Let Meijer help you get the summer parties started this year, and even better – keep them going! With everything you need in one location, Meijer is fully equipped to handle your summer needs for barbeques, graduation parties, Father’s Day celebrations, perfect picnics, and more. Join the Meijer team on Saturday, May 21, and Sunday, May 22, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m for party ideas as they present “Taste of Summer,” a sampling of food and drinks. To help customers prepare with the best summer entertaining items, all Chicagoland Meijer Stores will host the Taste of Summer event. There will be multiple themed sampling stations throughout the store so everyone is invited participate in the festivities.
1. Graduation Parties – Bakery/Deli Department
- Easy ideas for exceptional graduation parties and special summer events. Sample Deli cubed meats and cheese and Meijer Entertainment Crackers.
2. Simple Sides – Produce Department
- Easy and flavorful way to get your family eating more veggies and learn how to prepare Meijer homegrown produce. Sample grilled vegetables with McCormick spices and olive oil. (This station is only at select Meijer stores).
3. Celebrate Dad – Meat/Deli Department
- Brats are a summer favorite on the grill, serve with a frosty root beer or Dad’s favorite beverage. Sample Johnsonville Brat kabobs with Deli red skin potato salad or baked beans.
4. Summer Entertaining – Produce Department
- Delicious summer salads and light far help keep you looking good in your summer attire. Sample berry pecan salad with feta cheese and Balsamic vinaigrette.
5. Graduation Treats – Grocery/Bakery Department
- Custom graduation cakes and refreshing beverages for the perfect party. Sample Meijer Graduation Cake with Meijer Quenchers.
6. Perfect Picnic Ideas – Meat/Deli Department
- Meijer has everything you need for the perfect holiday or family picnic. Sample Certified Angus Beef Steak with tomato mozzarella caprese.
7. Delightful Desserts – Bakery/Frozen Department
- Sweet endings for summer gatherings that are lower in calories and full of flavor. Sample Meijer Angel Food Cake and Gelato Italiana. (This station is only at select Meijer stores).
There are also two handy take-home guides customers can pick up that include summer recipes galore! On Saturday, May 21, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. there will be a Weber Grill Information Station in the Seasonal Area.