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All-Star Line-Up for Game Day Entertaining Features Innovative Products from the Crock-Pot®, Draftmark®, Margaritaville®, and Mr. Coffee® Brands

September 3, 2014

BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- At home or at the stadium, game day entertaining is big business! There are an estimated 50 million tailgaters in the United States, each one participating in game day celebrations 6 to 10 times per season, and spending about $500 on food.1 As Americans increasingly use gatherings around sporting events as focal points of their weekly social calendars, gadgets for partying with ease have become a hot commodity.

Jarden Consumer Solutions has announced its all-star line-up for game day entertaining featuring inn ...

Jarden Consumer Solutions has announced its all-star line-up for game day entertaining featuring innovations from the Crock-Pot®, Draftmark®, Margaritaville® and Mr. Coffee® brands. (Photo: Business Wire)


Like most celebrations, sports-themed entertaining is food and beverage centric. Global consumer products leader, Jarden Consumer Solutions, has announced its all-star line-up for game day entertaining featuring innovations from the Crock-Pot®, Draftmark®, Margaritaville®andMr. Coffee® brands. From on-demand draught beer and cocktails, to savory slow-cooked spreads, and even warm beverages for the after-party wind down, this handful of game day essentials can entertain dozens of guests with ease.

Built-In Bartender!

  • The Draftmark® Home Tap System delivers the ultimate draught beer experience at home! Ask any brew master, draught beer is the way beer was brewed to be enjoyed -- protected from light, heat and oxygen for a fresh, clean, flavorful taste. As they cheer on their teams, friends and family will love taking a quick break to pour their own on-tap beer via this first-of-its-kind system that fits inside standard refrigerators and comes with a rechargeable battery. Beer barrels are sold separately but come in a variety of flavors to suit every taste. (MSRP: $49.99 / Beer Barrels - MSRP: $13.99 - $15.99)
  • Spend even more time watching the game and let guests serve themselves with the Margaritaville® Bali™ Frozen Concoction Maker® with Self Dispenser. With the push of a lever, this machine dispenses freshly blended restaurant-quality frozen drinks in minutes. Enjoy perfectly prepared frozen drinks from one of four programmed cycles -- ‘Ritas, Daiquiris, Coladas and Smoothies! The Remix channel re-blends every time before dispensing a drink to ensure smoothness, and drink settings are programmed to shave and blend a half (30-oz.) or full (60-oz.) chamber. Manual “shave only” and “blend only” controls allow for custom consistency. Recipes from the Margaritaville® Brand’s frozen drink experts can be found on MargaritavilleCargo.com. (MSRP: $499.99)

    Homegating Heroes…

  • Seemingly specially designed for homegating, the Crock-Pot® Hook Up™ Connectable Entertaining System allows consumers to connect, customize and entertain their way. Up to six individual Crock-Pot® Hook Up™ units can plug into each other to create the perfect slow-cooked spread for any size soiree; serve right from the units, no transfer to large plates or bowls is necessary. The System accommodates large parties, intimate gatherings and everything in between. Connectable units are sold individually and can be used together or apart. Each unit has individual low, high and warm settings for added convenience and all removable stoneware and lids are dishwasher safe. Units are also stackable for easy storage. (MSRP: $39.99-$49.99 each)
  • Cook dinner from afar while running around town to pick up party supplies! Made for the connected consumer, the Crock-Pot® Smart Slow Cooker Enabled by WeMo® allows consumers to control their slow cooker from anywhere using the free WeMo® app on their smart device. This connected solution delivers enhanced control, convenience, and flexibility to consumers with even the most hectic schedules. Also great if you’ve been at the stadium all day and want a warm dinner when you get home! Simply open the WeMo® app on your smart device and extend the cooking time or adjust the temperature to warm so the meal is ready when you are. The six-quart capacity has one-touch controls and three heat setting options. Plus, the stoneware and lid are both dishwasher safe. (MSRP: $129.99)

    Show Your Team Spirit

  • Honor your favorite team, whether tailgating or homegating, with the NFLCrock-Pot® Cook & Carry™ SlowCooker (MSRP: $59.99). These “dressed-up” slow cookersare made for game day and their special features make tailgating a breeze! An easy locking lid with rubber gasket allows fans to get to the end zone without a mess. Oversized handles make mobility easy, whether you’re transporting it from kitchen to backyard or home to car for a stadium-side tailgate. The removable 6-quart stoneware doubles as a serving dish and when the party is over, cleanup is a snap thanks to the dishwasher safe stoneware and glass lid. A recipe booklet is included. A convenient 2.5 quart manual version is also available (MSRP: $29.99); great for small dishes, dips, or piled with wings or meatballs.

    The After Party…

  • Postgame, as the night is winding down, serve guests a hot beverage from the Mr. Coffee® Coffeemaker + Hot Shot Station™, a multi-tasking coffeemaker and hot water station that provides the ultimate in convenience and versatility. Two separate water reservoirs can brew a pot of fresh coffee while dispensing hot water for other beverages, like hot chocolate and tea, and on other occasions, make instant foods like mac and cheese, oatmeal and more. (MSRP: $89.99).

    About Jarden Corporation

    Jarden Corporation is a leading provider of a diverse range of consumer products with a portfolio of over 120 trusted, quality brands sold globally. Jarden operates in three primary business segments through a number of well recognized brands, including: Outdoor Solutions: Abu Garcia®, AeroBed®, Berkley®, Campingaz® and Coleman®, ExOfficio®, Fenwick®, Greys®, Gulp!®, Hardy®, Invicta®, K2®, Madshus®, Marker®, Marmot®, Mitchell®, PENN®, Rawlings®, Ride®, Sevylor®, Shakespeare®, Stearns®, Stren®, Trilene®, VÖlkl®, Worth® and Zoot®; Consumer Solutions: Bionaire®, Breville®, Crock-Pot®, FoodSaver®, Health o meter®, Holmes®, Mr. Coffee®, Oster®, Patton®, Rival®, Seal-a-Meal®, Sunbeam®, VillaWare® and White Mountain®; and Branded Consumables: Ball®, Bee®, Bernardin®, Bicycle®, Billy Boy®, Crawford®, Diamond®, Dicon®, Fiona®, First Alert®, First Essentials®, Hoyle®, Kerr®, Lehigh®, Lifoam®, Lillo®, Loew Cornell®, Mapa®, NUK®, Pine Mountain®, ProPak®, Quickie®, Spontex®, Tigex® and Yankee Candle®. Headquartered in Florida, Jarden ranks #356 on the Fortune 500 and has over 30,000 employees worldwide. For further information about Jarden, please visit www.jarden.com.

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