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Whole Foods Market on H Street celebrates grand opening March 15

The first store in Northeast D.C. features local brands, in-store pub and Chef Erik Bruner-Yang

WASHINGTON (March 13, 2017) – Whole Foods Market will open its fifth location in the District of Columbia – and first store in Northeast – at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, March 15. The community is invited to join store team members and company leaders at 8:45 a.m. for Whole Foods Market’s traditional bread-breaking ceremony.  Opening day shoppers will be greeted with door-buster deals and an array of in-store product demonstrations and samples.

“I’m excited to introduce the Whole Foods Market difference to our neighbors who live east of the Capitol,” said store team leader Donovan Morris, referring to the quality standards which are applied to every product sold or prepared by Whole Foods Market.  “When people understand that every single item on our shelves and sold in our restaurants is free of artificial preservatives, flavors, sweeteners, colors and hydrogenated fats, they can trust that every product is made with only the best ingredients.”

The H Street location will offer:

The in-store mezzanine pub has 16 beers on tap and wine by the glass, along with an eclectic menu featuring gourmet hot dogs, Raclette and charcuterie trays.

Shoppers can enjoy gourmet coffees and freshly made juices in the store’s café seating area or on the outside patio. Made-in-house prepared foods options include self-serve wood-fired pizza, sushi and an extensive salad bar.

As part of Whole Foods Market’s commitment to local communities, the H Street store opening will support three organizations:

The store will be open daily from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. at 600 H Street NE, in Washington, D.C.