The World’s Leading Home + Housewares Show

March 2–4, 2025 | McCormick Place | Chicago, IL

The World’s Leading Home + Housewares Show
March 2—4 | McCormick Place | Chicago, IL

Companies featured their cook and bakeware products during the virtual product demonstrations at the International Housewares Association’s Connect FALL event in September. Among the products featured are a tofu press, silicone grips and oven mitts and cookware and bakeware made from new materials designed to solve a multitude of problems such as sticking, uneven baking, burning and more.

Videos of the Connect FALL Virtual Product Demonstrations will be posted on soon.

Bradshaw Good Cook AirPerfect Large Baking Sheet

This insulated baking sheet was made to allow air to circulate throughout the pan to heat evenly and avoid burning while baking quickly. The baking sheet is made from two layers of carbon steel designed to avoid warping in the oven, and the textured bottom helps food retain moisture. The nonstick surface assists easy cleanup. 

The AirPerfect Large Baking Sheet is available now with an MSRP of $19.98. 

Visit Bradshaw at Connect 365.

Grand Fusion Housewares, Inc. Leakproof Silicone Baking Mat

The nonstick Leakproof Silicone Baking Mat has snaps in the corners to be used flat or folded into a basket shape. The basket shape was designed to make roasts, fish, vegetables and other recipes that require cooking oils less messy. 

The baking mat is available in October. 

Visit Grand Fusion at Connect 365.

Harold Import Company Helen’s Asian Kitchen Tofu Press

The tofu press was designed to squeeze water from tofu without breaking or crumbling, allow tofu to absorb more flavor from dressings, marinades and sauces while improving its texture and taste. 

The tofu press is available now. 

Visit Harold Import at Connect 365.

John Ritzenthaler Company All-Clad Silicone Cookware Grip Set and Oven Mitt

The All-Clad Cookware Silicone Grip Set features a handle holder and a grip made with FDA-approved food safe silicone with heat protection up to 500 degrees F. The shapes of the handle holder and grip were designed to provide heat protection for all kinds of pot and pan handles and lids. The Oven Mitt is made from stain-resistant cotton. 

The grip set and oven mitt are available now. 

Visit John Ritzenthaler at Connect 365.

Zavor America Noir Cast Aluminum 7-Piece Cookware Set

The Noir 7-Piece Cookware Set includes a 12” skillet, a covered 4.5 qt. sauté pan, a 7 qt. Dutch oven and a 1.5 qt. saucepan. The set is made from aluminum with a nonstick ceramic interior coating designed to be easy to clean. The stainless steel based is compatible with all cooktops, including induction. Removable handles and silicone grips come with six different color options to match a kitchen, reflect the season and to denote allergies or diet preferences.   

The cookware set is available now with an MSRP of $229.95. 

Visit Zavor at Connect 365.

Newell Brands Rubbermaid DuraLite Bakeware

Made from glass designed for high heat tolerance and durability, DuraLite Bakeware is lightweight and safe for oven use and broiler temperatures up to 550 degrees F. The bakeware is BPA-free; microwave-, freezer- and dishwasher-safe; nestable for kitchen organization; and break- and chip-resistant. 

The bakeware is available in January 2022.

Visit Newell at Connect 365.

Lodge Cast Iron 15.5 x 10.5 Inch Seasoned Cast Iron Baking Pan

This seasoned cast iron baking pan was designed with two handles for easy lifting. The baking surface was made not to dent, bend or warp in the oven while providing even heat distribution and retention for consistent, even cooking.

The baking pan is available now with an MSRP of $42.95.

Visit Lodge at Connect 365.

Kuhn Rikon New Life Frying Pans

The New Life Frying Pans are a nonstick cookware made from 100% recycled metals, according to Kuhn Rikon. Designed to create a smaller carbon footprint, the pans are made with up to 95% less energy than unrecycled cookware. The recycled metals are blended to create a pan that is made to be 5x harder than pure aluminum. New Life Frying Pans contain no PFOAs, NMPs or SVHCs and are suitable for all cooktops including induction.

The pans are available now with an MSRP of $128-$156.

Visit Kuhn Rikon at Connect 365.