducks Foundations’ culinary forward event, Dux N Tux, will also see an increase in culinary power with the addition of the Hestan brand, providing guest chefs and attendees with a chance to experience the brand first-hand. Throughout the year Hestan will also provide Ducks fans with other chances to win other fine Hestan products.
Amtrak Pacific Surfliner has partnered with the Anaheim Ducks to help further grow ridership throughout Southern California. During the season, fans will have opportunities to receive Amtrak travel vouchers for convenient travel to throughout Southern California and to their favorite destinations. Throughout the year, fans can get quick access to Honda Center and Ducks games via the Anaheim ARTIC station conveniently located across the street from Honda Center.
For more information about the Anaheim Ducks and becoming a corporate partner please visit Anaheimducks.com.
Chick-fil-A is dedicated to serving others, and each locally owned and operated Chick-fil-A restaurant is focused on the community it serves. Over the past three years alone, in cities and towns across America, Chick-fil-A has given more than $68 million in contributions to over 700 different educational and charitable organizations and has provided millions of dollars in food donations. Chick-fil-A’s commitment to giving back was established by our founder, Truett Cathy, whose example continues to guide our company today. As he expressed many times over the years: “Nearly every moment of every day we have the opportunity to give something to someone else – our time, our love, our resources. I have always found more joy in giving when I did not expect anything in return.” This value is at the core of everything we do.
Hestan is a premium appliance manufacturer specializing in high-end stainless steel residential grills and commercial appliances. Hestan is a subsidiary of Meyer Corporation, the largest cookware supplier in the U.S. and the second largest in the world. The Hestan Outdoor product line is built entirely in the United States and has North American partnership agreements with the premier distributors serving the outdoor living industry. Hestan Commercial was designed with input from some of the country’s top chefs, including Thomas Keller, Timothy Hollingsworth, Walter Manzke, Corey Lee, Rory Herrmann, Marcus Ware and Amar Santana, and renowned kitchen designer Mark Stech-Novak. For more information, visit hestanoutdoor.com or http://commercial.hestan.com/.
Amtrak Pacific Surfliner
The Amtrak® Pacific Surfliner® offers daily service between San Diego, Orange County, Los Angeles, Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo, traveling along a 351-mile route hugging the California coastline. All Pacific Surfliner trains feature comfortable, reclining seats with power outlets, Wi-Fi, bike and luggage racks, and access to a Café car featuring fresh food, snacks and beverages, including wine, cocktails and local craft beer. Each year, nearly 3 million passengers enjoy train travel to Southern California’s top destinations on the Pacific Surfliner.
Hestan Outdoor was recently featured in the September/October edition of specialty trade publication, Patio and Hearth Products Report. The article discusses the recent increase in consumer interest for building outdoor kitchens in the home.
Read the full article here on page 18 to see why Hestan is a top choice for outdoor kitchens.
Hestan Outdoor was recently featured in the September/October edition of specialty trade publication, Patio and Hearth Products Report. The article features Grill and Hearth, a locally owned retailer in Palm Springs, Florida that has a great reputation among locals for their customer service and outdoor kitchen products. According to the article, Hestan Outdoor grills are popular among the clientele.
Hestan Outdoor was recently featured on the lifestyle website LiveAbode™. The article guides you on how to design your outdoor kitchen with built-in appliances. Check out this step-by-step guide on how to incorporate Hestan into your home.
Hestan Outdoor is proud to announce that we are being recognized as a TWICE VIP (Very Important Product) Awards recipient. The Hestan Outdoor Grill was named as a winner in the Outdoor Kitchen Product category. This award is given to the products that were voted by retailers and distributors as the “best of” in their category. TWICE, the trade magazine for professionals in the consumer electronics and appliance industries, will announce the winners in their 5th Annual VIP Awards issue on newsstands now.
LiveAbode™, an online resource for home exterior design inspiration written by the style experts at Royal Building Products, recently featured Hestan Outdoor in an article on “Choosing a Gas Grill”. The article gives you several helpful tips for finding the perfect grill that will instantly upgrade your outdoor living space.
Hestan Outdoor was recently featured in the July issue of Casual Living. The article features the top outdoor manufacturers whose products are made in the USA. Hestan is proud to be included in this list of great American-made products! Read the full article here.
Looking for a new excuse to fire up the grill? We’ve curated some refreshing new recipes for the grill. From smoky margaritas to toasty brie, these recipes make it surprisingly easy to impress your guests.
