Gourmet Kitchenware Store, My Sister's Kitchen, Now Open in Mankato MN

Mankato, MN, September 19, 2008 --(PR.com)-- Is your kitchen lacking inspiration? My Sister's Kitchen is here to help. Now open for business, My Sister’s Kitchen is a family owned and operated, start-up gourmet kitchenware retail store and cooking school that will equip, train, and nurture the everyday chef. My Sister’s Kitchen is to the ultimate cookware store for anyone who ever cooks; from the busy mom, to the gourmet chef, to the new bride and groom, to the barbecue connoisseur. The store will be a one-stop shop for all kitchen-related items, in-store expertise on cooking methods and techniques, and will also offer cooking classes for a variety of levels and cooking styles.

Owned by two sisters, Tiffany Ausdemore and Andrea Robbins, My Sister’s Kitchen strives to be the place where customers will come when seeking advice, direction, or a special gadget or by when preparing a new recipe. "As mothers of busy families, we know how challenging it is to create meals that are not only healthy, but delicious for our kids", says Tiffany. "By providing the right tools and advice, we want to empower the everyday chef to be creative in the kitchen", adds Andrea.

The concept of My Sister’s Kitchen is to be more than a retail store, but to be the culinary cornerstone of the community that offers a variety of cooking classes, a sales force with the expertise on the variety of products and cooking techniques, and the products that can convert any kitchen arsenal into a gourmet purveyor. Cooking classes will be offered frequently and will focus on various themes, audiences, and cooking techniques. The store’s sales staff will consist of people who love to cook and are knowledgeable on the various products that the store carries. Also, a variety of products will be available at a variety of styles and at various price points. In addition to the wide variety of kitchen gadgets and equipment, My Sister’s Kitchen will also feature an extensive line of specialty products such as cake making supplies and coffee and tea equipment.

In order to provide the widest variety of products, My Sister's Kitchen has partnered with the Gourmet Catalog and Cooking.com. Gourmet Catalog is a retail buying group representing over 160 independent kitchenware retailers across the country and has introduced what has become the premier syndicated catalog and buying group program in the country. Working closely with major vendors in the gourmet/housewares industry and the leading independent specialty retailers in America, they offer programs that will increase product avaialability to independent kitchenware retailers. By partnering with Cooking.com, My Sister's Kitchen can offer customers the option to shop an expanded assortment of specialized inventory that is beyond what their store’s square footage will allow. The combination of brick and mortar and e-commerce offers the complete assortment of over 50,000 products found on Cooking.com giving customers more choice when shopping at My Sisters's Kitchen.

My Sister’s Kitchen is located in a space located in the Riverplace Center shopping center adjacent to the River Hills Mall at 1817 Adams Street, Mankato, MN. By joining the existing stores, such as Aveda Salon, Wine Styles, and Play It Again Sports, the Riverplace Center shopping area provides unique services and products for the entire family. For more information, please visit www.mysisterskitchen.net

My Sister's Kitchen
Tiffany Ausdemore and Andrea Robbins