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Director Jonathan Salemi Talks Indy Film Production with Stobaugh

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Recently a friend and filmmaker from Austin Texas – David Alley – asked for some advice about what kind of gear he should buy for a documentary he’s filming.   Here’s a special 20 minute podcast where we speak with award winning director Jonathan Salemi and producer John Stobaugh over technical details you never know you wanted to know.  Enjoy!

 

Universal Discoveries: The Limitless Kitchen

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                            

August 6, 2013

 Rachel Weil, Weil Public Relations, rachel@weilpr.com, 818-378-8995

Universal Discoveries: The Limitless Kitchen

 Celebrity Chef Michael Voltaggio Heats Up at Universal Appliance and Kitchen Center

Los Angeles, Calif. – On September 7, join Chef Michael Voltaggio as he displays his dazzling culinary expertise and signs copies of his latest book at Universal Appliance and Kitchen Center in Studio City.

Universal Appliance and Kitchen Center, a luxury appliance and plumbing company with two locations in the San Fernando Valley, will host a day of delectable delights, demos and giveaways, while highlighting some of their top brands and innovative designs. Universal will have factory representatives on hand introducing new products, hundreds of appliances and accessories, and unbeatable prices, all at their 10,500 square-foot showroom in Studio City.

“We’re looking forward to our upcoming Universal Discoveries event with Michael Voltaggio,” states Igor Royz, President of Universal Appliance and Kitchen Center. “It will be exciting to see a chef of his caliber in action in our state-of-the-art showroom, and learn a few cooking techniques of our own.”

Guests will also experience chefs from, Viking, Thermador and Jenn-Air preparing dishes to impress the palate, as well as reps from Miele providing dessert and coffee. To add to the excitement there will be an hourly raffle, door prizes, and sale prices on appliances and plumbing fixtures with no-interest financing for 12 months!

WHAT:  Cooking demonstration and book signing with Chef Michael Voltaggio, as well as cocktails, wine, hors d’oeuvres, raffles, door prizes, and much more.

WHEN:  Saturday, September 7, 2013 from 12:00PM – 4:00PM

WHERE:  Universal Appliance and Kitchen Center, 12050 Ventura Blvd., Studio City (on the southeast corner at Laurel Canyon)

Press or event questions contact: Weil Public Relations, 818-378-8995, rachel@weilpr.com

Appliance or store questions contact: Universal Appliance and Kitchen Center, 818-755-1111

Universal Appliance and Kitchen Center, a premier dealer of brand name appliances, plumbing fixtures, bathroom vanities and accessories, carries the most popular and innovative products at its two San Fernando Valley locations. A one-stop design showroom for all your kitchen and bathroom needs, Universal offers delivery, as well as their own certified installers, making your shopping experience a memorable one. Explore luxury appliances and gain expertise from factory-trained staff all while receiving the best prices and customer care. www.uakc.com

Chef Michael Voltaggio has been cooking since the age of 15, and although he did not attend a formal culinary school, he earned a highly-coveted position in the prestigious Greenbrier Culinary Apprenticeship program. With his unconventional techniques, classical repertoire, and adventurous style, Voltaggio has earned great success and recognition.  He was most recently honored as one of Food & Wine magazine’s “Best New Chefs,” and ink. – his Los Angeles flagship restaurant – was named “Best New Restaurant in America” by GQ.  But Voltaggio might be best remembered as the winner of Top Chef (season 6) on Bravo’s Emmy award-winning television show.