Prestigious appliance DESIGN magazine awards recognize creativity, ease of use and visual appeal.
Hestan Outdoor, manufacturer of premium residential grills and complementary outdoor products, has taken home the gold from the 2017 Excellence in Design (EID) Awards by appliance DESIGN magazine in the Outdoor and Leisure Appliances category for their line of premier, hand-crafted grills. The EID Awards annually recognize new equipment and technologies based on their creativity, ease of use and visual appeal.
“At Hestan, the grill-master is our focus,” said Chris Moy, vice president of engineering, Hestan Commercial Corporation. “So, we’ve spent years designing and refining a suite of high-quality, versatile products that can be customized to meet their individual needs and tastes.”
Manufactured entirely in the company’s 70,000+ square foot, state-of-the-art headquarters in Anaheim, Calif., Hestan Outdoor gas grills offer a number of innovative, high-performance features, including the easy-to-open Horizon Hood™ that holds its position, motion-activated Stadium Lights™ under-hood lighting that turn on automatically when the grill surface is visible to the user, a built-in rotisserie with spit storage and thick, lasered stainless-steel DiamondCut Grates™ that are cut in-house. Hestan Outdoor grills are available in built-in and freestanding models and feature a unique, sleek stainless steel design available in 12 exclusive color finishes.
“Though producing innovative, adaptable, high-performance grills is the core of our outdoor business, we always design to please the eye,” said Basil Larkin, vice president of sales, Hestan Commercial Corporation. “We are honored to accept the gold EID award from appliance DESIGN magazine, because it speaks to every facet of what we try to achieve during the creative and engineering process.”
An independent panel of design experts selected the EID Award recipients. All recipients will be profiled in the June 2017 issue of appliance DESIGN and featured on the magazine’s website at http://www.appliancedesign.com/eid, a permanent section dedicated to the competition.
In 2016, Hestan Outdoor grills won Best in Show and Best Gas Grill at the prestigious annual Vesta Awards. Sponsored by Hearth & Home Magazine, the Vesta Awards recognize and honor companies and products for innovation in design and/or technology.
During this year’s Kitchen, Bath and Industry Show (KBIS), Basil Larkin, vice president of sales for Hestan, was interviewed by Dan Morell of House Tipster about how Hestan grills are reinventing the outdoor kitchen. In this insightful video, Larkin demonstrates how Hestan delivers the precision performance that homeowners are looking for in a heavy-duty, high quality, outdoor grill.
Hestan Outdoor partnered with our friends at Bon Appétit to bring you tips, tricks and new recipes to help you make the most out of this outdoor cooking season. Read the article here and get ready to take your grilling game to an entirely new level.
Hestan Outdoor made Architectural Digest’s list of the top trends spotted at this year’s Architectural Digest Design Show. AD market editors took notice of the brightly colored home appliances displayed at the show. Hestan Outdoor makes the list with its wide variety of products available in 12 exclusive color finishes. Check out the full article here.
Hestan Outdoor was recently featured in the March issue of BUILD Des Moines. The article highlighted new products that stood out at the 2017 International Builders’ Show and Kitchen and Bath Industry Show.
Atlanta show will be the first opportunity for outdoor living and design trades to experience the new professional-grade Aspire by Hestan product line
Hestan Outdoor, manufacturer of premium residential grills and complementary outdoor products, will unveil Aspire by Hestan, its latest line of professional-grade grills, to outdoor living and design trades at the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Expo 2017. This high-profile show, running in Atlanta March 2-4, will give trade and consumer audiences their first opportunity to experience the new line in person.
“All Hestan grills are thoughtfully designed and hand-crafted in America,” said Basil Larkin, vice president of sales of Hestan Outdoor. “Engineered for excellence, the Aspire by Hestan product line continues the tradition of offering high-performance, custom options for every grill-master.”
Manufactured entirely in the company’s 70,000+ square-foot, state-of-the-art headquarters in Anaheim, Calif., Aspire grills offer a number of innovative features, including an easy-lifting hood with dual halogen lighting, a robust ignition system, infrared searing burners, and quarter-inch diameter stainless steel rod grates built to last, but easy to lift and clean.
Available in both built-in and freestanding models, Aspire by Hestan features a unique, sleek, stainless steel design available in five signature color finishes. All finishes, powder-coated on high-grade stainless steel, can handle the most extreme elements with ease. They each withstood a 500-hour UV testing, and the signature colors didn’t fade.
