Electrolux is taking its newest appliances on tour, courtesy of a 40-foot mobile kitchen built out of a shipping container.
Electrolux officials announced their new mobile kitchen Thursday at the corporations North American headquarters in Charlottes University area. They showed off the 8-foot by 40-foot container that has been transformed into a state-of-the-art kitchen.
It features a refrigerator, range and cooktop, double ovens, dishwasher and washer and dryer. Built by Charlotte-based Boxman Studios, it unfolds to create nearly 550 square feet of showroom space.
It will travel the country starting in January, giving consumers a chance to view cooking demonstrations, enter cooking contests, and also get cooking advice and recipes.
We are thrilled to be able to bring our Lux Kitchen to home chefs around the country, said John Weinstock, an Electrolux vice president. The kitchen has always been the heart of the home, and this allows us to invite consumers into ours.
The kitchen will be on display at the Dec. 22 Carolina Panthers home game against the New Orleans Saints. Eric Frazier
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