Seattle, WA (PRWEB) February 5, 2009
With the season of love less than two weeks away and movie madness at a peak -- thanks to Academy Award, Screen Actors Guild, and People's Choice award nominations - Nordstrom has partnered with the Official Best of the Fest and Seattle Chocolate Company to offer delicious, entertaining, and affordable gifts of award-winning independent films and premium chocolate to inspire stay-at-home dates.
Gift buyers can shop at Nordstrom in the At Home department to purchase three date night gift bundles that include two DVDs of award-winning independent films and two delicious and beautiful Seattle Chocolate Company bars that offer hours of enjoyment for just $26.95.
Customers have their choice of "Food for the Heart and Soul," "Sweet, Bitter Sweet," and "Food for Thought" packages, available for purchase at participating Nordstrom stores starting this week. They can also make date night purchases at the online store at http://www.seattlechocolates.com.
Seattle Chocolate Company CEO Jean Thompson said, "These gifts flowed from our enthusiastic support of the Official Best of the Fest project that matches undiscovered films with quality-starved audiences to make the purchase of high quality, often award-winning independent films convenient and affordable." She added, "We are delighted to be partnering with Nordstrom at Home Departments to offer our premium chocolate truffle bars and quality DVDs in packages that that can delight and inspire the whole family again and again."
Food for the Heart and Soul includes "Expiration Date" and "Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont" along with Extreme Dark Chocolate and Perfect Peanut Butter Truffle Bars from Seattle Chocolate Company.
Sweet, Bitter Sweet includes "Republic of Love" and "Marion Bridge" along with Pike Place Espresso and Rainier Cherry Truffle Bars from Seattle Chocolate Company.
Food for Thought includes "39 Pounds of Love" and "The Day My God Died," along with Dark Chocolate and Cappuccino Crunch Truffle Bars from Seattle Chocolate Company.
Descriptions of all the films and the awards each has won can be found at http://www.officialbestoffest.com.
About Seattle Chocolate Company:
Seattle Chocolate Company manufactures premium 100 percent, all natural truffles, truffle bars, dessert shells, and chocolates under the Seattle Chocolates and Chick Chocolates brands, along with a wide range of private label brands. Seattle Chocolate Company uses the finest European chocolate and the purest, 100% all-natural flavorings. Blending together the world's highest-quality ingredients, expert chocolatiers craft a meltaway masterpiece that satisfies like no other. Seattle Chocolate Company products are beautifully packaged in stunning gift boxes and bags. Luxuriously smooth, kosher-certified, 100% all-natural truffles are tasteful treats to give and share every day. Visit the website to learn more.
About Official Best of the Fest:
Official Best of the Fest is the brainchild of noted Seattle Filmmaker Rick Stevenson. This innovative project grew out his frustration over the sad fate of so many excellent indie films. The mission is to match undiscovered films with quality-starved audiences and to make the purchase of high quality, often award-winning independent films convenient and affordable. Visit officialbestoffest.com to learn more.
Nordstrom, Inc. is one of the nation's leading fashion specialty retailers, with 169 stores located in 28 states. Founded in 1901 as a shoe store in Seattle, today Nordstrom operates 109 full-line stores, 56 Nordstrom Racks, two Jeffrey boutiques and two clearance stores. Nordstrom also serves customers through its online presence at nordstrom.com and through its catalogs. Nordstrom, Inc. is publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol JWN.
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