In addition to developing drip-filters on coffee makers back in 1974, Michael Boehm is responsible for inventions like the George Foreman Grill and the Pillsbury Ultimate Mixing Bowl, a hands-free mixer that he jokes made a lot of dough.
Boehm says he got into kitchen products because, No one was doing anything really innovative, and moreover, Every day you run into a nuisance factor. I say, Okay I know how to fix that.
Boehm now heads two companies, Intellection and Culinary Solutions, and says hes got a number of kitchen or gadget- related products coming out in the next six-to-12 months that will require some new, charismatic spokespeople.
He says they almost worked with Suzanne Somers on another grill, but Boehm admits with her jewelry/cosmetics/Thighmaster background, I didnt think she was right for that particular product.
Instead, he says theyll be focusing on Food Network personalities, because, They know what theyre talking about.
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