Chase Sapphire Preferred and Bravo Media Host “Top Chef Duels” Premiere Tasting Event in New York City

“The ‘Top Chef Duels’ Premiere Tasting is a great way to bring the show to life for Chase Sapphire cardmembers,” said Lisa Walker, general manager, Chase Sapphire. “We are excited to offer our cardmembers a taste of some culinary masterpieces as well as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to interact with judges and contestants from the show.”

“Bravo’s partnership with Chase Sapphire allows us to give our passionate and engaged fans a more robust experience surrounding the series premiere of ‘Top Chef Duels,'” said, Jamie Cutburth, SVP of Partnerships, Bravo & Oxygen Media. “In the vein of our successful ‘Top Chef: The Tour’ and ‘Top Chef at Sea’ cruise experience, the Premiere Tasting Event gives our viewers a chance to experience something we know they crave – a taste of the show.”

As a full-series partner of “Top Chef Duels,” Chase Sapphire Preferred is also sponsoring other activities to engage fans, including an on-air vignette featuring Top Chef D.C. winner Kevin Sbraga introducing fans to his favorite seafood restaurant in Philadelphia and an interactive map featuring restaurants throughout the country that are recommended or owned by “Top Chef Duels” contestants.

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