press release

November 10, 2014

MEDIA CONTACT: Jamie Miller
(301) 341-8776
[email protected]

Giant Food Celebrates Grand Opening of Cathedral Commons Store

The Cathedral Commons Giant Food located at 3336 Wisconsin Avenue NW in Washington, D.C. celebrated its grand opening Thursday, November 6th with elected officials, community members, Giant associates, and shoppers. The Cathedral Commons Giant Food features an array of amenities, including an expansive produce department with a smoothie bar, a fresh cut fruit and vegetable preparation center, an expanded selection of natural and organic foods, a sandwich service center, a gourmet cheese island, and fresh prepared sushi. An in-store wine and beer bar and a Starbucks café with complementary Wi-Fi and convenient seating is available for customers to purchase beverages while they shop. Other store amenities include a floral counter, a PNC bank, a two-level parking garage, and SCAN IT! Technology, which allows customers to use a handheld device to scan and bag their groceries while they shop.

About Giant Food

Giant Food LLC, headquartered in Landover, Md., operates 170 supermarkets in Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia, and employs approximately 20,000 associates. Included within the 169 stores are 158 full-service pharmacies. Giant opened the first supermarket in the nation’s capital on February 6, 1936. Giving back to the community is a cornerstone that was instilled by the founders more than 78 years ago. The company’s core areas of giving include hunger, education, health and wellness, and supporting service members and military families. In 2013, Giant’s monetary and in-kind contributions exceeded $13 million, and the nation’s capital grocer helped partners provide 64.6 million meals. For more information on Giant, visit www.giantfood.com.