EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ--(Aug 10, 2015) - MamaMancini's Holdings, Inc. ($MMB) ("MamaMancini's" or the "Company"), a marketer of specialty pre-prepared, frozen and refrigerated all natural food products (as defined by the United States Department of Agriculture), has hired Christopher Styler, a premier executive chef, to the newly created role of Head of New Product Development.
In this role, Mr. Styler will have responsibility for developing new products for QVC and other customers in order to expand the Company's product line and create additional sources of revenue. Trained as a restaurant chef, Styler has worked in kitchens from Italy to Martha's Vineyard, from Manhattan to Bogotá. He is the author or co-author of several books and has served as culinary producer for eight PBS and Food Network television series.
Carl Wolf, MamaMancini's Chief Executive Officer, commented, "Chris is an experienced chef, teacher, culinary producer, and author that brings over 30 years of top-notch culinary experience to MamaMancini's. His specialization in corporate product and recipe development will immediately be leveraged to launch new products for our broadcasts on QVC as well for other customers. We anticipate new product launches, led by Chris, will position us for accelerated growth and increase our brand awareness."
With five appearances on QVC since June 2015, MamaMancini's has been extremely well-received on the network and plans to add additional appearances in the near future.
Christopher Styler, MamaMancini's Head of New Product Development commented, "It is a tremendous opportunity to join MamaMancini's at such an exciting time. MamaMancini's commitment to natural food products, nutrition, and convenient home-style, old world Italian meals is unsurpassed. I look forward to working with the team to further expand upon the Company's success."
Styler's writing credits include Primi Piatti, Mom's Secret Recipe File, Smokin', The Desperate Housewives Cookbook, Working the Plate, Sylvia's Soul Food, Blue Collar Food, Vegetable Love, Daisy Cooks!, and Rosa's New Mexican Kitchen.
During the last 10 years, Styler's television production credits include Daisy Cooks! with Daisy Martinez; Lidia's Italian Table and Lidia's Italian American Kitchen; Julia and Jacques: Cooking at Home; Savor the Southwest; America's Test Kitchen; and Joanne Weir's Cooking Class. Styler also started Freelance Food, LLC, a firm specializing in corporate product and recipe development.
MamaMancini's is a marketer and distributor of a line of beef meatballs with sauce, turkey meatballs with sauce, chicken meatballs with sauce, pork meatballs with sauce, and other similar Italian products. The Company's sales have been growing on a consistent basis as the Company expands its distribution channel, which includes major retailers such as Costco, Publix, Shop Rite, Price Chopper, A&P, Waldbaums, Food Emporium, Harris Teeter, SaveMarts, Luckys, Lunds/Byerly's, SuperValu, Raley's, BJ;s, Whole Foods, Shaw's Supermarkets, Kings, Key Foods, Stop-n-Shop, Giant Stores, Giant Eagle, Food Town, Kroger, Winn Dixie Shoppers, Marsh's Supermarkets, Bi-Lo, Central Markets, Weis Markets, Ingles, and The Fresh Market.
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