Hestan invites attendees to visit their booth, #2313, at the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Expo. Here, audiences will familiarize themselves with Hestan Outdoor and Aspire by Hestan, featuring an array of grills, complementary doors and drawers, side burners, refrigeration products and a custom stainless Outdoor Living Suite. Hosted by the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association, North America’s largest outdoor living showcase will include more than 350 leading manufacturers and suppliers exhibiting to thousands of specialty and mass-market retailers and other professionals. At this same show in 2016, Hestan debuted Hestan Outdoor and won Vesta Awards for Best Gas Grill and Best in Show. For additional information on the Expo, visit www.hpbexpo.com.
“We are thrilled to once again exhibit at the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Expo, a gold standard in the industry,” said Eric Deng, president of Hestan Commercial Corporation. “This show allows us to provide the trade and high-end retailers with first-hand knowledge of our detail-oriented and durable product lines, like Aspire by Hestan.”
Hestan Outdoor is excited to be featured in the January issue of Hearth & Home magazine. The article titled “Kick-starting the Kategory” credits the unique design and innovative features of the Hestan grill line for shaking up the premium end of the gas-grill category with its launch last year. Read the full article here.
Architectural Digest included Hestan Outdoor in its recent review of the 5 new kitchen trends for 2017. The article features the top trends, innovations and solutions seen at the Kitchen and Bath Show. With color being a top trend in 2017, it’s no surprise that Hestan Outdoor makes the list, with its wide variety of products available in 12 exclusive color finishes. Check out the full article here.
Hestan wants to congratulate Jay McInnis for being selected as the winner of our #kbis2017 grill giveaway! McInnis will receive a 36″ Hestan Stainless Steel Tower Cart Grill. We hope you find the perfect place in your backyard for your new Hestan grill!
Hestan Outdoor, manufacturer of premium residential grills and complimentary outdoor products, will showcase its full line of professional-grade grills to the outdoor living and design trades January 10-12 at the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) in Orlando, FL.
North America’s premier annual event dedicated to the kitchen and bath industry, KBIS is the voice of the kitchen and bath industry and has been for 50 years. Owned by the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA), KBIS is an inspiring, interactive platform that showcases the latest product innovations and trends from leading kitchen and bath brands. Each year kitchen and bath designers, dealers, architects, builders, and remodelers from all over the world attend KBIS to not only discover the newest product innovations, but to also take advantage of the education and networking. For additional information on KBIS, visit https://www.kbis.com.
Manufactured entirely in the U.S. in the company’s 70,000+ square foot state-of-the-art headquarters in Anaheim, CA, Hestan Outdoor gas grills deliver patent pending and award-winning features like DiamondCut™ 5/16” stainless steel grates, spring-assisted Horizon™ hood, and motion-activated Stadium™ under-hood lighting. Hestan Outdoor grills are available in built-in and freestanding models, and feature a unique, sleek stainless steel design available in 12 exclusive color finishes.
Hestan Outdoor was recently featured in the September/October issue of Patio & Hearth Products Report. Check out P&HPR’s online digital edition to see our gorgeous Tower Cart Grill showcased in the “Spotlight” article, and Hestan’s several other mentions throughout the issue.
Hestan Outdoor was recently featured on the cover of the July/August issue of Patio & Hearth Products Report. We are thrilled to earn a spot on the cover, as well as being chosen for the “6 Hot Products to Sell Now” and “Product Profiles” section. Check out all the buzz surrounding Hestan Outdoor in P&HPR’s online digital edition.
Hestan wants to congratulate Jared Siden for being selected as the winner of our #GrillWithHestan grill giveaway! Siden will receive a Hestan Tower Cart Grill in the color of his choice. We hope you enjoy your new Hestan grill this summer!
Westchester Magazine recently released its list of the “Top 8 Grills to Buy in 2016” and Hestan Outdoor made the cut! We are thrilled to be recognized as one of the best Outdoor grills available on the market today. Grilling season, we are ready for you!
UPDATE (6/2/2016): No longer accepting entries. See this post to read about the winner.
Grilling is a perfectionist’s game. And Hestan Outdoor ups the ante with thoughtful design and powerful innovation – earning the 2016 VESTA awards for Best Gas Grill and Best in Show.
