For over a hundred years, Thermador has been renowned for creating exceptional, luxury appliances. The brand introduced the Cooktop to America and rolled out convection and steam ovens. Thermador appliances are designed to empower cooks to create an unforgettable experience in the kitchen, and so many home “chefs” will be particularly excited at the prospect of Universal Appliance and Kitchen Center in Studio City and Thermador being a major part of this year’s USA TODAY’s Wine & Food Experience at LA CENTER STUDIOS in Los Angeles, December 1st, 2018 featuring Martha Stewart.

The Event

The Wine & Food Experience is a celebration of all things culinary, allowing visitors to sample wines, food, restaurant offerings and much more. There will be bands,  dancing, pubs and boutique shopping that will let attendees enjoy a variety of craft brews, ciders, wine paraphernalia, accessories, and clothing as well as a silent auction with some enticing items being offered up.

The standard entry ticket allows visitors to enjoy samples of signature dishes of local restaurants, and see cooking demonstrations from exceptional chefs and industry professionals. There is also the option of VIP packages that not only provides full admission to the features and grounds, but also exclusive VIP access to other amenities, early entrance, and exclusive seating areas.

The Wine & Food Experience has been developed to provide a behind the scenes look at the culinary industry, through master classes, seminars, celebrity chef Meet & Greets and exclusive samplings from the best restaurants in the area. This will allow guests to savor a taste of what Los Angeles has to offer to make your palate water.

The Universal Appliance and Kitchen Center  | Thermador Culinary Stage

At the December 1st, LA CENTER STUDIOS event in Los Angeles, guests will not only be able to sample some fantastic food and wine, but also a number of cooking demonstrations. Universal Appliance and Kitchen Center and Thermador are sponsoring the Culinary Stage, which is a prime kitchen demonstration outdoor venue. Attendees will be able to get a sneak peek, up close and personal, at Thermador’s new collections PRO and MASTERPIECE, which boast 300 new products, the largest new introduction in the company’s century plus history.

The Wine & Food Experience celebrates emerging talent and local chefs, so UAKC and Thermador are proud to be a sponsor for this fantastic event. While this tour explores the American culinary scene, The Wine & Food Experience has a distinct Los Angeles perspective.

Other Demonstrations

Not only will The Wine & Food Experience provide an opportunity to savor an eclectic sample of exceptional craft beer, wine and food of Southern California, but also offer access to some fantastic cooking demonstrations. Martha Stewart will be leading a cooking demonstration, with a special ticket private program including a Master Class. The Culinary Stage will also be the place for cooking demonstrations from local chefs and restaurateurs. This will allow you to benefit from this pro advice to enhance your cooking skills at home, as you watch the best make preparing gourmet food look simple and easy.

The Wine & Food Experience

The Wine & Food Experience will allow attendees to enjoy a sublime gourmet experience, with the Grand Tasting space allowing you to sample dishes from all the participating restaurants including Fig & Olive, Makani, CAVA, Border Grill, Preux & Proper, Gwen, Parks BBQ, 71 Above and Sotto.

The event is open to those 21 and older, with no children, infants or pets permitted. The cooking demonstrations are without assigned placement with open seating, but you will need to purchase VIP ticket upgrades to gain access to certain areas, features and Master Classes at the event. For full program and ticket package details, be sure to follow @usatodaywinefood on Facebook and other social media. Tickets are now on sale and be sure to visit the UAKC & Thermador Culinary Stage to see how Thermador appliances can enhance your kitchen experience.

Discounted Admission

For tickets go to Universal Appliance and Kitchen Center and Thermador are offering $10 off GRAND TASTING tickets by using promo code UNIVERSALAPPLIANCE.

Pre-Sale tickets are $65 | Day of $100 with VIP GRAND TASTING Pre-Sale $120 | Day of $135

Universal Appliance and Kitchen Center pre EVENT Thermador Sale 

Universal Appliance and Kitchen Center Studio City Showroom, serving the Los Angeles and San Fernando Valley areas is  12050 Ventura Boulevard Studio City, CA 91604 (818) 755-1111 Monday – Saturday: 9am to 6pm Sunday: 11am to 6pm and is offering special Thermador promotions.