Chef Lebovitz recently published his ninth bestselling book, “Drinking French, The Iconic Cocktails, Aperitifs, and Café Traditions of France” (Ten Speed Press).
“David Lebovitz is a culinary genius and giant,” says Kathy Ireland, chair, chief executive officer and chief designer, kathy ireland Worldwide. “I’ve been reading David’s books and his blog for years, and not only did our family enjoy learning about and preparing all kinds of incredible dishes from around the world, we also felt like we got to know him through the personal stories he so generously shares about his life’s journey in the culinary world. David is an icon, revered and celebrated around the globe by foodies and chefs alike for his unique talent in creating culinary masterpieces. His vast and endless knowledge of cuisine is deep and unmatched. All of us at kiWW are delighted to be working with him.”
“Assomeone who values quality and longevity, I’ve long admired Kathy Ireland and her unique ability to have her pulse on what people want and get more enjoyment from life,” says Lebovitz. “I’m thrilled to join kathy ireland Worldwide and to be a part of her dynamic team, and am looking forward to our partnership, sharing the joy of cooking, baking and spreading happiness to all!”
Chef Lebovitz’ kiWW management team will include Ireland, Stephen Roseberry, president and chief marketing officer; Jon Carrasco, executive vice president and worldwide creative director; and Steve Glick, William Morris Agency and ICM veteran, who currently serves as executive vice president, content and broadcasting. Chef Lebovitz is also represented by Stephen Breimer of Brecheen Feldman Breimer Silver & Thompson, his longtime attorney.
"We're beyond thrilled to work with David Lebovitz in expanding his brand,” says Stephen Roseberry, president and chief marketing officer, kathy ireland Worldwide. “David is a brilliant culinary master, with an engaging, down to earth persona which endears him to his millions of followers. We look forward to building his product line through licensing, TV production and more and bringing him into even more homes and kitchens in the U.S. and abroad.”
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