Trivia Contest Winners
Name one of the many new benefits available to you as a result of the Gallins Foods/Canteen merger.
Here are just a few of the possibilities: expanded product variety; additional better-for-you options; improved payment options; even better service; improved design, merchandising, and displays for vending & micro markets; access to organic, local, and socially responsible products; advanced technology to reduce energy costs and environmental impact.
We ran a National Coffee Month promotion instead of asking a trivia question this month.
Name one benefit of planning out meals for the week.
Any of the following: control meal costs, prevent added stress, provide your family with healthier meals on busy days, avoid fast food, maintain healthier lifestyle, save time & money.
Rita Gale Cruise
Winston-Salem Sustainability Resource Center
Of the many varieties of catered events we provide, which is Rick’s favorite?
Rick’s favorite is the Carolina BBQ.
Atrium Windows & Doors
Name two of the three seafood options available to be paired with steak for Surf & Turf Summer at Five Points.
The three seafood options are shrimp, scallops, and lobster tails.
When does the Social Madness competition begin?
This year’s Social Madness competition began on June 3. Vote for Five Points in the medium-sized business category!
May 2013 BONUS question: Can you name the six people depicted on the bottom of the Winston-Salem Centennial drawing? Maya Angelou, Oscar B. Eaton, Pleasant Henderson Hanes, Chris Paul, R.J. Reynolds, Kenneth R. Williams
Which Five Points appetizer would you select to have with your $65 dinner package?
Any of the following: Five Points Coastal Fritter, Fried Green Tomato Stack, Foothills Beer Battered Brie, Spinach Artichoke Dip, Smoked Salmon Bruschetta, Crispy Calamari, Truffle Fries.
Forsyth Technical Community College
In what year did Gallins Foods begin making fresh food in a commissary at our Stadium Drive location?
According to Forrest Gump’s mama, life is like a box of what?
Chocolates. There was also a second trivia question this month: “This movie’s main characters share a romantic spaghetti dinner in an alley behind Tony’s Italian Restaurant.” The answer to this question is Lady & The Tramp.
Name two “Heart Smart” or “To Your Health” items available in Gallins Foods vending machines.
Any of the following qualify as “Heart Smart” or “To Your Health” items: Fresh Fruit Cup, FiberOne Bars, NutriGrain Bars, Side Salad, Fig Newtons, Baked Lays Potato Chips (including Baked Cheetos, Baked Ruffles, etc.), Chicken Wrap, York Peppermint Patties, Cobb Salad, Snyder’s Pretzels, Turkey Burger, FiberPlus Bars, CLIF Bars, Ham & Swiss on a Wheat Roll, Reduced Fat Peanut Butter Toast Chee Crackers, Turkey & Swiss on Whole Wheat, and more!
Name two of the seasonal flavors available for the holidays at GallinsGourmetCoffee.com.
Any of the following are acceptable: Coffee-Mate Peppermint Mocha, Coffee-Mate Creamy Chocolate, Green Mountain Pumpkin Spice K-Cups, Green Mountain Fair Trade Gingerbread K-Cups, Green Mountain Spicy Eggnog K-Cups.
Help us come up with a name for our newest Gallins Gourmet Coffee blend!
To accurately represent the coffee, we had to name it Good Stuff Filter Pack, but everyone who submitted a suggestion received a Gallins Gourmet Coffee mug and bag of our Organic Peace Blend to thank them for their participation. Here are a few of their suggestions: Black Friday Up All Night Blend, Smooth Start, GGC Southern Delight, Serenity Blend, Twin City Charm, Gallins Preferred, and Signature Smooth. Thank you to everyone who participated!
Winston-Salem & Greensboro, NC
What signature Five Points entree did Bob prepare for the Showcase Carolina cooking segment?
Shrimp & Grits
Name two of our Gallins Gourmet Coffee blends.
The Gallins Gourmet Coffee line of private label coffees consists of Organic Peace Blend, Three Bean Reserve, Roti, Signature Bold, Signature Rich, 100% Colombian, Good Stuff Rich, Good Stuff Filter Pack, Signature Decaf Rich, & Signature Decaf Smooth.
Jones & Jones, PLLC
Name one of the businesses that contributed an item to give away at the Five Points Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting.
Any of the following: Schiffman’s Jewelers, Nitsa’s Apparel, Kim Taylor & Co., Mid-Town Dessertery, Winterfire Craft Gallery, Angelina’s Teas, Body Mind Inc. Pilates Studio, Shores Fine Dry Cleaning, Ideal Image, Panache Hair Salon, BenPhil’s Childrens Clothier
When is Five Points officially opening?
August 13, 2012. Thank you to everyone who participated in our Trivia Contest in June and July, and thank you to those of you who have already dined with us at Five Points. Congratulations to our winner, Terri Massengale, who won a dining experience at Five Points!
Allen Tate Realtors
How many votes does Gallins Foods currently have in the Social Madness challenge?
The correct answer to this question was dependent on when the question was answered, as points totals changed daily. We greatly appreciate the participation we received from everyone for the Social Madness challenge and our June trivia question, so to show that appreciation, we are doing things a little differently this month. Everyone who answered our June trivia question will be entered into a drawing with participants from our upcoming July trivia question, and we will select one person from those names to enjoy a dining experience at Five Points, opening August 13 at 109 South Stratford Road in Winston-Salem.
Name three desserts that can be found on our catering menu.
