CAMERA CALL: FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30 - Loblaws® store at Maple Leaf Gardens* to
mark its first anniversary with Food's Greatest Celebration™
President's Choice(®) Giant Holiday Gingerbread House now open for holiday
TORONTO, Nov. 30, 2012 /CNW/ - Come one! Come all! From Friday, November 30 to
Sunday, December 2, the Loblaws(® )store at Maple Leaf Gardens* is hosting a
fabulous party called Food's Greatest Celebration(TM) to mark the store's
-- Guests will have the chance to win prizes and interact with
Loblaws food experts while participating in fun food
challenges, like cheese-grating, pizza-making and more. Prizes
include festive treats from the store and gift cards to Loblaws
and Joe Fresh.
-- Mark Russell, executive chef at the Loblaws® store at Maple
Leaf Gardens*, and his team of chefs will prepare
mouth-watering holiday treats and give interactive cooking
-- The store is bringing back some of its best musical acts of the
year to entertain guests all weekend: Marty Oakes Trio on
Friday, November 30 (11 a.m. to 3 p.m.); Ryan Oliver Jazz Duo,
Saturday, December 1 (11 a.m. to 3 p.m.); and the Mary Mac Duo
on Sunday, December 2 (11 a.m. to 3 p.m.).
A Pizza Making Challenge will take place Friday, November 30 at noon. Cameras
are invited to arrive for 11:45 a.m. to set up.
Additional anniversary celebration activities (November 30 to December 2):
-- Kids with a flair for food are invited to have Breakfast with
Santa, when a special PC Cooking School class takes place
December 2 from 10 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. On the menu are yummy
treats like pancakes, syrup, biscuits with jam toppings, orange
juice and lots of fun! Breakfast with Santa is open to all ages
and costs $10 per person.
-- A magical and amazing President's Choice(®) Giant Holiday
Gingerbread House will come to life in the Canteen on November
30 as part of the store's first anniversary celebrations.
-- The President's Choice(®) Giant Holiday Gingerbread House will
be quite a sight to see, soaring almost to the height of the
store's well-known cheese wall and about as long as the popular
-- It will be decorated with 1,000 tiles of gingerbread and more
than 700 pounds of colourful candy, including 5,000 mini candy
canes, and complete with Christmas trees, festive trimming,
surrounded by mounds of snowy white, and warmed up by the glow
of a cozy fireplace.
-- Beginning November 30 and every weekend until the end of the
holiday season, Santa and his elves will be on hand to take
pictures and to help you decorate your very own gingerbread men
cookies. Nibble your creations knowing that all proceeds from
purchases of these gingerbread men cookies will be donated to
the President's Choice(®) Children's Charity.
CAMERAS ARE WELCOME ALL WEEKEND. PLEASE RSVP TO ROCK-IT PROMOTIONS TO SCHEDULE
Loblaws(®) store at Maple Leaf Gardens*
60 Carlton St. (Carlton and Church), Toronto
Activities will run from November 30 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and December 1 and
2 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
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Image with caption: "Marcello Piane (right), store director at the Loblaws(R)
store at Maple Leaf Gardens*, and Santa's elves present lucky shopper Sheldon
McGlastan with a $5,000 Loblaws gift card, as part of the store's first
anniversary celebrations this morning. (CNW Group/Loblaw Companies Limited)".
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Image with caption: "Santa Claus greets guests from the President's Choice(R)
Giant Holiday Gingerbread House, unveiled this morning as part of the first
anniversary celebrations at the Loblaws(R) store at Maple Leaf Gardens*. Santa
and his elves will be in the house every weekend until the end of the holiday
season. (CNW Group/Loblaw Companies Limited)". Image available at:
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