Design the most innovative kitchen of the future, and Thermador will pay you up to $25,000 and pay for a trip to Scottsdale, Ariz. Sound too good to be true? It’s not.

Now accepting entries, the 2010-2011 Kitchen Design Challenge offers professional designers, builders, architects, remodelers and kitchen dealers the opportunity to put their innovative minds to work in a competition to win up to $25,000 and a trip the brand’s gorgeous showroom facility in Scottsdale.

Here are some key details of the 2010-2011 Kitchen Design Challenge:

—Under the rules, professionals who submit an original kitchen design utilizing Thermador appliances between now and Dec. 1, 2011, will be eligible to split $100,000 in prize money and take advantage of a number of other benefits.

—Eight regional winners will receive a $5,000 cash prize and an expense-paid trip for two to the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Gainey Ranch for a design celebration weekend featuring a visit to the spectacular Thermador Gallery and Training Center.

—In addition, the regional winners will compete against each other in two separate categories — traditional/transitional and contemporary/modern — for a $20,000 grand prize. Runner-up finishers in each category will receive $10,000.

—Contestants will be judged on who demonstrates the best use of Thermador cooking, cleaning, refrigeration and ventilation products. Winners will also have the opportunity to be featured in a national publication and on the Thermador website.

—To enter the 2010-2011 Thermador Kitchen Design Challenge or learn more, visit

The 2010-2011 Thermador Kitchen Design Challenge is open to U.S. residents who are professional designers, architects, builders and remodelers. There is no purchase necessary to enter to win. Entry forms must be received by midnight on December 1, 2011. Void where prohibited by law.