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Giveaway: Win a $100 Gift Card to Sobeys Newcastle Take-Out Kitchen & Fresh Market

Okay, this is pretty cool! Did you hear about the #SobeysKitchenSurprise? In mid-March, 25 people were invited to what they thought was a menu tasting for a new restaurant called “Fresh Market Bistro” that would open later this year in north Edmonton.

Sobeys Newcastle Edmonton
Photo credit: Sobeys Newcastle Edmonton

The event featured a five-course meal that included charcuterie, butternut squash soup, salmon, prime rib, and Italian pastries. At the end of the meal, the guests got the big reveal: the food was actually from the take-out kitchen and fresh market at Sobeys Newcastle!

Sobeys Newcastle Edmonton
Photo credit: Sobeys Newcastle Edmonton

It was a really neat way to announce this unique concept Sobeys kitchen/store, located at 16943 – 127 Street, that features ready-made to take home, fresh food every day. (The communications nerd in me is especially excited by how they tried to do a fun, surprising video as a way to promote this!)

Watch the video below:

The fine folks at Sobeys reached out and asked if I would be interested in giving away a $100 gift card to the Sobeys Newcastle location so other Edmontonians could check out the fresh market/take-out kitchen.

Sobeys Newcastle Edmonton
Photo credit: Sobeys Newcastle Edmonton

Sobeys Newcastle opened in June 2014 at the Newcastle Shopping Centre at the corner of 127 Street and 167 Avenue and is the first “new concept Sobeys” in Edmonton. Menu items are prepared daily and sold for takeout. Great for lunch/easy dinner! Keep scrolling for details on how to enter for a chacne to win $100 gift card to try out Sobeys Newcastle!

New home decor from local artist Jason Blower!
New home decor from local artist Jason Blower!

** GIVEAWAY **

ENTER TO WIN A $100 GIFT CARD TO TRY SOBEYS NEWCASTLE FRESH MARKET/TAKE-OUT KITCHEN

To enter, you must retweet the following tweet:

I loved #SobeysKitchenSurprise! Watch the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aZBk6q2GFAc & RT for a chance to win a $100 @Sobeys GC! #yeg #yegfood

You can get additional entries by doing the following (but note you NEED to retweet the above linked tweet in order to qualify):

I will randomly draw a winning entry from all entries after the contest closes on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at 10 p.m.

Please note comments need to be moderated so if you don’t see your comment appear right away, don’t worry!

Thanks again for this fun giveaway and for introducing this new concept store to Edmonton, Sobeys!

UPDATE (April 10, 2015)

Congratulations to Martina (@DjevojkaM) – randomly chosen out of all entries to win the $100 gift card to Sobeys Newcastle!

Thank you to everyone who entered and stay tuned for more giveaways!

Linda


Linda Hoang is an Edmonton blogger who writes about food, travel, lifestyle/events and pets. She's also a social media/digital specialist with a journalism background. Linda is in love with her city and loves exploring and promoting Edmonton and other places she visits with her husband Mike. Linda is also the founder of the Edmonton International Cat Festival (and has 2 cats herself, along with 2 dogs).

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18 Comments

  • miranda

    I follow on insta :-)

  • Diane

    Dear Linda – I have completed all the entries… Likes, tweets, shares and follows! :)

  • Laura

    Hey linda- I have done all the entries! would have never known about this without you! lol :)

  • Sarah Fung

    Completed all entries!

  • edmontonjb

    I tweeted, retweeted and follow on instagram as edmontonjb

    Thanks for the chance!
    Jonnie

  • Carol M

    Retweeted, tweeted (@carollushka) following and shared on FB (Lushka Smith) Thanks for the chance.

  • Amy Heffernan

    Thanks! LOVE our local Sobeys!
    Following on Instagram and twitter as @kissifer19
    Link to my tweet–>https://twitter.com/kissifer19/status/583792885449019392
    Email-> amyjaneheffernan@gmail.com
    Thanks
    Happy Easter!

  • butterflyamyc

    I follow you on twitter and tweeted
    https://twitter.com/Butterfly_012/status/583875845418328064
    @butterfly_012

  • butterflyamyc

    I follow you on instagram
    @butterflies_amy

  • Rebthecatsitter

    Hi Linda! I followed you on Instagram as @RebTheCatSitter and, retweeted and tweeted! Have a fabulous weekend!

  • Lee-Ann

    Good morning! I tweeted, retweeted (@teegzmum) like you on instagram (teegzmum), liked and shared on FB – Lee-Ann Jeffrey.

  • Lee-Ann

    And I live here in Edmonton. =)

  • Martina Djevojka

    Hi Linda!
    Since I came to Edmonton from Croatia I follow your blog, It’s very helpful. Thank you for the chance!
    I retweeted, I shared, I follow you on Twitter (DjevojkaM), Instagram (djevojka.m) and Facebook (Martina Djevojka).
    Enjoy in spring!

  • Terra (@terra_b)

    Completed all of the entries. Thanks for the fun contest.

  • Andrea L

    I follow you on Instagram @hippolee99 and completed all other entries

  • Ryan

    Completed all entries! :)

    http://Edmontonhomesandrealestate.com

  • Frank

    Liked and shared on Facebook and followed on Instagram. =)

  • Jacky Chong

    Dear Linda – I have completed the entries. Likes, tweets, shares and follows!

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