Press Release: The Pots And Pans Band And Musical Ribbon Cutting Ceremony At New Marlton Square Location


54 Students from Van Zant Elementary School Perform on Pots and Pans with Wooden Spoon Drumsticks and Wearing White Chef Hats

Cherry Hill, NJ (October 12, 2013) -- Kitchen Kapers, one of the largest independent kitchenware retailers in the United States, is planning a musical celebration for its ribbon cutting ceremony at its newest location at Marlton Square, 300 Route 73, Marlton, NJ 08053. Planned for Tuesday, October 23 at 2:30 p.m., the public is invited to join the festivities with Mayor Randy Brown, SJ Hot Chefs President Chef Fred Kellermann of Elements Café of Haddon Heights, NJ and 54 students from the J. Harold Van Zant Elementary School who formed the Pots and Pans Band in honor of the occasion. This store is the high-end kitchenware retailer’s 12th location in the New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware area.

Led by music teacher Cindy Wasdick, the students will bring their own pots and pans and use new 12" wooden spoons provided by Kitchen Kapers as they play “Stars and Stripes Forever" and other songs while wearing their white paper chef hats! Rick Kratchman, Vice President of Kitchen Kapers, is thrilled to have the addition of the enthusiastic students at their ribbon cutting. He said, “We are all excited to hear the music performed by the kids on their pots and pans, and we very much appreciate the time they have put into rehearsals for this very unique performance."

Kitchen Kapers has been “inspiring a little homemade fun" in kitchens since 1975. A family-owned business headquartered in Cherry Hill, NJ, Kitchen Kapers specializes in quality kitchenware at affordable prices. The Kratchman family prides itself on friendly, personalized, knowledgeable and efficient service while offering a wide variety of cooking tools to serve the needs of home cooks and professional chefs. There are 12 kitchenware retail locations in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware, Kitchen Kapers locations are: PA – Rittenhouse Square, 17th and Walnut Streets, Center City Philadelphia; Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia; Suburban Square, Ardmore; Strafford Shopping Center, Wayne; Paoli Shopping Center, Paoli, Exton Square, Exton, PA; The Plaza at King of Prussia, King of Prussia; Shoppes at English Village, North Wales. NJ – East Gate Square Moorestown; Marlton Square, Marlton; Palmer Square, Princeton; DE – Concord Gallery, Wilmington; Concord Mall, Wilmington.

Store hours at the Marlton Square location are Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. To phone directly to the Marlton Square store, please call

856-983-2800. The customer service phone for all locations is (800) 455-5567. Visit

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