Seattle, WA —November 19, 2010—Parties That Cook®, the nation’s premier corporate team building event and private cooking party company, is named finalist for best entrepreneur and best overall company categories for an international award for women in business.
Seattle, WA —November 19, 2010—Parties That Cook®, the nation’s premier corporate team building event and private cooking party company, announced today it was named finalist in two categories for The Stevie Awards for Women in Business: “Best Entrepreneur – Service Businesses - Up to 100 Employees - Other Industries” and “Best Overall Company of the Year – Service Businesses – Up to 100 Employees - Other Industries.”
The Stevie Awards were created to honor and generate public recognition of the achievements and positive contributions of organizations and business people worldwide. Beginning with The American Business Awards in 2002, The International Business Awards in 2003, The Stevie Awards for Women in Business in 2004, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service in 2006, its mission is to raise the profile of exemplary organizations and individuals among the press, the business community, and the general public. The Stevie has become one of the world's most coveted awards. More information is at http://www.stevieawards.com.
More than 1,200 entries – a record for the competition - were submitted this year for consideration in 54 categories. “It was harder than ever to be recognized in the Stevie Awards for Women in Business this year,” said Michael Gallagher, president of the Stevie Awards. “Receiving a high score from the judges this year illustrates how well many women in business are doing despite the stiff challenges they face.”
Parties That Cook has steadily grown to serve three major U.S. markets, including San Francisco, Chicago, and most recently, Seattle. Its compelling cooking parties and innovative corporate team building events, taught in private homes and professional kitchens by accomplished chefs, create an atmosphere of camaraderie and collaboration - perfect for companies looking to increase internal ROI and productivity by working together more efficiently, boosting morale, and rewarding employees.
“We’re thrilled to be included in the finals of this prestigious award in multiple categories,” said Parties That Cook Founder and Executive Chef Bibby Gignilliat. “It’s an honor to be in the esteemed company of the some of the world’s top entrepreneurs and emerging top businesses.”
About Parties That Cook
Parties That Cook stages deliciously fun cooking parties and corporate team building events in private homes and professional kitchens throughout Seattle, Chicago and the San Francisco Bay Area, including San Jose and Wine Country. Founder and Executive Chef Bibby Gignilliat pioneered the in-home cooking party concept in 1999, and extended the company’s hands-on, interactive culinary events to include a wide array of corporate team building events, cooking parties and cooking classes. For more information on Parties That Cook, please visit http://www.PartiesThatCook.com or call 1-888-907-2665.