Olive~Me & Co.’s Olive Oil Smoothies

image source www.davincigourmet.com

image source www.davincigourmet.com

INGREDIENTS:

Green smoothie:

  • 1 2cm piece of fresh ginger,  cubed
  • 1 handful of spinach
  • 1 handful of kale
  • 5-6 pineapple in small chunks
  • 4 tsp. Olive~Me & Co olive oil of your choice
  • 1 cup Apple Juice (or water for less sugar)

Orange smoothie:

  • 1 medium banana
  • 1 medium carrot
  • 1/3 Cup orange juice
  • 1/3 Cup almond milk
  • 2 tsp flaxseeds
  • 4 tsp Olive~Me & Co olive oil of your choice

Purple smoothie:

  • 1 large beetroot, chopped
  • 150g blueberries
  • 1 medium apple,  cored and chopped
  • 1 cup Apple Juice (or water for less sugar)
  • 4 tsp Olive~Me & Co olive oil of your choice

DIRECTIONS (for each):

  1. Blend all of the ingredients first until smooth.
  2. Once smooth, add a handful of ice and blend again for a cold smooth beverage.

 

Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

Olive~Me & Co. will be closed Sunday October 8th. And, as usual, we will be closed on the Monday.

We hope to see you before then for your Thanksgiving Olive Oil and Balsamic needs – or for that special Hostess Gift!

Closed Saturday July 1st

canada day

We will be closed Canada Day to enjoy family time.   If you re local and  need your olive oil / balsamic fix, Windell’s Chocolates in Strathroy is open and stocked (and you can also enjoy a wonderful farmers market outside!)

Canada Day Celebration Sale!

canada day

Join us in celebrating Canada’s 150th! Until the 30th of June, all of our white balsamic vinegars will be 15% off AND our dark balsamic vinegars will be 10% off! We also have delicious jarred products that are perfect for barbecues. Try our Jalapeno Whiskey Mustard on your burgers … It’s a gold medal winner from the World Wide Mustard Competition!

Father’s Day BBQ? Try some of our seasonings, salts, and rubs!

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Are you planning a barbecue for father’s day? Stop in an pick up some of our seasonings, salts, and rubs! Applewood Smoked Sea Salt for anything you want to give a smoky depth to. Southern Style Cajun Rub for a pleasant kick of heat. Chili Lime Rub to spice up meats – especially pork! Roasting and BBQ for just about anything at all.  We have many more to choose from as well.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

Saturday June 10th – White Balsamic Sale!

One day only! Saturday June 10th – Flash Sale on all of our White Balsamic Vinegars! One day only – 15% off. Perfect for green salads, fruit salads, marinades, roasted vegetables, and more.

Unique Wedding Favours from Olive~Me & Co.

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Are you getting married and looking for unique wedding favours? Olive~Me & Co. offers beautiful, personalized, favours! Let us help you create lasting memories and something your guests will love to take home. Call (519-471-6548) or visit (1570 Hyde Park Rd. London) for more details.

This year, give your favourite teachers a unique gift from Olive~Me & Co.

stocking stuffers

Looking for a unique teacher gift this year? Olive~Me & Co. can help you come up with a great and affordable idea. We can even customize the labels for you to include a special message for your favourite teachers! Stop by or call 519-471-6548 to place an order for pick-up.

Help Wanted: Retail Inventory Associate

SUMMARY:

Assist customers with the tasting experience as they enter the store. “Foodies” with an interest and passion for cooking are preferred. 15-25 hrs per week including weekends. The Olive ~ Me & Co. Tasting Room Associate is responsible for conducting the daily retail operations and transactions while providing excellent customer service. The incumbent, working within a customer service/sales orientated environment, is expected to be responsive to the needs and concerns of customers, understand product knowledge and all information related to our business. In keeping with Olive~Me & Co. values and competencies, the incumbent develops and maintains positive working relationships with all contacts internal and external to our business.

RELATIONSHIPS:

Reports to: Manager
Subordinate Staff: None
Other internal contacts: None
External contacts: General Public/Suppliers

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES:

1. Implements retail procedures

a) Executes daily retail operations and transactions.
b) Provides high level of customer service implementing store standards.
c) Bottles, labels and fills orders and bottles product to restock shelves
d) Assist with moving/managing inventory between warehouse and store
e) Knows and implements the store’s loss prevention guidelines. Operate cash register, Customer service oriented, Set up displays of merchandise in windows or display cases, Process money, cheque and credit/debit card payment, Operate computerized inventory record keeping and re-ordering systems, Provide advice about merchandise, Suggest ways to care for goods, Suggestive selling, Work with minimal supervision
f) Set ups booth at trade shows and travels to events occasionally promoting product

2. Maintains the retail store

a) Organizes, cleans and maintains the cashier station, retail areas and fusti tanks.
b) Assists with the set-up of displays and merchandizing plans under the direction of the owner.
c) Assists the owner with Shipping/Receiving, stocking the shelves, filling tanks and bottles and ticketing merchandise.

 

REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS:

Education

  • Minimum Grade 12 required.

Experience

  • Previous experience in retail sales required.
  • Experience with a Point of Sale system is required.

PERFORMANCE COMPETENCIES:

Performance criteria shall include achievement of tasks set out in the position description, annual major objectives, and the completion of special assignments including: Core Performance Competencies for all employees of Olive~Me & Co.:

  • Building Rapport/Sales
  • Client/Customer Awareness.
  • Interpersonal Relations
  • Listening Skills
  • Organizing/Planning Ability
  • Personal Work Ethic

In addition to the Core Competencies identified as being required by all Olive~Me and Co. staff, the following competencies are also integral to the position:

MUST HAVE OWN VEHICLE AND BE ABLE TO DRIVE….Must be able to lift inventory

  • Attention to Detail and product knowledge
  • Energy Level and physically be able to lift and move inventory around store when needed
  • Integrity
  • Sensitivity
  • Tact
  • Team Skills
  • Tolerance of Stress

Must be comfortable in social media sphere and public sphere.

Our website is olivemeco.com.

Please forward resume and cover letter to jennifer@olivemeco.com

 

Easter Weekend Hours 2017

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We will be closed Good Friday (14th) and Easter Sunday (16th). But we will be open Saturday the 15th to help you with any last minute Easter dinner needs. Don’t forget, we also carry tapenades, olives, mustards, dipping oils, salts, rubs and seasonings to help round out any meal!