All-Clad Metalcrafters Debuts Chef Ambassador Program

Leading American Cookware Company Celebrates Top Culinary Talent

Feb 13, 2013, 15:07 ET from All-Clad Metalcrafters

CANONSBURG, Pa., Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- All-Clad Metalcrafters is proud to announce the launch of its Chef Ambassador Program, a select group of the finest culinary talent in America, that mirrors the brand's pioneering contributions and dedication to the culinary community.

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As Chef Ambassadors for All-Clad, these award-winning chefs will play an integral role in product development and testing, creating recipes and promotional materials that will inspire consumers to try new cooking techniques and expand their cooking repertoire.  All-Clad, in turn, will support the Chef Ambassadors with product, promotion and events around their business and charitable endeavors.

The first class of acclaimed chefs includes: 

  • Hugh Acheson; Five & Ten, The National, Empire State South; Athens & Atlanta
  • David Chang; Momofuku: Noodle Bar, Ssam Bar, Ko, Ma Peche, Milk Bar, Booker and Dax; New York
  • Chris Hastings; Hot and Hot Fish Club; Birmingham
  • Paul Kahan; Blackbird, avec, The Publican; Publican Quality Meats, The Violet Hour, Chicago
  • Barbara Lynch; No. 9 Park, B&G Oysters, Drink, Menton, Sportello, The Butcher Shop; Boston
  • Marc Murphy; Landmarc and Ditch Plains; New York
  • Nancy Oakes; Boulevard and Prospect; San Francisco
  • Marc Vetri; Vetri, Alla Spina, Amis, Osteria; Philadelphia

Since its founding over 40 years ago in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, All-Clad has been the choice cookware for professionals chefs around the world.  All-Clad patented a process that combines different metals in a permanent bond which is optimal for performance and durability in the challenging environment of the commercial kitchen.   All-Clad continues to craft it's cookware in Canonsburg and remains the standard bearer for excellence, durability and innovation in the industry, appealing to pros and home cooks alike. 

"We at All-Clad are pleased to make product that these great chefs really use.  They inspire us to keep working on better performing, more durable and sustainable products that serve their needs.  We know that All-Clad home cooks take their cues from the pros," said Lisa Callaghan, Director of Culinary Relations for All-Clad.

The exclusive group of Chef Ambassadors was chosen for the inaugural year because they share the spirit of entrepreneurship, the quest for excellence and the commitment to community that has distinguished All-Clad within the culinary world.

About All-Clad Metalcrafters
Based in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, All-Clad Metalcrafters introduced professional-quality bonded cookware in 1971. Born in the steel age, the company has grown and evolved, and now offers seven lines of premium quality cookware at major department and specialty stores nationwide, along with premium quality All-Clad cutlery, kitchen electrics, and other kitchen accessories. All-Clad products are widely admired and sought after by top restaurant chefs and serious home cooks seeking all-professional equipment to enhance their cooking experience. For more information, visit or call 1-800-ALL-CLAD. All-Clad is also on Twitter ( and Facebook (

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