In celebration of Pride Month, Dallas, Texas-based Central Market will offer a collection of Pride-themed products and cooking classes hosted by LGBTQ+ celebrity chefs.
These products will be showcased at all Central Market locations throughout Pride Month, running through June 30.
Pride Month virtual cooking classes will feature an exciting lineup of award-winning chefs, beginning with editor Joe Yonan demonstrating one of his favorite vegan dishes. Celebrity and Food Network Kitchen Chef Virginia Willis will execute a Southern dish with a French flare. Lastly, food editor Eric Kim will reveal his style of down-home cooking with a Korean-American twist.
Product highlights include:
- Hayley’s Pride Cookies: Hayley Cakes and Cookies creates custom desserts for any occasion. Exclusive to Central Market, Hayley’s Pride Cookies will be featured on the shelves with handwritten designs.
- Eco Terreno Pink Pride Rose: Owned by renowned winemaker, Mark Lyon, Eco Terreno translates to “land ecology” or “of the land.” This blend is crafted from 52 percent Cabernet Sauvignon, 25 percent Cabernet Franc, 17 percent Malbec and 6 percent Merlot. In-store tastings will take place through June 25.
- True Colours Brut Cava: Launching in 2017 in Sweden, True Colours is a cava from the Penedes region of Spain. With every purchase of a bottle, GLAAD will receive a donation in support of their efforts to accelerate the acceptance of the LGBTQ+ community. In-store tastings will take place through June 25.
- Rogue Creamery – Smokey Blue: Originally founded in 1933 in Center Point, Oregon, Rogue Creamery was created by David Gremmels when he bought the company in 2002. Cold smoked for hours over Oregon hazelnut shells, the Smokey Blue has a flavor of spicy-sweet honey, apple and nectarine.
- Central Market Bakery Inspiration: The Central Market Bakery will showcase their desserts such as the Rosette Cakes, Novelty Cupcakes and decorated cookies with Pride colors.
- Central Market Floral Inspiration: Central Market will showcase Pride colors through floral arrangements and long-stem rose offerings in the in-store floral departments.
This celebration is a part of Central Market’s Be the Change initiative, which pledges to advance quality and inclusion across Texas. Be the Change provides tools and support for Central Market Partners, suppliers and community allies. To amplify diverse voices, the grocer is sharing these stories and highlighting their products as well as their services.
A division of H-E-B, Central Market opened its doors in Austin, Texas in 1994. The company now has ten store locations across Texas including Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, San Antonio, Plano and Southlake.
For more information about the event, products and cooking classes, visit CentralMarket.com.