press release

December 1, 2014

MEDIA CONTACT: Jamie Miller
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Giant Food Offers Holiday Entertaining Ideas and Ready-Made Products

Grocer Invites You to Save Time and Money This Holiday Season

Landover, MD (December 1, 2014) - Giant Food is helping customers save both time and money this holiday season with entertaining and food-related gift ideas at all of its stores. From holiday roasts to ready-made party trays for time-crunched customers, Giant is your one-stop shop for any festive occasion with one-of-a-kind products at affordable prices.

This month, Giant is featuring a wide breadth of holiday roasts including ham, pork, lamb and beef, to cater to any budget and taste. New this year, Giant is offering Boneless NY Strip roasts and savory preparation ideas both in-store and online at Giant’s Recipe Center. For customers unsure of the best way to carve a roast, Giant also put together a video tutorial available here http://youtu.be/HkiI-FsYyUc.

Giant is also helping shoppers create memorable holiday meals with its exclusive Simply Enjoy brand. This collection of gourmet food items is back this season with even more new products that are all foodie-approved and made with the finest ingredients! Giant works with specialty suppliers of hand- crafted items to bring customers a unique selection not typically found in traditional supermarkets. Featured holiday Simply Enjoy products include frozen appetizers and desserts, deli pastas, seafood sauces, dipping oils, sorbetto/gelato, chocolates, hummus, crackers, sparkling sodas and more. Customers can also pick up a free Simply Enjoy Memorable Menu Ideas booklet at any Giant store for recipes, entertaining ideas featuring the Simply Enjoy products, and valuable coupons.

For customers who may need an extra hand, Giant makes party preparation easy with a selection of great entertaining party trays, fully prepared dinners, desserts and more, all available to order. Visit www.giantfood.com and click the ‘Entertaining Orders’ link under the ‘Shopping’ header to start your order or stop into any Giant to order at the deli, bakery, seafood, or meat departments.

Giant’s recently launched Recipe Center can be found at http://giantfood.com/recipes-and-meals and includes more than 2,500 every day and special occasion recipes. Fresh content is added weekly and all recipes utilize sale items and Giant’s Own Brand products. How-to videos and nutrition information are also available. Once registered and logged-in to Giant’s Recipe Center, customers are invited to browse recipes and create their own meal plans.

Make sure to add a trip to your local Giant to your holiday to-do list—we will be waiting for you with bells on!

About Giant Food of Landover, Md.

Giant Food LLC, headquartered in Landover, Md., operates 169 supermarkets in Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia, and employs approximately 20,000 associates. Included within the 169 stores are 159 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.