Metro helps Ontarians Create Passion in the Kitchen
TORONTO, Feb. 6, 2012 /CNW/ - It has been said that couples who eat
together stay together, so this Valentine's Day Metro is encouraging
Ontarians to take their love to the kitchen for some quality time.
Between work, social circles and increasingly multifunctional mobile
devices, finding quality time to focus just on each other has become an
uphill battle. Privacy is hard to come by, especially on Valentine's
Day, as restaurants are packed to the rafters with couples looking to
proclaim their love for one another over a scrumptious meal. Metro
makes it simple to capture that loving feeling at home where quiet,
quality time is easily accessible, and with the right ingredients, so
Shared meal times are one of the simplest ways to capture that romantic
feeling and according to a recent survey; Canadians are looking for
more private time together as a couple. Surprisingly, men and women can
agree on one thing - their love of food, with more than 30 per cent of
Canadians choosing an intimate dinner for two as their number one
activity for a Valentine's Day celebration.
Couples that cook together, stay together
Here are a few tips from Metro on how to grow and nourish a bond, one
ingredient at a time.
Get to know each other's food preferences: likes, dislikes and
Heighten all senses by trying new recipes
Take the time to pick up groceries together
Prepare the meal working as a team
Turn off all distractions when enjoying the prepared dishes - no TV, no
Mix it up: instead of a traditional dinner, make a delicious breakfast
for each other
Set the mood! Light a few candles and dim the lights so all attention is
focused on each other and the meal
Metro is fostering connectivity this Valentine's Day season by offering
simple solutions to create the quintessential couple's meal with your
sweetheart. Additionally, Metro has a variety of sweets (for your
sweetie) to help set the mood for your special meal including Belgian
Chocolate Truffle Heart Cake, Red Velvet Mammoth Cupcake and a new
Laura Secord Chocolate Heart cake. Beautiful floral arrangements and
tantalizing fruit platters provide that final touch to a perfect
What's more? From simple meal ideas and suggested song lists to recipes
for edible aphrodisiacs and gift ideas, Lisa Gnat and Julie Albert,
Metro enthusiasts and co-authors of the Bite Me! cookbook series, dish
out some red hot tips on the Metro Facebook Fan page to kick your
romance up a notch this Valentine's Day. Between February 8 and
February 13, join the conversation by visiting www.facebook.com/Metro-Ontario.
About Metro Ontario Inc.
Metro is a Canadian company with annual sales of over $11 billion and
over 65,000 employees and is a leader in the food and pharmaceutical
sectors in Quebec and Ontario, where it operates a network of more than
600 food stores under several banners including Metro, Metro Plus,
Super C and Food Basics, as well as over 250 drugstores mainly under
the Brunet, The Pharmacy and Drug Basics banners.
SOURCE Metro Ontario Inc.
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