OMAHA, Neb., Dec. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Omaha Steaks Steak Time App makes shopping for the perfect gift on a smart phone or tablet easy and convenient. According to Independent Retailer, sixty-one percent of consumers will use a mobile devise to shop for gifts, decor and gourmet food items like Omaha Steaks this holiday season.
The Omaha Steaks Steak Time App allows users to browse and purchase gifts directly from the Omaha Steaks store within the app. The App also includes the many innovative features perfect for use in holiday entertaining:
- A "Grilling Timer" which enables the user to create a personalized steak timer setting for each guest. The timer indicates when to put the steaks on the grill and exactly when to turn them to achieve the specific degree of doneness that each guest prefers. Best of all, using the timer eliminates the guesswork in grilling by calculating logistics needed to ensure that all the steaks are cooked to perfection- from rare to well done- and come off the grill at exactly the same time.
- Conversation cards that provide a host of interesting conversation starters for your next holiday gathering.
- Informational videos including "Steak 101" training and "how to" videos to help prepare the perfect meal.
- Social media integration allowing guests to share hundreds of delicious recipes and tips for the holidays with their friends on Facebook and Twitter.
"As a fifth generation family owned company, Omaha Steaks has long been the "go to" gift for the holidays," said President Bruce Simon. "The variety of gift packages available, the direct delivery to the gift recipient and ease of shopping by phone, online or in Omaha Steaks stores nationwide make the company a solid choice for one-stop, stress-free shopping. Our Steak Time App for use on a mobile device or tablet is just one more way we are making it easier for our customers to shop with Omaha Steaks."
The Steak Time App is available for free from the App Store on iPad, iPhone and iPad touch, or at www.itunes.com/appstore.
About Omaha Steaks
Omaha Steaks, founded in 1917, is an Omaha, Nebraska-based, fifth-generation, family-owned company that markets and distributes a wide variety of the finest quality USDA-approved, grain fed beef and other gourmet foods including seafood, pork, poultry, side dishes, appetizers, complete meals and desserts. Today, Omaha Steaks is recognized as the nation's largest direct response marketer of premium beef and gourmet foods, available to customers by calling 1-800-228-9055, online at www.OmahaSteaks.com or at retail stores nationwide.
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