Junior League of Boston Kitchen Tour to take place June 5, 2010 – “Uncommon Kitchens” a tour of kitchens throughout Boston’s neighborhoods (1/10/10)

Jennifer Richard – Director of External Communications
10 January 2010

Boston, MA  – The intersection of design, function and creativity all meet at the Junior League of Boston’s “Uncommon Kitchens” an event that features a tour of some of Boston’s most exciting kitchens. The 2010 Kitchen Tour includes some of Boston’s most beautiful kitchens designed by the city’s most prestigious designers.


“Uncommon Kitchens” will be held on June 5, 2010. The event kicks off with a tour through Boston’s neighborhoods, and followed by a “Tasting Dinner” Saturday night, it will feature recipes from our JL Boston Signature Cookbook “Boston Uncommon” and offer fine food and signature cocktails.


The tour will include 8-12 kitchens, all with unique designs and features that will be sure to ignite your own creativity and imagination. This self-paced tour features kitchen located throughout the Boston area in the Beacon Hill and South End area neighborhoods.


This year’s tour promises something for all tastes and interests, one of the unique features of “Uncommon Kitchens” is its broad appeal from people who are seriously considering a kitchen remodel to individuals who just love to cook and want to see the latest trends and ideas for the homeowners.


Dozens of volunteers have worked countless hours to coordinate kitchen selections, marketing plans, budgets, special attractions and general community support of this outstanding event. The event co-chairs predict that more than 500 tickets will be sold, so are recommending that interested attendees purchase their tickets early.


Advance purchase tickets for the tour are on sale for $25 in advance, or $30 the day of the tour.  Tickets can be purchased in person at the Junior League of Boston located at 117 Newbury Street, Boston, MA or online at www.jlboston.org.


Visit the Junior League of Boston’s website www.jlboston.org for more details and to order tickets.


In its 104-year history, the Junior League of Boston has returned hundreds of thousands of volunteer hours to the Metro Boston community through trained volunteers, services and programs. In fiscal year 2008-2009, the JL Boston donated over 7,000 volunteer hours to the Metro Boston community; focus areas include the health and education of women and children. The Kitchen Tour is one of several fundraising projects of the Junior League of Boston, other events include the “Service in the City Soirée “(February 26, 2010) , “Uncommon Boston” our award-winning cookbook,  “American Girl Fashion Show”,  “The Junior League of Boston Showhouse”, and our JL Boston signature Vineyard Vines Tote.


The Junior League of Boston (established in 1906), is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable. With nearly 1,000 members, the JL Boston is a member of the Association of Junior Leagues International, which represents nearly 300 Leagues across the United States and around the world.


To learn more about “Uncommon Kitchens” or the Junior League of Boston, please contact Jennifer Richard, External Communications Director, at jrichard34@mac.com or 617-407-1238.