Eggland's Best Announces Partnership with Chef Candice Kumai
Le-La Cloutier, Coyne Public Relations
BEHIND EVERY GREAT CHEF ARE FRESH, HIGH QUALITY INGREDIENTS
Learn Why Chef Candice Kumai is a Fan of Eggland's Best Eggs
April 27, 2012 (Cedar Knolls, NJ)- Nationally recognized chef, cookbook author, and television personality Candice Kumai's cooking philosophy of making healthy food taste delicious is firmly rooted in starting with fresh, high quality ingredients. While her culinary star as a celebrity chef and cookbook author has risen, Candice has always remained loyal to the products she grew up with, and personally uses.
"One of the tenets I pride myself on is only partnering with brands that I believe in and personally use. An ingredient that is a staple in my fridge is Eggland's Best eggs. Eggs are one of my favorite ingredients, and favorite meals, but all eggs are not created equal," says Candice Kumai. "I only test my recipes and cook with Eggland's Best because their eggs are always fresh, perform consistently, and are of the highest quality in terms of taste and nutritional value - all the attributes that matter to a chef."
As an Eggland's Best believer, Candice will share her culinary knowledge on the EB website, and plans on showcasing Eggland's Best in her new cookbook,"Cook Yourself Sexy,"due for release Fall 2012.
You can find recipes and culinary advice from Chef Candice Kumai at www.EgglandsBest.com.
About Eggland's Best Eggs
Eggland's Best is the No. 1 branded egg in the U.S. and is an excellent source of Vitamin D, E, and B12 and a good source of riboflavin. EB eggs have 25 percent less saturated fat and more than two times the Omega-3 than ordinary eggs. Eggland's Best eggs are the recipients of many awards including the Gold Medal for superior taste, appearance and freshness from The American Masters of Taste; The American Culinary Federation's Gold Seal of Approval; the Good Housekeeping Seal from Good Housekeeping Research Institute;Best Grab-and-Go Breakfast FoodbyHealthmagazine (2011);one of theTop 125 Foods for Menin theMen's Healthannual nutrition awards for seven consecutive years (2005-2011); "Best Egg" byMen's Healthmagazine on their list of Top 20 Organic Foods (2010); one of the top125 Best Packaged Foods For Womenaccording toWomen's Health magazinetwo years in a row (2010-2011); one of the25 Healthiest Foods for WomenbyPreventionmagazine (2010);a top five "superfood" picks according toAmerican Babymagazine (2010); and the National Health & Wellness Club Stamp of Approval for flavor, quality and nutrition.
The distinctive "EB" stamp on the shell assures consumers that the eggs meet the highest standards of taste, nutrition and quality. Eggland's Best hens are fed a strictly controlled, high-quality, all-natural, all-vegetarian diet without added hormones, antibiotics or steroids of any kind. EB eggs are available in large, cage free and organic varieties, and are certified as Kosher. For more information, visit www.EgglandsBest.com.
About Candice Kumai
Candice Kumai received her culinary training at Le Cordon Bleu
California School of Culinary Arts and has cooked in several
California based restaurants. Candice is currently a judge
on Iron Chef America, cookbook author, food writer for
various lifestyle publications. A former model-turned-chef, Candice
is always looking for ways to infuse wellness into even the most
indulgent of foods. Her recipes are loaded with "Foods with
Benefits"-like protein, fiber, and omegas-and are free of the
processed junk that is all-too-common in the American kitchen. Her
recipes will keep you feeling lean, lovely, satisfied and of course
Candice, a guest on shows like Dr. Oz, Today, and Nate Berkus, is also a Top Chef alumnus, the author of Pretty Delicious, a contributing author to the New York Times #1 bestseller Cook Yourself Thin and soon to be author of "Cook Yourself Sexy", due for release Fall 2012.
When Candice isn't cooking, this former surfer from San Diego, practices yoga and Bar Method in New York City. She's also known for throwing dinner parties for her friends and indulging in Champagne and chocolate at her favorite NY restaurants like ABC Kitchen, Marc Forgione's, Mercer Kitchen and Beauty and Essex. She lives by the mantra: "All things in moderation, including moderation."
Learn more about Candice at StilettoChef.com or tweet Candice any food questions @CandiceKumai