There is one thing that Rachael Ray loves, and that is food. Adding to her long list of projects, she is now the new representative for Dunkin’ Dounuts.
Ray will appear in several marketing campaigns for the company and will also be advising Dunkin’ Donuts team on how to develop a line of products that will be healthier for the consumers.
“Everyone always asks me how I manage my schedule, and the answer is coffee,” said Ray.
“Having grown up in the Northeast, I have a long-standing and deep appreciation for Dunkin’ Donuts’ coffee. In addition, I am excited to work with Dunkin’ Donuts’ team of chefs as they expand their menu to include new items for customers looking for more health-conscious options.”
Ray is also the spokesperson for Nabisco crackers.
Her first television ad is scheduled to appear in April 2007. She is contracted until the year 2010.
Fun Facts About Rachael Ray
Rachael Ray was born in Glens Falls, New York on August 25, 1968.
Rachael names her can opener as her most trusted kitchen tool.
Rachael has five television shows: 30 Minute Meals, $40 A Day, Inside Dish, Rachael Ray’s Tasty Travels, and her new talk show The Rachael Ray Show.
Rachael won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Service Show. The award was given for her Food Network hit, 30 Minute Meals.
Rachael’s ‘perky’ demeanor is often mistaken for a lack of seriousness about cooking. Although she received no formal chef’s education, she is indeed a force to be reckoned with in the world of cuisine.
Rachael was named on of Time Magazine’s 100 most influential people of 2006. She was nominated by her fellow Food Network star, Mario Batali.
During November 2006, Rachael become the spokesperson for Nabisco crackers.
A wax figure of Rachael will be on display at Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum in New York City. Her wax figure will join other celebrity figures in the display.
Rachael was bitten by a dog in Union Square Park in New York City on March 2, 2007. A stray dog attacked her Pit-Bull mix, Isaboo, and Rachael stepped in to defend her.
Rachael teamed up with fellow master chef Mario Batali on November 12, 2006 to defeat the team of Bobby Flay and Giada De Laurentiis on Food Network’s Iron Chef America. The secret ingredient featured was cranberries.
Rachael’s eponymous magazine, Every Day with Rachael Ray premiered on October 25, 2005 in conjunction with Reader’s Digest.
Rachael is known for using approximations in her recipes, such as ‘half a palmful’ and ‘eyeball it’, instead of exact measurement.
SOURCE: StarPulse (http://www.starpulse.com), Wikipedia (http://www.wikipedia.org)