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SOURCE Conde Nast Entertainment
SERIES SPOTLIGHTS INNOVATORS OF SPECIALTY FOODS AND WINES FOR BEHIND-THE-SCENES ACCESS - SPONSORED BY GEVALIA
NEW YORK, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Conde Nast Entertainment and Epicurious announced today the premiere of Epicuriousity, a new web series on the Epicurious digital video channel, which also launches today. The docu-series features culinary experts who are shaping the artisanal food and beverage scene across the globe. From pies to oysters, coffee to ice cream, these craftsmen and women reveal the stories behind some of the finest food on the planet, sponsored by Gevalia.
The first episode of the series will feature Douglas Quint of the famous Big Gay Ice Cream Truck. Quint has built his brand on flavors such as "Salty Pimp" and "Bea Arthur," which has given a new spin on ice cream. The success of Quint's vision has now expanded past an ice cream truck and into two storefronts.
The second episode premiering on May 20th will feature Gevalia and provide viewers an opportunity to step inside the world of Gevalia Kaffe, the masters of coffee, to realize their 150 years of craftsmanship.
"We are excited about the premiere of Epicuriousity on the new Epicurious digital channel and to have a great partner in Gevalia, a premium coffee brand with a rich history," said Michael Klein, Executive Vice President, Programming & Content Strategy Digital Channels, Conde Nast Entertainment.
"Gevalia is a brand rooted in quality Swedish craftsmanship, and for 150 years that has set us apart," said Gevalia Senior Brand Manager Luke Cole. "A partnership with Epicuriousity - a series that celebrates the expertise behind food products across all categories - was the perfect opportunity to help people discover the craft of coffee making and what makes Gevalia so unique in the world of premium coffee."
The series, premiering today with the trailer and episode one, will air across all platforms of the CNE digital network, including the official Epicurious site and YouTube channel, as well as through syndicated partnerships. The Epicurious digital channel will also premiere its second series, "What's In Your Bag" featuring comedian and host Mike Kelton ambushing unsuspecting shoppers on the streets of Brooklyn to find out what's in their grocery bag and what their purchases say about them on Friday, May 16th.
Trailer for Epicuriousity: http://video.epicurious.com/watch/epicuriousity-series-trailer
Episode One: http://video.epicurious.com/watch/epicuriousity-big-gay-ice-cream-rethinking-soft-serve
Visit Epicurious's Video Site: http://video.epicurious.com/
Subscribe to Epicurious's YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/epicurious
About Conde Nast Entertainment (CNE)
Conde Nast creates the world's best content for the world's most influential audiences. The company attracts more than 164 million consumers across its twenty industry-leading print and digital media brands: Vogue, Vanity Fair, Glamour, Brides, Self, GQ, The New Yorker, Conde Nast Traveler, Details, Allure, Architectural Digest, Bon Appetit, Epicurious, Wired, W, Lucky, Golf Digest, Golf World, Teen Vogue and Ars Technica.
The company launched Conde Nast Entertainment in 2011 to develop film, television and digital video programming. Conde Nast also owns Fairchild Fashion Media (FFM) and its portfolio of comprehensive fashion journalism brands: WWD, Style.com, Footwear News, NowManifest, Beauty Inc., M and Fairchild Summits.
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Epicurious, published by Conde Nast, is the most trusted, authoritative, and award-winning digital voice in food. Launched in 1995, the site offers original content on all aspects of food, entertaining, travel, and cooking, inspiring users with close to 400,000 recipes in its database. With a history of innovation, Epicurious has a ground-breaking mobile app for brand loyalists to use anywhere-accompanying them to the store for shopping and meal planning and in the kitchen for meal preparation. Epicurious reaches more than 22 million cross-platform users each month across their website, app, and social media channels.
A rich, never bitter coffee experience, Gevalia has been refining the art of expertly crafted coffee since 1853 when our journey began in the small port town of Gavle, Sweden. Gevalia coffee is made from the finest Arabica beans containing rich flavors that offer an unparalleled coffee experience. From traditional to flavored, the Gevalia brand offers more than 30 varieties of premium coffee online at Gevalia.com and 13 varieties available in U.S. coffee aisles nationwide.
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