CAMERA CALL: FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30 - Loblaws® store at Maple Leaf Gardens* to mark its first anniversary with Food's Greatest

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 
season 
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 
first anniversary. 
What: 


    --  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
        demonstrations.
    --  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.).

When:

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.
        Register here.
    --  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
        deli counter.
    --  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 
A TIME.

Where: 
Loblaws(®) store at Maple Leaf Gardens*
60 Carlton St. (Carlton and Church), Toronto

Hours:
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.

Website:http://www.loblaws.ca/60carlton
Twitter:@loblawscarlton, #loblawscarlton1yr
Facebook:Loblaws 60 Carlton

*Reg'd TM. Lic'd use.

For interview requests, please contact: Lisa Power, rock-it promotions, inc., 
atlisa@rockitpromo.com or 416.629.7638 Ashley Ballantyne, rock-it 
promotions, inc., atashleyb@rockitpromo.com or 416.656.0707 ext. 111 Loblaw 
Companies Limited Public Relations, atpr@loblaw.ca or 905.459.2500

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)". 
Image available at:  
http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20121130_C5110_PHOTO_EN_21398.jpg

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:  
http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20121130_C5110_PHOTO_EN_21397.jpg

SOURCE: Loblaw Companies Limited

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CO: Loblaw Companies Limited
ST: Ontario
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