ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., March 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Entertainment and lifestyle retailer HSN will show aspiring at-home chefs how to easily prepare delicious dishes with the "Ultimate Cooking Lesson", during its 24-Hour HSN Cooks event on Sunday, March 15. The much anticipated epicurean takeover will feature a dynamic group of engaging, experienced chefs who will come together to participate in the bi-annual cooking extravaganza. Kitchen Inferno host Curtis Stone will headline the event with the world launch of his innovative non-stick cookware.
Join us for the "Ultimate Cooking Lesson" from 2 – 6 p.m. with award-winning chef, Curtis Stone, Restaurant: Impossible host, Robert Irvine, cookbook author and The Kitchen host, Katie Lee, and Latin chef and restaurateur, Lorena Garcia, as they share their personal tips and tricks for navigating through the kitchen. Katie Lee will kick off the event with a sweet recipe from her latest cookbook from 2 to 3 p.m.; acclaimed celebrity chef Robert Irvine will slice and dice live on-air as he prepares a recipe for Puttanesca Tuna Burgers during his segment from 3 to 4 p.m.; Lorena Garcia will bring a taste of the sea to the event as she creates a Grilled Sea Bass with Pistachio Crust and Tropical Passion Fruit Vinaigrette recipe on-air from 4 to 5 p.m.; and Curtis Stone will bring some heat to the kitchen with an exclusive Seared Pepper Steak with Caramelized Brussels Sprouts recipe during the final lesson of the day from 5 to 6 p.m. (all times ET).
"HSN is looking forward to hosting our first-ever cooking lesson with culinary greats from all over the country who will present innovative products during one of our most memorable cooking events ever," said Anne Martin-Vachon, Chief Merchandising Officer for HSN. "HSN continues to redefine the shopping experience by offering highly entertaining events such as these that are fun and informative for our customers."
HSN's newest personality, Katie Lee, will be launching Endless Summer Cookbook (Stewart, Tabori & Chang Hardcover), taking viewers beyond kitchen walls as she guides them through the complete dining experience: the atmosphere, the stories that ingredients tell and the company at the table. Curtis Stone's hot off the press, latest cookbook, Good Food, Good Life (Random House), features recipes that Curtis cooks at home, including green juice with freshly picked fruits and veggies, grilled spicy lemongrass chicken wings and those "bad for me but tastes so flipping good" divine chocolate brownies —plus 127 more. The Chew host and Top Chef personality, Carla Hall, will be creating her latest recipes from her cookbook, Carla's Comfort Foods: Favorite Dishes from Around the World (Atria Books Hardcover). Healthy cooking connoisseur, Keith Schroeder, will be showing viewers how to transition into a healthier year with innovative ways to cook without sacrificing flavor, highlighting recipes from his cookbook, Cooking Light Mad Delicious: The Science of Making Healthy Food Taste Amazing (Oxmoor House Hardcover). Foodies everywhere can shop these celebrated cookbooks, all of which will be autographed.
'Bionic Chef' and Montana Mex founder Eduardo Garcia will be appearing on-air, demoing ways to add spice to spring with his Mexican-inspired line Montana Mex, featuring flavored salts, salsas and hot sauces. Also appearing on-air will be Ingrid Hoffmann, launching her newest food line 'Cocina by Ingrid Hoffmann' and demoing recipes with cookware from her Simplemente Delicioso™ line at HSN. Cutthroat Kitchen winner and culinary personality Jamie Gwen will be crafting delectable dishes utilizing her exclusive Stainless Triple Burner Buffet set.
The HSN Cooks event will begin with a special preview at 11 p.m. (ET) on Saturday, March 14. For more information and to shop a special preview of the HSN Cooks collection, visit www.hsn.com and join the conversation @HSN on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest, using the #HSNCooks hashtag.
HSN is a leading interactive entertainment and lifestyle retailer, offering a curated assortment of exclusive products and top brand names to its customers. HSN incorporates entertainment, inspiration, personalities and industry experts to provide an entirely unique shopping experience. At HSN, customers find exceptional selections in Health & Beauty, Jewelry, Home/Lifestyle, fashion/Accessories, and Electronics. HSN broadcasts live to 95 million households in the US in HD 24/7 and its website - hsn.com features more than 50,000 product videos. Mobile applications include HSN apps for iPad, iPhone and Android. HSN, founded 37 years ago as the first shopping network, is an operating segment of HSN, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSNI). For more information, please visit www.HSN.com, or follow @HSN on Facebook and Twitter.