MIAMI (CBSMiami) – From the decorations to the food, Publix is now offering full-service catering in hopes of making party-throwing, just like shopping, a pleasure.

The Lakeland-based grocery giant launched Publix Aprons Event Planning Catering in South Florida in December which features an event planning staff that will help shoppers plan for up-coming parties, according to the Sun Sentinel.

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The prices, like many catering services, will vary depending on the number of guests. As reported in the paper, if desired by the customer, a chef can actually prepare the food at the party.

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“I think within the grocery arena we are at the forefront. I’m not familiar with local competitors who offer this service,” said Kimberly Reynolds, a Publix spokeswoman, to the Sun Sentinel. “We are providing a service to customers from a grocery store they’ve come to trust.”

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The Sun Sentinel contributed to this report.