GIANT TAKES THE CAKE AT CHOCOLATEFEST!
Cleona Giant Wins Best Display of Theme
Carlisle, P.A. - Giant Food Stores was once again recognized for the efforts and talents of its store bakeries at Chocolatefest 2005, held February 6, 2005 in Hershey, PA.
Cleona Giant bakery associate Abigal Hollenbach won first place as Best Display of Theme for her entry.
Working under the theme of "Love & Chocolate," Giant competed in four different categories, with nearly 60 total entries.
Giant was awarded nine of twelve awards and won first place in every category, including Best Display of Theme, Most Original, Prettiest and Best Overall.
"We are so very proud of our bakers," stated Denny Hopkins, vice president of advertising and public relations at Giant.
"Not only does this competition underscore their creative talents, it's an opportunity to have some fun and show off what they can really do."
Sandra Mitchell, from the Hellertown Giant store received First Place as the Overall Winner of the Retail Chef Competition. Professional chefs and bakery professionals from throughout the area judged the competition.
Giant Food Stores, LLC, headquartered in Carlisle, PA is one of six retail-operating companies under Ahold USA, one of the leading supermarket operations in the US. Giant currently operates 100 stores as Giant Food Stores, 155 stores as Tops Markets, 20 stores as Martin's Food Markets along with a 202 convenience store chain. With nearly 40,000 associates Giant serves a six-state market area. For more information about Giant Food Stores, visit the company's website at www.giantpa.com.