FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: Maria Pisano ... - WQED

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: Maria Pisano ... - WQED

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:CONTACT: Maria PisanoJune 19, 2013 412-622-1459mpisano@wqed.orgPITTSBURGH CATERER AND TOFFEE CREATORTO HOST PILOT COOKING SERIES ON WQEDSendall Style Premieres Thursday, June 27 at 8 p.m. on WQED-TVPITTSBURGH—Chef-Host-Party Planner Bob Sendall of All in Good Taste Productions andToffee Taboo will host a pilot cooking series called Sendall Style produced by WQEDMultimedia .Premiering Thursday, June 27 at 8 p.m. on WQED-TV, the first of three episodes called FarmFresh will take viewers to a small local farm for ingredients and show them how to prepare asumptuous summer feast, offering helpful tips on planning, prep and recipes.Additional episodes include:Paella PartyThursday, August 1 at 8 p.m. on WQED-TVThis beloved Spanish rice dish becomes the centerpiece for a summer evening gettogether.Learn how to select the perfect seafood, mingle seasoning and serve thisdelicious dish to guests.Boneless ThanksgivingAirdate TBDThe centerpiece to everyone’s favorite all-American feast gets a makeover. Join Bob ashe shows viewers how to “deconstruct” a turkey from wing to wishbone. Learn how toprepare delicious sides, create special decorations and mix tasty cocktails to round-outyour holiday celebration.A member of the first National Apprenticeship Program where he graduated as Valedictorian(sponsored by the American Culinary Federation), Sendall studied as an apprentice at the School


for American Chefs in Beringer Vineyards, Napa Valley under Chef Madeleine Kanmanrecently. Sendall maintains a local and national clientele including the H.J. Heinz family, theLerner family of Washington, D.C. and Pittsburgh philanthropists Henry and Elsie Hillmanamong others. Located in Pittsburgh’s historic Mexican War Streets, All in Good TasteProductions prepared meals for the G-20 World Leaders and their spouses when the Summit washeld in Pittsburgh in 2009.Joining Sendall for all three episodes will be his Executive Chef, Nick Krug. A native of St.Mary’s, Pennsylvania, Krug has worked for the past 12 years as a chef. Krug started his career atSt. Joseph’s Monastery working in the gardens and orchards at the age of 15 and credits thisexperience for fostering his appreciation and practice of using local and seasonal ingredients inhis dishes.WQED may produce additional episodes of Sendall Style for national distribution to publictelevision stations around the country.WQED Pittsburgh has a proud history of honors, including 134 National and Mid-AtlanticEmmy® Awards, an Academy Award, and many, many others, including two Emmy® Awardsfor Station Excellence. WQED was founded in 1954 as the nation’s first community-supportedbroadcaster. The people of WQED create, produce and distribute quality programs, products andservices to engage, inform, educate and entertain the public within their community and aroundthe world. It is the parent company of WQED-TV (PBS); WQED: The Neighborhood Channel;WQED: The Create Channel; WQED Showcase; Classical WQED-FM 89.3/Pittsburgh; ClassicalWQEJ-FM 89.7/Johnstown; the Pittsburgh Concert Channel at WQED-HD2 (89.3-2FM) andonline at www.wqed.org/fm; local and national television and radio productions; WQEDInteractive (www.wqed.org) and iQ: smartmedia, WQED’s Educational initiative(www.wqed.org/edu).###

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