The Gold Medal Seal for “Superior Comfort Work Shoe” is Given by
Chefs In America
NIWOT, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 11, 2013--
Inc. (NASDAQ: CROX) was selected as an American Masters of Taste
“Superior Quality” Gold Medal Seal winner by Chefs In America
for the Crocs @ Work™ line. The collection was a winner in the “Comfort
Work Shoe” category for the following Crocs @ Work™ products: Bistro,
Bistro Vent, Mario Batali Bistro, Mario Batali Bistro Vent, Mercy Work
and Neria Work. The shoes were judged superior, and the judging was
conducted “triple blind” in Northern California by a panel of Chef
Masters of Taste.
“We commend the manufacturing expertise of Crocs, Inc. for producing a
line of work shoes that offer comfort to chefs and others throughout the
hospitality industry,” commented members of the Masters of Taste
The judging was part of the on-going U.S.A. Taste Championships founded
in 1986 with the establishment of Chefs in America, whose
professional board members gather weekly to conduct taste tests on a
myriad of foodservice and retail products. The protocols of “triple
blind” judging ensure accurate and fair judging results by requiring
that the evaluators do not know who the manufacturer is, what the
product variety or appellation is and what the other evaluators’ scores
and comments are.
The Crocs @ Work™ collection is built with the patented Croslite™
material to provide all-day, on-the-job comfort. In addition, several
styles come with Crocs Lock™ technology that increases slip-resistance.
These work shoes are also odor-resistant and easy to clean with soap and
water for even the messiest of jobs.
“Crocs @ Work™ was created with comfort, style and functionality in mind
to help provide today’s service professionals with the features they
need for on-the-job success,” said Dale Bathum, Crocs’ chief product
officer. “Whether you’re a chef, flight attendant, nurse, or hostess,
Crocs @ Work™ products are comfortable and stylish enough to weather the
toughest of shifts.”
For additional information about the Crocs @ Work™ line and the over 300
styles of shoes that Crocs offers, please visit www.crocs.com.
About Crocs, Inc.
Crocs, Inc. is a world leader in innovative casual footwear for men,
women and children. Crocs offers several distinct shoe collections with
more than 300 four-season footwear styles. All Crocs™ shoes feature
Croslite™ material, a proprietary, revolutionary technology that gives
each pair of shoes the soft, comfortable, lightweight, non-marking and
odor-resistant qualities that Crocs fans know and love. Crocs fans "Get
Crocs Comfort Inside" every pair of shoes, from the iconic clog to new
sneakers, sandals, boots and heels. Since its inception in 2002, Crocs
has sold more than 200 million pairs of shoes in more than 90 countries
around the world. The brand celebrated reaching $1 billion in annual
sales in 2011.
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About Chefs In America
“American Masters of Taste” and “Chefs In America” are registered
trademarks in the United States. Other names and brands contained in
this press release may be the property of other companies with their own
rights and restrictions.
Source: Crocs, Inc.
Patrick Rich, 303-848-7408