airforce Nutrisoda Hosts Exclusive Chef Oasis Event for Star Chefs, Foundation Awards Nominees and Food Press


MINNEAPOLIS, (March 23, 2007) – Ardea Beverage Company announced today that it will host their annual airforce® Nutrisoda® Chef Oasis event on Monday May 7, 2007 at Spa Ja in New York City. The airforce Nutrisoda Chef Oasis is an invitation only event for 80 of the nation’s top executive chefs including James Beard Foundation Awards nominees – one of the most prestigious awards in the culinary world – and members of the food media. The event will feature a day of spa treatments and pampering especially designed to help these chefs alleviate job-related and award ceremony stress.
The Chef Oasis further supports Nutrisoda’s ongoing commitment to the culinary industry, all the while promoting healthful living.

Nutrisoda’s culinary program highlights some of the nation’s most creative executive chefs, many of whom have recognized Nutrisoda as intelligent refreshment that brings delicious style and wellness to their menus. Good to drink. Good with Food. Good for you. Nutrisoda is the Good Soda.

“This is our way of showing our appreciation to some of the most innovative and inspiring chefs in the U.S.,” said Lesley Heron, vice president of health and beauty for the Ardea Beverage Company. “These executive chefs are the innovators and influencers of the culinary world and many of them see Nutrisoda as a delicious and refreshing addition to their menus that supports a distinctive, healthy and memorable guest experience.

Along with the featured day spa treatments including complimentary massages, pedicures and facials, guests will have the opportunity to sample airforce Nutrisoda and Nutrisoda specialty elixirs as well as small bite dishes. In addition, guests will receive samples of skin care products courtesy of Spa Ja, delicious superior grape-seed cooking oils courtesy of Salute Sante, unique cutting boards from Epicurean Cutting Surfaces and other small rewards.

About airforce® Nutrisoda®
Introduced in 2004, airforce® Nutrisoda®, targets on-the-go, nutritionally-aware people who also enjoy new experiences and discovering new products. Each of the eight flavors within the portfolio feature striking packaging and contain leading edge nutrients formulated to achieve a specific wellness benefit. The products have zero sugar, zero aspartame, zero sodium and zero to few calories, appealing to fashion, foodie & health-conscious consumers. The Nutrisoda line includes: Immune, Energize, Flex, Focus, Calm, Radiant, Slender and Renew.

airforce® Nutrisoda® is available nationwide at select retail stores, fine grocers, national airports, hotels, cruise lines, restaurants, clubs, spa locations and online. With a strong commitment to social and environmental causes, airforce Nutrisoda tastes good, looks good, and does good. Call us the Good Soda.

About Ardea Beverage Company
The Ardea Beverage Company is dedicated to the development and marketing of nutrient enhanced sodas that deliver a health and wellness benefit in a safe, delicious and convenient format. The company is based in Minneapolis, Minn.

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