GOURMET INSIDER NAMES 2018 ALL-STARS: BRAD AND KAREN HUGHES OF ARTICHOKE
Gourmet Insider's July/August 2018 print edition features "Culinary Curators" Brad and Karen Hughes, naming the Artichoke owners "All Stars" in the gourmet retailing industry. Gourmet Insider is a national journal "for and about gourmet store operators who want to succeed, offering them tips, strategies and success stories from the people who know best - store operators themselves."
HTI BUYING GROUP NAMES ARTICHOKE BEST IN MERCHANDISING
HTI Buying Group, national buying group for independent gourmet stores, named Artichoke "Best in Merchandising" at their One Voice Conference at this year's International Home + Housewares Show on March 9. The vendor members voted on the awards for retailers, and selected Artichoke as the Best in Merchandising.
Retailer members voted on the best in several categories for the vendors, and those selected represent many of our favorite product lines, including Finex Cast Iron Cookware (Best in Product), Wellness Mats (Best in Customer Service), Progressive (Best in Sales Force), Zwilling J.A. Henkels (Best in Marketing and Promotions), R.S.V.P. International (Best in Shipping Fulfillment), and Wüsthof (Best Overall Vendor).
Come in and see why we agree these are some of the best products anywhere!
CINCINNATI MAGAZINE NAMES ARTICHOKE TO BEST OF THE CITY FOR OUR CLASSES
The November 2017 issue of Cincinnati Magazine features their "Best of the City" lists, and names Artichoke for our cooking classes in the best of "City Life" section.
Come join us for a class see why!
And check out the rest of the "Best" here.
THANK YOU CINCINNATI BUSINESS COURIER FOR THE “SECOND ACT AWARD”
Karen and Brad Hughes of Artichoke were honored by the Cincinnati Business Courier with their 2017 “Second Act Award ” for retail business. The program honors mature professionals who've embarked on a new path after a successful career in a different field.
Read what the Business Courier has to say here.
WE ARE HONORED TO BE NAMED TO 2017 “IMPACT MERCHANTS” BY HOMEWORLD BUSINESS
Karen and Brad Hughes of Artichoke were named one of 21 “Impact Merchants” nationally in the July 17 issue of HOMEWORLD BUSINESS. Housewares suppliers, representing the categories that HomeWorld covers, were asked to nominate buyers and merchandisers believed to have made a significant impact during the past year. HOMEWORLD BUSINESS® is the leading business-to-business publication for the housewares industry.
Read what HomeWorld Business has to say here.
UPON REACHING OUR FIRST ANNIVERSARY, WE ARE THRILLED TO RECEIVE AN "OTR MADE" AWARD
The OTR Chamber of Commerce named Artichoke as "Property Development of the Year," in the newly named 2017 "OTR MADE AWARDS" and we couldn't be more pleased at this recognition of our loving restoration of our building and the creation of our store.
WHAT AN HONOR TO BE FEATURED ON THE COVER OF GOURMET INSIDER
Gourmet Insider's September/October 2016 print edition features us in their cover article, "Shaking It Up: Artichoke Finds Success By Doing Things Its Own Way". Gourmet Insider is a national journal "for and about gourmet store operators who want to succeed, offering them tips, strategies and success stories from the people who know best - store operators themselves."
WE'RE THRILLED TO BE NAMED ONE OF THE COUNTRY'S TOP 10 COOKWARE STORES BY FOOD NETWORK!
What an incredible honor for us as we enter only our 4th month in business! Check out their article, "Where Cooks Shop: 10 Great Cookware Shops from Coast to Coast."
CHECK OUT OUR COOKING CLASS SCHEDULE ON OUR SITE
We are constantly adding to our Cooking Class schedule. Check our page "What's Cooking" for the class schedule, prices, and how to sign up for our fun Thursday one-hour or our Saturday two-hour classes. And if you sign up for our email list (at the bottom of any of our web pages) you'll get notices about new classes and store specials.
KNIFE SHARPENING NOW AVAILABLE
Keep your knives on point at Artichoke! Knife-sharpening services available at our store. Bring in your dull blades for a professional tune-up — regardless of where you purchased them. Same-day ($5/blade) and next-day ($3/blade) services available.
KEEP UP WITH ARTICHOKE
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WHAT'S IN STORE at Artichoke...
|Come Inside||Fully Baked||Now You're Cooking|
|Easy Does It||Plug and Play||A Cut Above|
|Mastering the Art||Raising the Bar||Dress for Success|
|Discovering the Unique||Spice It Up|