Friday, April 28, 2017

Chicago Radio: Trisha Yearwood Cooks In The CBS Culinary Kitchen

Marci Braun- US99 Music Director/Assistant Program Director, Trisha Yearwood, Mandy McCormack- SVP Radio Promotion & Marketing | Artist Strategy, Pearl Records
WUSN US99 FM hosted Gwendolyn Records recording artist and Food Network star Trisha Yearwood, for a cooking demonstration inside the CBS Radio Culinary Kitchen. The visit coincides with the newly announced partnership between Williams Sonoma and Trisha Yearwood.

Trisha Yearwood with Drew Walker
From her new line, Yearwood made “unfried chicken” using her UNFRIED CHICKEN SEASONING KIT and SUMMER IN A CUP showing the audience just how simple it can be to serve up delicious baked chicken that has the texture and taste of fried chicken, along with her family’s signature cocktail. The event was hosted by US99 midday personality Drew Walker and occurred in front of a live studio audience of approximately 30 guests.

Passes to be part of the in-studio audience were given away on-air this week on Drew Walker’s show and online at Fans were able to watch a live stream of the cooking demonstration with US99 on Facebook, beginning at approximately 3:30 PM CT. The recording is available on-demand at

“We are beyond excited that the extremely talented Trisha Yearwood paid a visit to our CBS Radio Culinary Kitchen,” said US99 Music Director, Marci Braun. “She has truly become a food and lifestyle maven and we were very honored to have her give our audience a first look at some items from her new line.”

Yearwood’s debut single in 1991, “She’s In Love With The Boy” reached #1 on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs and launched a successful music career, selling over 15 million albums worldwide. She has achieved much music industry recognition, not the least, receiving Grammy and Academy of Country Music Awards. Yearwood is currently on tour with her husband and fellow country music superstar, Garth Brooks. In 2013, she received an Emmy Award for “Outstanding Culinary Program” for her show on the Food Network, Trisha’s Southern Kitchen.

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