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Cost Plus World Market® is thrilled to announce the launch of their annual “Gourmet Getaway” Sweepstakes, in which one lucky winner will receive a food lover’s dream trip for two to Italy. The sweepstakes, at, runs now through October 2, 2015 and the grand prize winner will receive airfare and accommodations in Sorrento with stops in Capri and Pompeii, city and market excursions, gourmet dinners, an Italian cooking class, and a $1000 World Market gift card.

Airfare for the trip is provided by ABC’s “The Chew” TV show and hotel accommodations for six nights and excursions are provided by Bella Italia, maker of authentic Italian regional food products.

World Market’s fall harvest or “The Crush” season has arrived in stores and online at Taking a cue from wine country, the new collection celebrates the harvest or crush season and dining al fresco style during the crisp, mild weather of the fall months. The collection introduces a new rattan, café-style dining chair, individual wine carafes, cheese and salumi boards, stoneware, and autumn-inspired tabletop textiles, which make dining indoors and out, a delicious and beautiful experience

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About “The Chew”

Celebrating and exploring life through food, “The Chew,” is an innovative and groundbreaking daytime series co-hosted by a dynamic group of engaging, fun, relatable experts in food, lifestyle, and entertaining. Produced by Gordon Elliott’s Chew Productions for the ABC Television Network, “The Chew” serves up everything food — from cooking and home entertaining to food trends, restaurants, holidays and more — all aimed at making life better, fuller and more fun. Featuring celebrity chefs Mario Batali, Michael Symon, and Carla Hall, entertaining expert Clinton Kelly and health and wellness enthusiast Daphne Oz, “The Chew” is a leap forward into a delicious new kind of lifestyle series. Follow “The Chew” (thechew) and hosts Mario Batali (mariobatali); Michael Symon (chefsymon); Clinton Kelly (clinton_kelly); Carla Hall (carlahall) and Daphne Oz (DaphneOz) on Twitter.

About Bella Italia Regionali

Bella Italia Regionali is a unique line of artisan products that represents the ancient culinary traditions of Italy’s 20 regions. Thanks to the slow drying process of the pasta, which conserves not only nutritional factors, but even the essence, taste and flavor. Bella Italia sources the most genuine and natural pasta from different Italian regions. The shapes and recipes are inspired by a study with the Mediterranean Institute of Culinary Arts. Bella Italia’s mission is to spread the traditions of the Italian culinary history, which are handed down from generation to generation.