Weekly Feature

2017-08-10 / Editorial

Whole Foods to open Sept. 15 in region

Whole Foods Market Buffalo’s first Western New York location is scheduled to open at 9 a.m. Friday, Sept. 15.

The 50,000-square-foot natural and organic supermarket will be located in the Northtown Plaza at 3097 Sheridan Drive.

According to a press release, Whole Foods Market Buffalo will feature the highest-quality natural and organic foods, with a wide selection of convenient meal and grocery options all free of artificial preservatives, colors, flavors, sweeteners, hydrogenated fats or high fructose corn syrup.

Additionally, the release stated that the store will feature Bar 1818, a tap room and restaurant featuring rotating microbrews from local Western New York breweries as well as a full menu of American fare featuring local food producers.

In addition, shoppers can choose from a variety of prepared food options, including hot and seasonal salad bar offerings, sushi and grab-and-go dishes and meals, which can be eaten in the cafe.

The store also includes a bocce ball court. The release further stated that Whole Foods Market Buffalo will create approximately 165 new jobs in the Buffalo area. Interested candidates can apply for open positions at wholefoodsmarket.com/careers.

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