2013

Vitamix Chief Financial Officer Loree Connors Receives Crain's Cleveland Business 2013 CFO of the Year Award 11.05.2013

CLEVELAND – Crain’s Cleveland Business has chosen Vitamix Chief Financial Officer Loree Connors as a 2013 CFO of the Year award recipient. The CFO of the Year is the only program dedicated solely to recognizing the contributions of chief financial officers in Northeast Ohio. Nominees are judged by an independent panel of financial practitioners and business managers who consider several factors including leadership, ethics, business growth, strategic transactions and civic contributions. Awards are presented to CFOs representing large, medium and small public, private, nonprofit and government enterprises. Connors was named a CFO of the Year in the large private company category. read more

Vitamix® Sweeps Category in Foodservice Equipment & Supplies Magazine's Best In Class Awards 10.16.2013

CLEVELAND – Vitamix®, the world leader in high-performance blending equipment for home and commercial use, is proud to accept the honor of Best in Class beverage blender company for the fifth consecutive year from Foodservice Equipment and Supplies (FE&S) magazine. The company swept the beverage blender category, being named Best in Class overall, as well as Best in Class by dealers, operators and consultants. Since 2007, Vitamix has won eighteen FE&S Best-in-Class Awards. The awards recognize industry manufacturers with products or services that provide superior value to their customers. read more

Calling All Chefs: Vitamix Will Donate Blenders to First 50 Chefs Who Sign Up to Host Childhood Nutrition Day Events 09.20.2013

CLEVELAND – Childhood Nutrition Day is October 16, but the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation’s Chef & Child Foundation is encouraging chefs to hold awareness events across the country throughout the entire month of October to help kids and families improve their health through proper nutrition. To inspire even more chefs to participate, Vitamix has pledged to donate personal household blenders to the first 50 chefs who register and follow through on their commitments to host events. Chefs can use the Vitamix machines in their activities, which could range from cooking classes to demonstrations to hands-on smoothie making. read more

Vitamix Named One of Northeast Ohio's Top Workplaces 06.17.2013

CLEVELAND – Vitamix has been selected as one of the The Plain Dealer’s Top Workplaces for 2013. In addition to being named 6th best on the list of large companies, Vitamix was ranked best for employee benefits. The Top Workplaces are chosen solely based on employee answers to a survey administered by WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, a leading research firm on organizational health and employee engagement. read more

Vitamix® Unveils The Next Level Of Automation In Frozen Drink Blending: The Modular Blending System 05.17.2013

CLEVELAND –Vitamix®, the world leader in high-performance blending equipment for commercial and home use, introduces the Modular Blending System. This newest Vitamix commercial blending technology continues a legacy of innovation by increasing speed of service and accuracy of drink build—all in a compact, quiet package that blends to precisely the same smooth consistency every time. read more

Vitamix® Unveils Nationwide Culinary School Program 05.17.2013

CLEVELAND — Trusted by professionals and chosen by leading chefs worldwide, Vitamix machines inspire creativity in food preparation in some of the finest bistros, restaurants and coffee houses around the globe. Now, in an effort to assist the next generation of outstanding culinary experts and mixologists reach their aspirations, Vitamix announces the official launch of the Vitamix Culinary School Program read more

U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew Tours Vitamix Manufacturing Facility 05.08.2013

CLEVELAND — May 7, 2013—U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew toured the Vitamix operations center in suburban Cleveland today to draw attention to the importance of investing in manufacturing, innovation and job creation. read more

Vitamix® Announces Sponsorship of HGTV® Dream Home 2013 01.31.2013

CLEVELAND — Vitamix®, the world leader in high-performance blending equipment for home and commercial use, is proud to announce its sponsorship of the HGTV® Dream Home 2013. This year’s HGTV Dream Home is a custom-built, 3,000-square-foot home on Kiawah Island, just outside of Charleston, S.C. One lucky HGTV viewer will be selected in March as the winner of the HGTV Dream Home 2013. read more

Vitamix® 7500: Evolution in Design Meets Elevated Performance & Superior Durability 01.10.2013

CLEVELAND — Continuing as the leader in professional-grade blending innovation, Vita-Mix® Corporation introduces the Vitamix 7500. Featuring a high-performance motor for quicker and easier processing of even the most hard-to-prepare ingredients, the Vitamix 7500 effortlessly chops, creams, blends, heats, grinds, and churns, helping users successfully create their favorite recipes. read more