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August 16, 2018

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CELEBRITY CHEF CURTIS STONE TO VISIT LANCASTER GIANT ON AUG. 21
Cooking demos of new product line; Opportunities to meet & greet with fans


Carlisle, PACarlisle, PA Join chef, restaurateur, best-selling author, TV personality and entrepreneur Curtis Stone when he makes an appearance at the GIANT Food Store located at 1605 Lititz Pike, Lancaster to support his new line of Thomas Farms Kitchen seasoned ground beef products on Tuesday, Aug. 21.

Stone will be providing cooking demonstrations at 12 p.m., 1p.m. and 2 p.m. in addition to signing copies of his latest cookbook and taking photos with fans. Varieties of Thomas Farms Kitchen seasoned ground beef products and cookbooks will be available for purchase.

“We’re simply thrilled to welcome renowned and innovative chef Curtis Stone to GIANT,” said Matt Simon, vice president of marketing, GIANT. “Thomas Farms Kitchen is a fantastic partner with us, and Curtis will share with our customers the recipes he developed that make it so easy to bring exciting flavor to every dish.”

“We can’t wait to debut our new look featuring fresh products from local farms and suppliers in an easier to shop layout,” said Feoli. "We’re excited to show the entire Feasterville-area community all the fresh ideas that their new store has to offer."

Beginning his cooking career in his homeland of Australia, Stone later honed his skills at Michelin-starred restaurants in London. Today, he is chef-owner of Maude in Beverly Hills, CA and Gwen Butcher Shop & Restaurant in Hollywood, CA. Stone’s restaurants have been honored with top accolades and he received the first ever Excellence in the Culinary Arts Award from the Australian Government. He has appeared on a number of top rated programs including TLC’s Take Home Chef, Bravo’s Top Chef Masters and Food Network’s All-Star Academy and is head judge on Top Chef Junior.

TStone partnered with Thomas Farms Kitchen to create flavorful seasoned ground beef recipes and products, which follow his cooking philosophy of keeping it simple and cooking with naturally produced ingredients just as Mother Nature intended.

“We saw a big opportunity in the market to create fresh but convenient protein products for the busy consumer to cook with, without compromising on flavor, quality and variety. That is why we have partnered with Chef Curtis Stone, to deliver chef inspired and created products which are quick and easy to prepare, and allows the home chef to explore new flavors and dishes,” said Elissa Garling, head of marketing & product development for Thomas Farms Kitchen.

Each special seasoning flavor has been blended into the beef when it is being ground and then packaged together in a convenient vacuum sealed one-pound pack. To learn more about Thomas Farms Kitchen products, visit tfkitchen.com.

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About GIANT Food Stores, LLC
GIANT Food Stores, LLC has more than 170 neighborhood stores and offers home delivery, online/mobile ordering, fuel centers, pharmacies, plus in-store nutritionists. Serving families in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia, GIANT Food Stores is proud to employ more than 30,000 associates who believe in giving back to their community. Founded in 1923 in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, GIANT Food Stores is a company of Ahold Delhaize. For more information visit the GIANT or MARTIN'S websites.