Perfect your patio with a Hestan Tower Cart Grill. It delivers both intense cooking power and precision control with the Trellis™ burner system and infrared rotisserie burner (the most powerful available). Easy-lift hinges lock the hood into place at any height. Motion-activated lighting helps you keep an eye on things. And every grill is built in the USA to stand up to Mother Nature.
Hestan Outdoor is excited to be featured in the June issue of Food & Wine. Appearing in the issue’s “Trendspotting” article, Hestan grills are listed among the top trends and innovations popular right now in the culinary world. Celebrated for having pro chef features and a fabulous selection of unique colors, Hestan Outdoor is changing the game for grilling.
Consumer Reports included Hestan Outdoor in its recent review of Outdoor Kitchens and Grills heating up the market. The article features the most innovative products that made a lasting impression at the 2016 Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Expo. Check out the full article here.
Hestan Outdoor is thrilled to be featured in the May issue of Hearth & Home magazine. The article titled “Speed & Purpose” highlights the unique and innovative features of the Hestan grill line and focuses on how the founder of Hestan Outdoor, Stanley Cheng, is making his mark in the grill industry after years of revolutionizing the cookware space.
“Stanley’s love for food, wine and cooking has inspired him to create the best quality and most innovative culinary products available,” says Basil Larkin, VP of Sales for Hestan Outdoor. “Innovation is in our company DNA and there is much more to come from Hestan.”
Hestan Outdoor was recently featured in the May 2016 issue of Robb Report. This issue celebrates the “New Luxury” with insights from innovators who are transforming the 21st-century lifestyle. We are proud to be featured in the FrontRunners section for its new line of premium gas grills offering a number of innovative, high-performance features completely unique to the industry. Check out the full article here.
Sponsored by Hearth & Home Magazine, prestigious awards recognizing product innovation and excellence were presented at Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Expo 2016 in New Orleans, LA
ANAHEIM, Calif., Mar. 29, 2016 – Hestan Outdoor, manufacturer of premium residential grills and complementary outdoor products, was named a 2016 Vesta Awards recipient at the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Expo (HPBExpo) in New Orleans, Louisiana, March 17-19. The Hestan Outdoor grill won Vesta Awards in the Gas Barbecue Category and the Outdoor Room Products Category, where it was named Best in Show.
Sponsored by Hearth & Home Magazine, the prestigious annual Vesta Awards recognize and honor companies and products for innovation in design and/or technology. Judging teams are composed of retailers, distributors, product designers, test lab engineers, affiliate leaders and industry experts.
Hestan formally introduced its new line of professional-grade grills to the outdoor living trade at HPBExpo, where audiences experienced the company’s new grills and their innovative features in person for the first time. The HPBExpo is North America’s largest outdoor living showcase, with more than 350 leading hearth, patio and barbecue manufacturers and suppliers exhibiting to thousands of specialty and mass-market retailers and other professionals.
Manufactured entirely in the U.S. in the company’s 70,000-plus-square-foot, state-of-the-art headquarters in Anaheim, California, Hestan Outdoor gas grills offer a number of innovative, high-performance features, including an easy-to-open hood that holds its position, interior hood lighting, a built-in rotisserie with spit storage and thick, lasered stainless steel grates cut in house. Hestan Outdoor grills are available in built-in and freestanding models and feature a unique, sleek stainless steel design available in 12 exclusive color finishes.
“This recognition from industry leaders, particularly being named Best in Show in the Outdoor Room Products category, is a testament to not only our commitment to innovation, but the uniqueness of our product. There was nothing else like it on the show floor,” said Eric Deng, President of Hestan Commercial Corporation. “We had a very strong presence at HPBExpo, and the feedback we’ve received from retailers, our distributor partners and even other grill manufacturers has been tremendous.”
Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Expo 2016 (New Orleans) and Architectural Digest Design Show (New York) will be the first opportunities to experience professional-grade grills and their innovative features in person
ANAHEIM, Calif., Mar. 15, 2016 – Hestan Outdoor, manufacturer of premium residential grills and complimentary outdoor products, will formally introduce its new line of professional-grade grills to the outdoor living and design trades on March 17 – the opening day for two high profile shows serving these industries. The Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Expo 2016 (New Orleans, March 17-19) and Architectural Digest Design Show (New York, March 17-20) will be the first opportunities for trade and consumer audiences alike to experience the company’s new grills and their innovative features in person.
The Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Expo (HPBExpo) is North America’s largest outdoor living showcase with more than 350 leading hearth, patio and barbecue manufacturers and suppliers exhibiting to thousands of specialty and mass-market retailers and other professionals. Attendees are invited to visit the Hestan booth #2909, where an array of grills, complimentary doors and drawers, side burners, refrigeration products and a custom stainless outdoor suite will be on display. For additional information on HPBExpo, visit www.hpbexpo.com.
In its 15th year, the Architectural Digest Design Show is the essential showcase for luxury design. Approximately 40,000 design aficionados have the opportunity to source, shop and interact with design displays from more than 400 of the world’s leading brands – from furniture, accessories, lighting and art to kitchen, bath and building projects. Hestan Outdoor will be on display at booth #191 belonging to one of the company’s premier outdoor living industry distributor partners, Distinctive Appliances Distributing. For additional information on the Architectural Digest Design Show, visit www.addesignshow.com.
“It is a privilege for Distinctive Appliances to be associated with such a formidable group of people,” said Michael Benoit, President of Distinctive Appliances Distributing (www.distinctiveappliances.net). “We share the same vision for innovation, quality, design and great performance. Hestan Outdoor will be a major player in the residential market.”
Manufactured entirely in the U.S. in the company’s 70,000+ square foot state-of-the-art headquarters in Anaheim, CA, Hestan Outdoor gas grills offer a number of innovative, high-performance features, including an easy-to-open hood that holds its position, interior hood lighting, a built-in rotisserie with spit storage and thick, lasered stainless steel grates cut in house. Hestan Outdoor grills are available in built-in and freestanding models, and feature a unique, sleek stainless steel design available in 12 exclusive color finishes.
“These shows are the gold standard for their industries, and we’re very excited to have such a strong presence at both of them,” said Eric Deng, President of Hestan Commercial Corporation. “This week begins a period of great excitement and optimism for our company, and with good reason. The outdoor living category is in high growth mode, warmer weather is on the horizon, and we have all of the pieces in place and are ready to move.”
Basil Larkin, Vice President of Sales, said in addition to Distinctive Appliances Distributing, Hestan Outdoor has completed its North American partnership agreements with six more premier distributors serving the outdoor living industry. They include: Amiel US (www.amiel.us) in Wixom, MI, Doolittle Distributing (www.ddius.com) in Lenexa, KS, Luwa Distributing (www.luwaluxury.com) in Bellevue, WA, Milestone Distributors (www.milestoneappliance.com) in Carrollton, TX, Pinnacle Sales Group, Inc. (www.pinnaclesalesgroup.com) in Haines City, FL, and Purcell Murray (www.purcellmurray.com) in Brisbane, CA.
Top U.S. luxury outdoor living industry distributors have signed-on to handle product stocking and sales representation
ANAHEIM, Calif., Feb. 16, 2016 – Stanley Cheng, a Chinese American entrepreneur who founded Meyer Corporation, the largest cookware company in the U.S., and the Hestan Commercial line of premium commercial kitchen appliances in early 2015, announced today the launch of his latest culinary enterprise. Hestan Outdoor is a new line of premium residential grilling systems and complimentary outdoor products offering powerful, professional-grade components and distinctive features and benefits that are completely unique to the market.
Manufactured entirely in the U.S. in the company’s 70,000+ square foot state-of-the-art headquarters in Anaheim, CA, Hestan Outdoor gas grills offer a number of innovative, high-performance features, including an easy-to-open hood that holds its position, interior hood lighting, a built-in rotisserie with spit storage, and thick, lasered stainless steel grates cut in-house.
Hestan Outdoor grills are available in built-in and freestanding models, and feature a unique, sleek stainless steel design available in twelve exclusive color finishes.
“We pride ourselves on restless innovation, superior engineering and purpose-built designs, but also our in-depth understanding of the marketplace and the interests and needs of the ultimate end-users we serve,” said Eric Deng, President of Hestan Outdoor. “For many consumers, grilling outdoors is much more than an act of food preparation. It’s a lifestyle activity that encompasses culinary, leisure and social pursuits among others. With the outdoor living category in a state of growth, we see tremendous potential and are ready to move.”
“Purcell Murray is proud to partner with Hestan Outdoor to help launch its line-up of outdoor cooking products,” said Matt Murray, Managing Director with Purcell Murray. “Hestan is backed by an all-star management and engineering team that is delivering true innovations, including its Trellis burners, Horizon hoods, and DiamondCut grates, for outdoor cooking enthusiasts.”