Faraday's Kitchen Store at 12918 Shops Parkway, Ste. 540, Austin, in the Hill Country Galleria won the United States Innovation in Retailing for the 2023 Global Innovation Award from the International Housewares Association, owner Tony Curtis-Wellings said in an email to Community Impact.

Curtis-Wellings and his wife, Melissa, were presented with the award in early 2023.

The retail kitchen store, which sells cookware, kitchen tools and outdoor kitchen accessories, was one of 26 global winners honored for their excellence and innovation in retail.

“I'm feeling truly blessed and honored for this global industry recognition,” Curtis-Wellings said.

In addition to cookware, tools and accessories, Faraday's Kitchen Store offers year-round cooking classes for different types of cuisines as well as summer cooking camps for kids. 512-266-5666.