Goo Goo on Travel Channel’s “Chow Masters”

 

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Next Tuesday, April 22nd, a new show premieres on The Travel Channel and Goo Goo Clusters will make an appearance! Nashville Chef Brandon Frohne of Mason’s at Loews Vanderbilt Hotel will be featured on “Chow Masters” with his unique rendition of a BBQ sandwich, the Goo Goo Pig Biscuit.

There will be two other local chefs creating their dishes as well, and one of the three will win a $10,000 cash prize and the Golden Skillet award. Be sure to tune in!

Chow Masters on The Travel Channel
“Barbecue in Music City” episode
8:30 p.m., April 22nd, 2014

If you’d like to get out an mingle with other fans and actually taste the dish being featured, head over to Loews Vanderbilt Hotel for a viewing party in Mason Bar from 7-9 p.m. that evening. There will be samples of the Goo Goo Pig Biscuit and Goo Goo Clusters provided to everyone at the party!

For a preview of the show, click here.

CBS Sunday Morning Episode Featuring Goo Goo Cluster Wins James Beard Award

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The James Beard Awards, given out every year in May, honors chefs, restaurants, writers, journalists and other food professionals in the United States. Often called “The Oscars of the Food”, many in the culinary world dream of winning one of these awards.

So imagine our excitement when we heard the news that the CBS Sunday Morning episode we were featured in last November won a JB Award last week! The “Eat, Drink, and Be Merry” show won for the category Television Program In Studio or Fixed Location. Congratulations to the writers and producers of our segment. We’re honored to have been a part of it!

If you missed it back then, check it out now!

 

The Tennessean: James Beard Awards

The Tennessean: “The CBS Sunday Morning show “Eat, Drink and Be Merry,” which featured a segment on Nashville’s Goo Goo Clusters, already has taken top prize in the Television Program (In Studio or Fixed Location) category in the James Beard Foundation’s Broadcast and New Media awards presented on Friday. “  To read the article in its entirety, click here.

Goo Goo Cluster to Appear on Fox & Friends 4/29

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Fox News Channel’s highly rated Fox & Friends morning show will feature Goo Goo Cluster on Monday, April 29th. As a part of their “Made in America” series, Fox & Friends will treat their audience to a live behind-the-scenes tour of the Standard Candy Co.

Fox & Friends airs weekdays at 5 a.m. – 8 a.m. CDT. Be sure to tune in or set your DVR!

Greensboro News Record: What Everyone Should Know About the South

The Greensboro News & Record’s article titled “What Everyone Should Know About the South” is a fun read and includes a nod to our very own Goo Goo Cluster!

Greensboro News & Record: “We love grits. Reed calls it the national dish of the South. We love iced tea. It’s been called the ‘ceremonial drink of the South.’ We love Goo Goo Clusters, a candy bar of marshmallow, caramel, chocolate and peanuts marketed as ‘the South’s favorite candy.’ “  To read the article in its entirety, click here.

Vote for Goo Goo Cluster in Garden and Gun’s Battle of the Brands!

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Hey Goo Goo fans, it’s time to show your support for your favorite sweet Southern treat as Goo Goo Cluster has been chosen to compete in Garden and Gun magazine’s very popular annual Southern Food Bracket!

This year’s bracket is taking the theme of The Battle of the Brands – asking followers to vote for their favorite iconic Southern food brands in the following categories: Sweets, Snacks, Sodas and Pantry Items.

The site dedicated to the bracket is http://gardenandgun.com/southern-food-bracket

Bracket begins March 19th and ends on April 10th

Round 1 – March 19-22 – All brands are pitted against each other. Voting is daily. Winners announced daily.

Round 2 – March 23-30 – A winner is announced at the end of the week

Round 3 – March 31 – April 3 – A winner is announced at the end of the week

Final Four – April 4-7 – A winner is announced at the end of the week

FINAL – April 8 – 10 – The WINNER is announced April 10!

C’mon Team Goo Goo, let’s do this! Take a minute to vote, then share with your family and friends so they can do so too!

Goo Goo Cluster on The Chew 12/17

ABC’s “The Chew” will feature Goo Goo Cluster during the upcoming Monday, December 17th show! Chef Carla Hall, one of the hosts of “The Chew” visited Nashville in October to tape the segment.

You may remember that Carla, a native of Nashville, named Goo Goos as one of her favorite treats during a 2011 airing of “The Chew”. Check out video from that episode here.