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United Supermarket’s Market Street banner will host a free Wedding Expo for couples on March 2 at its 11 locations in north and west Texas.
The event will feature product samples and demonstrations from Market Street’s floral, cake and wedding catering services that are designed to help simplify the wedding planning process. In addition, Market Street team members will be on hand to discuss ideas, answer questions, give recommendations and schedule individual consultations.
“At Market Street, we want to help create a stress-free wedding planning experience for our guests complete with top-notch service and convenience,” said Wes Jackson, chief merchandising officer for United Supermarkets. “The Wedding Expo is our opportunity to showcase Market Street’s total offerings and services. Whether it’s an elegant bridal shower, a rehearsal dinner or the big wedding reception, we strive to make each event special and affordable.”
Additionally, one couple at each store will win an $800 wedding package, including $200 each in floral, bakery, catering and Dish Gift Boutique services.
At the expo, guests can learn about Market Street’s floral, catering and other wedding services, and will have the opportunity to sample products including raspberry-filled wedding cake with white butter cream icing and chocolate-covered strawberries served with champagne.
Market Street will also offer complimentary wine and champagne tastings, presented by the grocer's sommeliers, including Mumm Napa and Perrier Jouet Grand Brut; Llano Viva Rosso, 1836 and Moscato; a variety of Rose N Blum and Butterfly Kiss wines; and Rose Regale and Little Black Dress wines.
Additional items on display include:
- Fresh-baked artisan breads and baguettes from the Market Street bakery
- Market Street’s chilled salmon, seafood party platters and appetizers
- Traditional French crudités platters with raw vegetables and house-made vinaigrette
- Gourmet cheese and assorted tea sandwich trays
- Mini croissants and gourmet finger sandwiches
- Stuffed mushrooms
- Antipasto skewers
Lubbock, Texas-based United operates 51 stores under four distinct formats: United Supermarkets, Market Street, Amigos and United Express.