RICHFIELD, Wis., Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- One lucky consumer will be rewarded with a cooking adventure for two in Tuscany, Italy, as part of Stella® cheeses' November/December enter-to-win contest. The winner's holiday will include round-trip airfare and participation in "A Classic Tuscan Table with Chef Claudio," an authentic, hands-on cooking course featuring simple yet refined Tuscan dishes. Complimentary lodging at Chef Claudio's charming cottages, a series of guided wine tastings and cultural excursions to the surrounding area are also included in the prize package.
"Stella® cheeses are perfect in a wide variety of dishes, but even with these great flavors to work with, it's easy to fall into a culinary rut," says Katie Jury, Marketing Manager for Saputo Cheese USA Inc.'s specialty cheese brands. "We couldn't think of a better way to re-energize one lucky contestant's love of cooking than an immersive cooking vacation. Who wouldn't want to learn how to make classic Italian recipes from a world-famous professional chef in the midst of the breathtaking meadows, vineyards and olive groves of Tuscany?"
In-store shelf talkers with tear pads featuring a coupon can be found in participating retailers throughout the contest. Additionally, consumers with smart phones can connect directly to the contest website ( StellaCheese.com) to access the online entry form and contest rules. Full contest details, including an entry form, will also be available on the brand's Facebook page: Facebook.com/StellaCheeses.
Details about the Stella® "Win a Cooking Vacation in Italy!" promotion will be available on the contest website throughout the promotion. Additionally, contest information and product serving suggestions can be found on the brand's Pinterest page: Pinterest.com/StellaCheese. The contest winner will be announced on the brand's Facebook page. Retailers interested in purchasing Stella® cheeses can contact a Saputo sales representative by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 1.800.782.0741.About Stella® Cheeses The Stella® brand of award-winning Italian-style specialty cheeses combines old world craftsmanship with rich dairy heritage, dating back to 1923. This world-class brand offers a wide range of traditional flavors that infuse meals with a hint of the Italian countryside, making each day in the kitchen an exciting new adventure.