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Ralphs Grocery brings the delectable flavors of Italy to its customers

Grocer to Host ‘Crack the Parm’ Giant Cheese Event At 12 Stores From San Diego to San Fernando

LOS ANGELES, 2015-9-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ralphs Grocery Company is bringing the delectable flavors of Italy to its customers during the ultimate foodie experience called Savor World Flavor: Taste of Italy.

The two week event brings the robust flavor of freshly prepared prosciutto with melon, gourmet chicken parmesan, and rich tiramisu dip to local Ralphs supermarkets throughout Southern California. This is the second Savor World Flavor event held at Ralphs stores, last year the grocer celebrated Mexican cuisine with Taste of Mexico.

Taste of Italy will include “Crack the Parm” events at several Ralphs Specialty Cheese Shops. On October 3rd at 12 p.m. Ralphs Murray’s Cheese Department specialists will demonstrate the art of cracking a 78 pound wheel of Parmigiano Reggiano cheese at the following Ralphs stores:

  • 12842 Ventura Boulevard, Studio City
  • 14049 Ventura Boulevard, Sherman Oaks
  • 17840 Ventura Boulevard, Encino
  • 645 W. 9th Street, Los Angeles
  • 12057 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles
  • 9616 W. Pico Boulevard, Los Angeles
  • 7257 W. Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood
  • 2700 Sepulveda Boulevard, Manhattan Beach
  • 6290 E. Pacific Coast Highway, Long Beach
  • 32555 Golden Lantern, Dana Point
  • 3455 Del Mar Heights Road, Del Mar
  • 10525 4S Commons, Rancho Bernardo

The cracking events will be followed with recipes, tastings and suggestions for enjoying this nutty, savory cheese.

Ralphs is also debuting an exciting new corporate brand. Hemisfares, which currently features 27 authentic products, is best-of-the-world eats brought straight from their regional origins to Ralphs customers. Imported directly from various food-rich regions of the world, the Creamy Sicilian Gelato, Bolognese Old-World pasta sauce and Four Leaf Balsamic Vinegar will be a journey of epicurean proportions for Ralphs’s food curious customers.

Ralphs is introducing Italian products during Taste of Italy, and will follow with additional regions over the next year.

For more details, including recipes, cultural facts and a chance to win a trip to Italy, visit

About Ralphs Grocery Company
Ralphs Grocery Company was founded in 1873 and currently operates 209 supermarkets from its headquarters in Los Angeles. Last year, Ralphs contributed more than $6 million to support education, hunger relief, women’s health and local nonprofit organizations in the communities served by the company’s stores. Ralphs is a subsidiary of The Kroger Co., (NYSE:KR), one of the nation’s largest food retailers, based in Cincinnati, Ohio. For more about Ralphs, please visit our web site at


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