World-renowned chef and leading lifestyle personality, Cat Cora, has appointed Prominent Brand + Talent as her exclusive agency for licensing and branding, the venerated chef announced today in Los Angeles. “I’m excited to be represented by Prominent. Their long list of global licensing and merchandising collaborations ranks them as a top dealmaker in the industry. I am thrilled we are partners and I know they will guide me through the next chapters of my brand development, ” says the culinary mastermind Cat Cora.
Prominent managing member Michael Catalano adds, “Prominent was created to represent the most accomplished and influential talent across many platforms,” “Cat Cora, through her significant achievements at work and home, is the personification of brand excellence. As a lifestyle brand, Cat Cora is without peer. We are honored to be an extension of her team.”
Prominent intends to pursue multiple licensing categories including apparel, kitchen décor, furniture, appliances, food, beverage, spices and many more.
Cat Cora has achieved many coveted and celebrated firsts for women in the culinary industry, most notably making television history when she became the first female Iron Chef on Food Network’s hit show Iron Chef America. The popular chef will return to TV on June 20 as a judge on the highly anticipated ABC show, Family Food Fight.
Cat Cora’s remarkable resume includes: chef, restaurateur, TV host, philanthropist, best-selling author, culinary influencer, health and wellness expert, wife and mother of six. She continues to shatter glass ceilings as the first female to be inducted into the American Academy of Chefs Culinary Hall of Fame and is one of the first females to dominate the historically male culinary world. Cat has opened more than eighteen restaurants globally including, most recently, Mesa Burger in Santa Barbara, all the while highlighting her platform on health, wellness and sustainability.