Thermador, the luxury home appliance brand that offers real innovations for real cooks, partnered with Make-A-Wish Orange County and the Inland Empire to help make a young girl’s wish come true. On May 29, Thermador hosted six-year-old Amina Ihmud at the Thermador Experience & Design Center in Irvine, Calif., to grant her wish of being a chef and help her open her very own cafe for a night.
With the help of Thermador, Amina’s wish became a reality as she transformed into a chef for the night, cooking up a meal in the brand’s kitchen theater alongside the in-house Thermador chef, Chef Kyle Jakobi. Amina was presented with a chef’s coat and other culinary-inspired treats by Elkin and Beatriz Sandoval, senior manager, marketing for Thermador. Once Amina’s culinary masterpieces were complete, she served her delectable dishes to patrons of the cafe, which included family and friends.
As the evening concluded, the BSH Home Appliances Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing John Iacoviello presented Make-A-Wish with a donation of more than $10,000. The parent company of Thermador, BSH Home Appliances matched employee donations to help Make-A-Wish continue to make wishes come true for other area children.
For nearly 100 years, Thermador has been making the American kitchen more beautiful, more efficient, and more luxurious, with innovative appliances engineered and designed to appeal to the most discriminating culinary enthusiast. Thermador is passionate not just about sharing the excitement around the culinary experience, but also about being a responsible community member and finding ways to give back to those in the area, including helping make a young cook’s dream come true.
For more than 30 years, Make-A-Wish has impacted Orange County and the Inland Empire by granting the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions. Last year alone, 316 wishes were granted to children with the help of the local community. For more information about Make-A-Wish Orange County and the Inland Empire visit www.ocie.wish.org.
Posted by Meghan Ogilvie