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LOCAL OFFICIALS TO ANNOUNCE SEARCH FOR HOTTEST NEW FOOD IN WESTCHESTER
WHAT’S WESTCHESTER’S ANSWER TO CONEY ISLAND’S FAMOUS HOT DOGS, BUFFALO’S WINGS, CHICAGO’S DEEP DISH PIZZA, OR PHILADELPHIA’S CHEESESTEAKS
Yonkers NY (May 7, 2019) – Westchester County Executive George Latimer and Stew Leonard, Jr. will be joined by Westchester Economic Development Officials and local “foodies” to announce “Stews Tank,” a contest searching for Westchester’s hottest new food product, on Tuesday, May 7th, 2019 at 2:30PM at Stew Leonard’s food store, located at 1 Stew Leonard Drive, Yonkers, NY 10710. The search and contest will bring local chefs and restaurants, and businesses, to unveil their famous dishes with the hope that they land on the shelves of Stew Leonard’s food stores. Winners hope to establish the next iconic food for Westchester, like Philadelphia Cheesesteak, or hot dogs from Coney Island.
The winning product will be showcased in front of over 50,000 shoppers, per store, per week, throughout the tri-State region, including on Long Island, in New Jersey, Westchester, and Connecticut. Local Westchester products like Captain Lawrence Brewing Company’s Beer and Treo Organic Birch Water that are already on the shelves at Stew Leonard’s will be on display.
Many famous household products received their start at Stew Leonard’s, such as Rao’s marinara sauce, Paul Newman’s salad dressing, and Bare Naked Granola. Westchester food and beverage products are sold at Stew Leonard’s supermarkets.
Details for the contest will be announced at the press conference.
Tuesday, May 7th, at 2:30PM
1 Stew Leonard Drive
Yonkers, New York