Tops, a food business owned by Central Retail Group, maintains its commitment to providing an exceptional culinary experience with unparalleled flavors. Inspired by the allure of Western culture, Tops enthusiastically celebrates special occasions such as the Independence Day of the United States. In collaboration with the Embassy of the United States of America in Thailand, it is proud to present the highly anticipated event “Taste of USA 2023: Celebrating Independence Day.”
During the event, attendees will have the opportunity to explore an extensive selection of food products from renowned brands. With over 1,100 items carefully curated, guests can effortlessly indulge in the full American experience without the need to travel far to the United States. From today to July 11, 2023, the event will take place at Tops, Tops Food Hall, and Tops Fine Food, conveniently accessible at all branches across the country.
The United States is renowned for its influential pop culture, encompassing movies, music, fashion, and cuisine that have captivated people across the globe. Independence Day, holds immense significance in American culture. This year, Tops proudly joins the festivities by hosting a spectacular American food festival called “Taste of USA 2023: Celebrating Independence Day.” Embracing the unique concept of ‘The Delicious Independent,’ the event showcases a diverse array of high-quality ingredients and renowned food products sourced directly from America. Attendees will have the opportunity to select from a wide range of options, ensuring a truly delightful experience.
The grand opening day of the event, was graced by the presence of Eric Mullis, Assistant Agricultural Counselor from the United States Department of Agriculture at the Embassy of the United States of America in Thailand. Mr. Mullis, with his culinary expertise, delighted the attendees by showcasing his skill in preparing a special steak using premium USA prime beef striploin. The esteemed management team, comprising Sujita Phengoun, Chief Operating Officer of Central Food Retail under Central Retail; Thanawat Jirajariyavej, Chief Merchandising Officer of Central Food Retail under Central Retail; and Brian Hill, Head of Direct Import & Tops Tongtin of Central Food Retail under Central Retail, had the privilege of savoring this exquisite creation. Additionally, the event welcomed esteemed guests, who were also able to indulge in the delectable flavors presented in an authentic American style.
At the event, attendees will discover a wide range of high-quality ingredients, authentic American recipes, and essential food products for joyful celebrations. Apart from ham and cheese to hot dogs, burgers, and BBQ, the event will feature a selection of USA-made cow’s milk and nut milk, famous snacks, vibrant fruit pies, and an assortment of bakery delights. These offerings will be sourced from leading brands, ensuring a diverse selection of over 1,100 items for attendees to explore and enjoy.
One of the notable highlights of the event is the “USA Tenderloin,” a 100% premium grade tenderloin (U.S. Prime) sourced exclusively from America. The tenderloin is located in the middle of the body, offering a melt-in-your-mouth texture and juiciness, making it perfect for creating steaks or fried dishes that require minimal oil.
Other noteworthy products at the event include the “Bragg Apple Cider Vinegar.” Made from carefully selected raw materials and crafted through a meticulous fermentation process in quality-controlled factories, this vinegar offers a delightful and delicious taste ready to be used as a component in cooking for your loved ones. The “Pepperidge Farm Dark Chocolate Brownie“ offers irresistible soft cookies that combine the goodness of rich dark chocolate with generous chunks of dark chocolate. The “Pack of 6 L-size Red Apples“ offers big, juicy red apples that are not only sweet and delicious but also come with numerous health benefits. Red apple peels are particularly rich in anthocyanins, which are powerful antioxidants, high in vitamin C, and contain elastin and collagen, which are beneficial for maintaining healthy skin.
The event features an impressive lineup of renowned brands. Some of the notable participants include red cherry, Alaskan choc-eye salmon, center-cut pork bacon by OSCAR MAYER, HOT POCKETS bacon-egg-and-cheese pizza, LAMB WESTON frozen curly fries, BEYOND MEAT original sausage plant-based patty, AMERICAN CLASSIC tomato ketchup, JIM BEAM maple-flavored BBQ sauce, DASH original spice products, MRS. FIELDS milk chocolate chip cookies, HERRS cheese corn chips, CELESTIAL lemon black tea powder, PIK-NIK ketchup-flavored potato sticks, and many more. Customers attending the event have the opportunity to shop for these imported products and bring them back home to create delicious dishes that are perfect for celebrating with friends and family in an authentic American style.
In addition to offering quality food ingredients, the event will provide attendees with a delightful array of activities to enjoy. As part of the Independence Day celebration, there will be special activities such as recipe demonstrations featuring ‘Mini Burgers’ at Central Chidlom, centralwOrld, and Central Bangna.
Guests at the event will have the incredible opportunity to immerse themselves in the festive atmosphere reminiscent of famous states across America. They will be treated to an array of mouthwatering American-style menus, expertly crafted by professional chefs from Tops Eatery, using authentic ingredients sourced directly from America. Under the captivating concept of “Star & Stripes,” delectable dishes such as Texas Smoked Beef Brisket, Memphis BBQ Pork Ribs, North Carolina BBQ Chicken Quarter will be available exclusively at Central Chidlom and centralwOrld branches.
Besides, the event offers guests the opportunity to enjoy incredible promotions. When spending 500 baht or more per receipt, guests will have the privilege to choose and purchase other participating products for only 99 baht. This promotion adds value and provides a wide variety of choices for consumers, aligning with the ‘Every Day DISCOVERY’ concept.
Get ready to make valuable memories and embark on a world-class culinary adventure at the highly anticipated event, “Taste of USA 2023: Celebrating Independence Day.” Join us from today to July 11, 2023, at Tops Food Hall, Tops Fine Food, and Tops branches nationwide. For more information and updates about the event, please visit the official website at www.tops.co.th, and also stay connected through the Facebook fan page, TopsThailand, or through LINE application using the ID @TopsThailand.