Limited Number of Tickets on Sale to the Public starting Monday, July
14 with All Proceeds Benefiting City Harvest
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
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 www.cityharvest.org/events/topchefduels.
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 visit http://www.bravotv.com/top-chef-duels.
“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 RewardsSM 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.
About Bravo Media
Bravo is a program service of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a
division of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and
entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of
entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. Bravo has
been an NBCUniversal cable network 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 of NBCUniversal
Entertainment & Digital Networks and Integrated Media group. For more
information, visit www.BravoTV.com.
Follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/BravoPR.
About Chase Sapphire Preferred
Chase Sapphire Preferred is a premier rewards credit card for people who
are passionate about travel and dining. With Sapphire Preferred you
enjoy premium 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 cardmember experiences and more. More information is
available at www.chasesapphire.com/preferred.
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 to www.chase.com.
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.
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