Giada de Laurentiis is known for bringing some
serious fox factor to the kitchen, not to mention creating
delicious Italian eats on her Emmy-award winning Food Network show,
And, on Oct. 22, Laurentiis will be lending her culinary
expertise to Chicagoans in celebration of 55 newly redesigned
Target stores in the area.
Beyond thrilled to be chatting with Giada de
Laurentiis about her life beyond pots + pans at Target's event
tomorrow. Stay tuned for the exclusive interview.
The redesign is all about giving busy parents more reasons to
make the chain their one-stop shop. Stores will now feature an
open-market grocery layout stocked with a selection of fresh
produce, fresh meat and baked goods, and also include reinventions
in other areas throughout the store such as beauty, home, shoes and
As part of the celebration, Target will host a grocery
giveaway event on October 21 and 22 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 435 N.
Michigan Avenue near the Tribune Plaza &
Pioneer Court adjacent to the Tribune
Visit a special Target delivery truck Thursday and Friday
parked right in the plaza to pick up a shopping bag filled with
fresh groceries and an accompanying recipe to make a meal for the
entire family, while supplies last.
Laurentiis will perform a live cooking demonstration from 12-12:30
p.m. and sign copies of her latest cookbook, Giada
At Home from 1-1:45 p.m. She'll
also hand out free groceries from the truck.
Target will give away up to 500 free copies of Giada At
Throughout 2010, Target will add approximately 350
new and remodeled locations nationwide. For more information or for
locations in your area, please visit "Find a Store" at Target.com.
Maria Pilar Clark is a mom times two and Windy City-based writer.
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