So many delicious choices! Brownies, Blondies, Cookies, Banana Pudding, Fruit Cobblers, and Cheesecake are all correct answers, and that’s only what’s listed on the menu.
What phone number would you call to purchase a bag of Carolina Dynamite compost directly from our headquarters?
MGM Speakers Bureau
Name two ways that composting improves our environment or community.
The variety of answers received included the following: Improves soil quality for better crop production; reduces waste in landfills; Supports a local a business, which helps the community; Reduces fossil fuel usage; Reduces greenhouse gas emissions; Beautifies gardens with a sustainable organic product; Promotes sustainability and environmental awareness. Thanks to everyone submitting such great responses!
BB&T Blue Ridge Burke Insurance
Can you name two top brands (other than our private-label roasts) that Gallins Gourmet Coffee offers?
Folgers, Maxwell House, Starbucks, Green Mountain, Seattle’s Best, Marley, 8 o’Clock, Yuban, and more!
What is one thing Gallins Foods can do to further improve the service we provide to you and your co-workers?
Here are a few of the suggestions we received: offer samples of new products; continue to serve cups of goodness and meals of satisfaction; vending contests; provide meals to needy families. Thank you to everyone who participated for the great suggestions. We will utilize all of the valuable feedback we received to continue improving our goods and services.
Tell us one thing for which you are thankful.
Thank you to the great participation this month. We received many great responses to this month’s question. Here is the winning response, drawn from this month’s participants: “I am truly thankful to be an American – born and bred – with all the amenities it has afforded me to make wise choices of healthy foods, great medical care and pride of working in a career to make a difference! I want to leave a positive footprint!”
Name one of the dishes we prepared during the cooking demo at the Green Expo.
Sweet Potato Hash. Also acceptable: Peach Salsa or Grilled Goat Cheese with Heirloom Tomatoes & Applewood Smoked Bacon
Name a Kraft product offered by Gallins Foods in our vending machines, cafes, or online store.
For this month’s question, we accepted every answer because we donated $10 to the Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina for each response we received. But in case you’re curious, here are a few of the Kraft items we offer: Tassimo coffees & teas, Oreo cookies, Fig Newtons, Nutter Butter cookies, Snackwell’s cookies, Chips Ahoy! cookies.
Northwest North Carolina
On our menu of catering suggestions (PDF available on catering page), what are two lunch/dinner buffet options?
Any of the following would be acceptable: Tex Mex, Pig Pickin’, Deli-Fresh, Taste of Italy, Steakhouse, Wienie Roast, All-American Cookout, Soup, Salad & Potato Bar, Comfort Food, Sunday Lunch, Asian Flair, Southern Elegance, London Broil, Home for the Holidays, Prime Rib, Surf & Turf. For more information on these and our other catering suggestions, visit our catering page.
Allen Tate Realtors
Name one county (other than the one where your company is located) in the current Gallins Foods service area.
Surry, Stokes, Yadkin, Forsyth, Davie, Davidson, Iredell, Rowan, Guilford, Alamance.
Wake Forest University
What is one benefit of having mobile fleet services?
Saves fuel and time for oil changes and maintenance; provides emergency roadside assistance
Name one example of an item that is compostable.
Two winners again this month; thanks for the great participation! Any of the following answers were acceptable: Produce Waste, Bread, Uncolored Paper Products, Egg Shells, Table Scraps, Coffee Grounds/Filters, Plant/Floral Waste.
What is one benefit of composting?
1. Creates a renewable energy source
2. Keeps waste out of NC landfills
3. Supports local farmers
4. Improves soil quality
5. Reduces fossil fuel usage and greenhouse gases
6. Reduces waste disposal costs
7. Promotes environmental awareness & sustainability
What is one advantage of a telemetry device?
It transmits data in real-time from the machine to the office in relation to what is going on with that particular machine – inventory, repairs, sales, etc.
When did Gallins Foods celebrate its 60th anniversary?
Wake Forest University
Name an item on the Meltdown menu that you would like to try.
There’s no right or wrong answer here: it’s just your opinion. Whatever sounds good to you is a valid answer for this question.
However, here are some of the answers we received: Prime Time, Go For The Green, Taco Salad, Mushroom Swiss Burger, Pimento Cheese.
To view the entire menu and all of the unique, delicious offerings, visit http://www.meltdowngrilleandbar.com
Name one of the energy-saving devices that can be placed on our vending machines.
Motion Sensors or Energy-Monitoring Devices that turn off the lights or run the machine on minimal power during periods of inactivity.
Name one possibility for a themed catering event provided by Gallins Foods.
The truest answer would be: whatever you can imagine for your event!
However, we also accepted: Luau, Casino Night, Company Cookout, Ice Cream Social, Picnic Lunch Trays & Boxes, and Action Stations.
Learn more about Gallins Foods’ customizable catering services on the catering page of our website
What does the acronym “MIND” represent?
While we had many creative answers, the answer we were looking for pertains to our vending operations. “Making Informed Nutritional Decisions” (MIND) is a video screen that allows customers to learn nutritional information about a product before making a purchase. You can learn more about this device in the vending section of our website.
Wake Forest University
Name one of the many benefits of Gallins Filtered Water Service.
- Clean Water
- No heavy bottles to lift
- No heavy bottles to store
- Can be hooked up to your coffee brewer for the clean, fresh tasting coffee
- Saves time and money
- Minimal Maintenance
What requirements must be met for an item to be classified as Heart Smart?
7 grams of fat or less per serving, Less than 260 calories, Less than 30% of those calories from fat