April 7, 2016
Today's first course?
With an eye toward millennial viewership, Food Network has had the foresight to add one of 2016’s most recognizable faces to its programming lineup — Ayesha Curry, the wife of Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry and the reigning NBA MVP. For the last two years, Ayesha has shared cooking videos on her YouTube channel, often featuring her husband. Curry also hosted a local television show, Cookin’ with the Currys, on Comcast Sportsnet, the same network that broadcasts her husband’s games. For now, Curry’s show, which will air on the Cooking Channel, Food Network’s sister network, is “an idea with Ayesha” that is still in development.
After a 30-year career at PepsiCo, Tom Greco, CEO of Frito-Lay North America (FLNA), has left the company. According to Street Inside, Greco has since been named the CEO and director of Advance Auto Parts. In a statement, the chairman for PepsiCo says, “PepsiCo's deep bench of world-class leaders and our top-notch talent development capabilities allow us to elevate our next generation of talent into bigger roles.”
Starbucks has announced the opening of its largest location in the entire world, set to open its doors in 2018 in New York City. The store, at a colossal 20,000 square feet, will also double as the second-ever Starbucks Roastery and Tasting Room, containing elite beans and brews from around the world to appeal to coffee connoisseurs. It will be opening in New York’s Chelsea neighborhood, just south of Chelsea market.
That’s today’s Daily Dish, thanks for watching. Stop back Monday for another helping.