Winn-Dixie to Hold Kosher Cooking Demos in Advance of Holiday

Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc. will help shoppers get the Jewish year 5771 off to a delicious start with cooking demonstrations and in-store sampling before Rosh Hashanah at select stores throughout South Florida.

“These demonstrations not only allow shoppers to learn quick and easy recipes, but also provide them with an opportunity to sample and learn more about Winn-Dixie’s more than 1,000 kosher-certified corporate brand products,” noted Deborah Shapiro, specialty foods category manager at Jacksonville, Fla.-based Winn-Dixie.

Culinary designer and author Chef Doris is starring in the live cooking demos, which will be carried out under the kosher supervision of Star-K and ORB. Among the recipes to be prepared are gefilte fish patties in tomato sauce and Israeli couscous with mushrooms.

The free events are scheduled to take place Thursday, Aug. 26, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at store #336 in Hollywood; Sunday, Aug. 29, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at store #326 in Tamarac; Sunday, Aug. 29, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at store #291 in Aventura; and Thursday, Sept. 2, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at store #355 in Boca Raton.

This year, Rosh Hashanah starts at sunset on Sept. 8.

Winn-Dixie operates 514 retail grocery locations, including more than 400 in-store pharmacies, in Florida, Alabama, Louisiana, Georgia and Mississippi.

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