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TY KU Announces Newest Ambassador Chef Ming Tsai

February 25, 2010


NEW YORK, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Premium Asian Wine & Spirits Company, TY KU, proudly announces its newest Ambassador, renowned Chef Ming Tsai.  TY KU teams up with the celebrated Chef/Owner of Blue Ginger and host of "Simply Ming" to create a partnership combining the strength of the 5-Star Diamond Award-winning TY KU portfolio with the James Beard Award-winning Chef Ming Tsai, to help bring Asian wine & spirits education to mainstream America.

In celebration of this new partnership, TY KU and Chef Ming will pair up to present Dim Sum & Disco on February 27th during South Beach Food & Wine Festival 2010 at The Setai Hotel. Guests will be treated to delicacies by Chef Ming Tsai and TY KU cocktails created by Master Mixologist, Tony Abou Gamin. 

TY KU and Chef Ming are both champions of the East-West movement and the collaboration is a unique opportunity to raise awareness and appreciation for TY KU's modern take on traditional Asian wine & spirits. Chef Ming Tsai joins an impressive team of TY KU Ambassadors including celebrity Chef Todd English, Ne-Yo, Brian Vickers (NASCAR) and Dhani Jones (NFL & TV Host).

Trenton Ulicny, Co-Founder of TY KU, says of the Ambassador, "Chef Ming embodies TY KU's core philosophy of respecting traditional methods while embracing the future.  We are very proud of his tremendous success to date and are enthusiastic about this partnership. With Chef Ming, TY KU will have the ability to educate even more individuals on the wonderful culture, cuisine and spirits the East has to offer."

Blue Ginger, Ming's celebrated restaurant in Wellesley, MA, was one of the first restaurants in the country to carry the entire TY KU portfolio, including TY KU White, an Ultra Premium Junmai Daiginjo Sake - the very best in the world.  Ming has always been a huge fan of Asian wine & spirits, particularly soju/shochu.  Blue Ginger has two delicious low calorie TY KU Soju cocktails on the menu - the Jasmine Iced Tea-ni and Pear Soju Martini. Additionally, Chef Ming Tsai has appeared on both "The Today Show" and his Emmy-nominated show, "Simply Ming," using TY KU products in his innovative Asian inspired recipes.


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