- ShopRite sponsors the Grand Tasting at the Food Network & Cooking Channel New York City Wine & Food Festival
Keasbey, NJ, 2017-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — ShopRite will celebrate its 10th anniversary as a presenting sponsor of the Grand Tasting at the Food Network & Cooking Channel New York City Wine & Food Festival presented by Coca-Cola (NYCWFF) by preparing savory specialties from the Grand Tasting booth located at the heart of New York City’s premier food festival.
ShopRite is a presenting sponsor of the Grand Tasting featuring Samsung® Culinary Demonstrations presented by Mastercard® at the NYCWFF. Hundreds of food and drink purveyors and top restaurants offer thousands of delicious samples during the weekend foodie festival, which takes place at Pier 94 on the Hudson River. ShopRite Kitchen chefs operate at the very center of the culinary campus — inside the Grand Tasting booth — preparing and serving specialties out of a kitchen custom built for the Grand Tasting event on Saturday, Oct. 14 and Sunday, Oct. 15.
The weekend event also includes demonstrations by Food Network and Cooking Channel celebrity chefs and culinary personalities, and ShopRite will serve up recipe favorites like lobster mac and cheese and flatbreads made from scratch. Visitors to the Grand Tasting can also sample new products and recipes from ShopRite grand brands such as Wholesome Pantry, Black Bear and ShopRite Imported lines. ShopRite also partnered this year with Coca-Cola to offer one lucky visitor to the festival a chance to take center stage at the show with Celebrity Food Network Chef Scott Conant. The Grand Tasting takes place from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday.
All proceeds from the Food Network & Cooking Channel New York City Wine & Food Festival benefit the hunger-relief organizations Food Bank For New York City and No Kid Hungry®. Those interested in purchasing tickets for the Grand Tasting can visit http://www.shoprite.com/nycwff/ for more information.
ShopRite is the registered trademark of Wakefern Food Corp., a retailer-owned cooperative based in Keasbey, NJ, and the largest supermarket cooperative in the United States. With more than 270 ShopRite supermarkets located throughout New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Delaware and Maryland, ShopRite serves more than six million customers each week. Through its ShopRite Partners In Caring program, ShopRite is dedicated to fighting hunger in the communities it serves. Since the program began in 1999, ShopRite Partners In Caring has donated $43 million to food banks that support more than 2,200 worthy charities. As a title sponsor of the ShopRite LPGA Classic Presented by Acer, ShopRite has donated $30 million to local organizations, hospitals and community groups. For more information, please visit www.shoprite.com.