JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Kosher Media Holdings (KMH), the #1 network for engaging and selling to the $600-billion global kosher marketplace, today announced celebrated kosher expert, Chef Laura Frankel, has joined the company as its first-ever culinary director. In this position, Chef Laura oversees the creation of fast, fresh, family recipes that are distributed across "Jamie Geller's JOY of KOSHER" network of channels, including broadcast, print, digital, mobile, social, video and email.
"Chef Laura is one of the most well-known and respected talents in the kosher industry, and we are honored to have her join our team," said Jamie Geller, founder, chief executive officer and chief creative officer of KMH. "We are significantly ramping up daily content production in the form of more recipes, articles and videos across all channels. As our culinary director, Chef Laura will ensure that every recipe is authentic to the brand and most importantly foolproof and fail-proof so that we can deliver more of what has made us the most-trusted kosher food and recipe network."
A noted chef, author and restaurateur, Chef Laura's resume is a testament to her impact in kosher cuisine. Chef Laura is the author of Jewish Cooking for All Seasons and Jewish Slow Cooker Recipes, and she writes for The Jerusalem Post and EATING WELL magazine.
Chef Laura is the former chef and founder of the Shallots kosher fine-dining restaurants in New York and Chicago, and she served as the executive chef at Wolfgang Puck Kosher Catering at the Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership in Chicago.
The first-ever kosher dinner presenter to the board of directors at the James Beard House in New York, Chef Laura also has cooked for such dignitaries as: President Barack Obama, President George Bush, Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton, Vice President Al Gore, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Senator Joseph and Hadassah Lieberman, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Soviet Union President Mikhail Gorbachev, Director Steven Spielberg, Businesswoman Ivanka Trump, and many others.
In the fall of 2013, Chef Laura was honored as an innovator in Modern Kosher Cuisine at Kosherfest, the world's largest and most attended kosher-certified products trade show.
About Kosher Media Holdings
Kosher Media Holdings (KMH) is the #1 network for engaging and selling to the $600-billion global kosher marketplace.
Led by world-renown Jewish food and lifestyle personality, Jamie Geller, KMH provides kosher consumers with the content they want, when they want it and how they want it, and delivers the messages and sales-driving goals of its marketing and merchandising partners.
KMH's Media division reaches a multi-channel audience of highly engaged and discerning family-focused moms through multiple distribution platforms, including broadcast, print, digital, mobile, social, video and email. "Jamie Geller's JOY of KOSHER" network features kosher food, recipes, news and entertainment that influence more than one million kosher consumers every day. It includes JOYofKOSHER.com - the #1 kosher food and recipe website in the world - and the award-winning Jamie Geller's JOY of KOSHER magazine. KMH's Media division is the leader in custom content creation and distribution across all media platforms for many of the world's top brands, including Kraft Heinz, Nestle, Unilever, Hilton Worldwide, Reckitt Benckiser, Strauss, Wakefern Food Corp., and Southeastern Grocers. Brand partners of KMH's Media division have experienced package velocity growth of nearly 15 points year-over-year.
KMH's Insights division partners with food manufacturers, brokers, distributors and retailers to drive the sale of kosher foods through customized demographic research, planogram creation, merchandising planning, promotional product planning, ad structures, product purchasing plans and proper product allocation maps. The Insights division dives deep into the needs of the merchandiser and CPG and develops best-in-class, custom go-to-market sales strategies that are guaranteed to attract today's kosher consumer. Clients of KMH's Insights division have experienced category sales increases of up to 150%.
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