Wegmans Food Markets to host “Fire Up the Grill” event on Saturday May 30 and Sunday May 31, 2015

WHAT:Fire Up the Grill” at all Wegmans Food Markets. Tasting samples and fresh ideas for the grill at stations around the store.

WHEN: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday May 30 and Sunday May 31, 2015

WHERE: All Wegmans Food Markets

Rochester, NY, 2015-5-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Calling all backyard grill chefs: Hots and hamburgers, steaks, and chicken are just the beginning of what you can do. If you’re ready to take your skill and grill to the next level, then drop by the “Fire Up the Grill” event at your nearest Wegmans Food Market. In addition to grilled dishes, there will be tasting samples of other foods that turn a summer cookout into something really special.

Highlights of what you’ll see and taste:

Wonder Water: The pure refreshment of water with a hint of flavor. No calories, nothing artificial, just smart hydration in eight natural flavors. Have a sip as you come into the store, and be sure to enter a drawing to win a bag of favorite grilling items.

Squash Boats: Grilled zucchini filled with hummus and topped with feta cheese, pesto and roasted tomatoes. Featured in the summer issue of Wegmans Menu magazine, pick up a recipe card to make them at home. Find them in Produce.

Salmon Burger: Sample this great alternative to beef with salmon’s Omega-3 health benefits. In Seafood.

Bourbon-Marinated Chicken Breast: Made with Wegmans’ new smoky, sweet Food You Feel Good About Bourbon BBQ sauce. In the Meat department.

Artisan Cheeses: Award-winning cheeses made near Wegmans stores, plus decadent cheeses ripened in the Wegmans Cheese Caves. Try the cave-ripened Cremeux de Bourgogne, the Old Chatham Camembert, or the Vermont Creamery Duets. In the Cheese department.

Roasted Veggie Oshi-Zushi: All-veggie sushi combinations that are pressed, not rolled. They combine traditional Japanese with American flavors! At the Sushi counter.

Grilled Zucchini with Garlic Cheese Butter: See how a bit of finishing butter transforms a simple vegetable dish like grilled zucchini into something that will ravish your taste buds! In the Dairy department.

Summer Corn & Bean Salad: A super-simple, toss-together salad featured in Wegmans Menu magazine. In the Frozen Foods department.

Lemon Cheesecake and Celebration Cake: Perfect light bites of lemony sweetness to top off a great summer meal. In the Bakery.

Broccoli, Artichoke and Roasted Red Pepper Naan Pizza: You can pop these ready-to-go Naan pizzas on the grill and they’re ready in 8-10 minutes. In the Pizza department.


Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is an 85-store supermarket chain with stores in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland, and Massachusetts. The family-owned company, founded in 1916, is recognized as an industry leader and innovator. Wegmans has been named one of the ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ by FORTUNE magazine for 18 consecutive years, ranking #7 in 2015. The company also ranked #1 for Corporate Reputation, among the 100 ‘most-visible companies’ nationwide in the 2014 Harris Poll Reputation Quotient ® study.

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Jo Natale, vice president of media relations, 585-429-3627