Keasbey, NJ (November 15, 2012) - ShopRite's Culinary Workshop Chefs will again provide their advice and expertise to customers who plan to cook holiday meals this Thanksgiving season. The "ShopRite Chefs on Call" service was introduced in 2008 as a culinary resource for ShopRite customers seeking advice, recipes and home-cooking tips from a practiced and knowledgeable source.
From Sunday, November 18th through Thanksgiving Day, a select team of top ShopRite Culinary Workshop Chefs will serve up answers to customers' Thanksgiving meal preparation questions. Whether cooking a full Thanksgiving dinner, preparing a side dish or simply helping out in the kitchen, ShopRite's top chefs will be "on call" to guide seasoned cooks and beginners alike through their holiday meal plans and preparations.
Chefs from New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania ShopRites will be staffing the phones. They include:
Melissa Greeley, Garwood, NJ
Suzanne Gawad, Brick, NJ
Todd Pawlak, locations throughout NJ
Jeff Seligman, Oakland & Hoboken, NJ
Vicki Ferentinos, locations throughout NJ
Jonathon Guarino, Woodbridge, NJ
Steve Kovarcik, Aberdeen, East Brunswick, Hamilton Marketplace & North Brunswick, NJ
In addition to answering questions received through ShopRite's Customer Care Center via 1-800-SHOPRITE, these professional Chefs will also share preparation tips and kitchen-tested recipe ideas that are sure to complement the most treasured of traditional holiday meals.
"ShopRite's Chefs on Call provides ShopRite customers with direct, easy access to someone with professional culinary skills who can guide them through their holiday meal preparation," said ShopRite's Corporate Executive Chef, Lynn Logg. "Our friendly chefs are able to connect with customers and this personal connection is truly what makes ShopRite everyone's 'neighborhood grocery store.'"
To speak live with a ShopRite Culinary Workshop Chef, customers are encouraged to call 1-800-SHOPRITE (1-800-746-7748) at the following times and ask for the "chef on call."
Sunday 11/18 - 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Monday 11/19 - 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday 11/20 - 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Wednesday 11/21 - 10 am - 6 p.m.
Thanksgiving Day, Thursday 11/22 - 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
For additional information on holiday turkey preparation including tips on buying, storing, thawing and roasting, please visit http://www.shoprite.com.