Cuisine Solutions, Alexandria, Va., announced a strategic partnership with Signature Kitchen Suite, Englewood Cliffs, N.J., and the Culinary Research and Education Academy (CREA), Sterling, Va., to promote the sous-vide culinary method.

The partnership includes collaborations on product development and unique content creation, including custom sous-vide recipes, special events and various marketing and promotional activities. The partnership also makes Signature Kitchen Suite the exclusive range-top sous-vide partner for CREA and Cuisine Solutions.

The companies will benefit from sharing assets, talent and tools to educate culinary enthusiasts on the many benefits of sous-vide cooking. As part of the alliance, Signature Kitchen Suite appliances will be placed in the Cuisine Solutions' mobile kitchen and presentation kitchens. The Cuisine Solutions team will also advise on product enhancements to help Signature Kitchen Suite advance its sous-vide offering for the residential market.  

"At Signature Kitchen Suite, we see precision and versatility as the path to a perfect meal," says Zach Elkin, general manager of Signature Kitchen Suite. "As innovators and chefs, Cuisine Solutions and CREA are changing the way professional chefs and foodies prepare, serve and enjoy food, in the same way Signature Kitchen Suite is committed to staying 'True to Food.' This is a recipe for a great partnership."

"Signature Kitchen Suite shares our passion for perfection, and this collaboration will allow us to bring the innovative sous-vide cooking method to many more curious, passionate foodies who are inspired by design and excited by modern cuisine," says Dr. Bruno Goussault, chief scientist, Cuisine Solutions. "Similar to Cuisine Solutions, the Signature Kitchen Suite 'True to Food' philosophy demonstrates respect for food at every level, delivering performance, design and precision."