Today was Media day at the new Whole Foods on Ambassador and Settlers Trace. So, if you’re seeing tons of Whole Foods post, that’s why. Whole Foods is opening on the 24th and it looks great inside. I would describe the feeling I had being there as, comfortable. It didn’t feel like a sterile big box grocery store, instead it felt like a small community under one roof. There are many great things to be seen and to do at Whole Foods Lafayette, for example: there is an enclosed bar and grill inside of the store! The grill will serve different food items; I know for sure burgers and the bar has 16 beers and 3 wines on tap. You can see what this looks like in the photos below. There is also a fresh baked pizza section, an in-house coffee shop serving REVE Roasted Coffee and even a cheese section where you can get different types of fresh cut cheese that is hand cut daily. Also, there is about 100 local vendors and 300 local products that are being sold in the stores.
Whole Foods, like most markets sells seafood and meats. However, Whole Foods only serves the freshest seafood with deliveries 6 days a week and only cage free meats. Whole Foods has a strict product standard that they enforce, so all of the products are checked thoroughly. I learned that crawfish recently met the WF standard of seafood that is able to be sold in stores. Pretty crazy to think crawfish had to meet a standard, but in order to uphold the Whole Foods standard it had to be done.
One of the coolest parts about our Whole Foods is that the entire store is lined with repurposed wood and metals from the surrounding area. It is just one extra step to show the “organic” feel that is Whole Foods. There are many more things I could mention, but I am not a graceful writer and photos are so much better.
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